• 2 Jan
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    Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2020

    Southern Manufacturing & Electronics returns to Farnborough from February 11th to 13th 2020. As in previous years, the 2020 event will host an impressively broad exhibitor list spanning the complete range of engineering activity, from high-tech machine tools and automation to components and subcontract services. Firms from all over the UK will be participating, together with a significant number of off-shore exhibitors from across Europe, Asia and the Far East.

  • 2 Jan
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    Flexible production: helping UK manufacturers adapt to a changing market

    Manufacturers in the UK face an increasingly dynamic consumer market combined with shorter product life cycles. To ensure that brands can keep up with the changing trends, manufacturers need to implement new flexible and agile production methods.

  • 11 Nov
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    SPS 2019 preview

    Despite the challenging economic climate ahead of the SPS anniversary exhibition, the outlook for the trade show is once again very positive and testifies to the importance of the exhibition for smart and digital automation.

  • 26 Sep
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    Software AG to become member of Open Industry 4.0 Alliance

    The topics of platform economy and digitalisation began making an impact on industry some years ago as part of the overall concept of Industry 4.0. But successful scaling and implementation of new business models have been hampered thus far by the heterogeneity of industrial components and systems. The Open Industry 4.0 Alliance was started in an effort to accelerate the creation of value on the journey to digitalisation.

  • 23 Aug
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    Northern Manufacturing & Electronics 2019

    Northern Manufacturing & Electronics, the Northern partner event to the long-running Southern Manufacturing & Electronics Show, returns to EventCity, Manchester from October 2nd to 3rd. With manufacturing and process industries such a huge part of the North West’s regional economy, the show is an important showcase for both component vendors and engineering service providers.

  • 23 Aug
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    PPMA Total Show 2019

    The PPMA Total Show is returning to the NEC, Birmingham on 1st-3rd October and will see the processing and packaging machinery industry come together to showcase the latest technologies and solutions available to the industry.

  • 2 Jan
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    Southern Manufacturing building on success

    Southern Manufacturing & Electronics returns to Farnborough from 5th to 7th February 2019. With its venue – the 20,000m² Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre – expected to be fully booked by the time the doors open, Southern 2019 is on course for a record-breaking year.

  • 5 Dec
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    Women in UK engineering

    This year has seen several events and campaigns raising awareness for the role of women in society and women’s rights, including the 100th anniversary of the Suffrage Movement.

  • 31 Jul
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    An elegant solution to the knowledge gap

    Service leaders around the world are raising an alarm. Their workforce is getting older and they are increasingly aware that they will shortly lose many of their most experienced workers.

  • 31 Jul
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    Bridging the skills gap

    Data hungry technology is now a common feature of manufacturing – used to store data, run automated machinery on the plant floor, track inventory and support distribution.

  • 5 Apr
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    Hannover Messe 2018

    Every year, the industrial world gathers in Hannover, Germany for five days to explore the latest key technologies and trends.

  • 8 Mar
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    Preparing for the future

    In January, the World Economic Forum (WEF) launched its first ‘Readiness for the Future of Production’ report, which revealed Britain to be one of just 25 countries in a positive position to benefit from the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

  • 8 Mar
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    Drives & Controls returns for 2018

    The biennial co-located events – Drives & Controls, Smart Industry Expo, Fluid Power & Systems, Plant & Asset Management, and Air-Tech Exhibitions – are once again returning to Birmingham’s NEC (Halls 8, 9 and 10) from 10-12 April 2018, alongside MACH 2018.

  • 2 Jan
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    Remote access enables real-time condition monitoring and predictive maintenance

    Unless you have been hiding away there is no escaping the fact that Industry 4.0 and the Internet of Things (IoT) is constantly in the news.

  • 1 Dec
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    The high price of industrial downtime

    With a growing reliance on automation and digital transformation, businesses must improve asset management and servicing to reduce unplanned downtime pressure.