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Lorien confirms new MD

Added: 10 Aug 2022

Phil Colquhoun has been appointed as the new managing director at Lorien Engineering Solutions.

Award-winning NMITE chief to quit next month

Added: 10 Aug 2022

The high-profile president and chief executive of NMITE, the New Model Institute for Technology and…

Businesses urged to enter Innovate UK competition as deadline looms

Added: 10 Aug 2022

Process companies are being invited to take part in an Innovate UK programme designed to boost comp…

Schaeffler to cut 4k jobs in major ‘transformation’ scheme

Schaeffler purchase heralds drive for growth in linear tech 

Added: 10 Aug 2022

Schaeffler has signed an agreement to acquire global manufacturer and supplier of linear technology…

Antipodean collaboration to kick cybercrime off shop floor

Added: 26 Jul 2022

Technology and manufacturing innovators from the UK and Australia are creating a map of security ri…

Supply chain issues ‘fuelling multiple pressure-points for manufacturers’

Added: 26 Jul 2022

Nearly four in 10 medium sized UK firms suffered supply chain problems in the last year, states a r…

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Made Smarter highlights need for manufacturers’ digital drive

Added: 26 Jul 2022

The organisation set up to boost manufacturers’ take up of digital tools is urging small to medium …

Aniline breakthrough promises cleaner, greener production

Added: 24 Jul 2022

A ‘cleaner, greener’ method of producing anilines – frequently used in the production of manufactur…

Quanta’s dialysis system wins 2022 MacRobert Award

Added: 13 Jul 2022

Quanta Dialysis Technologies’ compact dialysis machine that helped revolutionise kidney treatment h…

UK launches first centre to boost critical materials supply chains

Added: 10 Jul 2022

Britain’s inaugural data centre for critical material supply has been launched at the British Geolo…

Search on for successor as IET interim president takes over

Added: 10 Jul 2022

Interim Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) chief executive and secretary Ed Almond has…

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Rolls-Royce unveils nuclear SMR site shortlist

Added: 10 Jul 2022

Six areas in the north of England, East Midlands and Wales are in the running to house Roll-Royce’s…

IET unveils six finalists for prestigious Harvey research prize

Added: 28 Jun 2022

Six leading figures in research engineering have made the shortlist for one of the world’s most pre…

Carlsberg seals deal for consumer test of PEF bottles

Added: 28 Jun 2022

Brewing giant Carlsberg has signed a deal with a renewable chemistry company to trial the use of PE…

Senseye acquisition boosts Siemens’ predictive presence 

Added: 28 Jun 2022

Southampton-based AI solutions provider Senseye has been bought by Siemens, in a move that will fur…

COP president Sharma hails Africa cold chain initiative

Added: 26 Jun 2022

Cabinet minister and COP26 president Alok Sharma has voiced his support for a UK-backed African ini…

Red light as global supply chain index hits high risk level for first time

Added: 13 Jun 2022

Global supply chain resilience has reached the ‘high risk’ threshold on the Achilles Index for the …

Felixstowe powers a course to net zero

Added: 13 Jun 2022

The UK’s largest container port has awarded a contract for electrical technology designed to reduce…

Smurfit Kappa Nechells plant hit by massive blaze

Added: 13 Jun 2022

Europe’s biggest producer of packaged paper, Smurfit Kappa, suffered colossal damage as fire ripped…

Digital Process Manufacturing Centre targets Scotland process leaders

Added: 13 Jun 2022

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) Group, will open a new technology centre in Ay…