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 […]
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 […]
Since William Hughes, a specialist manufacturer of springs and wire components, acquired the ultrasonic cleaning company AC Services in 2015, it has installed an 80m² high specification clean room at its Stalbridge, Dorset headquarters rated at Class 7 in accordance with ISO 14644-1, the only one of its kind in the UK. The clean room […]
MIRA Technology Park, the UK’s leading automotive technology park and Enterprise Zone, is set to showcase its offer at the world’s leading International property event, MIPIM. During the event, which is set to take place in Cannes from March 13 – 16, MIRA Technology Park will launch the marketing of its Southern Manufacturing Sector, which […]
SICK will be returning to the UKIVA Machine Vision Conference with news of its pioneering AppSpace programming environment and how the concept is starting to bear fruit for automation and robotics development. At last year’s event, SICK successfully launched AppSpace, an open software platform that allows free and flexible customisation of applications on SICK programmable […]
Yateley, 12th March 2018. Trescal, the international specialist in calibration services, has achieved Supply Chain 21 (SC21) Silver Status for the second year running. This award recognises the continued progress Trescal has made in terms of business performance and delivery, as well as the quality of relationships cumulated with customers and the wider supply chain.
HBM – a market leader in the field of test and measurement – is pleased to announce the launch of its new Online Guide to Strain Measurement which contains a wealth of practical information and valuable tips from industry leading experts.
Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has acquired Walker Filtration Ltd. The company is a British manufacturer of equipment for the treatment of compressed air, gas and vacuum.
The Manufacturing Technologies Association Annual Dinner took place on Thursday 8 February 2018. While the evening was a celebration of the UK advanced engineering sector, the event also had a charitable side.
As multi-disciplined engineering services company adi Group are all too well aware, the UK is still facing a skills shortage within the engineering sector, despite there being a rise in the number of 11-16 year olds stating they would ‘consider a career in engineering’*.
A new Latching Solenoid Valve which is ideal for power sensitive fluidic control in oil tool, aerospace and high performance automotive applications, or wherever control systems would benefit from reduced power consumption and lower heat generation, has been introduced by