ROCOL Cuts Coolant Consumption at Brown & Holmes

As a precision machining subcontract manufacturer and workholding specialist, Brown & Holmes supply high-quality services to blue-chip companies and Tier 1 suppliers throughout the UK, Europe, Asia and the US. With decades of experience delivering machining services to the automotive, aerospace, machine tool, construction, power generation and nuclear industries, the Staffordshire Company relies on cutting […]

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One step ahead

As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of clamping equipment for machine tools, SMW Autoblok relies on the quality of BIG KAISER chucks to produce its world-renowned workpiece clamping systems. Available in the UK from Industrial Tooling Corporation (ITC), the reliability, precision, range and rigidity of the BIG KAISER range allows Autoblok to excel with […]

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Polygiene seals £33m Addmaster deal to create market leader in antibacterial technology

One of the UK’s leading suppliers of antibacterial additives is setting its sights on major international growth after it was bought by Polygiene in a deal worth £33million, plus cash and stock. Addmaster, which supplies performance-enhancing additives for the plastic, paper, textiles, paints and coatings industry, will become an instrumental part of the Swedish-owned company […]

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Leading Japanese parcel company installs ‘Mini Yellow’ technology

LiBiao Robot has supplied parcel sortation solutions based on its ‘Mini Yellow’ autonomous mobile robot technology to four sites operated by Yamato, Japan’s leading parcel delivery company. Cross-belt robots with a capacity of 30kg have been deployed at the facilities  which are strategically located to process parcels destined for the major Japanese cities as well as […]

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Investing in adhesives

Why ROI is more than just the payback period One of the major considerations when specifying an adhesive is how quickly it will deliver return on investment (ROI), a metric that is affected by a variety of tangible and intangible factors. Here Matthew Baseley, Technical Sales Executive at adhesives specialist Intertronics, explains the considerations that […]

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Doosan launch NX Plus low-cost range of IC engine forklifts

Doosan, the leading manufacturer of robust high performance forklift trucks, has launched the NX Plus Series – an enhanced low-cost range of four-wheel Diesel and LPG powered counterbalance forklift trucks – the successor to Doosan’s popular entry-level GX Series. Designed to offer occasional users and small-to-medium size enterprises (SMEs) a reliable low-cost ‘buy new’ alternative […]

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Manufacturers, supported by Made Smarter, forecast 750 new jobs from £12.6M technology investment

North West technology adoption pilot marks two-year milestone  Manufacturers supported by Made Smarter, the movement helping SMEs join the Industry 4.0 revolution, are forecasting the creation of more than 750 new jobs from £12.6M of technology investment  Since launching two years ago, the North West technology adoption pilot has engaged with 1,131 businesses to help […]

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