Digital transformation is the key to evolving the manufacturing workforce, says InfinityQS

As younger workers enter the manufacturing sector, it is imperative that manufacturers enhance their digital transformation initiatives if they want to attract the best talent. This is according to Jason Chester, Director of Global Channel Programs at InfinityQS. To become more agile and competitive, manufacturers need to accelerate the adoption …

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Brooks Instrument opens new manufacturing, service and applications support centre in Korea

Brooks Instrument, a leader in precision fluid measurement and control technology, has opened a new manufacturing and engineering center in Korea to expand production of its mass flow controllers used extensively in semiconductor manufacturing. The new facility, located in Yongin, Gyeonggi Province, significantly increases the company’s operational footprint in Korea. …

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NI unlocks the power of test data and software at NI Connect

NI has announced its latest product advancements designed to fuel innovation across the production process, from testing and validation to R&D and design. NI unveiled these product advancements at NI Connect, a virtual experience dedicated to exploring how test and data analytics will shape the world’s newest innovations and provide …

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Are your metrology systems 21 CFR Part 11 compliant?

According to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), 7,252 medical products were recalled in 2020 — 41 per cent of these products were medical devices. Recalls are costly, both financially and to a business’ reputation, but also can pose a risk to patient safety, something all medical device businesses …

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Meteor Communications wins Scottish Water monitoring contract

Meteor Communications has been awarded a multi-year shared framework agreement by Scottish Water for the provision of multi-parameter wastewater quality final effluent monitoring. The contract has an estimated value of £2 million and follows a competitive tendering process which began in November 2020. Bidders were invited to tender for the …

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D-Sub demand drives connector specialist’s expansion

PEI-Genesis, a leading provider of custom-engineered connector and cable interconnect solutions, has extended its partnership with global connector manufacturer Positronic across Europe and Africa. The expansion comes after considerable demand from customers in these regions. As of June 25, 2021, enginee­rs in Africa and Europe can benefit from PEI-Genesis’s value-add …

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Off to a flying start

Can enclosures be machined and fitted out even faster? This article explores how the AX compact enclosure from Rittal speeds things up. Meurer-etechnik is looking to the new AX compact enclosure from Rittal to improve its production efficiency. How does the new model differ from its predecessor, the AE? A …

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Better Together: Co-Located Trade Shows for the manufacturing and engineering sector

Messe Frankfurt UK, Nineteen Group, and Rapid News Group are pleased to announce a 3-year partnership to collocate their UK manufacturing and engineering events. The new collaboration will see Automechanika Birmingham, Design Engineering Expo, Engineering Expo, Manufacturing Expo, Med-Tech Innovation Expo, and TCT 3Sixty come together at the NEC Birmingham. …

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Hylec increases headcount, appoints Chris Shore as South Western Area Sales Manager

Hylec-APL, the specialist supplier of electrical components and enclosures, has appointed Chris Shore as South Western Area Sales Manager from July 1, 2021.  Chris joins an expanding team at Hylec as the company reports robust sales across its entire product portfolio.  Shore is responsible for UK sales from Cornwall in …

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ABB wins prestigious Red Dot Award for the product design of its new ultrasonic level transmitter

ABB’s LST200 ultrasonic level transmitter was awarded best in category for physical, as well as technical, design. The winning ABB transmitter is particularly notable for solving the surface condensation challenge often faced by plant owners, where a buildup of water has historically affected accuracy of essential plant readings. The LST200 …

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