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LTi Metaltech Champions the Need for More Female Leaders in Industry

According to a recent report bridging the UK gender gap could help generate an extra £150bn to the UK economy by 2025

 Award-winning precision fabrication and welding specialist LTi Metaltech claims more needs be done to increase the number of female leaders in UK industry, if it’s to benefit from the fullest breadth of talent available and help drive future economic growth. It’s certainly something LTi’s Quality Manager, Stevie Keen is aware of, having progressed into a senior role with the support of her fully inclusive and forward-thinking employer.

Davall specialises in providing a complete “Transmission Service”.

Davall Gears is registered to AS9100 for design and manufacture of gear systems, and markets the Spiradrive, a high torque, low backlash, gear and gearbox system. Davall Gears is an established leader in the field of custom-made gearing. This position has been attained by successfully combining extensive knowledge of industry, with the use of modern technology. The company is able to provide design and manufacturing solutions to the many and varied power transmission and rotary motion problems posed by their clients. 

New Wireless Monitoring Devices Help to Improve Machine Reliability

Devices that use wireless technology are all around us in the modern world.  Whether it be remote setting of your air conditioning in your house, or instructing an Amazon Echo™ to turn on the lights, this technology heralds a new era of providing us with knowledge about our surroundings, and the convenience for managing it.

Vacform Group – Over 50 Years’ Expertise and Innovation in Vacuum Forming

Leaning on a wealth of expertise in plastics, Vacform Group strive to provide a wide array of unique and unparalleled services from concept to finished product.

UNISIG presents new manufacturing solutions for mold makers

UNISIG adds five new models to its proven range of deep drilling and milling centers.

STEINEL at EuroBLECH – the industry’s leading international trade fair

STEINEL will present their products at the 25th EuroBlech in Hannover from 23–26 October. The entire process chain for sheet metal processing will be presented at the world’s largest trade fair for the sheet metal working industry.

At the 120 square metre booth (Hall 27, Booth F128), STEINEL will give visitors the opportunity to experience first-hand their wide range of punching and bending technology products and services. This year, the focus will be on mechanical and electrical roll taps as well as standardised modular systems.

MACSA ID UK’S FIRST PPMA EXHIBIT TO FEATURE ICON 2 SMALL CHARACTER LASER CODER

Compact, lightweight and affordable system offers permanent, consistent and durable marking in a cleaner, more usable and sustainable design

Senior Project Manger

Purpose of Position

Project management of allocated super yacht or residential/commercial projects.

Drive the order conversion of allocated projects with a pro-active technical back up of the business.

Key remit is: Order conversion, Customer satisfaction professional cost management & running of the project to the relevant contractual terms.

“I-GAS” A qualification for maintenance and gas fitters working in industry to demonstrate competence.

There are many activities routinely occurring in industrial premises that might require breaking into a gasway for maintenance or repairs. Currently, available training and certification for gas fitters and engineers working on domestic and commercial appliances is often not appropriate for the types of gas equipment commonly found in industry, increasingly including premises where electricity is generated using gas.

Quantum Controls wins prestigious ‘UK Drive Rental Company of the Year’ Award 2018

We are delighted to win this prestigious award, working with market leading products makes our work much easier.” says Mark Hodgkinson UK Drive Rental Fleet Manager. Since launching the Rental Department back in 2015, it has been a steady increase for the department. During 2016 we saw our business double in size as we have increased our portfolio of products and really targeted the market.  

Oldham Engineering Ltd – Generations of Experience

Oldham Engineering Ltd remains a family run company and preferred supplier to the Nuclear, Defence, Rail, Steel, Oil & Gas, Subsea & Power Generation industries. Oldham Engineering is an expert in Turnkey Project Management and this unique business provides in-house complementary services of CAD/CAM proof machining, Coded Fabrication, Medium-Heavy CNC Machining, Robot Welding and Complex Assembly & Testing for batch and one off production. Oldham Engineering is one of only a handful of companies in the Nuclear Industry sector who is recognised as a key supplier to this market. Oldham Engineering Ltd also manufactures `safety critical’ components across all sectors under a range of qualifications. See www.oldham-eng.com

Wiseman Threading Tools Ltd Specialists in Tools & Gauges for Screw Threads.

We have been supplying a wide range of threading tools and gauges since 1987. Together with supplying plain ring and plug gauges manufactured to our customers specific requirements.We consider ourselves specialists in this field as this is our main focus.

Joloda lead the way in automation

In the ultra-competitive logistics environment, Joloda International provide world class solutions for truck loading.  Joloda design, manufacture and install automatic truck-loading systems from factories in the UK, Netherlands and USA.

Level matters to your business. That’s why it matters to Magnetrol®.

Information matters
What happens when it’s 2:03 am, no one is on site, and something unexpected happens in a tank?
Magnetrol is on it. In fact, all of the information will be right there in the morning for your team. Our advanced diagnostics capture an echo curve that reveals every detail.

Jacopa Scores 100% in Achilles Audit

Jacopa have taken top honours scoring a maximum 100% in every section across both the ‘Management System Evaluation’ and ‘Onsite Assessment’ categories in a recent Achilles UVDB Verify audit. During the two-day audit Achilles’ qualified assessors scrutinised everything from on-site incident records to the company’s corporate social responsibility policy to finally deliver Jacopa’s top marks score.

HORIBA: Global Leaders in Measurement & Analysis in High Value Processes

In the industrialised world of product engineering and manufacturing, the unsung heroes who take concepts and turn them into reality, utilise the unsung capabilities of technology companies who provide them with data essential to meet the increasing demands of regulation, safety and productivity. Among these unsung companies is a global leader by the name of HORIBA who through their philosophy of Joy and Fun and technical capability enable many household names to produce high quality products from high value processes. Phil Burnside, HORIBA UK’s New Business Development Manager introduces HORIBA’s many capabilities….

Advanced engineering company TP Group invests in technology as it expands into new markets and looks ahead to Industry 4.0

 

Following strong growth in the nuclear sector, TP Group launched a £1.5 million state-of-the-art Advanced Manufacturing Centre at the company’s Dukinfield facility, near Manchester, earlier this year. The mission-critical and safety-critical equipment that TP Group designs and engineers is manufactured at this site as well as a facility in Portsmouth.

EEMUA – helping you improve safety, efficiency, and compliance

This year we are holding our EEMUA Annual Inspection Seminar in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on Thursday 13 September 2018. The day will be focusing on the current issues and new techniques in inspection. If you have an interest in or responsibility for inspection, structural integrity or containment then this seminar is for you. Book today to take advantage of the early bird rate, which ends on 9 August!

Providing Torque Sensor Solutions for Any Industrial Application

With 30 years of torque, power measurement and expertise in equipment manufacturing expertise Datum Electronics provides both industry standard and off the shelf solutions. Tailor-made systems and products can be manufactured to customer’s specifications, including OEM transducers and solutions, in both medium to high volume.

Fraser launches revolutionary new cleaning and static neutralisation product

Leading anti-static specialist Fraser has launched an advanced product to clean and neutralise static in injection moulding workflows.

The Roto-Clean 4900 blasts pulsating ionized air from single or multiple heads to clean a product and remove static that could attract further dust. The device consists of a dual rotary nozzle driven by a patented centrifugal control integrated into a circular static eliminator.

SEIS investments in Science and Engineering Start-ups.

The SEIS scheme was introduced in 2012 and offers the most generous tax breaks of any government scheme in the last 50 years to encourage investment in start-ups.

RK Rose+Krieger

RK Rose+Krieger have been manufacturing components for automation and machine building for over 40 years. Our extensive range of products in the fields of linear adjustment, profile technology, connecting and module technology are renowned and respected for their reliability and performance.

Lamonde Automation

cMT HMI with built-in CODESYS is a high-performance HMI with an onboard PLC in compliance with the IEC 61131-3 standard. Combining a cMT+CODESYS HMI with the new Weintek iR Series I/O Modules delivers a new generation solution delivering a more compact and flexible architecture.

The UK’s largest annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals.

Advanced Engineering is the UK’s largest showcase on the latest advances in engineering, converging innovations, latest developments and vital information driving efficiency and profitability to enable UK manufacturers to compete and grow in an ever competitive global market.

MECHANICAL AND PNEUMATIC CONVEYORS BOTH PROVE BEST FOR NEW “CHOCOLATE DODGER” PROCESS AT BURTON’S BISCUIT

Burton’s Biscuit Co., a leading U.K. producer of biscuits and snack products, is best known for their “Jammie Dodger” sandwich made of two shortbread biscuits with jam in the centre. To build on the product’s success, the company decided to market a “Chocolate Dodger” version, made of chocolate biscuits with chocolate cream in the center.

Bahco team develops new bandsaw blade, the 3858 Sandflex P9000 PQ™

In their endless pursuit of excellence in bandsaw blade cutting performance, Bahco’s design and manufacturing team has developed a new blade, the 3858 Sandflex P9000 PQ™.

Tinytag Data Loggers: Robust Environmental Monitoring Solutions

The Tinytag range of data loggers has been designed and manufactured in the UK by Gemini Data Loggers since 1992. The range includes rugged devices designed for monitoring in industrial, manufacturing, process and engineering applications. Compact, accurate and versatile, Tinytags help ensure that conditions can be measured, recorded, analysed and validated.  Tinytags record:

Advanced Automation by the soldering experts

Besigheim / Germany, January 2018 – More than half a century of experience in soldering and superiority in innovation, allows us to take our customers to the next step in achieving production excellence. The new WTBR 1000 Benchtop Robot represents a one-of-a-kind synergy of precision, reliability, and productivity of soldering tasks.

Adelphi

Automation or semi-automation can improve the rate of processing for many, and Adelphi’s turnkey production lines save clients the hassle of dealing with multiple suppliers to achieve automation for their businesses. Production aspects available include Rotary infeed/outfeed, Washing, Sterilising, Induction sealing, Labelling and coding, Elevators, Case packers, Conveyor systems, Palletisers, Container unscramblers, Shrink wrappers, Ink jet printers and Visual inspection units.

Full steam ahead with help from Riello

Riello has donated an RL34 oil burner to the Internal Fire Museum in Cardigan for use in the first of its steam halls. The burner is fitted to a Beel VFB boiler donated by Cochran UK.

100% Success for Modular RBCs

Northern Ireland Water has awarded a framework contract to wastewater treatment systems and solutions experts Jacopa for Rotating Biological Contactors (RBCs) potentially worth up to £7 million. The framework term is for 7 years (5 + 2 year extensions).

The contract, for the supply, testing and commissioning of RBCs to the water company, was tendered in two lots. Jacopa was appointed to the framework under Lot 2.

Online auction: Machinery for Pen Production & Materials

Leading European industrial auctioneer Surplex is currently auctioning off 98 items from machinery stock renewal of renowned Italian stationary items manufacturer CARIOCA. The auction features machines for pen production, storage technology and a large quantity of products like ball point pens, felt tip pens, pastels, highlighters and materials. Items can be purchased on www.surplex.com until 16 July.

Flotronic ‘H’ Series pumps designed to meet exacting standards

Flotronic Pumps’ original 10” ‘H’ Series pump was designed to meet the exacting hygiene standards of 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc (3-A SSI) and to be used in processes where hygiene is a priority.

Addition Manufacturing Technologies Expands Tooling Capabilities in Preston, UK Operation

World-leading tube bending and end forming technology specialist Addition Manufacturing Technologies has expanded production capabilities by adding a manufacturing cell for consumable bending tools.

JASIC

JASIC is an international developer, manufacturer and supplier of welding inverters and integrated welding solutions that represent value, reliability, durability and innovation.

​An international sales network in 60 countries – JASIC has a worldwide reputation for providing the highest quality with exceptional service.

Aluline Precision Engineering

Aluline provides a “One Stop” Precision Engineering Service to leading companies in the manufacturing, scientific, offshore and the water industries. They offer a diverse range of services including, Punching and Forming, Acrylic Fabrications, Plastics, Precision Engineering, Electrostatic Powder Coating, Stainless Steel Fabrications, Welded Fabrications and Mechanical Assemblies as well as Anti Self Harm products manufacture.