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11 August 2022

A NEW study by Sage reveals significant hurdles faced by manufacturers and distributors shifting to a sustainable Circular Economy business strategy, despite widespread acknowledgement of the many benefits it will deliver.

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26 October 2022

EDF HAS deployed a customised remotely operated vehicle (ROV) to carry out what is believed to be the first autonomous wind farm foundation inspection at its Blyth Offshore Wind Farm.

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10 July 2022

A NEW report from Schneider Electric and MIT Technology Review reveals a concerted push towards sustainability within the manufacturing sector, with a long-term goal of total carbon visibility across the entire supply chain.

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05 May 2022

ACCORDING TO new research published by Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation, almost two thirds (65%) of manufacturers have taken positive action towards their Net Zero target in the past 12 months, while 35% of businesses already have a fully formed Net Zero strategy in place and have started to implement it.

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08 July 2021

MATERIALS DEVELOPED by University of Bristol scientists and engineers will be blasted 250 miles from the Earth’s surface and affixed to the International Space Station (ISS).

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18 January 2021

COMBINING THE versatility and performance of its KMS Multi-Disc marine clutches within a more compact package, Stromag has launched the newly designed KMS CC. Offering the ability to accommodate larger shafts despite its reduced size and weight, the KMS CC is reported to provide a distinct advantage for condensing and optimising the propulsion system of almost any ship.

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11 September 2020

REVOLUTIONISING THE design of everything from motor ways to transportation, electrification offers a more sustainable means of powering a system, asserts Graham Mackrell, Managing Director of Harmonic Drive UK. Today, many aerospace companies are struggling to envision how to electrify modern and complex systems.

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03 August 2020

A new report, published by the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), has found that, if the UK moves towards Green manufacturing, we could see between £8-20 Billion added to the UK’s GDP and 400,000 to 1 million jobs created.

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09 September 2020

WHEN SFOGLIA Torino, an Italian manufacturer of pastries, needed to speed up production of a vol-au-vent case production line it turned to systems integrator and automation expert, Tiesse - which provided a packaging station incorporating four Kawasaki YF-03N Delta robots.

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20 April 2020

As wind farm owners and investors prioritise critical equipment maintenance, reduce subcontractor reliance and adopt virtual working practices for non-essential kit monitoring and analysis, operational and technology teams have fast-tracked a new working framework for wind turbine operations and maintenance that will drive future operational efficiencies, post Covid-19.

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27 April 2020

Hikrobot has launched its range of flexible mobile robots for intralogistics applications to the UK and Europe through Cranfield–based systems integrator, Invar Systems. The robots can be supplied as part of a complete solution to provide highly productive automated transport and goods-to-person order picking operations.

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24 March 2020

Stratasys has announced a global mobilisation of the company’s 3D printing resources and expertise to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, spanning its Stratasys, GrabCAD, Stratasys Direct Manufacturing and partner network with donated printing capacity across all regions. The initial focus is on providing thousands of disposable face shields for use by medical personnel.

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06 December 2017

NSK has successfully demonstrated what is reported to be the world's first transmission-equipped wheel hub motor in a breakthrough development intended to improve the environmental performance, safety and comfort of vehicles.

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14 February 2017

Meeting the needs of operators in applications such as food and beverage, chemical and pharmaceutical processing, who are under pressure meet the highest standards of hygiene, Gibbons Engineering Group offers waterproof electric motors and variable speed drives.

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02 December 2015

When automation OEM, Newtech wanted to design a new ultrasonic cutting machine for the bakery industry, it turned to Mitsubishi Electric for a fast, efficient, flexible and clean robotic solution. The result is an innovative machine design that can cut cakes to the highest levels of precision, working flexibly for different portion sizes and quantities, and eliminating problems of damaged product.

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03 November 2015

To operate large applications such as wind power installations as efficiently as possible, users need to have constant information about the current status of devices and functions. The ACT20C module from Weidmüller enables such effective and strategic monitoring and optimisation of such systems and processes through AC and DC current readings.

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03 December 2015

New from PCB Piezotronics, the new 130A24 is a ½in (12mm) free-field polarised array microphone and preamplifier system with replaceable water and dust resistant cover for harsh environments and applications such as automotive brake and tyre noise testing.

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01 October 2015

In response to rising retailer demand for mixed product trays, FANUC has collaborated with integrator Pacepacker Services to engineer a robotic pot swap tray loading system.

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24 September 2015

To safeguard shore supply maintenance operations on ELECTROSTARtrains, Castell has supplied a customised trapped key interlocking system to Bombardier Transportation . The safety system is fitted to all Bombardier ELECTROSTAR trains, produced for Southern Railways, South Eastern Trains and c2c.


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26 August 2015

To meet growing demand from industry for new ways to manage water treatment systems, Veolia has launched its new customer portal – Vision.

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FEATURES

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28 July 2022

In addition to bringing benefits in terms of increased productivity and more efficient use of space, deploying automation in the warehouse can even help alleviate issues caused by staff shortages. Charlotte Stonestreet highlights some of the latest technologies on hand to help

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10 July 2022

A star of the show at this year's Hannover Fair and a great example of how the company's technology can be used for better environmental outcomes, Festo's PhotoBionicCell bioreactor enables the efficient and large-scale photosynthesis of algae

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23 March 2022

Sustainability is seldom far from the headlines, but beyond the rhetoric more needs to be done to mitigate climate change. While technology does exist to achieve this, it is vital to ensure the solutions implemented actually deliver. Charlotte Stonestreet reports

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10 September 2021

Charlotte Stonestreet looks at what's on the menu when it comes to the latest developments in the food and drink sector

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05 July 2021

With air travel down at its lowest levels in living memory and entire passenger fleets grounded, you could be forgiven for thinking that the past year or so has been a bit of a non-event for the aerospace sector in terms of technology. However, this is not the case, as highlighted by Charlotte Stonestreet

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10 May 2021

Once dominated by forklift trucks and less than ideal working conditions, production facilities in the automotive sector are benefiting from increased digitalisation, use of collaborative robotics, and autonomous mobile robots. Charlotte Stonestreet looks at some examples

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20 January 2021

The global pandemic has has certainly thrown the medical sector into the spotlight, in terms of both front line services and the supporting technology. It has long been the case that where the med tech sector leads, the rest of the industrial sector will follow, particularly in terms of innovation and reliability. Charlotte Stonestreet rounds up some of the latest developments

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07 September 2020

In most westernised economies, food processors document all potential product risks, including naturally occurring hazards. To facilitate this automated reporting, Fortress Technology’s metal detectors offer secure, flexible logging of data capture, as well as a range of Industry 4.0 solutions to support track and trace.

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06 August 2020

For plastic medical device manufacturers, Industry 4.0 offers opportunities to improve competitiveness. One of the key emerging Industry 4.0 technologies, the digital twin, has the potential to drive dramatic increases in-process responsiveness, productivity and efficiency asserts Martin Gadsby

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03 September 2019

The benefits to food and beverage producers of incorporating connected technology into their processes are well documented. And after a slow start, the food industry is catching up fast when it comes to applying automated systems, as Andy Pye reports

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18 April 2019

Traditionally a success story for UK manufacturing while other sectors flounder, the Pharmaceutical industry nonetheless faces its own challenges. Andy Pye takes a look at some of the latest developments in terms of both legislation and technology

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16 August 2018

In common with many UK industrial sectors, food & drink is facing challenges when it comes to training and retention. Automation can go some way towards addressing this, as Charlotte Stonestreet explores in this article, along with some of the products and technologies to be embraced

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20 June 2018

With plastic packaging waste high on the environmental agenda, Charlotte Stonestreet looks at how AI and robotic recycling are helping to address the issue

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24 April 2018

Always a sector at the forefront of innovation, developments in the automotive industry range from the latest in hybrid vehicle propulsion to futuristic Brain-to-Vehicle (B2V) technology. Andy Pye reports

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16 January 2018

Andy Pye identifies some recent developments in the aerospace and defence sector

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16 January 2018

AUMA UK has realigned business around the core idea of ‘Servitization’. This article by managing director, Paul Hopkins, provides an overview of the way in which the company has approached the challenges and sought to emphasise the service element of the product/service mix

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16 January 2018

A smart, more flexible energy future can bring significant benefits for consumers, the system and the wider economy. Charlotte Stonestreet looks at how this is being achieved

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30 August 2017

If the food and drink sector is to continue to build on productivity gains and fully unlock its future potential, increased levels of automation and digitalisation offer opportunities for faster, more flexible and more intelligent production, together with increased energy efficiency, reduced waste and an optimised value chain

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30 June 2017

Companies in the marine and offshore industry operate in a highly globalised environment and face strong pricing pressure while being asked to deliver highly complex facilities on time and on budget. Andy Pye looks at some of the many technical challenges, including cross-site collaboration and challenging decisions about whether to work with a multitude of suppliers or adopt a single-supplier philosophy

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26 June 2017

From smart packaging to production line flexibility, Charlotte Stonestreet takes a look at the latest developments in the printing and packaging sector

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SPONSORED CONTENT

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18 April 2017

The all-round CNC milling machine The new generation ROBODRILL vertical machining centre promises unrivalled quality and precision at great hourly rates.

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18 April 2017

Fast, accurate electrical discharge machining Where wire EDM is concerned, accuracy has traditionally come at the cost of speed.

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12 January 2017

Torsionally soft, split-in-half, easy-maintenance coupling ensures on-site adjustability.

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18 April 2017

Boost productivity with your own personal maintenance strategy Regardless of what you manufacture, ensuring your machines exhibit maximum reliability is essential to your bottom line.

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15 February 2013

High-precision small drives for the aerospace industry. The quality management system (QMS) of maxon motor received certification according to the EN 9100 quality standard on October 23, 2012. The provider of high-precision drives and systems up to 500 W is therefore now officially a “specialist for the aerospace industry”.

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18 April 2017

Upskill with FANUC and improve your productivity At the FANUC Academy we’re passionate about automation – and love nothing more than conveying that passion.

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18 April 2017

Helping you meet your production needs Unlike conventional service and support offerings, FANUC works on the premise that because every customer’s needs are different

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20 September 2017

Hoffman enclosures protect critical process controls and the people who operate them in the most hazardous locations worldwide.

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18 April 2017

Flexible CNC systems and solutions Boasting the widest range of CNC systems in the industry, FANUC provides everything you will ever need for your CNC.

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20 September 2017

The PROLINE modular enclosure system is designed to protect electrical and electronic equipment with particular focus on industrial applications.

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15 February 2013

As an engineering entrepreneur with connections in the pharmaceutical industry, Jeff Smith sought to find a solution to the issues with ointment milling. maxon motor’s modular drive helped Jeff with the solution.

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18 April 2017

Short cycle times, consistent parts quality FANUC ROBOSHOT takes state-of-the-art CNC precision technology from turning and milling and applies it to electric injection moulding.

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18 April 2017

Every part. When you need it. Where you need it. Outstanding quality and constant availability during the complete lifetime of your FANUC product make us a very reliable partner.

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18 April 2017

From the smallest to the strongest industrial robot in the world With more than 100 models, FANUC offers the widest range of industrial robots in the world.

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12 January 2017

The original Autogard Torque Limiter with a trusted design that will disengage at a pre-set torque value.

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