After a decade of use, HepcoMotion’s GV3 is still providing a maintenance free solution in a harsh environment for a high duty carpet manufacturing application

A high duty cycle and a need for low maintenance in a highly dusty environment were the challenging performance demands from Griffith Textile Machine Ltd (GTM) looking for a linear guide for their Griffith Projectile Carpet Weaving Machine. Having worked with linear motion expert HepcoMotion for a number of years, GTM were quick to turn […]


A growing Hexham-based engineering firm has announced new appointments as it gears up for further growth after completing more than 300 projects in 10 years. RED Engineering, which provides specialist engineering consultancy and design expertise, has appointed Will Hopps as lead engineer, while Magnus Campbell re-joins as principal engineer, bringing more than 20 years of […]

Baumüller is Moving Northwards

Baumüller is strengthening its local market presence with its own branch for Scandinavia In February of this year, Baumüller created its own contact point for all Scandinavian customers with a branch in Copenhagen. The newly founded Baumüller Scandinavia ApS based in Kongens Nytorv, Copenhagen will now take care of customers and interests in Denmark, Sweden, […]

Non-invasive flow sensors for the use in the biopharmaceutical and medical industry

The bioprocessing industry is characterized by rapid growth and a steady innovation process. Today, this sector tends to discuss flexibility in R&D and production – in terms of a single use approach, challenges of production scale-up, continuous processing and automation. Aspects such as to secure safe and stable processes, consequent traceability, constant data management and […]

How cobots are revolutionising vision systems

At a price unrivalled by any other robot in its class, Acrovision are the sole UK distributor of the AUBO-i5 collaborative robot (cobot), from American/Chinese firm AUBO Robotics. The AUBO-i5 is an advanced, human friendly collaborative robot providing solutions for the small and medium manufacturing sectors. The AUBO-i5 cobot has a 5kg payload and a […]

Motion system demo’s, decentralised motion control and motion components

Heason Technology returns to the Drives and Controls Show this year with dynamic working demonstrations highlighting the latest decentralised motion technologies. Application engineers will be on hand to discuss individual requirements and visitors to Stand D708 can view a range of high-precision mechatronic components and control examples on display from many of Heason’s supply partners.

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS at Underhåll 2018 in Sweden: Intelligent Solutions for Production and Maintenance

Digitalisation of production is also fundamentally changing the field of maintenance and repair. Smart networking of plant and machinery enables the recording and evaluation of large amounts of performance data and therefore continuous status monitoring and predictive maintenance. Current developments and the latest innovations are displayed by the industry every two years at Underhåll in […]

Fast, Simple, Effective: Rittal Edge Data Center for innovative IoT solutions

Companies that employ machine-to-machine communication to streamline manufacturing require real-time capabilities. IT resources deployed in close geographical proximity ensure that latency is low, and data readily available.  The Rittal Edge Data Centre provides an effective answer to this need. It is a turn-key, pre-configured solution based on standardised infrastructure. It can be implemented rapidly and […]