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Tailored metrology that hits the spot

So that manufacturers can solve difficult measurement challenges, industrial metrology specialist, The Sempre Group, has introduced several new Novacam 3D metrology systems. The customisable Microcam 3-D and 4-D interferometers come with a variety of non-contact and fibre-based optical probes and scanners, ensuring highly versatile quality control at micron-resolution. Users will be able to acquire dimension, thickness, roughness and defect data even for hard-to-reach spaces such as bores, …

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RS Components secures accreditation from British Educational Suppliers Association

RS Components (RS) has secured full membership of the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), the national trade body for organisations supplying products and services into the UK education sector. RS has a dedicated team focused on educational activities, supporting young people through the STEM (5 – 18) years to higher education …

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Powelectrics welcome Super Sean to the team!

Powelectrics has extended a very warm welcome to Sean Nelson who joins the company for a project to design and develop a new Project Management System. Sean is a Leeds University student, doing an MEng in Computer Science with Artificial Intelligence … just what Powelectrics needed! Commenting on the news, Sean …

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Government and industry warned of cyber-security ‘blind spots’

Operational Technology (OT) networks are increasingly vulnerable to cyber-attacks as a result of ‘blind spots’ brought on by digital transformation and IIoT – a new report has warned. The report, published by Yokogawa UK and titled Industrial Cyber Threats: Processes & Protection for Industrial Control Systems, highlights the vulnerability of …

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Improving data collection

Collecting data from devices connected to the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is critical in smart manufacturing. It can help, among other things, monitor the health state of machines, track stock levels and gain precious insight on how to maximise productivity. However, this can only be achieved with comprehensive and …

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Wood and Aspen Technology to deliver predictive maintenance solutions driven by AI

Aspen Technology and Wood have announced a new partnership that will offer Wood’s clients Aspen Mtell asset performance management (APM) technology for predictive and prescriptive maintenance. The partnership will enable global enterprises to improve the performance of their manufacturing and facility assets through a maintenance solution built upon industrial artificial intelligence and machine learning. Aspen Mtell …

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Digital Transformation: Government publishes new strategy to kickstart data revolution across the UK

Digital Secretary Oliver Dowden today launched a National Data Strategy and set out the action the government will take to support the use of data in the UK. The new strategy will put data at the heart of the country’s recovery from the pandemic so companies and organisations can use …

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Three new apprentices for technology systems provider Inspec Solutions

Inspec Solutions, a technology systems provider to industries including Petrochemical, Food & Beverage, Power Generation and Metals industry, based in Sheffield, has invested in its future by recruiting three new apprentices. The Apprentices are Tom Oakley (18), Tom Rickers (17) and Michael Cunningham (26).  All three Apprentices are undertaking BSc’s in …

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Mouser Electronics and iWave Systems announce global agreement

Mouser Electronics has announced a global distribution agreement with iWave Systems, enhancing the global reach of iWave’s extensive portfolio of system-on-modules (SoMs). Through the agreement, Mouser now stocks iWave’s SoMs based on Xilinx, NXP Semiconductors, and Intel PSG technologies for industrial, automotive, medical, imaging, networking, and artificial intelligence (AI) applications. …

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TTI secures sixth consecutive ‘Global Distributor of the Year’ award from Molex

TTI has been awarded ‘2019 Global Distributor of the Year’ by Molex. The award recognises the outstanding global channel partner each year for advancing Molex technology solutions through demonstrated growth in worldwide sales, coupled with global financial, operational, and executive management excellence. This award demonstrates that for the past year, …

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