UNISIG presents new manufacturing solutions for mold makers

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

With the new range of UNISIG’s USC-M deep drilling and milling centers, mold makers now have seven powerful and versatile solutions for workpiece diameters of up to 3.600 mm and workpiece weights of up to 30 t. All machines combine several processes in one machine: the deep hole drilling and milling on all four sides of a workpiece, while at the same time reducing setup times and increasing accuracy for mold makers. All machines support the high feed rates of modern indexable gundrill tools.

Are you worried about Forklifts skidding and bringing in dirt and water?

If you have forklift trucks moving in an out of your warehouse or facility frequently throughout the day, the wheels are likely to be bringing in dirt and water from outside, especially in wet weather. This can lead to slips and falls, an unclean environment and the risk of forklifts skidding. Fortunately, there is a solution – Waterhog Forklift Mats.

Dixon Introduces new EZLINK™ Armless Cam & Groove

A new push-to-connect positive locking system and low-profile design dramatically improves the ability to easily transfer and unload fuels, water and other liquids.

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

Tank overfill is a constant safety concern for any storage terminal site, and for good reason. Overfill has resulted in injuries, loss of life and billions of Pounds worth of damages worldwide. That’s why Magnetrol® matters. We have proven ways to minimize your risks, reduce insurance premiums and comply with the latest industry standards. Download our Overfill Protection Kit and protect what matters. Because at your site, level matters.

Hot Forming Processes require exact Temperature Control

LumaSense non-contact temperature monitoring solutions for press hardening are designed to meet the critical quality assurance standards required by CQI-9

The requirements regarding the adherence to tight temperature limits in hot forming processes become evidently more stringent. Reasons for that are continuously increasing quality requirements on materials, especially on steel parts.

Gain 10 seconds in production per identified cable

If you work with large volumes of cables and need cable traceability and identification, you can increase production efficiency with our complete and automated cable identification solutions.

Reducing water and waste water costs “It’s simple when you have the knowledge”

Got a hunch that you are paying too much for your water supply? Frustrated by the lack of clarity over how your water service charges break down? Keen to learn whether you might be due a refund for incorrect billing?

Advanced Engineering 2018 announces keynote speakers including Jaguar Land Rover, Atkins and Siemens

The Advanced Engineering Show has announced several industry-leading keynote speakers for six zones this year, including Siemens, Jaguar Land Rover and the High Value Manufacturing Catapult.

The poisoned apple effect

~ Breaking the chains of Traditional Machine Vision ~


In Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the jealous stepmother of the protagonist orders the title character to be killed. Snow White escapes and is later discovered hiding in the seven dwarfs’ cottage. To further her evil agenda, the stepmother disguises herself as a hag to deliver a poisoned apple, which causes Snow White to fall into a deathlike sleep that can only be broken by a kiss from a prince. Here Harel Boren, CEO of Inspekto, founder of Autonomous Machine Vision, explains how manufacturers and their QA managers can ensure their QA story has a happy ending, just like Snow White’s.

The Risks of Static in Hazardous Areas

When we refer to electrostatic discharge as an ignition source, like many other sources it is not tangible for the operator to see, smell or hear.  This characteristic of static electricity can unfortunately promote an attitude of “it can’t happen to me”.

EC Fans

Electronically commutated (EC) fans are being used to meet the more stringent energy efficiency standards in place in both the U.S. and European markets. Government eco-design regulations and marketplace requirements for energy efficiency standards are driving design considerations in many markets and applications. Energy efficiency has become one of the performance specifications for new appliance and equipment.

TC Specialist Services bringing an extra sparkle to Poundland stores across the country

TC Facilities Management (TCFM) have secured the contract to deliver window and external signage cleaning across the country.

The contract being delivered by a team from TC Specialist Services, part of TC Facilities Management (TCFM), started Last month.  It provides window cleaning services to every Poundland store, 4 DCs and their admin offices in the UK along with each Dealz store in the Republic of Ireland.

TouchPath adds Microsoft NAV and GP ERP Systems to its WMS-ERP integration

  • TouchPath’s ‘TouchWMS’ software now integrates with six leading ERP systems
  • “The key business benefit of our WMS-ERP integration is the ability to post transactions back from the warehouse to the ERP system, in real-time” says TouchPath International CEO David Myers

NOF Energy – championing and connecting the energy industry supply chain

NOF Energy is a highly proactive business development organisation working on behalf of companies within the oil & gas, offshore renewables and power sectors.

Self-Cleaning Filters – Cut Costs and Improve Filtration

Croft Filters Ltd are a leading UK manufacturer of over 32 years who specialises in manufacturing customised filtration solutions and supplying Self-Cleaning filters. The Company supplies a range of market sectors that including the Food and Beverage Industries.

UV LEDs the next generation give you the freedom to design almost anything

YOU would be surprised where LEDs help us in our everyday lives – they pop up in water purifying apparatus and printers, in fridges and currency detectors and in air conditioners helping to keep you cool.

Baker & Finnemore

Baker & Finnemore is situated in central Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, is ideally positioned at the hub of the UK’s national motorway network. Established in 1850, the company, now widely known as ‘BakFin’, has come a long way from its origins as a producer of high quality dip-type fountain pen nibs.


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.

Programmable, modular, multifunctional and cost-saving

Schmersal is not only a manufacturer of safety components, but also a system supplier. In developing the new PROTECT PSC1, we have taken a big step forward in the field of control technology.

Chicago Pneumatic – CP0611 D28H Super Duty 1” Impact Wrench!

Chicago Pneumatic likes to listen to the voice of its customers to ensure that when they bring tools to the market place they are a preferred choice of the user. All tools currently available and those yet to be launched go through a vigorous procedure at the impressive test facilities in their laboratories at Nantes in France. They are checked and validated by an experienced engineering validation team. Depending on the complexity of the design they can test the tool at each stage of its development.

‘Who Would you Hire’ LIVE at Maintec

With the recent launch of its new WypAll* ® ForceMax Industrial cloths, Kimberly-Clark Professional* challenged manufacturing facility production managers to reconsider their wiping choices, pitching the WypAll* range of industrial cloths against traditional rags and laundered cloths used in plant and manufacturing settings.

Harald Pihl

Harald Pihl is a family company founded in 1912 by Harald Pihl and is still today, more than 100 years later, managed by the third and fourth generation of the Pihl family. We are one of the leading companies in Europe, storage alloys of nickel, copper, titanium and welding materials.

Summit First to market with 3D Printed Hopper Loader

Summit Systems, leading innovators in the plastics ancillary market, have just released a new revolutionary product which will be available in volume early December this year.

Measure Up to Your Toughest Challenges. Level matters to your business, that’s why it matters to Magnetrol®.

Magnetrol International has a history of excellence that spans over 85 years. From our first mechanical buoyancy switch in 1932 until now, we’ve been focused on one thing: providing reliable, best-in-class level measurement solutions for the process industries. Our instrumentation combines the latest in innovation with the deepest experience in a wide range of applications.

cMT-iM21 – 21.5″ Industrial Touch Screen

New from Weintek is the cMT-iM21, a new generation touchscreen monitor designed exclusively for industrial applications. Equipped with HDMI video input, Full HD display and 21.5” large screen, this touchscreen monitor is able to display your UI and a large amount of data with stunning clarity.

Phoenix Systems UK

Phoenix Systems UK Ltd has continued to supply extremely high-quality sub-contract manufacturing services to the electronics industry since 2002. With a long tradition of excellent service, Phoenix have sought to improve and expand their Quality Systems in accordance with the latest AS9100 rev D accreditation.

Bespoke Stainless Steel Duplex, Triplex, Multiplex Filter Systems

Axium Process’ robust and versatile duplex,  triplex and multiplex  stainless steel filter systems are improving process efficiencies and providing substantial cost savings in respect of reduced downtime  and screen disposal costs for processors operating in the pharmaceutical, food, beverage, confectionery and chemical industries.  

Pattonair transforms warehouse with high output LED lighting from Goodlight

Market leading LED lighting brand, Goodlight, today announced that Pattonair, a global aerospace and defence supply chain provider has reduced lighting energy costs by 40% by replacing the fluorescent tubes at its 3,400 m² European hub in Derby with long life, energy efficient G5 LED Battens from the Goodlight range.

Jacopa Opens New Office in South East

In response to on-going strong growth in the South East, wastewater systems and solutions specialists Jacopa have re-located from Maidstone to larger facilities at nearby Aylesford, Kent.

Road Trips Made Easy With Good Engineering

Embarking on a road trip used to be a fairly risky business: you’d check your oil and a few other key components of your vehicle, set off, and be fairly sure that you wouldn’t go the full length of a trip without some form of calamity forcing you off the road and under the bonnet. Nowadays, vehicles are a good deal more stable and well-engineered, and towing trailers or caravans are likewise made to withstand the long distances that ambitious road trips entail. This article praises the ease with which great engineering has made road trips a breeze.