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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…

Robot ready manufacturers can take on the skills gap

Added: 16 Apr 2021

The pandemic has highlighted the importance of technology in the manufacturing industry. Continued …

2021: the year industry turns the corner on AI

Added: 9 Apr 2021

Capital intensive industries can benefit from accelerated digital strategies to improve efficiencie…

Lockdown period sees record rises in component replacements

Added: 7 Apr 2021

Pandemic lockdown has produced an unprecedented demand for improvements to components and replaceme…

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…

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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…

STEM needs EQ as well as IQ

Added: 1 Apr 2021

Focus on STEM careers doesn’t always include much reference to the need for emotional intelligence.…

Drop in UK businesses’ patent applications in Europe, reports EPO

Added: 22 Mar 2021

Patent applications filed by UK businesses in Europe fell slightly in 2020, according to data publi…

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Cast Metals Federation reports positive attitude to post-pandemic era

Added: 22 Mar 2021

The UK cast metals sector’s trade body has reported a growing mood of optimism among members for th…

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Coventry seeks to prove where there’s muck, there’s green fuel 

Added: 22 Mar 2021

Coventry University researchers are working alongside water utility Severn Trent and the Organics G…

Listen for emission and you reap the benefits

Added: 10 Mar 2021

Acoustic emission testing detects incipient defects in pressure equipment and reduces the risk of f…

A simple answer to engineering’s talent gap?

Added: 10 Mar 2021

This week marked International Women’s Day – as good a time as any to return to the ongoing issue o…

Milk production factory

Procurement, the vital link in the supply chain

Added: 5 Mar 2021

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

Sulzer expertise helps bring water to Saudi's growing population

Added: 1 Mar 2021

Sulzer delivered nearly 300 pump packages for Saudi Arabia’s west coast satellite desalination proj…

Why it pays to take your tools to the repair shop

Added: 26 Feb 2021

Updating or repairing an injection mould tool can be complex yet helps extend lifespan and quality …

Digital is the future we can't ignore

Added: 24 Feb 2021

MRPeasy’s Karl Heinrich Lauri asks: Can a smaller manufacturer looking to survive and prosper in th…

Certification enhances Siemens’ cyber credentials

Added: 23 Feb 2021

Siemens UK has been awarded the coveted Cyber Essentials Plus (CE+) certification required for orga…