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Fulton to sacrifice gross margins to assist struggling key sectors

With its management team constantly reviewing the performance of the wider market and current economic climate – which are showing signs that capital expenditure has dropped by approximately 40 per cent [Monetary Policy Report August 2020] – heat transfer specialist Fulton has taken the…

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UK manufacturers recognised for servitization success

Five UK manufacturing SMEs have been recognised for their exceptional servitization efforts at the inaugural Servitization Business Awards. The ceremony took place virtually as part of this year’s World Servitization Convention, which was run by the Advanced Services Group, part of Aston…

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Marshalls of Evesham continues to expand during milestone year

A family-run Worcestershire logistics firm which took its first steps in business as the Second World War ended is continuing to grow as it celebrates its milestone 75th year. Marshalls of Evesham, which was established in 1945, opened a £2 million, 66,000 sq. ft warehouse at its Pershore…

  • 7 days ago

Logistics UK'S Van Operational Briefing goes virtual for 2020

Logistics UK’s Van Operational Briefing returns for 2020, providing operators with the essential information they need to run their fleets safety, efficiently and legally, in a slightly different format. This year, the briefing will take place as a virtual event to be held on 6 November 2020…

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Walker Logistics increases its workforce by 20 per cent

Online fulfilment specialist Walker Logistics has increased the size of its workforce by more than 20 per cent following an upsurge in the omni-channel order volumes that it is processing at its Berkshire multi-user storage facility. Charlie Walker, Walker Logistics’ marketing director…

  • 15/09/2020

New synchronous generator more economic than repair

Menzel Elektromotoren was able to supply a synchronous generator from stock and adapt it for the customer at short notice … Menzel Great Britain Ltd has supplied a synchronous generator with a power rating of 11380 kVA to Westfield Power Station in Scotland. The plant operated by the Independent…

  • 14/09/2020
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Acoustic measurement specialist explores new horizons to provide employers with confidence as the country gets back to work

A British manufacturer has developed a new package that will help businesses and organisations mitigate the risks of returning to work during the Covid-19 pandemic, in turn helping the country to get back on its feet in the wake of the economic uncertainty the crisis has caused. Acoustic…

  • 14/09/2020
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Government invests £147m in Manufacturing Made Smarter to transform UK manufacturing

The Government will be investing £147m in the Manufacturing Made Smarter challenge to transform UK manufacturing capabilities through the development and adoption of Industrial Digital Technologies (IDTs). This investment will raise productivity by 30 per cent, accelerate the drive to Net…

  • 11/09/2020

#HiddenHeroes - New series explores the professions' response to Covid-19 

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and ITN Productions Industry News have co-produced a new fast-turnaround report series #HiddenHeroes. The series showcases how the logistics and transport profession is responding in a huge national effort to meet the demands of the global…

  • 11/09/2020

Government and manufacturing industry warned of cyber-security ‘blind spots’

Operational Technology (OT) networks across the manufacturing industry are increasingly vulnerable to cyber-attacks as a result of ‘blind spots’ brought on by digital transformation and IIoT – a new report has warned. The report, published today by Yokogawa UK and titled…

  • 11/09/2020