AMETEK Land celebrates 50 years of its UKAS-accredited calibration lab

AMETEK Land is celebrating a major milestone in its company history – the 50th anniversary of its UKAS-accredited infrared temperature calibration laboratory in the United Kingdom. In 1970, the laboratory in Sheffield was the first in the UK to be accredited by the then British Calibration Service (BCS), now the United …

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ABB’s new analytics software helps producers optimise operations in demanding market conditions

The ABB Ability Genix Industrial Analytics and AI Suite is a scalable advanced analytics platform with pre-built, easy-to-use applications and services. It collects, contextualises and converts operational, engineering and information technology data into actionable insights that help industries improve operations, optimise asset management and streamline business processes safely and sustainably. …

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RS Components collaborates with technologist Jude Pullen to design a global radio receiver like no other

RS Components (RS) has released RadioGlobe, an open-source DesignSpark engineering project that features a real globe as its user interface. By turning the globe, users can tune into internet radio stations from around the world. RadioGlobe has been designed and released in collaboration with well-known British technologist and inventor, Jude …

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QED Environmental Systems announces new website launch

QED Environmental Systems has launched its new global website amalgamating brands from recent acquisitions. This includes Geotech, specialising in gas analysis instrumentation, Huberg, mains gas leak detection instrumentation, En-Core soil sampling products for the new BS10176 standards and Snap-Sampler which develops passive ground water sampling products. All of these brands …

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Electrocomponents joins The Valuable 500 global effort to advance disability inclusion in the workplace

Electrocomponents has joined The Valuable 500, a global organisation committed to advancing disability inclusion in the workplace. The goal is to persuade 500 influential multinational companies that have 1,000 employees or more to make a public commitment to advancing disability inclusion in their organisation and take the lead in encouraging …

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Renishaw announces new digital initiatives to support its global manufacturing customers

Renishaw is committed to maintaining global supply chains and supporting its customers worldwide. During these uncertain times that means adapting, and helping industry to adapt, to new priorities and requirements. As Tarquin Adams, Renishaw’s Group Marketing Manager, explains, “In these unprecedented times for industry, smart manufacturing and automation are now …

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How is smart technology set to transform the automotive industry?

The automotive industry is laden with technological advancement — and always has been. Whether it be for safety, entertainment, comfort, or innovation, you can be confident that manufacturers are working tirelessly to develop the latest bit of tech every single day. In recent years, the focus for automotive giants around …

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Registering patents non-stop

Innovative products are essential to the success of a technology company. That’s why the Endress+Hauser Group has been paying special attention to the protection of intellectual property for two decades now. The most recent figures confirm the success of this initiative: 318 initial applications in 2019 and a portfolio of more …

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£6 million award to drive next-generation solar technology into new applications

Researchers at Swansea University, Imperial College London and the University of Oxford have launched a project to drive next-generation solar technology into new applications. The team have been awarded a £6 million Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) programme grant to advance organic and perovskite solar cells into applications …

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The role of workers in the robotics revolution

According to research by the Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, almost a third of food processing operations already use robotics in their facilities. What’s more, half of those surveyed said they will increase their level of automation in the next three to five years. However, not every food manufacturer …

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