Daily Manufacturing News Digest – the industry stories you should be aware of today

Posted on 30 Aug 2023 by The Manufacturer

Each day The Manufacturer compiles the top manufacturing news stories from around the web. To make your life a little easier, we trawl through all the major trade publications, broadsheets and business magazines to find you the most important manufacturing news each morning. Don't forget to bookmark this page and check back daily.

DS Smith joins MTC

Leading provider of sustainable packaging, paper products and recycling services, DS Smith, has joined the Manufacturing Technology Centre as a member.

DS Smith and the Coventry-based MTC have already worked together on two major innovation programmes, with DS Smith benefiting from the MTC’s expertise in modelling and simulation to provide valuable insights and assistance. Find out more at The Manufacturer

Bentley shines a rainbow over Manchester Pride with uniquely wrapped car

Bentley Motors reconfirmed its year-round support for the LGBTQ+ community with a uniquely wrapped car for the Manchester Pride parade. Specially created by Bentley designer Rich Morris, the brightly-coloured Heritage Collection Continental GTC represented the diversity of Pride, which allows everyone to come together in a spirit of unity, love and celebration. Find out more at Bentley Motors

RS in Corby inspires children into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics with family fun activity day

RS held Engineering a Better World – a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fun day – for its employees and their children or young family members, to inspire them into the world of STEM and introduce them to the some of the innovative products and technologies available recently.

The activity day, held at the Corby headquarters on Lammas Road, offered an action-packed event for 50 children aged five to 13 – all family members of RS employees – featuring activities including creating drill art, designing mini wind turbines, building solid structures and making potential energy poppers. Find out more at The Manufacturer

BAE Systems to highlight Polish partnerships, vital defence technologies at MSPO 2023

BAE Systems (Hall F, stand 9) will demonstrate its range of defence and security solutions for land, sea, air, space and cyberspace at MSPO 2023. During the show, held at Targi Kielce, Poland, from 5 to 8 September, the Company will also showcase its teams working in Poland, its partnerships with the Polish military and other companies in the Polish defence sector. Find out more at BAE Systems

JCB launches compact but powerful Loadall 530-60 Agri Super

A new 3 tonne lift capacity compact telescopic handler has been launched by JCB for the popular 6.0m lift height sector with a comprehensive specification that offers significant performance and productivity advantages. Find out more at JCB

Toyota launches Toyota Open Labs to help startups build for a sustainable future

Toyota has launched Toyota Open Labs to help startups build for a sustainable future.

Toyota Open Labs is a new open innovation platform bringing together startups with business units across the Toyota ecosystem to help them scale up and develop future sustainability and mobility solutions. The programme will power Toyota’s transformation to a mobility company by deepening its expertise across energy, circular economy, carbon-neutral technologies, smart communities, and mobility initiatives. Find out more at Toyota UK

Compressor manufacturer Ingersoll Rand to achieve 2030 sustainability target seven years early

A global manufacturer of compressors, blowers, pumps and vacuum products will cut emissions by 60% this year, seven years ahead of its environment target.

Ingersoll Rand will achieve the milestone at its Elmo Rietschle plant in Bad Neustadt, Germany, thanks to innovative solar-powered technology worth over $1m. Find out more at The Manufacturer