Designing a Switchboard for a Fishing Trawler

Author: Mark Guest – Product Manager for Power Distribution Systems When NU-Design Limited, a marine electrical services business based in Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland needed help in the designing of a very specific control centre specification, the company’s engineers contacted Rittal UK to design a marine switchboard for a distribution and motor control centre (MCC) to be […]

Bostik provides vital repair solutions in international yacht raceEvent stand used to launch Born2Bond™ MRO range

Bostik adhesives, including solutions from its Born2Bond™ Engineering Adhesives range, comprise an integral part of a vital Repair Kit or ‘Kit à partir’ that was offered by Arkema, Lalou Multi and Bostik to all 79 teams in the Transat Jacques Vabre (TJV) multi-day yacht race. The adhesives have been chosen for their fast-curing, high-strength, and optimum moisture, […]

UK energy industry grapples with ageing workforce and the shift to renewables

An ageing workforce represents the greatest challenge to the energy industry in the UK according to new research from leading global energy recruitment specialists Oilandgasjobsearch.com and Brunel. The research was based on almost 17,000 responses from energy professionals worldwide. The survey was divided into seven global regions: Europe, North America, South America, Asia, Africa and […]

Two universities of applied science in Austria get gold partner status: Golden bridge between research and practice

Innovation requires cooperation. In accordance with this guiding principle, industrial automation software provider, COPA-DATA has been collaborating with partners from industry and research for several years within the COPA-DATA Partner Community. Now, the cooperation with the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences and the Digital Factory, a joint venture of the Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) […]

PTC and Higg collaborate to deliver ‘sustainable fashion’ boost to the retail sector

Some of the world’s largest retail manufacturers and brands have been handed a major boost in their pursuit for ‘greener’ fashion with news of an exciting new collaboration between Farnborough-based PTC® and Higg. PTC’s retail customers can now leverage the Higg sustainability insights platform alongside its widely used FlexPLM® product lifecycle management solution, giving them […]