Emerson selects Dragos to collaborate on cyber security protection for power and water industries

Emerson and Dragos, developer of the Dragos Platform for industrial cyber security asset detection, threat detection and response, have signed a global agreement that will enable power producers and water utilities to further strengthen the security of their critical assets. Emerson will integrate threat detection technology from the Dragos Platform …

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Renishaw’s education outreach team makes Cheltenham Science Festival debut

In June 2019, the education outreach team from Renishaw attended the Cheltenham Science Festival for the first time. Renishaw was among other science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) companies who participated in the annual event which aims to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers. The festival featured over …

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MTC installs state-of-the-art electronics 3D printing equipment

The Manufacturing Technology Centre – home of the National Centre for Additive Manufacturing – has become the first research and development centre in the UK to install precision equipment to allow 3D printing of small and complex electronic components. The Coventry-based MTC has taken delivery of a Nano Dimension DragonFly …

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Sensors & Instrumentation Live returns to the NEC on 25 and 26 September 2019

Sensors & Instrumentation Live returns to the NEC, Birmingham for its special 10 year anniversary show on 25 and 26 September 2019. Located in Hall 2 and co-located with the TCT Show, the exhibition brings together the best instruments and sensors from market-leading companies. Registration for the UK’s only dedicated sensors …

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RS Components wins major distribution award from Omron

RS Components (RS) has garnered the ‘Best High Service Distributor’ from Omron Electronic Components Europe, a subsidiary of Omron Corporation, recognised worldwide as a leader of high quality, high technology electrical and electronic control equipment and component products, including the very latest in sensor technology. Omron’s portfolio available from RS …

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Could apprenticeships boost the post-Brexit economy?

The Apprenticeship and Levy report from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has shown a 6.6 per cent rise in the number of apprenticeships started in the 2018/19 academic year, compared with the previous year. This comes as wage growth in the UK reached its highest rate since 2008. The …

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A new generation takes the helm at SensoPart

On the 1 August 2019, Thorsten Wanner will be taking over the operational management of SensoPart from his father Dr Theodor Wanner, who founded the sensor company 25 years ago. His background provides a solid foundation: Thorsten Wanner studied electrical engineering at the Karlsruhe University (today Karlsruhe Institute of Technology …

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TTI named best pan-European distributor 2018 by Omron

TTI has won the ‘Best Pan-European Distributor 2018’ award category from Omron Electronic Components Europe. The awards ceremony, held during Omron’s Distribution Summit in Barcelona on 12 June 2019, saw the company reward its distributors for outstanding sales and service performance. “We very much appreciate receiving this accolade in recognition …

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William Hughes introduces metrology services for high precision manufacturing

William Hughes has expanded its range of specialist services for the manufacturing industry with the acquisition of JK Metrology & Quality Services. JK Metrology is a well established metrology and quality consultancy for ISO 17027, ISO 9000 etc. and offers a UKAS calibration service to ISO 17025. “This acquisition will …

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More efficiency by linking display pressure switches and smartphones – Trafag DPS/DPC

Electronic pressure switches with display (display pressure switches) have existed for many years and are now available in a variety of versions. Considered in terms of the product life cycle, these products are now in the third stage of development: During the initial phase, new features and designs were the …

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