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Mouser Electronics earns sixth consecutive top excellence award from Ohmite

Mouser Electronics has been honoured with the Chairman’s Award from Ohmite Corporation for the sixth straight year. The Chairman’s Award is the highest annual sales excellence award given by Ohmite, a leading provider of resistors for high-current, sensing, high-voltage and high-energy applications. “Congratulations to Mouser on another excellent year and this well-deserved …

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Renishaw invests in Mexico’s manufacturing future

To support its rapidly growing customer base, global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, has opened a new facility in Nuevo León, Mexico. The building, which was formally opened on May 8th, 2019, provides customers with technical support, demonstration and training facilities for the company’s innovative products in metrology, healthcare and additive …

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Schneider Electric’s Batam Smart Factory recognised by the World Economic Forum as a Fourth Industrial Revolution Lighthouse

Schneider Electric has today had its Smart Factory in Batam, Indonesia, designated as an Advanced 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) Lighthouse by the World Economic Forum at its 13th Annual Meeting of the New Champions (AMNC). The Batam site is the third of the company’s factories to receive this recognition, joining its Le Vaudreuil …

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Seven Technologies Group offers “glimpse into the future” at 3CDSE

UK defence manufacturer, Seven Technologies Group (7TG), is inviting attendees to witness a “glimpse into the future” at its stand (111) at the forthcoming Three Counties Defence & Security Expo (3CDSE), 17 July 2019. The company, which has more than 40 years’ experience developing intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) systems …

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How sophisticated instrumentation helped a drone maker accelerate motor system testing

The Yokogawa WT1800E Power Analyzer is being used by Atmos UAV to optimise the range, efficiency and safety of Marlyn, the world’s first drone to combine Vertical Take Off and Landing (VTOL) and forward flight in a fully autonomous flight. Like a fixed wing drone, Marlyn is capable of high-speed …

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Lattice sensAI receives its fourth award in 2019 at Electronics Industry Awards

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation has been named winner of the Internet of Things Product of the Year at the Electronics Industry Awards held in London, UK. This marks the fourth industry award that Lattice sensAI has received in 2019. Lattice sensAI is a complete technology stack that combines modular FPGA development kits, neural …

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TTI helps design engineers leverage machine vision, cobotics and IAQ monitoring

TTI has released three new whitepapers to help design engineers take advantage of the latest technologies that optimise industrial applications and environments. The papers explore machine vision and the way it is applied to user interfaces, discuss cobotics as an enabler for increased production flexibility and look at the role …

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William Hughes acquires JK Metrology

Spring, wire form and assembly specialist, William Hughes, has expanded its range of specialist services for the manufacturing industry with the acquisition of JK Metrology & Quality Services of Liskeard, Cornwall. JK Metrology is a well established metrology and quality consultancy for ISO 17027, ISO 9000 etc. and offers a …

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Industry leaders come on board as NMiTE adds engineering expertise

NMiTE (New Model in Technology and Engineering) the project to create the engineering university of the future, has announced three new appointments to its Board of Trustees; Martin Hitchin, Rowena Innocent and Richard Lindsay-Davies. Commenting on the appointments, Chairman Dame Fiona Kendrick said: “The addition of these three industry leaders, …

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ACOEM expands its smart cities presence through acquisition of Air Monitors

ACOEM Group has accelerated its international expansion plans with the acquisition of Air Monitors, the exclusive distribution partner of ECOTECH products in the United Kingdom. Air Monitors represents many of the world’s leading environmental technology manufacturers and is recognised by leading government and industry bodies for its expertise in air …

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