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Cracking down on energy consumption

AkzoNobel Powder Coatings enjoys the easy reporting capabilities of Rockwell Automation’s FactoryTalk® VantagePoint® coupled with advanced data collection and collation hardware. ...
University urges local manufacturers to provide waste for bioenergy tests

Are you breaking waste laws without even realising?

With The Government vowing to give the Environment Agency £5million towards combating waste crime over the next two years, one waste management company wants to educate the manufacturing industry of how this will affect them. ...
Omron partnerered with Converging Solutions.

Omron’s partnership with Converging Solutions – Video

Converging solutions is a supplier of converging and end of line stacking solutions throughout the packaging industry. Learn how Converging Solutions and Automation company Omron partnered to face the challenges in Converging Solutions' changing market. ...
Automation case study - An Omron implementation at Halifax Numerical Controls video grab

Roll grinding made easy by Omron

Industrial Automation company, Omron, takes an in depth look at one of its implementation projects at Halifax Numerical Controls. A control system based on products from Omron is helping machine-tool expert Halifax Numerical Controls (HNC) ...
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Automation: CKF Technology – Rise of the machines

Slowly but surely, the automation of manufacturing processes in the UK is growing. One-time conveyor systems manufacturer turned automation champion, CKF Systems, is part of that story. Will Stirling reports. ...

Mainetti: What success hangs on

What do you imagine when you hear UK government rhetoric about support for growth in advanced and high value manufacturing? Probably not a facility which produces 100 million coat hangers a year at 12p a unit. Yet Jane Gray finds...
Tufflex resin coating

Making branding shine

Diametric is a manufacturer of bespoke industrial badges, labels, nameplates, graphic overlays and fascias for a range of industry sectors including: automotive (OEMs and aftermarket), audio, medical and electronics. Tim Brown talks to managing director, Pete Knight, and sales and...

adi Group: One direction

It’s not every company that will refund a customer the difference on a contract that comes in on time and under budget. But then adi Group isn’t every company. James Sopwith, MD of adi Mechanical explains the ethos and strategy...

Factory of the month: Speedibake

Tom Moore visits muffin maker Speedibake to find out how its products are more popular than ever and how engaging the workforce has slashed absence levels while driving performance improvements. ...



  • Professional Services Supplement 2014

    People who run a manufacturing business know pretty much everything about it, and may have worked in their company all the way from the ground up. However, even the most hands-on owner/manager will not know

  • Energy Security 2014

    ENERGY&SECURITY SUPP 26 09 2014 The good news is – energy prices have been stable for the past two years and there has been so much great work done on energy efficiency over the past

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