Jolly ol’ Santa Claus has quite a job coming up this month. Assuming an estimate of 650 million Christian children worldwide, manufacturing one toy for each would mean his factory would need to spit out just over 20 toys a second, every second, all year round. A factory manager could sure learn some tips from […]
ECS’ in-house fabrication department has recently completed the manufacture of 49 steel duct cradles destined for the main reactor building at a UK nuclear power plant. Each of the duct cradles required fabrication to the highest standards, with ECS engineers delivering all of the structures within six months.
UK new car market falls -1.3% in November with 156,621 models registered. For second consecutive month, alternatively fuelled vehicles reach record market share of 10.2%. Market performance year-to-date down -2.7% with 2.2 million cars registered for UK roads.
Variohm EuroSensor’s new EPT31LE series pressure sensor features extremely fast power-up and response times and a low power consumption that perfectly suits mobile equipment pressure monitoring used in combination with battery and/or solar powered wireless transmitting systems. Aimed at remote pressure monitoring tasks on agricultural machinery, heavy construction equipment and similar demanding applications, the sensor’s […]
FPT Industrial, IVECO, and NIKOLA held a joint event for the European press and industry stakeholders in Turin to present the scope of their partnership and its aggressive goal of achieving zero emissions The joint venture unveiled the NIKOLA TRE – just three months after the announcement of the partnership FPT Industrial and IVECO and […]
Delta, a global leader in power and thermal management solutions, today announced it will be present at the Smart Building Expo 2019 in Fiera Milano, along with its Austria-based subsidiary LOYTEC. Delta will demonstrate its building automation solutions and its smart charging infrastructure solutions, including LOYTEC’s L-DALI lighting control system, a platform that facilitates eco-friendly […]
~ Simulating the factory can help fix mistakes and improve production ~ Originally developed as technologies for gaming and entertainment, virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are rapidly gaining traction in the manufacturing industry. Here Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director at automation parts supplier EU Automation, explains how VR and AR can be used in […]
The University of Derby has revealed a refreshed package of SME support to ‘strength the capability of businesses in Chesterfield and the surrounding region, with access to research and expertise that can help foster innovation.’
Strategic collaboration between ABT and Schaeffler will begin with the electrification of light commercial vehicles from Volkswagen ABT to contribute its implementation expertise and flexibility in vehicle retrofitting – Schaeffler to contribute its expertise in technology and manufacturing as well as its financial strength High level of worldwide market potential for the electrification of intraurban […]
Bohl Crane has been an R&M Materials Handling Master Distributor for over 20 years, and in that time, they have used R&M’s crane components to partner with thousands of companies to provide custom solutions for overhead lifting challenges and projects.
Multi-level terminal blocks from Phoenix Contact increase wiring density under limited space conditions.
With its new single-sided Tiger.tec Silver indexable inserts with HU5 geometry specially developed for the heavy roughing of stainless steels and high-temperature alloys in the ISO M and S groups, tooling expert Walter GB says that because the inserts have a larger contact surface to the tool holder and therefore increased stability (than double-sided inserts), […]