Laser Components receives “Innovative through Research” seal

The Stifterverband (the Donors’ Association) has awarded Laser Components with the “Innovative through Research” seal. Every two years, companies that strengthen Germany as a location for innovation are honoured through their research and development work. The cross-disciplinary team of developers is an important success factor for the medium-sized family business …

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Level and pressure specialist VEGA invests in training centre and UK HQ

After a year-long build, VEGA Controls have opened their own purpose-built training and seminar centre and UK head office at ‘Metior House’, Maresfield, in the heart of Sussex. The facility benefits from almost 10,000 square feet of training and meeting facilities for VEGA customers and stakeholders to use. These include: …

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Siemens helps combat early careers crisis with recruitment drive for 26 school leavers, university students and graduates

Siemens is bucking the downward trend in early careers opportunities by offering 26 school leavers, university students and graduates a pathway into manufacturing, automation and digitalisation. The recruitment drive for the Siemens Digital Industries division aims to bolster its intern, apprenticeship and graduate careers programme which accounts for 10% of …

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Investment in new European warehouse for CMP

Cable gland and cable cleat manufacturer, CMP Products has further strengthened its European distribution network, with the opening of a warehouse facility located in Aachen, Germany. The 1000m2 site, strategically positioned close to the borders of Belgium, Holland and Luxembourg, will act as a central hub for product distribution throughout …

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Analog Devices’ Ahmed Ali named IEEE Fellow

Analog Devices’ Technology Fellow Dr. Ahmed Ali has been named an IEEE Fellow for his leadership in high-speed analogue-to-digital converter design and calibration. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of IEEE membership and is recognised by the technical community as a prestigious honour and an important career achievement. The total …

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Update on omlox, the world’s first positioning standard for industry

omlox is the world’s first open locating standard! omlox paves the way to Industry 4.0 and supply chain transparency by unifying all locating technologies in one open, interoperable standard. While supporting location technologies like GNSS, 5G/LTE, WIFI, RFID or BLE, omlox has a specific emphasis on ultra-wideband (UWB), as THE …

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Farnell launches Industry 4.0 ebook featuring views of industry experts

Farnell has today launched a new ebook “The Industry 4.0 Interviews 2020”. The ebook features the views of global experts from Festo, Omega, Molex, Panasonic and Schneider Electric on the development of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and related technologies. The ebook provides insights for panel builders, systems integrators and …

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Mouser offers latest products and resources for developing AI and machine learning applications for IoT

Mouser Electronics is expanding its comprehensive range of products and resources aimed at developers of AI and IoT solutions. These include a machine vision development kit from ADLINK suitable for industrial applications, a low-power dual-core processor with neural network accelerator from Maxim Integrated for use in battery-powered IoT devices, and a …

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Intelliconnect moves to larger factory as sales grow

Intelliconnect, the UK based specialist manufacturer of RF, waterproof and cryogenic connectors and cable assemblies, has moved to a larger facility at the Corby Innovation Hub following sales growth of 30% in 2020. The move to a 6400ft² site provides the space required for their immediate increase in production requirements …

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Kyocera to construct new R&D centre in Kirishima City, Kagoshima, Japan

Kyocera has announced it will begin construction of a new research and development centre in January 2021 at its Kokubu campus in Kirishima City, Kagoshima, Japan. Kyocera has executed a location agreement with the mayor of Kirishima City for the new R&D centre, which will focus on new innovations in …

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