HepcoMotion will be showcasing a selection of its industry leading range of linear motion products at Southern Manufacturing. From track systems for robot automation to complete production lines performing multi-assembly tasks, Hepco’s products have been developed to provide designers with a multitude of solutions.   Read more.

ICEE escalates its fibre laser cutting capability to 6kW performance

Manufacturing services company ICEE has stepped up its fibre laser cutting service so it can now cut thicker materials, at a faster rate of throughput, and has introduced a higher level of materials handling automation, all to attract new business from existing and prospective customers in a wide range of industry sectors.   Read more.

Drive System solutions for rack and pinion applications

Drive Lines Technologies, the specialist provider of power transmission solutions, now offers a complete linear drive solution incorporating rack and pinion mechanisms that complement the MS-Graessner ranges of precision servo gearboxes, including KS-TwinGear, DynaGear, DynaGear DG and DynaGear PL systems.   Read more.

Albion Introduces New Gas Solenoid Line

Albion, a leading UK valve supplier to the building services and industrial sectors, has introduced a new line of gas solenoid valves to their product portfolio. The new range is certified to EN 161 standard and complies with PED 97/23/EC.   Read more.



Gateway to supply chain sanity

Data sharing can work if all stakeholders stick to the rules of the game

Every haulier, dispatcher and transport manager in industry and trade knows the problem: if an unforeseen disruption occurs along the supply chain, this information does not necessarily reach everyone involved in the transport process. The reasons are many but most likely because of incompatibilities of different telematics systems and information tools. Quite simply, they don't speak the same language.   Read more.


Technology flying high at launch of new mobile innovation truck from RS Components

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, launched a new version of its mobile interactive technology truck, Titan 2, as part of its ‘for the inspired’ campaign. Gravity Industries founder and the first world speed record setter for "flying a body-controlled jet engine power suit", Richard Browning, ‘flew’ in his human flightsuit, ‘Daedalus’, at the launch event held at MediaCityUK in Salford, Manchester.   Read more.

New scheme stops printers' foil waste going to landfill

Prismm Environmental has launched a new scheme to stop foil waste ending up in landfill. The Zero Foil 2 Landfill scheme has been developed in conjunction with the British Print Industries Federation (BPIF) and follows the successful blueprint of Prismm's popular Zero Labels 2 Landfill scheme which has already diverted more than 42,000 tonnes of label waste from landfill.   Read more.

Free Manufacturing skills support for North East Businesses

A package of free manufacturing training has been unveiled to help North East enterprises and people at risk of redundancy to improve their skills and open-up new job opportunities.Go>Grow is a regional skills and enterprise programme, which has been launched in partnership with 30 local training providers, and comes on the back of £15m of funding secured by Gateshead College from the European Social Fund through the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).   Read more.

Automated Packaging Systems Introduces Its Next Generation Baggers

Autobag 500 series offers easier and faster loading, even for bulky and hard to handle items. An innovative adjustable pass-through automatically opens the bags much wider than traditional systems. And with no light curtains and less guarding, they offer unrestricted access to the pre-opened bag without compromising operator safety.   Read more.

XTS Hygienic in stainless steel for use in the food and pharmaceutical industries

XTS Hygienic, the stainless steel version of the eXtended Transport System from Beckhoff, opens up a wide spectrum of new applications, first and foremost in the primary food and pharmaceutical industries and for processing and filling liquids in general. Enabling optimal cleanability with the high protection rating of IP 69K, very good chemical resistance and without any hidden corners, edges or undercuts, the version in Hygienic Design offers a lot of potential for innovation in these industries.   Read more.

Mediline Code Collect - Manual Aggregation Unit with Central Serialization Solution

For the reliable aggregation of individually serialized pharmaceutical packages into larger units, a dependable aggregation workstation is essential. Atlantic Zeiser is showcasing the MEDILINE CodeCollectM solution at PPMA show 2017 (Stand A46), which combines maximum process security with an efficient and ergonomic workflow.

Its fully MEDTRACKER compatible interface ensures audit-proof forwarding and storage of data as well as plausibility checks from upstream coding processes.

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Advanced Handling Moves to New Factory

Advanced Handling has been operating from Market Deeping in Lincolnshire since first opening its doors in 1977. Its continued growth and its acquisition by the Sunnex Group in 2012, has led to a new beginning for the company on a much larger site in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.   Read more.

HepcoMotion to showcase core components used in packaging and processing

HepcoMotion will be showcasing a selection of its industry leading range of linear motion technology at PPMA Show 2017. Demonstrating the depth of its product ranges ideally suited to designers of processing and packaging machinery, Hepco looks forward to welcoming visitors to its stand (F60, hall 5).   Read more.

Digi International Ships Digi XBee SX 868 Sub-GHz Radio Module For EMEA

Digi International® has announced the immediate availability of the Digi XBee® SX 868, a surface mount (SMT) radio communication module with industry-leading interference blocking for noisy wireless environments. Deployable in several regions throughout the world and with pre-certification for EU countries, the module offers extremely reliable long-range, low-data rate connectivity for industrial IoT applications such as agriculture, heavy equipment, transportation, and energy/utilities.   Read more.

Contacts in no time

Wires and cables routinely have to be connected to copper busbars when manufacturing control gear and switchgear systems. The conventional approach is time-consuming and uses screw clamps or fixed conductor connection clamps.   Read more.


MeadCo launches ScriptX 8.0 for the Manufacturing Industry

UK company MeadCo has launched ScriptX 8.0 to the manufacturing industry. ScriptX is essential for consistent printing of order forms, packing slips, labels and all critical documents from Internet Explorer. With Microsoft now only providing technical support and security updates to the most current version of Internet Explorer, MeadCo has moved to provide the ScriptX 8.0, designed specifically for use on Microsoft's newest edition, IE 11.   Read more.

HELUKABEL Continues Course for Future Growth: New Offices Open in Brazil and Mexico

Helukabel GmbH, a global manufacturer and supplier of cable, wires and assembly components, is enhancing its global distribution channels by opening local subsidiaries in Central and South America. “Our aim is to be close to our customers. Additionally, the rising demand for our products in these regions of the Americas meant now is the right time to open our own subsidiaries in Mexico and Brazil.    Read more.

Weidmüller Receives Top 100 Innovation Award

On June 23, the electrical engineering company Weidmüller was awarded as one of the most innovative mid-sized companies in Germany. During a festive event in Essen, attended by approximately 1,000 guests, mentor Ranga Yogeshwar handed the prestigious Top 100 award to Dr Jan Stefan Michels, Head of Standards and Technology Development at Weidmüller, and Michael Matthesius, Head of Automation Products & Solutions Division.   Read more.

The Recycling Association calls on Chinese Government to raise proposed 0.3% contamination level

A proposal to drop the allowed contamination levels for imports of bales into China has been criticised by The Recycling Association for being "unrealistic".In a consultation document provided by Chinese inspection body CCIC, The Recycling Association was made aware that the Chinese Government plans to reduce the current specified level of 1.5% to 0.3% by the end of the year.    Read more.


A Quality promotion at LCL Electronics

Vanden Recylcing opens new East of England plastics processing facility

Southern Springs and Pressings posts record sales and profits

Makita introduce improve M-class dust extractor

German EMS “DELTEC” automates SMD component counting with X-ray system from VisiConsult

Innovative technology for cranes from KABELSCHLEPP Metool

Motorised positioning tables brought to UK following German commendation

First of its kind pig set for delivery

Premier Tech Aqua Launches the New Solido SMART

R&W coupling catalogue offers extra info through augmented reality

Dudley Fire Service joins forces with Thomas Dudley for major training exercise

Solving the productivity puzzle with technology and training from Intertronics

Mech-Tool Engineering delivers contract for Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm

MMI Engineering appoints new resilience practice leader

Union Technical launches ground breaking boiler for homes in Scotland

First train arrives for £2.4bn Sirius Minerals project

Revaluetech has the"main" solution

Sealing and bonding made easy ‘squeezie’

3D Printing Education and Materials Come Together at NYC Based ThreeD Materials

Henkel sites awarded certificate in line with standard promoting sustainable palm oil




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