New RTITB eLearning for Managers and Supervisors offers advice on how to manage lift truck operations effectively

RTITB has launched a new eLearning course for those ‘Managing and Supervising’ Material Handling Equipment Operations’, highlighting that it’s not only lift truck operators at fault when an incident occurs and that many who are currently managing, or supervising lift truck operations are unaware of what their role entails, and that legislation requires them to […]

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Outsourcing the next generation

While current emissions legislation has little impact on generator servicing companies at present, as new, low emission engines saturate the market, the way maintenance is managed could drastically change. Here Pete Trueman, Service Delivery Manager at DiPerk, the UK and Ireland’s Perkins engines expert, explains how new partnerships will form in light of changing emissions […]

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JJ Churchill responds to the fight against COVID-19 using Engineering Excellence

Precision engineering firm JJ Churchill reduced the traditional response time by two thirds for parts required by Surface Technology International (STI) for asymptomatic COVID-19 testing equipment. Progressing from the first telephone enquiry to the manufacture of production parts in a matter of weeks, with prototype parts machined in days. A prototype to the production process, […]

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The fourth healthcare revolution

~ Digital technologies are driving a new frontier in medical treatment ~ In September 2020, the Government announced £32 million of funding for research and development in transformative healthcare technology projects. After previously lagging behind other industries in digitalisation, this new investment could catalyse the fourth healthcare revolution. Here, Stewart Goulding, managing director at precision […]

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Pharmaceutical automation: send in the robots

Recent years have seen the development of digital pills — tablets that combine traditional medicine with sensors that monitor the body after ingestion. This is just one example of how digitalisation is advancing pharmaceuticals. Here Dave Walsha, commercial development officer at precision drive system supplier, Electrical Mechanical Systems (EMS), explores other areas where digital automation […]

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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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