New ‘Augmented Reality’ deal to help steel industry protect vital skills and move towards net zero

The power of Augmented Reality (AR) is set to be used to optimise processes in the steel and metals industry and retain crucial skills that could be lost forever as an ageing workforce retires. PTC®, one of the world’s leading authorities on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), has joined forces with the Materials Processing Institute, […]

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Siemens and Google Cloud to cooperate on AI-based solutions in manufacturing

The new cooperation aims to enable the scaled deployment of AI-based solutions for industrial manufacturing. Google Cloud and Siemens simplify the deployment of artificial intelligence to the shopfloor, empowering employees and improving overall quality. Google Cloud and Siemens, an innovation and technology leader in industrial automation and software, today announced a new cooperation to optimize […]

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Online retailers facing cardboard packaging ‘double whammy’ of longer lead times and higher prices

A growing number of internet retailers are struggling to fulfil orders as a result of a shortage of cardboard packaging brought about by the boom in online sales during the pandemic. Jo Bradley, Business Development Manager for packaging solutions at Quadient, warns that with some paper and sheet board producers rationing supply to even their […]

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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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