• 15 Apr
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    Reduce HMI interface development times

    The Movicon.NExT Project Builder provides an ideal environment to develop the HMI aspect of a project alongside the control/PLC based core automation functionality. This saves time and adds convenience for system integrators and machine builders alike.

  • 15 Apr
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    SolutionsPT and technology partner Datto to host OT cyber security seminar

    SolutionsPT and its partner Datto will host an Operational Technology (OT) Cyber Security Seminar on May 23rd. The event will offer pragmatic guidance on how to protect against the growing cyber security threat and embed disaster resilience in operations.

  • 11 Apr
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    Meet Blue, the low-cost, human-friendly robot designed for AI

    Robots may have a knack for super-human strength and precision, but they still struggle with some basic human tasks - like folding laundry or making a cup of coffee. Enter Blue, a new low-cost, human-friendly robot conceived and built by a team of researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

  • 11 Apr
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    Fullwood Packo milks strategic outsourcing partnership to deliver major production boost

    One of Europe’s leading manufacturers of automated milking systems has set its sights on a record production year after strengthening an existing strategic partnership with PP Control & Automation (PP C&A).

  • 11 Apr
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    The latest trends in Ethernet components

    John Browett, General Manager at CLPA Europe, looks at the reasons behind the latest advances in industrial Ethernet devices.

  • 11 Apr
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    North West manufacturing under threat again

    The North West of England has long been the lifeblood of the UK’s heavy industries and its manufacturing sector. Despite its recent resurgence, with 15,000 manufacturing jobs created since 2010, the region now faces a new potential blow from the energy regulator, Ofgem.

  • 10 Apr
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    Ceemet and Make UK call on EU to work with UK to avoid no deal catastrophe

    Industry groups representing companies across Europe are pressing the EU 27 leaders to work with the UK Government to avoid a catastrophic no deal Brexit and the economic damage it would bring to British companies as well as businesses and workers throughout the EU.

  • 9 Apr
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    Conduit range helps keep rail infrastructure on track

    Although just one component in a complex transport network, cable conduits play a significant role in maintaining safety and reliability on our railways. Conduits protect a multitude of cables in the broadest range of applications and within many challenging environments.

  • 9 Apr
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    Ensuring Manchester is a pioneer for latest industrial revolution

    The University of Manchester launches its vision to help ensure the city is a leader in the fourth industrial revolution in the same way it was a pioneer for the first phase of industrialisation.

  • 9 Apr
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    Kevan Parker named Managing Director of Certsure

    Kevan Parker has been appointed as the Managing Director of Certsure. Kevan has been with Certsure since 2016 when he joined the operations team as Director of Certification and Operations.

  • 9 Apr
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    The enclosure testers

    Rittal’s VX25 enclosure was recently put through its paces by technicians from the Schaper Group. Their observations on the new enclosure are notably around improved operational efficiencies and increased productivity.

  • 5 Apr
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    Connect, setup and monitor your energy analyser by smartphone or PC

    Carlo Gavazzi’s OptoProg is a battery powered device that is used to configure the WM20, WM30, WM40, WM50, and ET112, ET330, ET340 range of energy analysers via an optical port. This can speed up the commissioning process dramatically when the installation conditions are challenging.

  • 5 Apr
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    TE Connectivity, HARTING select Single Pair Ethernet as common solution for future of IIoT

    TE Connectivity is cooperating with fellow connector producer HARTING to set Single Pair Ethernet (SPE) as the de facto infrastructure to enable the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The two companies will together drive solutions that define the infrastructure for SPE.

  • 3 Apr
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    Schneider Electric prepares for Tottenham Hotspur’s Stadium Opening

    Working closely with Spurs and its partners during the construction, service and maintenance phases of the project, Schneider Electric will distribute all power supply to the stadium and integrate key systems. This will boost the stadium’s energy and operational efficiency and support the day-to-day running of the venue.

  • 3 Apr
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    DTL celebrates 94 per cent pass rate on new wiring standard

    Develop Training is celebrating after electricians on its courses achieved a 94 per cent pass rate against the latest national wiring standard. Candidates from across the UK from some of the country’s biggest names in utilities and construction have been training with DTL to meet the new 18th Edition Wiring Regulations (BS7671:2018).