FLIR Systems completes strategic investment for quantifying gas emissions

FLIR Systems has made a strategic investment in Providence Photonics, developers of advanced software used to quantify invisible gas emissions using FLIR Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) cameras. Providence Photonics specializes in the development and utilization of advanced technology in the field of optical gas imaging while tackling some of the …

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Harwin Academy students provided with latest technology

Harwin continues to show its credentials in respect to the further promotion of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) to younger generations. In order to ensure that students attending Havant & South Downs College (HSDC) have access to the hardware necessary to support their ongoing education, it is donating a …

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Leuze electronic gave trade show visitors opportunity to experience sensor systems up close

From 26 to 28 November at smart production solutions (SPS), Leuze electronic demonstrated its technological competence in the areas of safety at work, smart factory and intralogistics and let trade show visitors experience sensor systems up close using live demos. Leuze electronic was exhibiting at SPS in Nuremberg, Germany, from …

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ABB and B&R launch first fully integrated Machine-Centric Robotics solution

B&R, a unit of ABB’s Robotics and Discrete Automation business, announced the integration of ABB robots into its automation portfolio. With the ability to offer unprecedented levels of machine flexibility and precision, merging robotics with machine control into one unified architecture will enable manufacturers to embrace the trend of mass …

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Uncertainty continues to impact supply chain risk, finds Dun & Bradstreet and Cranfield University

The ongoing uncertainty around Brexit is encouraging many manufacturers and retailers to consider other supplier locations in low cost, higher risk countries to avoid possible trade barriers.  The latest analysis in the Global Supply Chain Risk Report, produced quarterly by Cranfield University and Dun & Bradstreet, found marked increases in Supplier Criticality (up 2%) …

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Rimac chooses Analog Devices to enable precision battery management in high performance electric vehicles

Analog Devices has announced that Rimac Automobili is planning to incorporate ADI’s precision battery management system (BMS) integrated circuits (ICs) into Rimac’s BMS. ADI’s technology provides Rimac’s BMS with the ability to extract maximum energy and capacity out of its batteries by calculating reliable State of Charge and other battery …

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Call for volunteers from diverse backgrounds

EngineeringUK is seeking enthusiastic STEM professionals from wide-ranging backgrounds to volunteer across one of its programmes for young people. The Big Bang Fair, Robotics Challenge and Energy Quest programmes would love to see more volunteer applications from women, scientists and engineers from LGBTQI and different ethnic backgrounds, and apprentices and …

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Renishaw’s Sir David McMurtry awarded James Watt Gold Medal

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has awarded the James Watt International Gold Medal for 2019 to Sir David McMurtry, the co-founder and executive chairman of global engineering company, Renishaw. At a ceremony at The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, UK, on November 21st, 2019, Sir David was …

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Former apprentice and motorsport legend opens new OAS training centre

Motorsport legend and former apprentice, Ross Brawn OBE has officially opened the new Oxfordshire Advanced Skills (OAS) Training Centre, which is run by the Manufacturing Technology Centre, on the UKAEA Culham site in Oxfordshire. Coventry-based MTC Apprenticeships has been procured by the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) and the Science …

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Anritsu cooperates with Verkotan Oy to offer reliable and cutting-edge testing methods

Anritsu is a global tech company that helps companies innovate and develop products that use RF, optical and wireless communications such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and 5G.  Anritsu welcomes the co-operation with Verkotan Oy. With Anritsu’s instruments and Verkotan’s knowledge and experience, 5G network equipment and 5G modem/phone customers can enjoy …

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