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Automation Update
November 2016
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Solid State Disks Ltd (SSDL) – Part of the Reactive Group
SSDL specialises in the design, development, and integration of hard disk, floppy-disk and tape drive hardware emulators for legacy systems. We are also flash memory distributors for SanDisk, Innodisk, APRO, Transcend and other flash technology leaders, to the defence, industrial, telecommunications, and process control markets. The company historically designs and builds bespoke Solid State disk and tape emulators for legacy computer installations, many of which are installed in NATO and Military environments.
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Variohm EuroSensor adds puck and magnet option to Euro-X Hall Effect angle sensor range
Euro-X series programmable non-contacting sensor range expands with two-part puck & magnet design Towcester – UK – August 2106: Variohm EuroSensor, the leading UK sensor manufacturer and distributor, has added a ‘puck and magnet’ design option to its well-proven Euro-X programmable angle sensor range. 
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ODU-MAC® – high-speed and high-performance! New modules for transmission of USB 3.0 and HDMI 2.0
ODU UK Ltd has expanded their ODU-MAC connector series, to include HDMI 2.0 and USB 3.0 modules, with a service life of over 5,000 mating cycles, guaranteeing the rapid, reliable and loss-free transmission of signals and data.
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Temperature Monitoring from 1 to 12 sensors in 1 relay.
The Ziehl range of digital temperature relays offer an array of temperature protection relays for us with a standard PTC and PT100 sensors. They are used in applications which require accurate protection against the damaging effects of heat. Suitable for use in transformer protection, motor protection, winding protection and temperature monitoring in process applications.
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Statti ERP
It’s not just demand for small / medium ERP software that’s been growing, according to Allied Market Research the ERP market is predicted to be worth £41 billion by 2020. Showing considerable growth, but what’s fuelling the growth of this well-established software sector? According to an article written by software specialists selecthub, a large contribution to this is the increase I firms developing software for small to medium businesses. 
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Contract Business Development Services – Technically Complex Products
David Hoare sales and marketing established in 1996 provide business development services on a contract basis, typically working one or two days per week for clients wishing to expand their business within the engineering sector. David is a time served manufacturing engineer with Degree level qualifications in Engineering, Business Administration, Marketing and Export.
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We are pleased to announce the expansion of our new manufacturing facilities, which is now operational. The additional 120,000 sq ft purpose built factory is set on a 7.25 acre site on the South Coast, in close proximity to the three manufacturing facilities we currently operate from. The new technical centre ‘Voyager Park’ will increase production space by 80%, to support future growth of the business. Collectively, our total footprint now spans 270,000 sq ft across 4 sites.
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The pneumatic-electrical dynamic in motion control
Representatives from British Fluid Power Association (BFPA) member companies IMI Precision Engineering, Asco Numatics and Metal Work, survey the current state of play regarding automated motion control solutions, and consider the increasingly close relationship between pneumatic and electrical technologies. 
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Another Bright Idea from Rittal
Rittal is launching a new generation of lights designed specifically for enclosures. The range sets new standards for energy and high performance using LED technology which will deliver up to 1,200 lumens, and for easy installation, there are simple connection and mounting options. Lighting is an area that is often neglected in the design of enclosures and yet it plays a vital role in helping with installation and maintenance.
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HITEK Electronic Materials Limited
We are driven to be the best supplier of EMC, Microwave & Polymer solutions to key markets using our in-house innovative technical expertise and our world-class team of suppliers, we provide cost effective solutions for protecting electronic equipment. HITEK have recently been awarded with the SC21 Silver Award. After achieving and maintaining the bronze standard HITEK have now ascertained the silver standard. 
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