At PPMA, Rotech Machines is inviting visitors to put thermal inkjet (TIJ) to the test on any coding task. Unveiling an extended range of TIJ printers, the end-to-end coding systems specialist will demonstrate how this clean, cost-effective coding technology can challenge continuous inkjet (CIJ) and thermal transfer (TT) in a plethora of applications.

TDI Challenge 2018 Finalists Announced

The Manufacturing Technologies Association’s (MTA) flagship competition for schools, the Technology, Design and Innovation (TDI) Challenge returns to Yamakazi Mazak’s European headquarters in Worcester, on 4th July for the finals day. The TDI Challenge is one of the MTA’s longest running outreach projects. This annual event has been going for fifteen years and exists to […]

Renishaw showcases innovative implants to maxillofacial surgeons

Global engineering technologies company Renishaw will showcase its additively manufactured craniomaxillofacial (CMF) implants at this year’s British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS) Annual Scientific Meeting. The meeting will attract many of the country’s top maxillofacial surgeons to the Gala Theatre, Durham, from 20th to 22nd June. Here they will present and receive updates […]

Taking responsibility

The importance of Corporate Social Responsibility in manufacturing If you find plastic in your food at a restaurant, you might want to send it back. But instead, should we be asking about where it came from and our part in it getting there? Here, Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director at obsolete industrial parts supplier EU Automation, […]

Smiths Interconnect Launches SpaceNXT™ Q Series of Coaxial Cable Assemblies

Flexible cables pre-tested and qualified for next generation commercial space applications. London, UK – Smiths Interconnect, a leading provider of technically differentiated electronic components, subsystems, microwave and radio frequency products, announces the release of the SpaceNXT™ Q series of flexible coaxial cable assemblies. The Q cable assemblies offer many enhancements over a QPL or commercial-off-the-shelf […]

HARTING lands award at the Electrocomponents Supplier Summit

HARTING LTD is celebrating yet another triumph after winning the Interconnect and Electromechanical Supplier of the Year award at the Electrocomponents Supplier Summit in Amsterdam. Over the past five years, HARTING has proven itself to be a strategic partner aligned with electrocomponents worldwide. During this time, they have achieved outstanding growth of 161% in the […]

Progressive cavity pumps for efficient waste removal

Thanks to their versatility and reliability, progressive cavity pumps (PCPs) continue to remain popular among food processors. In fact, annual sales within the European food and beverage market top $100m*. In production areas, PCPs are often used to handle delicate ingredients and components that are difficult to work with, due to high viscosity, the presence […]


Leading pressure relief solution manufacturer Elfab, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Billinge as Commercial Director. Chris Billinge brings over twenty years of experience in leading global sales teams and has held a variety of senior sales management and leadership positions at different international manufacturing companies, selling into a broad range of industries.