Instrumentation

Keeping tabs on vaccines is vital in battle against COVID-19

How do you monitor millions of doses of vaccines that are being rolled out across the world to ensure that they are in the required condition before being administered to patients in the battle against Covid-19? Hanwell Solutions says its ShockWatch monitoring solutions are ideal for the storage temperature of …

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Farnell expands test and measurement range through global agreement with NI

Farnell has been appointed as an NI Authorised Distributor, expanding its product portfolio to include NI software-connected test and measurement solutions for customers of all sizes. NI is a leading manufacturer of automated test systems used in production and validation testing. The addition of NI’s suite of products to Farnell’s …

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Future thoughts about pharmaceutical manufacturing: Shifting from systems to a service-oriented architecture

When the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 as a pandemic in March 2020, the pharmaceutical sector burst into action. By May, there were over 1,000 clinical trials ongoing and by August, 167 vaccine projects were underway. By nature, the pharmaceutical industry is driven by development. Yet, pharmaceutical engineering has …

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Award-winning sub-micron 3D X-ray microscope

Introducing PrismaXRM: the 3D X-ray microscope with the resolution and performance of the industry leaders… and more! The world’s most advanced tri-contrast imaging system, PrismaXRM represents the next generation of laboratory micro-CT. Features: Subresolution Darkfield contrast mode, highlighting hidden cracks, voids, and other sub-pixel features Quantitative Phase contrast makes it …

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Laser Components receives “Innovative through Research” seal

The Stifterverband (the Donors’ Association) has awarded Laser Components with the “Innovative through Research” seal. Every two years, companies that strengthen Germany as a location for innovation are honoured through their research and development work. The cross-disciplinary team of developers is an important success factor for the medium-sized family business …

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Level and pressure specialist VEGA invests in training centre and UK HQ

After a year-long build, VEGA Controls have opened their own purpose-built training and seminar centre and UK head office at ‘Metior House’, Maresfield, in the heart of Sussex. The facility benefits from almost 10,000 square feet of training and meeting facilities for VEGA customers and stakeholders to use. These include: …

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Siemens helps combat early careers crisis with recruitment drive for 26 school leavers, university students and graduates

Siemens is bucking the downward trend in early careers opportunities by offering 26 school leavers, university students and graduates a pathway into manufacturing, automation and digitalisation. The recruitment drive for the Siemens Digital Industries division aims to bolster its intern, apprenticeship and graduate careers programme which accounts for 10% of …

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Investment in new European warehouse for CMP

Cable gland and cable cleat manufacturer, CMP Products has further strengthened its European distribution network, with the opening of a warehouse facility located in Aachen, Germany. The 1000m2 site, strategically positioned close to the borders of Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg, will act as a central hub for product distribution throughout …

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Analog Devices’ Ahmed Ali named IEEE Fellow

Analog Devices’ Technology Fellow Dr. Ahmed Ali has been named an IEEE Fellow for his leadership in high-speed analogue-to-digital converter design and calibration. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of IEEE membership and is recognised by the technical community as a prestigious honour and an important career achievement. The total …

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Update on omlox, the world’s first positioning standard for industry

omlox is the world’s first open locating standard! omlox paves the way to Industry 4.0 and supply chain transparency by unifying all locating technologies in one open, interoperable standard. While supporting location technologies like GNSS, 5G/LTE, WIFI, RFID or BLE, omlox has a specific emphasis on ultra-wideband (UWB), as THE …

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