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Star Fasteners work with a broad spectrum of companies, both trade and end users. Technical knowledge, coupled with an enthusiasm for solving their customers’ challenges are what makes Star’s mix of services invaluable.

Innovative Infra-Red Emitters Optimise the Manufacture of Vehicle Interior Fittings Using Vacuum Lamination

 Precisely matched infra-red systems from Heraeus Noblelight are helping to provide significant improvements in the production of the interior fitting of motor vehicles at equipment and technology suppliers, 3CON, of Ebbs, Austria, The use of Heraeus infra-red emitters to assist the vacuum laminating technology is reducing cycle times by five seconds, liberating several square meters of valuable floor space and saving up to 30% in energy costs.

Millers Oils Launches Millers-Xtra: 360° Fluid Management Services

2017 sees not only the 130th anniversary of Millers Oils, but also the launch of its comprehensive fluid management service, Millers-Xtra. Developed using 130 years’ industry expertise and tailored to the customer needs of today, Millers-Xtra combines high quality oils, equipment and services to maximise production efficiency.

German component distribution posts double-digit growth in second quarter The German component distribution market (according to FBDi e.V.) grew 12.2% in the second quarter, with orders up almost 18%.

The second quarter of 2017 was extremely positive for the German component distributors. From April to June sales by companies registered with the Fachverband Bauelemente Distribution (FBDi e.V.) in Germany grew by 12.2% to 904 million euros – almost equaling the record Q1 result. The order situation remains positive, with an increase of 17.7% to 946 million euros. The book-to-bill rate was 1.05. As a result, the first half of the year has seen a record-breaking performance with sales of 1.8 billion euros and orders valued at 2 billion euros.

WeeTect Applies Its Military Technologies to Support Helmet Visor Business

Shanghai, China, August 23, 2017 – WeeTect, a leading manufacturer of helmet visors, today announced that is has begun applying its military technologies to support helmet visor businesses. The helmet visor businesses will have an opportunity to choose from any of the 5 different military technologies depending on their specific needs.

Enhanced capabilities with Vision Engineering’s latest Swift PRO video measuring systems

Swift PRO is a powerful yet easy & simple to operate range of non-contact measuring systems. Combining the latest optical and video measurement technologies, the Swift PRO is the right tool for a broad range of applications from electronics and aerospace to plastic and medical parts manufacturing where reporting and quality control is in demand.

Find out how one specialty manufacturer minimized machine downtime by managing automation program changes

Is your plant protected against human error, equipment failure, etc.? Who is making changes to the automation devices in your plant? Where is the latest version of the device program? What changes have been made to your device programs? If any of these questions cannot be easily answered, your plant is at risk for downtime, product loss, safety hazards, security breaches, loss of intellectual property and more. The increased use of plant floor automation to achieve production goals has created a dependency on industrial programmable devices such as PLC, CNC, HMI, Robots and drives.  Many of these programs are changed as adjustments to variables and logic are needed to continue smooth operation, but these changes also put the plant at risk.

NEW POWDER COATING PLANT DRIVES GROWTH AT DP DOORS AND SHUTTERS

Sheffield based DP Doors and Shutters has recently invested £80,000 in a new in-house powder coating plant. The firm supplies, installs and maintains a wide range of industrial doors, shutters and grilles for a variety of sectors across the whole of the UK.

UNISIG’s New B850 Introduces Technology Advances in Company’s B-Series Machines

UNISIG has unveiled newly developed technologies that substantially improve performance while reducing cost in its larger B-series machines. These advances are introduced in the newly launched B850 model and will be integrated into larger models in the series.

Handmade pioneers in the manufacture and use of Maxima

York Handmade pioneers in the manufacture and use of Maxima (longitudinal bricks) for exciting new design in brickwork. The company have a number of highly prestigious recent projects in their portfolio including The Shard, The Shard Arcade, Carmelite House on the Victoria Embankment in London, Highgate School, new John Lewis store at Westgate, Oxford and many others. Contact our office on the number given below for further information:

Verderhus screw channel centrifugal pumps

Verderhus screw centrifugal pumps are suitable for the handling of flowable slurries, sludges and solid-laden media such as in wastewater treatment such as thick sludge, sewage and the recirculation of lime chemical. The range has excellent utility in agricultural and related facilities such as chicken necks and bone-laden animal waste in abattoirs and macerated food or crops in the production of bio gas.

TAMESIDE FIRM OPENS UP NEW SALES PARTNERSHIPS IN DUBAI AND THE US

Denton-based engineering and fastening business Francis Kirk Group has expanded its international distribution network with key deals in Dubai and the US.

The Dubai appointment of Integrated Auto Supplies will accelerate growth in the Middle East. The company already has a successful distribution partnership in Iran. In the US the company’s market leading self-locking nut Philidas – with multiple industrial uses – is now being stocked by the largest engineering component distributor in North America.

Rheintacho unveils new series of LED stroboscopes

Rheintacho has unveiled a new series of LED stroboscopes for stationary use with the RT Strobe LED 3000, 5000 and 7000 models. This series complements the RT Strobe series, which uses Xenon technology and is already established in the market. Compared to Xenon stroboscopes, the LED series models are designed for various inspection widths. This is accompanied by greater light intensity depending on the inspection width. The RT Strobe LED 3000, 5000 and 7000 models offer inspection widths of 300mm, 500mm and 700mm respectively. Greater widths than 700mm are illuminated by using a number of these stroboscopes connected together, controlled by one control unit.

Xergi Bogas Plants

Xergi is a leading supplier of advanced turnkey biogas plants, headquartered in Denmark with wholly owned subsidiaries in UK and France.

Xergi has extensive experience from over 30 years in the biogas industry, and specialises in large scale plants with a high versatility in feedstock, including food waste, industrial and commercial organic waste, pig and cattle slurry, farm yard manure, deep litter, poultry manure, straw, crop residues, etc.

Climate control in the food industry

Climate control of enclosures using water cooling is highly efficient, especially if there is already a central cold water supply available in the production plant. The new Hygienic Design air/water heat exchangers from Rittal are ideally suited to the food industry, where hygiene standards are exceptionally stringent.

Belgrade Polymer Products makes its Interplas debut

At its Interplas 2017 debut on Stand B5, Belgrade Polymer Products will be showcasing its rapid prototyping and specialist thermoforming capabilities providing bespoke products for customers in a diverse range of industries.

JSP a First UK Company to Achieve BSI Certification to the New PPE Regulation

JSP, Europe’s foremost independent manufacturer of above-the-neck personal protective equipment (PPE), was first past the post in the UK and Europe after being awarded BSI Certification to the new PPE Regulation for a range of protective products.

New Product Launch – Contractor Kit 1

Plant, office and facilities maintenance requires regular access to elevated areas, which are awkward and therefore difficult to reach; each task being different from the last. Working at height must be accomplished safely and, traditionally, out sourced scaffolding companies and fixed aluminium tower systems have been deployed. Outsourced scaffolding labour is expensive and not available 24 x 7, aluminium frame systems are cumbersome, inflexible, difficult to transport and will not adjust to fit into awkward areas.

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