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ABB makes manufacturing more sustainable by recycling and remanufacturing thousands of old robots

Sustainability continues to grow in importance globally, and ABB is committed to creating more environmentally-friendly manufacturing facilities across the world. Remanufacturing enables existing robot users to sell inactive or legacy robots to ABB with an attractive buy back service, rather than…

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‘Virtual’ Bradford Manufacturing Weeks 2020 returns in October

After weeks of consultation with schools, manufacturers, partners and its sponsors, Barclays, E3 Recruitment, Naylor Wintersgill, Gordons LLP and Bradford Council, the West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce is announcing its third annual Bradford Manufacturing Weeks initiative will go ahead…

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Nexans wins major power cable contract for the regeneration of Serbia’s largest power plant

Nexans has signed a €2.1 million contract with Coptech to deliver 206 km of fire retardant power cables for the new flue gas desulfurization unit at Serbia’s 1,560 megawatt (MW) Nikola Tesla A coal-fired power plant. The project is part of the Serbian government’s pledge to invest…

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FANUC UK plans a dedicated automation event for injection moulders

FANUC UK will open its doors to the British moulding market with a dedicated automation 'open house' at the end of September. The event will be held at its UK headquarters in Antsy Park, Coventry, on 29th September – 1st October, with visitors encouraged to sign-up to specific days to…

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Werum IT Solutions receives "Asia-Pacific Bioprocessing Excellence Award 2020" for its PAS-X MES

Werum IT Solutions, a supplier of manufacturing execution systems (MES) and manufacturing IT solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries, was awarded the "Best Bioprocessing Supplier Award: Automation – Software" for the second consecutive year at the 7th Annual…

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Study shows only 15% of global retailers’ supply chains are autonomous

Most global retailers are only at an early stage of digital supply chain adoption, according to a new report from Blue Yonder and WMG, University of Warwick. The Retail Supply Chain Digital Readiness report benchmarked the digital supply chain readiness of 104 global retailers, revealing that only…

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Denchi creates bespoke power design for Lemac's motor systems used in stairlifts

Always looking to provide the market with highly-optimised energy storage solutions, Denchi has secured a large-scale contract with DC motor system manufacturer, Scotland-based Lemac, which produces the motor systems incorporated into a leading brand of stairlifts. DC systems (rather than AC ones)…

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Survey finds manufacturing industry optimistic for recovery from COVID-19 despite supply chain concerns

A new survey from SteelScout has found that more than 60% of professionals in the manufacturing industry expect the sector to recover from COVID-19 and return to business as usual by the middle of next year. However, they highlighted issues in the wider supply chain which might impact the recovery…

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Intoware’s employees ‘give back’ with 'Contribute Fest 2020'

Intoware, the East Midlands based workflow automation specialist, has launched ‘Contribute Fest 2020’ to encourage its employees to spend time during lockdown ‘giving back’ by creating open-source projects and sharing new ideas with software developers around the world. Like…

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ABB teams up with Yinson on offshore oil and gas project in Brazil

ABB has signed an agreement with energy solutions provider Yinson for electrical, control and telecommunication equipment and services onboard the FPSO Anna Nery bound for the Marlim 2 oil field in Campos Basin, Brazil. Yinson secured the contract to convert the 2002 Crude Oil Tanker leading…

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