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Schneider scores two repeat wins for sustainability once again

Added: 21 Jan 2020

Schneider Electric has once more made it on to two of the most prestigious ‘clean company’ lists in…

Sheffield claims 3D antibacterial breakthrough

Added: 21 Jan 2020

University of Sheffield scientists have claimed a scientific and manufacturing breakthrough with th…

Food and drink SMEs have chance of £20k worth of tech and innovation facilities

Added: 21 Jan 2020

Lincoln University’s National Centre for Food Manufacturing (NCFM) is offering small business the c…

UK tech sector makes history with world-beating investment performance

Added: 15 Jan 2020

Investments in the UK tech sector reached record-breaking levels for the third successive year, wit…

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Pumps industry says its Euro proposal could boost electricity savings 600%

Added: 14 Jan 2020

European pumps manufacturers are pressing the EU to adopt their proposals for a new directive they …

Make UK bids to smash the five apprenticeship myths

Added: 14 Jan 2020

Manufacturers’ organisation Make UK will use its impending Aston Technology Hub event to debunk fiv…

BVAA chief Findlay is new Severn Glocon CEO

Added: 7 Jan 2020

British Valve and Actuator Association chairman Colin Findlay is the new CEO of Severn Glocon, succ…

ARC's Allan wins BCAS gong for banging the drum for engineering

Added: 7 Jan 2020

Engineering evangelist Allan Crawford is the winner of the BCAS Rogers Knight Award for his years o…

Food

Make UK/Santander report blows hot and cold on UK food and drink

Added: 7 Jan 2020

The food and drink sector contributed 15.9% of UK manufacturing’s total Gross Value Added (GVA), ac…

Watson-Marlow expands international reach with Eastern Europe offices

Added: 7 Jan 2020

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG), has launched direct sales and technical support in th…

Charles honours the GPS Four at Buckingham Palace

Added: 10 Dec 2019

Four individuals who played a key part in the creation of GPS have been awarded the 2019 Queen Eliz…

It’s make or break for UK automation warns FANUC UK chief

Added: 10 Dec 2019

The UK is the only G7 country that has an industrial robot density below the world average – a fact…

Edwards’ mega-installation is one of Scottish engineering’s largest

Added: 9 Dec 2019

Edwards Engineering has completed a £4.5 million installation of a new furnace building at the Supe…

Valves association announces first winner of new leadership trophy

Added: 9 Dec 2019

Rotork’s Dave Godfrey is the first ever winner of the British Valve and Actuator Association’s Futu…

Strathclyde AFRC helps transform manufacturing insurance for 4.0 era

Added: 4 Dec 2019

The University of Strathclyde Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) has teamed up with a leading …

environment

UK businesses ‘ignoring the savings to be found by cutting energy waste’

Added: 3 Dec 2019

Nearly three times as many small to medium business in the UK fail to measure energy losses compare…

Application submitted for National Manufacturing Institute Scotland

Added: 25 Nov 2019

A planning application has been submitted for the development of the National Manufacturing Institu…

Landia helps Stornoway scoop top environmental prize

Added: 25 Nov 2019

A Landia pasteuriser that processes waste salmon for an AD biogas plant on Stornoway has helped the…

UK chemical sector R&D spend hits a high for yet another year

Added: 25 Nov 2019

The UK chemicals sector has increased its annual spending on research and development by 3.4% - its…

Water

BPMA and European pumps industry urges EU to heed water directive advice

Added: 20 Nov 2019

More than 30 European trade associations are urging the EU to include their recommendations within …