All Industry 4.0


Why PC Pumps offer automated solution to reduce workplace injuries

Added: 3 Jun 2019

The food & drink sector accounts for a high proportion of injuries in the process industry, says SE…

How a smart switch solved a brewer’s overflow dilemma

Added: 29 May 2019

A good head on your beer isn’t helpful when foam confuses your production overflow system. A change…

Crystal, not balls: A grounded 4.0 guide hits the mark

Added: 29 May 2019

Proctor and Wilkins’ latest volume on the industrial present and future gains from its grounding in…

How to ensure your operation is digitally mature for the 4.0 world

Added: 28 May 2019

Clare Darlison of Idhammar Systems explains why manufacturers must take digital maturity seriously …

Sunderland engineers go to the heart of the ‘Sun’

Added: 27 May 2019

Nuclear engineering experts working for Assystem are designing the robotic equipment that will be r…

Tata Steel Scunthorpe works

Insurance experts call for settlement of British Steel claim

Added: 23 May 2019

An ongoing dispute between British Steel and top insurers could help save the troubled company if i…

Strathclyde research aims to save up to 100k tonnes of landfill waste annually

Added: 21 May 2019

New research from the University of Strathclyde has harnessed heat treatment methods to reduce wast…

North West pioneers lead launch of game-changing Made Smarter scheme

Added: 21 May 2019

Engineering firms have applauded the launch of a scheme designed to boost the north west of England…

Engineering at last gets a foot in the primary school door

Added: 21 May 2019

A decade and a half long mission to introduce engineering to primary school classrooms has come to …

Manufacturing Barometer

Two thirds of SMEs feel corporates get better deal from the system and Brexit

Added: 20 May 2019

Two out of three small to medium enterprise (SME) respondents say they feel corporate firms are bet…

Tech brings environmentalism and effectiveness to micropollutant fight

Added: 15 May 2019

Technological advances have paved the way for environmentally-friendly and increasingly effective w…

National Grid

Security and cost are biggest barriers to decentralised energy, says report

Added: 15 May 2019

Reducing energy consumption is a priority for most UK businesses but fears over security and disrup…

Remember to count industry among the climate worriers

Added: 13 May 2019

The appearances of the youthful environmentalist Greta Thunberg have drawn some predictably Old Buf…

Look East for pumps priorities

Added: 13 May 2019

Even before the axis of global power had shifted so far eastwards, we had grown accustomed to laggi…

Thorite aims for a Motion Control awards hat trick and double win

Added: 13 May 2019

Thorite is aiming for a hat trick of wins in the Distributor of the Year category for the 2019 Moti…

‘Smoke alarm for the sea’ could mark an oil and gas breakthrough

Added: 13 May 2019

A revolutionary new product developed by a leading university and industry experts could provide ef…

Japan’s lithium battery pioneer nominated for award by European Patent Office

Added: 8 May 2019

Lithium-ion battery inventor Dr Akira Yoshino has been nominated as a finalist for the European Inv…

Cranfield and Boeing provide female engineers with a flying start

Added: 8 May 2019

Leading female engineers turned out in force to support Cranfield University’s interactive event to…

‘Enough done’ for women engineers but female numbers barely top 12% in UK

Added: 30 Apr 2019

The number of UK engineering firms who think enough has been done to encourage women into the secto…

Bearings firm nearly doubles stockpile capacity over customers’ Brexit fears

Added: 30 Apr 2019

A leading UK bearing manufacturer and European exporter admits it has nearly doubled its storage ca…