Superdry and Invar Systems with Hikrobot win Supply Chain Excellence Award

An Invar Systems project, involving the rollout of Hikrobot AMRs across Superdry’s international DC network, has won the highly coveted Technology Supply Chain Excellence trophy at the 2020 Supply Chain Excellence Awards. The entry was also Highly Commended by the judges in the Best Use of Robotics category.  The Supply Chain Excellence Awards scheme, now […]

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Brexit uncertainty weighs heavy on SME manufacturers looking to recover from Covid-19

Just 3% of small to medium-sized manufacturers in England believe Brexit will have a positive impact on their recovery according to the latest Manufacturing Barometer. The report, which gathered intelligence from 409 companies across the country, revealed that uncertainty is still holding many management teams back, with 47% admitting they have no idea how the […]

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Triform Delivers Large-Diameter Fluid Cell Sheet Hydroforming Press

Beckwood Press Company, a leading manufacturer of hydraulic and servo-electric presses, automation systems, and the Triform line of precision forming equipment, recently delivered a Triform model 68-10FC Fluid Cell Sheet Hydroforming Press to a major supplier of space launch vehicles. Delivered in October, this machine features a 68-in. diameter round forming area that can hold […]

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Protolabs’ new e-commerce platform offers design engineers greater speed and flexibility

The world’s fastest digital manufacturer of custom prototypes and low-volume production parts has launched a revolutionary new e-commerce platform for the UK. Protolabs, which work with thousands of product designers, engineers and procurement teams across the country, has responded to the need for reduced product development time and evolved project management tools required for the […]

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Marine-i calls on businesses to seize the opportunity in floating offshore wind

Marine-i has announced that it would like to engage with businesses without marine experience and for them to consider the fast growing opportunity in marine technology. Professor Lars Johanning of University of Exeter, lead partner for Marine-i, says: “Marine tech is a sector which is currently being transformed by exciting regional and global developments. Significant […]

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How infrared technology brings safety in multiple applications

Infrared temperature guns have become a commonplace safety precaution, with 37 degrees Celsius acting as the entrance pass to many offices, shops and airports. This is just one application where infrared technology provides important safety information. Here Dave Walsha, commercial development officer at precision drive system supplier, Electromechanical Systems (EMS), looks at the applications of […]

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