PP Control & Automation rubber stamps its green credentials with ISO:14001 accreditation

A six-figure investment in factory improvements and a commitment to support industry’s move to ‘carbon net zero’ has helped a West Midlands manufacturer secure a prestigious environmental accreditation. PP Control & Automation (PP C&A), which works with more than 15 of the world’s largest machinery builders, has been awarded the ISO:14001 standard for the first […]

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Government and industry must work together to ensure a generation of Apprentices are not lost to Covid-19 warns latest report

Covid-19 is having a dramatic impact on the future of vocational learning according to the latest In-Comm Training Barometer, which revealed that 64% of companies had failed to invest in new apprentices over the last twelve months. The survey, which was launched today to mark the first day of National Apprenticeship Week 2021, revealed a […]

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Arrowsmith Takes-Off With MSC

As a prominent Tier 1 subcontract supplier to the world’s leading aerospace OEMs, Coventry based Arrowsmith Engineering has a reputation for being a high-quality fast response business that covers everything from Research & Development, machining and Non-Destructive Testing to pressure testing services and more. Recently winning the Queen’s Award for International Trade that adds to […]

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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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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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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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In-Comm Training targets ambitious expansion plans after management team becomes a family affair again

One of the UK’s leading training providers has outlined plans for investment in the launch of a new press and tooling line and a number of exciting collaborations to help industry bounce back in 2021. In-Comm Training, which operates three world class academies across the Black Country and Shropshire, is looking to support companies with […]

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