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Farmers reduce costs and increase productivity sustainably

With variable seasons, agricultural machinery is working harder and more intensively, and farmers are under increasing pressure to improve productivity and reduce cost.[i] With this in mind, PEER and SKF branded bearing solutions from SKF are proving popular with manufacturers, dealers and farmers…

🕘 7 hours ago

Oxford AI start-up appoints VP of Engineering, Andy Piper

Diffblue is pleased to announce that Andy Piper has joined the company as VP of Engineering. Previously the Head of Product Engineering at CBRE and the CTO of Push Technology Limited, Andy brings over 20 years of combined engineering and technology leadership experience to the role.

🕘 8 hours ago

BWIndustrie installs world’s first UR16e to optimise throughput

Latest cobot from Universal Robots automates deburring process and helps prevent musculoskeletal disorders among workforce. Universal Robots (UR) , the trusted and widely-deployed collaborative robot (cobot) manufacturer, has announced that BWIndustrie, a French specialist in machining, assembly…

🕘 4 days ago

Twenty-first century industrial automation services: from Reactive to Proactive, value add services

What additional value can we provide to our customers? Anyone who knows me will tell you that this question is never far from my lips. By Marc Baret, Director, EMEA industrial services, Rockwell Automation … I’m responsible for Rockwell Automation industrial automation services, EMEA. As…

🕘 07/10/2019

The top three innovation trends of the year

The engineering and technology worlds never stand still; in fact, their rates of progress only seem to increase with each passing year. From 3D-printed houses to cashier-free shops , 2018 saw some incredible technological advances, and the next year promises to continue this path of innovation.

🕘 07/10/2019

OEM Automatic celebrates 30 years of successful trading

OEM Automatic Ltd, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of components for industrial automation, is celebrating its 30thanniversary. To mark this milestone, the company’s Managing Director, Richard Armstrong, has invited all 50 staff to join him in a weekend of festivities at Centre Parcs…

🕘 04/10/2019

Leading food process equipment manufacturers pen partnership deal

Two of the industry’s leading food process equipment manufacturers have signed a collaboration agreement which will see the integration of their separate technologies. UK-based Fabcon Food Systems and Italian process maker Engi Technologies, who make presses for non-fried snacks and rice…

🕘 03/10/2019

Make UK statement on PMI data

Commenting on today’s PMI data, Seamus Nevin, chief economist at Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation, said: “At the end of this month, the UK is set to leave the EU and as the uncertainty grows, levels of output, new orders, new export business, investment and employment are…

🕘 01/10/2019

Turck Banner & Zip World – Delivering thrills without the spills

For many people the participation in traditional tranquil leisure pursuits such as golf or walking fulfils their needs and delivers a satisfying experience. Conversely, for those who have the desire for a more daring way to spend their leisure time, the opportunities are endless. Thrill seekers and…

🕘 01/10/2019

Farnell supports education with discount programme offering up to 30% reductions on instrumentation and tools

Farnell, the development distributor, has further enhanced its discount scheme for educational and research establishments, helping them maintain and improve their labs whilst managing their budgets. Up to 30 per cent discounts are available from a growing supplier range which includes Tektronix…

🕘 25/09/2019