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RS Components expands support to frontline health workers around the world with 3D-printed PPE

RS Components is broadening its focus to help frontline healthcare workers around the world access 3D-printed personal protection equipment (PPE). The company’s DesignSpark engineering community has been very active in supporting the National 3D Printing Society’s (N3DPS) UK campaign, which has now officially drawn to a close. 3D printing has …

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STMicroelectronics Joins the Silicon Catalyst Ecosystem

Silicon Catalyst, the world’s only incubator focused exclusively on accelerating solutions in silicon, and STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, jointly announce that ST has joined Silicon Catalyst as both a Strategic and In-Kind Partner. As a Strategic Partner, the collaboration provides STMicroelectronics …

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New Improved Performance ELMA Encoder available from Foremost Electronics

Foremost Electronics, the engineering-led Essex based importer and specialist distributor of electromechanical components announces the availability of the new E18 mechanical incremental encoder from ELMA Electronic. The industry standard footprint E18 product family incorporates all of the features required for the widest range of applications while providing improved performance and …

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IndySoft secures SOC 2 Type II Certification

IndySoft is proud to announce that it has achieved the ultimate certification, SOC 2 Type II compliance. The ultimate certification: SOC 2 Type II We’re excited and proud to announce that IndySoft recently received our SOC 2 Type II attestation report from The Moore Group, a CPA firm specialising in …

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FLIR Systems installs EST screening solution at Pentagon to support the fight against COVID-19

FLIR Systems has installed its EST screening system at the Pentagon Visitor Center in Washington, D.C. The company’s integrated EST screening solution, the A700 EST-IS, features the FLIR A700 thermal imaging camera. The system is being used to screen visitors for elevated or higher than expected skin temperatures, which can help …

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PermaNET+ helps to maintain supply to London’s NHS Nightingale Hospital

HWM has supported the fight against COVID-19 by providing the smart technology that helped Thames Water plug a hidden leak that could have affected supplies to a specialist coronavirus hospital. With the deployment of GPRS and new NBIoT (Narrow Band Internet of Things) acoustic loggers, tiny microphones  attached to pipes …

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ABB TechTalks offer a world of measurement know-how

ABB Measurement and Analytics has launched TechTalks, a range of online learning resources for anyone needing to know more about measurement technologies and devices. Featuring on demand webinars, video tutorials and a catalogue of over 70 online courses, TechTalks is a free to use remote learning hub for anyone who …

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Manufacturing resilience during the coronavirus pandemic

How do you keep a factory running during the COVID-19 crisis? The main problem isn’t social distancing necessarily, but keeping workers motivated during the slowdown. That’s according to new research by money.co.uk, which spoke to 25 business leaders from the manufacturing industry to gain insights into how coronavirus has affected them. …

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Public vote of confidence for UK manufacturing

The UK public stands firmly behind the manufacturing sector to support the UK and protect the NHS through coronavirus and into the future. Almost three in four (74%) of the UK public believe that the manufacturing sector stepped up to meet the challenge of supporting the UK as coronavirus took …

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Rock solid reliability – how Zytronic’s rugged touchscreens are helping improve quarry efficiency

When looking to speed up the flow of trucks checking into its busy mines and quarries, Australia’s largest construction material supplier, Boral Limited, decided to apply ‘smart’ technologies. As a result, haulage drivers now use specially designed kiosks, with Zytronic’s interactive touch sensors, at Boral’s incoming and outgoing weighbridges to …

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