Confidence amongst SME manufacturers is at its highest level for two years according to the latest Manufacturing Barometer, carried out by SWMAS (the South West Manufacturing Advisory Service) and the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP).
In a first for the UK manufacturing and engineering industry, Next Gen Makers has launched the Engineering Apprenticeships: Best Practice Programme – an initiative designed to support firms overcome skills challenges and build talent for future success.
Murrelektronik is pioneering another solution for Industry 4.0 with its own Cloud service.
The PROFINET/PROFIsafe module unites three basic functions of installation technology: Standard digital I/Os, Safety and IO-Link. For faster, simpler installation and fewer fieldbus modules per unit!
Motion control equipment manufacturer, STOBER, has further developed its One Cable Solution (OCS) so that users can now connect motors and drive controllers at distances of up to 100m.