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New president for Europe’s pump industry trade association

Added: 31 May 2021

Italy’s Vanni Vignoli has been elected as the 30th president of European pump industry association …

TÜV SÜD unveils verification service to meet post-Brexit machinery rules

Added: 19 May 2021

TÜV SÜD UK has launched an audit service to help users to verify before final purchase that newly a…

Queen Elizabeth Prize launches search for next winner of £500,000 award

Added: 19 May 2021

Applications have opened for the next a competition for one of the most presitigious and lucrative …

Deadline for NMITE engineer applicants’ chance of bursary aid

Added: 19 May 2021

Prospective engineers wanting to join this year’s New Model Institute for Technology and Engineerin…

Technician Janet goes for gold with Invertek's two millionth VFD

Added: 5 May 2021

Variable frequency drives (VFD) manufacturer Invertek Drives has marked the production of its two m…

Queen’s award for engineering company that grew export sales five times in three years

Added: 5 May 2021

Engineering company Chelburn Precision has won the Queen’s Award for International Trade, after its…

Honeywell cyber security system

Half UK manufacturers cyber-attacked in last year, warns Make UK study 

Added: 5 May 2021

Half of Britain’s manufacturers have been the victim of cybercrime during the last 12 months, claim…

Biffa keeps an Eye on record recycling target

Added: 5 May 2021

Waste processing giant Biffa has set itself the target of quadrupling plastic recycling capacity at…

Chemicals sector finds Brexit's sunlit uplands hard to REACH

Added: 28 Apr 2021

Brexit’s sunlit uplands are proving difficult to access and, for one sector at least, the blame for…

Chemical pumping proves its worth in the wider world

Added: 28 Apr 2021

As our March/April edition went to press, the Government was releasing early details of its legisla…

Milk production factory

Procurement, the vital link in the supply chain

Added: 21 Apr 2021

Procurement is often the weak link in the supply chain, warns Nick McGrane of K3 Syspro. It needn’t…

QMUL opens new life science innovation site

Added: 21 Apr 2021

Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) has announced the opening of its new Queen Mary Enterprise l…

Schaeffler chosen for UN’s sustainability leaders list

Added: 20 Apr 2021

The United Nations has selected the Schaeffler Group as one of its 50 global sustainability & clima…

IMechE appoints Space Agency’s Bunn as new chief executive

Added: 20 Apr 2021

UK Space Agency international director Dr Alice Bunn has been appointed as the next chief executive…

Supply chains are key to effective 4.0

Added: 19 Apr 2021

Industry 4.0 gives opportunity for large enterprises to achieve significant cost savings via effici…

Wearables bring agility to post-Covid logistics

Added: 7 Apr 2021

Logistics and supply chain managers may need to prepare for the next crisis on the horizon. Agility…

Make UK survey predicts 'superdeduction' investment boost for manufacturers

Added: 6 Apr 2021

The introduction of the 'superdeduction' tax incentive is set to provide a sharp boost to investmen…

GlaxoSmithKline R&D

Pandemic fails to stop rise in UK manufacturing’s R&D spend

Added: 6 Apr 2021

Research & development spending in the UK manufacturing industry rose 4.4% rise last year despite t…

Siemens steps up industrial network training to plug skills gap

Added: 6 Apr 2021

Siemens has boosted its professional training offering in industrial networks to combat the skills …

It's IPs that ensures good ideas become good business

Added: 3 Apr 2021

Engineering startups seeking to seeking to turn innovative ideas into commercial reality need to ge…