Bindatex secures Innovate UK funding to expand 1mm slitting capability for new markets

Bindatex, the UK’s leading provider of specialist process and cutting services is pleased to announce it has been awarded an Innovate UK grant of almost £100,000 from the Sustainable Innovation Fund. The purpose of the grant is to support a critical six-month R&D project to further develop and upscale their highly innovative 1mm wide slitting […]

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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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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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£2m boost as MAN Group looks to recover from Covid-19 disruption

A unique Midlands-based industrial collective is fighting back from Covid-19 disruption by winning more than £2m of new contracts. The Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN), which comprises nine sub-contract manufacturers and a specialist engineering design agency, has been able to use its expertise in tube manipulation, precision stampings and contract manufacturing to secure new clients in […]

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AME records a full cohort of students as demand for industry ready graduates rises

The UK’s ‘Faculty on the Factory Floor’ has recorded its fifth full cohort, proving that students are still determined to be industry-ready when they go in search of employment. More than 30 young people have signed up to The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME)’s pioneering BEng and MEng courses, which gives them access […]

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Driver CPC moves up a gear with new RTITB online training materials and playlists

RTITB has launched a new online Driver CPC Periodic training portal featuring new topics and refreshed course content, all of which can be built into customisable training playlists. Though designed to support members of the RTITB Master Driver CPC Consortium, a free 30-day demo is currently available for instructors, employers and training providers . “We […]

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