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AutoStore publishes financial report for 2019

AutoStore, the Norwegian robot technology company, reported revenues*) of USD 195 million in 2019, up 36% from 2018 (144), and an adjusted EBITDA* ) of USD 108 million (75) following the continued strong demand for automated warehouse solutions. The outlook remains strong, despite short-term…

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Work to start on new 125k sq ft Barnsley warehouse

Availability for industrial warehousing along the M1 corridor is set to increase as work on a new 125,000 sq ft distribution unit at Barnsley starts this month. Bramall Properties will begin the speculative building of Maple125 at Junction 36 in the third week of July at Maple Road in Tankersley…

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Essentra Components hassle-free service supports VentilatorChallengeUK and Penlon fighting Covid-19

Essentra Components, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of essential components, are delighted to announce their support of the VentilatorChallengeUK consortium in the race to produce 10,000 ventilators for the NHS. Responding to unusual time pressures associated with the emergency targets…

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PPMA Show 2020 Postponed

Further to our detailed conversations with the National Exhibition Centre (NEC), and in the interests of health and safety for all concerned, the PPMA has taken the decision to postpone this year’s PPMA Show until 2021 (28-30 September). This decision has not been taken lightly. We considered…

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How the parcel delivery industry has coped during the pandemic 

The impact of COVID-19 can be felt across every industry and part of life this year. One of the industries which has certainly been impacted but not quite like any other is the parcel delivery industry. The pandemic has turned this industry into a key and essential service during a challenging…

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5G to support Scotland’s fourth industrial revolution

5G can underpin the next revolution in Scotland’s manufacturing base, with the development of a private testbed at a pioneering R&D facility acting as the initial step, according to industry experts. Although still in its formative stages, 5G is expected to be a critical part of a range…

  • yesterday

Manufacturers and entrepreneurs urge government to secure strong deal with EU

• On the day that the opportunity for an extension to the transition period expires, businesses associations, entrepreneurs and small to medium sized businesses representing over 20,000 people, warn PM that a no-deal or bad deal would be hugely damaging to the UK economy, especially at this time of…

  • yesterday

Announcing a dynamic partnership to help SMEs back on the road to recovery from Covid 19

UK: Fuel card providers FLEETMAXX SOLUTIONS announces a strategic partnership with entrepreneurial services provider LuMilona to help support entrepreneurs, fleet managers and SMEs on the road to recovery from Covid-19. The invisible virus that has been challenging our lives since mid-March has…

  • yesterday

Rotronic supports global petition 40T60RH

Using scientific findings as a basis, a global petition asks the World Health Organization (WHO) to prescribe a humidity level of 40-60 per cent RH to reduce respiratory infections. Rotronic supports this petition as persuasive scientific findings show that a medium air humidity benefits human…

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Battery care when forklift fleets get back to work

As lockdown begins to lift and logistics operations prepare to get back to work, rarely has it been more important to pay proper attention to forklift batteries that have been out of action for several weeks. Hoppecke Industrial Batteries is reminding businesses to treat the live wet chemistry in…

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