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Fast track degree programme accelerating engineers towards Industry 4.0

An innovative training solution from Siemens Digital Industries is helping upskill their customers and suppliers to capitalise on the opportunities of Industry 4.0. The one year ‘top up’ degree programme gives engineers a BEng Hons (Bachelor of Engineering) in Control and Automation.

🕘 05/05/2021

Container shortage leading to more supply chain headaches

Internet retailers and other companies that import products from the Far East to the UK are facing major supply chain disruption and increased logistics costs as a result of a global shortage of shipping containers. The scarcity of containers has pushed up shipping prices to near record highs: by…

🕘 04/05/2021

Crystal Display Systems partners with Litemax Electronics to offer High Quality, High Brightness Panel PC Solutions

CDS, as a Displays specialist, supply an extremely broad range of interactive HMI PCs, with a choice of processor and chipset combinations. Now these offerings are even stronger with the addition of high brightness panel PC offerings with Litemax. Crystal Display Systems (CDS) is proud to announce…

🕘 30/04/2021

UK demand for digital automation skills doubles as employees feel the burn out

New research from specialist recruiter Robert Half and global labour market trends experts Burning Glass indicates that demand for digital automation skills is set to double (+99%) by the end of 2021 compared to pre-pandemic figures. An analysis of nearly 9,000,000 UK job postings has revealed that…

🕘 29/04/2021

Digital platform launches first service to compare prices on robots

Businesses worldwide can now for the first time easily get offers and compare prices on products and services related to industrial robots. The new service from will make it easier and cheaper for businesses to have a robot according to CEO, Søren Peters. Until today, there…

🕘 27/04/2021

NGMN Urges ICT Companies to Tackle Climate Change

The Next Generation Mobile Network Alliance is set to align the mobile communication sector with its entire supply chain - from component manufacturers to service providers - to address sustainability challenges faced by the ICT sector. Its Green Future Networks project, launched in November 2020…

🕘 26/04/2021

Eurotech collaborates with Infineon Technologies, Microsoft and GlobalSign for ’chain of trust’ security solution for the IoT device identities

Eurotech who develops solutions for the Edge and Internet of Things (IoT), is working with Infineon, Microsoft and GlobalSign to simplify large scale, secure roll outs of connected devices. This collaboration delivers assurance by extending the secured device identity chain from the edge to the…

🕘 23/04/2021

Siemens and Google Cloud to cooperate on AI-based solutions in manufacturing

Google Cloud and Siemens, an innovation and technology leader in industrial automation and software, today announced a new cooperation to optimize factory processes and improve productivity on the shop floor. Siemens intends to integrate Google Cloud’s leading data cloud and artificial…

🕘 20/04/2021

Powerful battery systems from Braunschweig: Volkswagen Group Components fires up the next production stage

The Volkswagen Group Components plant in Braunschweig is significantly expanding its production of battery systems for the latest electric vehicle generation. Following the first expansion stage with a maximum capacity of 250,000 battery systems, the second expansion stage has started up with the…

🕘 16/04/2021

Pump and valve innovator finds a test rig technology that talks the torque

To analyse the long term performance and reliability of hard working valves and pumps, serial innovators Manchester-based Bifold Group has adopted radio frequency based torque transducers from Sensor Technology Ltd for two of its specialist test rigs. An inter-generational commitment to advancing…

🕘 15/04/2021