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Join us at Appetite for Engineering this week

This Thursday, (17th October) the Appetite for Engineering event will kick off at 8.30am at the MTC in Coventry. The annual event provides the UK food and beverage manufa...
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TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory launches Advanced Multiphase Facility

TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory, the flow measurement R&D specialist, has launched its Advanced Multiphase Facility (AMF), which will help oil and gas operato...
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Industry urged to boost cyber defence investment

Over half of UK manufacturers have been the victim of cyber-crime, and one-third of those have suffered some financial loss or disruption to business as a result, accordi...

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  1. 11/10/2019 Endress+Hauser and Vector CAG secure refinery contract

    Endress+Hauser has secured the Main Instrument Vendor (MIV) contract at a large Texas refinery. Endress+Hauser and its representative, Vector CAG, will support the refinery’s project.

  2. 06/10/2019 Developing sensors for ‘worm robots’

    Researchers from The University of Manchester are developing chemical sensors that can be mounted on to ‘worm robots’, as part of a project involving partners in four European countries to improve detection of people trapped under debris after a disaster.

  3. 01/10/2019 Have a coffee on us! Complete our edge computing survey now

    Edge computing technology is driving seismic changes in industry and Control Engineering Europe wants to better understand how this transformation is affecting professionals like yourself. Would you be willing to share your knowledge and views by completing our 6-minute survey by following the link below? and then you can grab a Starbucks coffee on us!

  4. 30/09/2019 Is jargon holding back manufacturing growth?

    Research from Wyelands Bank has shown that over two-thirds of mid-sized manufacturers say there is much jargon in the finance industry and this has resulted in missed business opportunities. 51% of survey respondents said that jargon has stopped them from getting the financial services they need and more than half said that confusing financial terminology has probably led to missed opportunities.

  5. 30/09/2019 Siemens and Grundfos sign digital partnership to tackle global water challenges and save energy

    Siemens and Grundfos have signed a digital partnership framework for strategic cooperation. The new partnership focuses on the complementary products and solutions provided by both parties in the areas of water and wastewater applications, industrial automation and building technology.

  6. 30/09/2019 Acquisition of Invertek Drives

    Invertek Drives Ltd, a manufacturer of variable frequency drives, has been acquired by Tokyo-based Sumitomo Heavy Industries Ltd (SHI).

  7. 21/09/2019 Moving towards pay-as-you-go production

    Paul Hingley believes that servitisation is set to transform every aspect of modern manufacturing.

  8. 21/09/2019 FITS on course for end-of-year release

    A final review of the emerging FDT 3.0 technology platform, known as the FDT IIoT Server (FITS) standard has been completed by the FDT Group and, according to Lee Lane, chairman of the FDT Board of Directors, the FITS specification remains on schedule for an end of year release.

  9. 16/09/2019 Personalised digital experience aims to transform work processes

    Emerson‘s personalised digital experience – MyEmerson – is said to help accelerate digital transformation by connecting people and technology through streamlined work processes and better collaboration.

  10. 16/09/2019 5G: is industry ready?

    Recent research shows that 50% of industry professionals are positive about 5G in manufacturing and see it as a way to obtain universal connectivity.

  11. 08/09/2019 Catch up on the latest packaging and processing developments

    PPMA Total Show 2019 will open its doors at the NEC, Birmingham in the UK, from 1 – 3 October. The exhibition will showcase the latest innovations in smart manufacturing, processing and packaging solutions for a variety of industry sectors.

  12. 07/09/2019 Industry urged to boost cyber defence investment

    Over half of UK manufacturers have been the victim of cyber-crime, and one-third of those have suffered some financial loss or disruption to business as a result, according to a recently published report from Make UK.

  13. 07/09/2019 Chemical plant gets help to achieve safety compliance

    Following a safety review, Tennants Fine Chemicals Ltd (TFC), which produces over 24,000 tons of liquid chemicals each year, has invested in a programme of continuous improvements, at its UK-based plant in Staffordshire, to ensure compliance with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) audit findings.

  14. 03/09/2019 Open Industry 4.0 Alliance gains a new member

    To date successful scaling and implementation of new business models have been hampered by the heterogeneity of industrial components and systems. The Open Industry 4.0 Alliance was created to help establish an open ecosystem and framework for interoperability between vendors.

  15. 02/09/2019 Emerson acquires Spence and Nicholson Steam Technology product lines from Circor International

    Emerson has acquired the Spence and Nicholson product lines from Circor International. The range will complement Emerson’s existing portfolio of steam system solutions for process industries and commercial buildings.

  16. 02/09/2019 Stemmer Imaging and MVTec expand co-operation

    Stemmer Imaging and MVTec Software are expanding their co-operation for the distribution of HALCON and MERLIC machine vision software to include the UK and Ireland.

  17. 27/08/2019 Multi-functional cell for training in robotics and automation

    Wood Automation & Control has designed and built a state-of-the-art robotic training cell at Make UK’s Technology Hub in Birmingham.

  18. 27/08/2019 Will augmented reality address manufacturing skills deficit?

    Alex West says that augmented reality (AR) has a role to play in helping the factory of the future deal with the skills gap deficit.

  19. 21/08/2019 Win a €265 gift card: Take part in our Edge computing survey

    The survey will only take 7-minutes and all respondents can enter a draw to win a €265 gift card. Survey respondents will also receive a report summarising the survey results as well as an e-Book on a related topic.

  20. 19/08/2019 Wanted: engineers to share career stories

    EngineeringUK is on the lookout for early career engineers, engineering technicians or apprentices who are interested in sharing the story of their job and the route that got them started. The career stories will help to inspire the next generation of engineers to consider a role in engineering.