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Rockwell Automation Seeks Manufacturers Committed to Safety Excellence

For the fifth year, Rockwell Automation is accepting nominations for its Manufacturing Safety Excellence Awards. Each year, the awards celebrate best-in-class manufacturers that make safety an inherent value in their company culture, compliance procedures and use of machine-safety technology. 

“Ideal candidates for these awards are companies demonstrating the vital role that safety has in improving overall productivity and operations,” Mark Eitzman, safety market development manager, Rockwell Automation. “The 2016 winners – Dana Incorporated, MESNAC and OCME – showed strong leadership in their commitment to improving safety and productivity.”


HBM – a market leader in the field of test and measurement – is pleased to announce the arrival of its new PW15iA Digital load cell, which offers a flexible and cost-effective solution to a wide range automated applications.


Now available from HBM – a market leader in the field of test and measurement – is the new high speed optical tuneable FS02 BraggMETER filter, which is suitable for both static and dynamic optical filtering applications.

Ethos Performance Optimisation and Energy Management saves refrigeration users thousands of pounds

Ethos Performance Optimisation and Energy Management saves refrigeration users thousands of pounds


A new performance optimisation and energy management service developed by consultants Star Technical Solutions for refrigeration equipment is helping big energy users to reduce their energy bill and stay compliant.

A scheme by consultants Star Technical Solutions, part of the Star Refrigeration group of companies has delivered proven savings of thousands of pounds  to customers by making their cooling systems more efficient. The performance optimisation and energy management system called Ethos uses a data-led approach to monitor performance and identify solutions to keep energy consumption at a minimum.



Highly versatile in form and function, the new WTX120 weighing terminal from HBM – market leader in the field of test and measurement – is designed for uncomplicated integration into industrial and rail mounted weighing applications.

FTR Faultracker

Electrical control systems can present problems to the service and maintenance teams when intermittent faults occur. This common situation can be both frustrating and time consuming. The FTR Faultracker is specifically designed to provide a solution to this problem.


Kroy (Europe) Ltd Established in Reading, UK in 1981, Kroy Europe Ltd, are a major supplier of thermal transfer printing equipment, accessories and associated supplies throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. We are the European importers of Kroy labelling cartridges and printers.

Intelligence at Your Fingertips, Keeping You in Control

Utilisation of microprocessor burner controls, flue gas economisers and thermal improvements in boiler lagging have enabled boiler manufacturers to achieve significant improvements in boiler efficiency: heat input minus the sum of the losses. Stated efficiencies are based on ‘IDEAL’ conditions, the reproduction of which under actual operating conditions is entirely dependent on how much care is taken by the boiler operator.

BSRIA delighted to announce ISO 9001:2015 Certificate of Registration for BSRIA North

BSRIA is delighted to announce it has extended the scope of its existing BSI ISO 9001:2015 certificate of registration for Hire, Calibration and Sales activities to its new BSRIA North operation located in Preston, Lancashire.

Almatec® Launches New High-Pressure Pump Series AHD/AHS

Kamp-Lintfort, Germany, June 28, 2016 — Almatec®, part of PSG®, a Dover company and premier manufacturer of sanitary air-operated double-diaphragm (AODD) pumps, is pleased to announce the launch of its new high-pressure pump series AHD/AHS. Debuted at IFAT 2016, these new pump series from Almatec are ideal for high-pressure applications up to 15 bar (218 psig).

Application Note – Data Collection Software

The right tracking and tracing software can change your business. By transforming your raw weight information into business intelligence, you can monitor, analyse and optimise your processes.

Boost your data visibility, quality and accuracy and promote operator accountability with METTLER TOLEDO’s data collection software. The new application note – Data Collection outlines:

Advantages of A Thermal Dispersion Switch For Pump Protection

Running pumps in a dry state can damage parts or cause cavitation in centrifugal pumps. Replacement parts can add up to thousands of dollars. These costs do not include inefficiencies in pump operation or downtime that affects production or operation.

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The Samson Nano – Further Innovations in Pallet Wrapping

Since its launch in 2013, Samuel Grant Packaging’s Samson Nano has revolutionised the way in which pallet wrapping is both undertaken and charged for.

How to check if Cooling Output inside Enclosures is Sufficient

Manufacturing automation systems are delicate and very expensive pieces of kit, which perform vital functions for the businesses they serve. 


HBP-ZL Heat Regenerative Zero-loss Desiccant Air Dryers Touchscreen Control, -70°C and -40°C dewpoints. Heat Recovery and Heat of Compression Energy Saving options. UK Design and Build. Lowest possible running cost.

TLM Laser Expand Product Offering Through IPG Partnership Agreement

Bromsgrove based TLM Laser have further enhanced their laser products and systems portfolio through a recent partnership agreement with IPG Photonics, the worlds leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance fiber lasers. TLM Laser will be responsible for the sales, marketing, installation and servicing of IPG’s comprehensive range of laser cutting and welding systems throughout the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Micronics – Insight Waste Engineering Solutions – Application Note

Micronics Portable Flowmeter used to troubleshoot problems in chemical waste

Do You Want to Save Cash & Carbon®

Yes of course you do, especially when its cash positive, helps meet your CSR targets and significantly reduces O&M costs.  We all know It’s a no brainer but there is the cycle of project evaluation, budget setting and then getting a capex allocation that all east away at time.

World Leading Carbon Dioxide CO2 Sensors made in Scotland

Scotland is well known for producing delicious foodstuffs, but did you know that the production and well-being is assisted by the monitoring of CO2  levels?
Insignia Technologies Ltd and Gas Sensing Solutions Ltd (GSS), based near Glasgow, produce World leading CO2  sensors.

Industrial Automation training certificate courseware bundles like you have never seen before.

Each industrial training related certificate course title in bundles has interactive elements, simulations, troubleshooting sections/simulations at end, built in mini LMS, instructor lab manual, and more. The site license version are lower cost and more flexible than anyone else offer in the market. Some of the bundles include standalone simulation software so students can get more hands-on experience without the high cost of hardware. Instructor can customize curriculum as they see fit. This certificate course software are used by corporate training departments, colleges and trade schools around the world!

The IGAsorp DVS analyzer from Hiden Isochema

The IGAsorp is a fully automated compact bench-top dynamic vapor sorption (DVS) analyzer, for fast and accurate sorption measurements using the dynamic flow technique for water and organic vapors.

The measured vapor uptake and kinetics are used to characterize and understand materials in precisely defined environmental conditions.

Penetrate the pool of patent information

Precision, high-quality patent information solutions for your organisation.

ASE Corporate Eyecare

ASE Corporate Eyecare was launched in 1991 by Managing Director Jonathan Kent.  The aim was to provide eyecare services to public and private sector organisations meeting legislative compliance with (the then new) Display Screen Equipment Regulations.  Today, ASE Corporate Eyecare is part of Essilor International SA, the world’s largest ophthalmic manufacturer.

ARAMARK Earns National Award for Excellence in Facilities Management

Aramark is celebrating after being recognised as Best in Facilities Management at the Irish Enterprise Awards. The 2017 Irish Enterprise Awards are designed to celebrate the people and businesses that have provided some of the best products and services across Ireland. The aim of these awards is to showcase the true talent and dedication that can be found within Irish businesses.