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Endress+Hauser achieves gold status again

Endress+Hauser has received the Gold Recognition Level certificate in the EcoVadis audit, achieving a score of 68 points. The company is therefore among the top five percent of all suppliers evaluated by EcoVadis in the corresponding comparison group.  Endress+Hauser continued to achieve an above-average rating in all aspects evaluated in …

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£10K SME growth packages up for grabs with Sensor City

Technical innovation centre, Sensor City, has launched a competition to give SMEs the chance to win a fast-track growth package worth up to £10,000. Announced at last night’s AWS User Group Meet-Up, the package is designed to help start-up and small businesses scale, boost competitive advantage and innovative capabilities. The project …

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Analog Devices’ Katsu Nakamura named IEEE fellow

Analog Devices (ADI) technology fellow Dr. Katsu Nakamura has been named an IEEE fellow. He is being recognised as a leader in the development of integrated circuits for digital imaging. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of IEEE membership and is recognised by the technical community as a prestigious honour …

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TT Electronics prepares to accelerate IoT business growth with new VP appointment

TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, has announced the immediate appointment of Steve Carr to the role of VP of Sales and Marketing for the company’s IoT Solutions business unit (formerly Stadium Group). IoT Solutions offers design and manufacturing capabilities in wireless connectivity, power …

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Engineering Council sponsors international framework for assessing professional engineering competence

The Engineering Council, regulator of the engineering profession in the UK, has worked with BSI to develop an internationally applicable Publicly Available Specification (PAS 525) for assessing the competence and commitment of engineering professionals. This framework defines a standard for knowledge, skills and behaviours that are required to build and …

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German distributor appointed for EvoScann Pressure Scanner

Evolution Measurement, manufacturer of the EvoScann P-Series, has announced today that Vectoflow have been appointed as exclusive distributor of their EvoScann Product Range in Germany. Vectoflow, led by Katharina Kreitz, create innovative customer-specific fluid-dynamic probes which are used in similar industries to where EvoScann  P-Series are utilised. The addition of …

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Signal Group announces new MD

Signal Group has announced the retirement of managing director John Clements, who founded the business in 1977. John is succeeded by his son James Clements, who assumed the role from 1 January 2019. Looking back over 40 years, John says: “It’s been an exciting journey and I am immensely proud …

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More efficient mining with innovative multisensor technology

A new sensor fusion technique based on X-ray and 3D imaging promises improvements to the 3D modelling of mineral resources and more efficient sorting of precious metals. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) is coordinating the sensor development process through an EU project called X-Mine in collaboration with businesses, …

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RPI’s LabStandard enables Worldsensing to double calibration capacity of sensors used on Grand Paris Metro tunnel build

RPI has supplied a LabStandard rotary table to Worldsensing, enabling the pioneering IoT technology provider to double the calibration capacity of its wireless tiltmeter used in the construction of a new tunnel for the Grand Paris Metro. Worldsensing installed its data acquisition system in the tunnel, setting Loadsensing data nodes …

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Ultra ultrasound to transform new tech

A new and extremely sensitive method of measuring ultrasound could revolutionise everything from medical devices to unmanned vehicles. Researchers at The University of Queensland have combined modern nanofabrication and nanophotonics techniques to build the ultraprecise ultrasound sensors on a silicon chip. Professor Warwick Bowen, from UQ’s Precision Sensing Initiative and …

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