The Hypertherm Fiber Laser buildline has improved thanks to the upgraded labelling technology.

Browser-based labelling solution saves manufacturer $5m

Global manufacturer of advanced plasma, laser and water jet cutting systems, Hypertherm products are used for cutting any type of metal in a variety of industries including shipbuilding, manufacturing, and automotive repair. ...
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Design consultancy uses ABB industrial robots to produce customised metal designs for designers and architects. ...
Contained air products make it possible for the safe undertaking of many important tasks including medical research and treatment of diseases such as Ebola.

Containing Ebola

Contained air solutions help to protect both people and materials from contamination, and they play a vital role in a range of environments, including medical care and research centres. ...
The power of plastics

The power of plastics

James Pozzi profiles the UK’s plastics sector, fittingly among the UK’s most flexible, as it searches to increase its manufacturing competitiveness and sustainability in an environment of intense global competition. ...
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The far reach of robotics

Robot specialist Barry Weller of Mitsubishi Electric explains how the latest generation of manufacturing equipment is helping to reset performance expectations. ...
The way forward

The changing face of Unipart Group

Unipart Group’s Global Industrial Logistics Director Bernard Molloy explains how a company known for its manufacturing arm actually extends far further. ...
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Graduates vs apprentices – the hard choice

Businesses across the country and in all sectors are recruiting – but do manufacturing companies prefer graduates or apprenticeships? We may be seeing a shift, Ruari McCallion reports. ...
Do technologists dream of electric sheep

Do technologists dream of electric sheep?

UK participation in robotics and autonomous systems is tipped to shape the next wave of technological advancement. Victoria Fitzgerald gets technical on RAS 2020. ...
Reaching new heights

Reaching new heights

Established as the world's second largest aerospace sector, the UK industry continues to soar to new heights. But will it survive the long haul? James Pozzi reviews. ...



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