Contrinex inductives can help protect your press from double blanks

A manufacturer of metal cans needs to ensure that the press that applies and crimps the bottom onto the can body is fed with only one bottom. Therefore a fast, non-contact and robust checking mechanism is required. Customer Application A conveyor with a stainless-steel glide plate backed by a permanent …

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SensoPart awarded outstanding score in Vision Systems Design 2021 Innovators Awards Program

Sensor manufacturer SensoPart’s “Target Mark 3D” vision sensor detection principle was recognised among the best in machine vision today by the judges of the Vision Systems Design 2021 Innovators Awards program. The judging panel consisted of esteemed experts from system integrator and end-user companies. “Target Mark 3D” is the all-new function …

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Siemens’ virtual work experience giving young people head start to STEM career

Siemens has transformed its work experience programme for young people during the pandemic using a virtual delivery platform. Like many other organisations, Siemens had to cancel and postpone in-person events in response to the coronavirus outbreak. It used the challenge to redesign and rethink its work experience strategy and programme …

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ABB and Axpo partner on project aimed at making green hydrogen more accessible and affordable

ABB has joined forces with Swiss utility Axpo to develop modular green hydrogen production plants in Italy, that aim at creating an optimum operating model to produce affordable, green hydrogen. The two companies will apply their complementary skills to achieve their joint vision of more affordable green hydrogen, with ABB …

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MTC hosts webinars to promote diversity in engineering

The Manufacturing Technology Centre’s Tilly Shilling Initiative is hosting a series of virtual webinars to promote diversity and inclusivity  in engineering and manufacturing. The series of seven webinars, run in conjunction with Oxfordshire Advanced Skills, aims to encourage diversity, inclusion and family balance in STEM and the engineering community. The …

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Norwegian data analytics software to smarten predictive maintenance in Oil & Gas

Dietsmann Smart Labs, French-based ‘New Tech’ branch of energy industry veteran Dietsmann, has selected Norwegian Data Analytics specialist Arundo as its partner for a breakthrough development in the Predictive Maintenance of industrial plant. Dietsmann operates and maintains Oil & Gas and Power plants for major national and international energy companies …

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Tektronix Innovation Forum brings together world-class experts to address the future of engineering

Industry-leading test and measurement company Tektronix, Inc. has announced its global 2021 Tektronix Innovation Forum will feature NASA astronaut Daniel Tani along with some 50 experts across 40 sessions providing exclusive insights into the future of technology. The annual event kicks off in China with subsequent sessions to be held in Europe, the Americas, Taiwan, India, ASEAN, Japan and Korea.  The mostly online …

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New TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory JIP to address produced water online monitoring standards and practices

TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory (NEL) has launched a Joint Industry Project (JIP) that will support regulatory authorities and industry to establish new standards and practices for the use of online oil-in-water analysers at remote locations. The outcome from the JIP will provide the confidence needed by the industry and …

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Yokogawa obtains ISASecure CSA Level 1 certification for ProSafe-RS Safety Instrumented System

Yokogawa has obtained ISASecure CSA Level 1 certification from the ISA Security Compliance Institute (ISCI) for its ProSafe-RS safety instrumented system, a product in the OpreX Control and Safety System family. This is the first time a safety instrumented system has obtained this certification. Yokogawa has long emphasised the importance …

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HMI/SCADA software trial offers boosted efficiency

Industrial automation specialist Novotek UK and Ireland, in partnership with GE Digital, is calling for food, beverage and consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers to bolster their operational efficiency with modern automation software. Novotek is offering UK companies a free trial of the latest version of GE Digital’s iFIX HMI/SCADA software, …

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