• 20 May
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    Exclusive cable management product partnership

    A recent exclusive partnership agreement between Cheshire-based Buttkereit Limited and Italian manufacturer Detas SpA brings a new dimension to the range of cable management products available within the UK.

  • 20 May
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    Mark Bottomley and Phil Hadfield Take on new roles at Rockwell Automation

    Rockwell Automation has announced two significant promotions in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. Former UK Sales Director Mark Bottomley has been appointed Regional Sales Director, North, for the EMEA region, while Phil Hadfield, formerly UK Utilities & Transport Sales Manager, has taken over from Mark as UK Sales Director.

  • 20 May
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    New RX2 series of high-performance frequency inverters

    Omron has launched a new series of high-performance frequency inverters to meet the changing demands of system integrators, machine builders and manufacturers. The RX2 series help ensure productivity, quality and reliability, along with easy customisation.

  • 20 May
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    Enhanced PLC range helps secure cloud-enabled applications

    To meet the increasing data demands of digital applications, ABB has launched new central processing units (CPUs) for its AC500 PLC range which offer enhanced connectivity, performance and speed suitable for industrial, buildings or substation uses.

  • 20 May
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    New CAT5e and CAT6 cables for use in e-chains, with approval for the American market

    CAT5e or CAT6 cables are vital for the implementation of Industry 4.0 in automation around the world. The new igus chainflex CFBUS.045 (CAT5e) and CFBUS.049 (CAT6) Ethernet cables, have earned an enhanced UL listed mark for use in North America at 600V.

  • 20 May
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    TE Connectivity strengthens its high-voltage connector portfolio

    TE Connectivity introduces its AMP+ HVA 1200 HV Terminal and Connector System. The product is a significant addition to TE’s range of high-voltage connectors for hybrid and all-electric vehicles.

  • 16 May
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    Digital transformation Rockwell Automation and Routeco event

    Take advantage of these upcoming events to learn more about how you can use technology as a competitive advantage to get your products and machines to market faster, reduce costs, better utilise power and plant-floor assets and minimise the risks in your manufacturing environment.

  • 16 May
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    UK manufacturing growing despite market challenges

    Sage has released its global state of the nation report on process manufacturing, revealing a sector that’s taking charge of its own destiny despite growing change and uncertainty.

  • 3 May
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    New global partnership to prioritise safety in the future of manufacturing

    Lloyd’s Register Foundation and the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation Summit (GMIS), a joint initiative by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), have announced a new partnership that will set out the safety challenges for global manufacturing and support safe innovation for all.

  • 3 May
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    The May issue of PBSI is now available!

    The latest issue of PBSI can now be read online. The issue includes features on Smart Manufacturing, Cabling, and Thermal Management.

  • 3 May
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    Artificial intelligence automatically detects disturbances in power supply grids

    The grid is changing as the big, centralised providers of the past are replaced by smaller, distributed suppliers. Keeping such complex networks running stable requires high-resolution sensor technology – AI provides a way to make accurate predictions and automatically detect any disturbances or anomalies in real time.

  • 2 May
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    Manufacturing stocks grow at record pace amidst Brexit uncertainty

    Manufacturing activity grew modestly in the quarter to April, while stocks rose at a record pace, according to the latest quarterly CBI Industrial Trends Survey.

  • 2 May
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    Efficient maintenance is virtually a reality

    George Walker, managing director of industrial VR specialist Novotek UK and Ireland, explains how VR could redefine industrial maintenance.

  • 2 May
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    Boulting Technology launches new resource hub and website

    To give its customers a better understanding of interconnected technologies, Boulting Technology has relaunched its website with a wealth of new content and resources to help educate and inform its customers about Industry 4.0.

  • 2 May
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    Controller and multi-touch HMI in one device

    B&R's new Power Panel offers a dedicated processor for HMI. The Power Panel C50 provides the combined advantages of a powerful controller and a modern projected capacitive touch screen in a single HMI device.