Revolution on the factory floor

~ Potential benefits of the industrial metaverse ~ Metaverse seems to be the buzzword of 2022. The term, coined in 1992 by sci-fi novelist Neal Stephenson,  represents for some the future of Internet, while for others it is merely a “souped-up version of virtual reality”. Regardless of different opinions, we will need to wait at […]

Forresters appoints Tas Quayum as chief operating officer

Forresters is pleased to announce the appointment of Tas Quayum as chief operating officer. Tas has been hired by Forresters as part of its commitment for growth, which includes streamlining processes and increasing collaboration across each of the firm’s teams and offices. He will be leading operational and financial management at Forresters and said he […]

HellermannTyton Heat Shrink Tubing available from stock at market beating prices from Lane Electronics

High Performance Heat Shrink Tubing for Motorsport, Aerospace and more Lane Electronics, a leading franchised distributor for many of the industry’s major electrical and electronic connector manufacturers, can offer a wide range of high-performance HellermannTyton heat shrink tubing products for immediate shipment from stock at highly competitive prices. Developed for demanding applications the SE28 Series […]

StocExpo postponed to May 2022

London, January 2022: StocExpo, the leading international tank storage event, has been postponed from March 2022 to 23 – 25 May 2022 in a decision made in consultation with the community. The live event, which regularly attracts key visitors and exhibitors from across the industry’s biggest, best and most innovative players, will be held at […]

Robot solution for automating the lettuce harvest

British research team of agricultural engineering and machinery experts develops harvesting robot with IDS camera Lettuce is a valuable crop in Europe and the USA. But labour shortages make it difficult to harvest this valuable field vegetable, as sourcing sufficient seasonal labour to meet harvesting commitments is one of the sector’s biggest challenges. Moreover, with […]

Rittal celebrates the one millionth VX25

By Emma Ryde – Rittal UK’s Product Manager for Enclosure Systems2021 was a triple milestone for Rittal, the company celebrated the 60th anniversary of its founding, the 75th birthday of owner Prof. Friedhelm Loh and now also the one millionth VX25 been produced!  On the 16th August 2021, the one millionth VX25 enclosure rolled off the […]

New Cat5e RJ45 Feedthrough Connector and Plug Carrier from Cliff Electronics has protection to IP65 for rugged applications

Cliff Electronics, leaders in the design, development and manufacture of connectivity solutions have added a new Cat5e RJ45 Feedthrough Connector to their very successful FT range which all fit into an industry standard XLR connector 24mm diameter panel cut out. In addition, a compatible, secure, snap-in lockable XLR style Plug Carrier is available to facilitate […]

Filtermist moves Kerstar production to Telford as part of new expansion plans

One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of industrial vacuum cleaners has relocated production to Filtermist International Limited’s state-of-the-art HQ in Telford. Kerstar, which sells the hugely popular Type H and Atex rated models, was purchased by the oil mist and filtration specialist in 2019 and, following an extensive lean manufacturing project, has taken the decision […]

Certex UK Wins Wind Farm Inspection Contract

Doncaster, UK-based Certex UK has won a major three-year contract for inspection and maintenance of over 150 turbine generators across two wind farms. Certex was awarded the contract by Equinor, operator of the Dudgeon and Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farms off the Norfolk coast. The full scope of work covers the statutory inspection and maintenance […]