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Wanted: engineers to share career stories

19/08/2019
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...
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Mitsubishi Electric invests in servo motors and linear stages

12/08/2019
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has taken an equity stake in Akribis Systems Pte Ltd (Akribis), a Singapore-based manufacturer of linear servo motors and linear stages, t...
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Robots need to understand more

12/08/2019
Robots need to know the reason why they are doing a job if they are to effectively and safely work alongside people in the near future. In simple terms, this means machin...


News Archive

  1. 05/08/2019 Cybersecurity lab in India helps safeguard industrial infrastructure and reduce operational risk

    Emerson has opened a new cybersecurity lab to help manufacturers adopt digital transformation strategies, while protecting the integrity of their plant operations, networks, systems and data.

  2. 04/08/2019 Stäubli Group strengthens its robotics portfolio

    Stäubli Group has acquired a 70% stake in WFT GmbH & Co. KG, a specialist in the construction of special purpose machines and mobile platforms.

  3. 04/08/2019 RS Components wins distribution award from Omron

    RS Components (RS) has gained the accolade of the ‘Best High Service Distributor’ from Omron Electronic Components Europe.

  4. 30/07/2019 Whitepaper: Ultra-compact Industrial PCs serve as universal IoT gateways

    This whitepaper looks at current industrial market challenges relating to IIoT and Industry 4.0 and the role of Industrial PCs In helping meet these challenges.

  5. 28/07/2019 Appetite for Engineering 2019: Reserve your seat now!

    This year’s Appetite for Engineering event will be taking place at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Ansty Park, Coventry, on 17th October. Confirmed presenters include Chris Edwards, OBE, head of quality at Müller UK & Ireland, who will be discussing the important role played by quality engineering to help avoid the plague of the food industry – the dreaded product recall!

  6. 28/07/2019 Caspian subsea project completed ahead of schedule and under budget

    Emerson has completed a contract for automation systems and cloud engineering software-as-a-service for the Shah Deniz 2 project in Azerbaijan and is fulfilling an ongoing five-year services contract to help ensure reliable, safe operations.

  7. 22/07/2019 Endress+Hauser strengthens expertise for advanced analysis

    Endress+Hauser has expanded its center of competence for advanced analysis in Lyon, France, adding new production facilities and office space to meet the growing demand in the area of advanced process analyses.

  8. 22/07/2019 Expanded cyber security threat detection services

    More than half of all respondents to a recent LNS Research survey said their industrial facility has experienced a cybersecurity breach. To help prevent such incidents Rockwell Automation has expanded its Threat Detection Services powered by the Claroty threat detection platform.

  9. 19/07/2019 A factory of the future to resolve today’s problems

    Alex West discusses the findings of a report that looks into the technologies that could help solve today’s manufacturing issues.

  10. 15/07/2019 TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory joins research programme to improve meter accuracy for renewable gas

    As part of the European Metrology Programme for Innovation and Research (EMPIR), TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory has joined a research consortium which aims to improve the accuracy and durability of commercially available meters for renewable gases.

  11. 15/07/2019 Aspen Technology acquires Mnubo and Sabisu to deliver scalable AI-driven solutions

    Aspen Technology has signed an agreement to acquire Mnubo Inc., a Montreal-based provider of purpose-built artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics infrastructure for the Internet of Things (IoT). In addition it has acquired Sabisu Ltd, a UK-based company that provides a flexible enterprise visualisation and workflow solution to deliver real-time decision support.

  12. 07/07/2019 Webinar: Addressing your OT network issues

    Industry 4.0 and IIoT has resulted in an OT network transformation but with greater connectivity comes greater network security issues. Control Engineering Europe is hosting a free webinar on 2nd July that will look at how you can tackle these challenges to ensure network resilience and easy control.

  13. 05/07/2019 Event: Appetite for Engineering 2019

    This year’s Appetite for Engineering event will once again take place at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) in Ansty Park, Coventry, on 17th October.

  14. 25/06/2019 HARTING develops solutions for Single Pair Ethernet with TE Connectivity

    HARTING is cooperating with TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, to set Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) as the de-facto infrastructure solution to enable the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The two companies will together drive solutions which will define the infrastructure for SPE.

  15. 25/06/2019 PROFINET & PROFIBUS node count continues to rise

    PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) has concluded its annual notarised count of the installed base of devices with interfaces using communication technologies from PI. As in previous years, the numbers from 2018 indicate a positive trend.

  16. 17/06/2019 Collaboration aims to accelerate digital transformation in the process industry

    Asset optimisation software company, Aspen Technology and Hexagon PPM, a provider of engineering software for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities, has announced a new level of collaboration that will more closely align AspenTech’s conceptual, basic engineering and cost estimation solutions with the detailed engineering suite from Hexagon PPM.

  17. 14/06/2019 Analog Devices invests in UK customer service and engineering talent

    Analog Devices – a manufacturer of semiconductor-based technology solutions and systems – has opened the doors of its new UK headquarters office in Hayes, London, a location which will strengthen its ability to connect customers with the best engineering talent in the UK and overseas.

  18. 08/06/2019 Industrial cybersecurity strategies need a radical rethink

    While Industry 4.0 and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is enhancing the digital and connectivity capabilities of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) it has also opened the floodgates to serious cybersecurity risks, threatening to cause billions of dollars in damage to industrial operations worldwide.

  19. 03/06/2019 Slow down for UK robot sales

    The preliminary results of the World Robotics Report 2019, published by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR) has highlighted the fact that installations of industrial robots in the UK fell by 3%, to 2,306 units in 2018.

  20. 28/05/2019 Find out how machine vision can improve your processes

    The annual UKIVA Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition is set to take place on 6 June 2019 at the Marshall Arena, Milton Keynes.