Soraluce, 60 years of state-of-the-art technology

Producing innovative pioneer engineering solutions to drive the technological change of companies operating in the machine tool sector, establishing new standards and addressing the challenges of the most demanding machining work, with high productivity and efficiency. This is the concept which machine tool manufacturer Soraluce has been perfecting for six decades since its beginnings in […]

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£250,000 digital transformation investment pays off as Conservatory Outlet back on track with production

Investing in a major digital transformation programme has helped one of the UK’s leading fabricators of windows, doors, home extensions and conservatory products to bounce back from global supply chain disruption and rising energy prices. Wakefield-based Conservatory Outlet, which supplies a 27-strong network of home improvement retailers across England and Scotland, is now back at […]

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Infor Strengthens its Position in the Czech Republic’s Manufacturing Sector

Zetor Tractors is one of the latest Infor ERP customers Infor, the industry cloud company, today announced that more manufacturing companies are turning to modern manufacturing ERP solutions from Infor to digitize and increase the efficiency of their production. Tatra Trucks, Škoda Transporation and, most recently, the traditional tractor manufacturer Zetor Tractors are among the […]

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Corbetts the Galvanizers targets growth and new jobs in 2022

One of Shropshire’s oldest manufacturers is targeting more than £2.5m of new opportunities in 2022, as more companies tap into the firm’s unprecedented lead times and quality. Corbetts the Galvanizers, which celebrated its 160th birthday in 2020, has seen significant growth from the transport, street furniture, agriculture and construction sectors during the last twelve months, […]

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Minister for Industry visits aerospace manufacturer to see impact of Made Smarter adoption programme

Minister for Industry Lee Rowley visited an aerospace manufacturer to see the positive impact of new technology and digital skills introduced with support from Made Smarter. MSM aerospace fabricators (MSM), based in Middleton, develops and manufactures complex parts and assemblies for Airbus and Boeing aircraft, and has been engaged with the North West adoption programme […]

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Reducing manufacturing process waste through in-line rheology measurement

Thomas Machin, EngD AMIChemE, Senior Technology Officer, Stream Sensing  The rheology of a fluid system governs both in-process efficiency and final product quality and is critical to the manufacturing of many products, including food such as sauces, liquid personal care and household cleaning products and pharmaceuticals such as topical creams. If end products such as these are too thick, […]

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