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ABB introduces PickMaster Twin, with digital twin technology to reduce commissioning times

ABB Robotics has launched the third generation of PickMaster, its market leading robotic software for vision-guided random flow picking and packing applications for the digital Factory of the Future. The new PickMaster Twin software is equipped with digital twin technology for the first time, to…

  • 6 hours ago

Casella’s VAPex sampling pump wins 'New Product of the Year' award

Casella, air sampling, noise and vibration specialist, has won Occupational Health and Safety’s 2019 ‘New Product of the Year Award’ for its VAPex Personal Low Flow Sampling Pump. Casella’s VAPex Personal Low Flow Sampling Pump was selected as the best new product in the…

  • 3 days ago

Epoxy coating for abrasive and high temperature environments

For applications requiring lasting surface protection, Henkel’s new LOCTITE PC 7234 offers many advantages. This ultra-smooth, ceramic reinforced epoxy creates a high gloss, low-friction coating to protect equipment from corrosion and wear. It can be used as part of Henkel’s ISO…

  • 3 days ago

Packaging made from 100% post-consumer waste

New for 2020, Bell has announced that it can supply Retran packaging made from 100% post-consumer waste. The material has been approved by the European Food Standards Agency for direct contact with food. Traditionally the surfaces of Retran have required a virgin layer of film for food…

  • 4 days ago

Konecranes Demag signs the Armed Forces Covenant

There is a strong synergy between the training and education programmes provided to engineers in the Armed Forces and the skill sets required by lifting equipment Service Technicians. Lifting equipment manufacturer and service provider, Konecranes Demag UK Limited, has signed the Armed Forces…

  • 6 days ago

New report reveals huge opportunities from Industry 4.0 technology

The creation of more data and the use of Industry 4.0 technologies are providing huge opportunities for manufacturers to improve productivity and profitability - but according to a report by law firm Irwin Mitchell, many in the sector are risking huge fines and disruption because they’re…

  • 08/11/2019

New component portal introduced for machine builders

Just launched by Aldershot-based FATH Components is an all-new online portal designed exclusively for machine and system builders. The initial phase of the new resource, which went ‘Live’ on November 4th, features 18 complete FATH product families including some of the most popular and…

  • 06/11/2019

Learn how a switch to robots could help transform your competitiveness

If you’ve ever considered adding robots to your production line but don’t know where to start, then ABB’s Switch to Robots seminar could be exactly what you need. Taking place at ABB’s Milton Keynes training site on Thursday 21st November 2019, the seminar will provide a…

  • 06/11/2019

FTA questions impact of Government's future immigration policy on logistics

As the voice of the logistics industry, FTA has responded to the government’s call for evidence regarding the salary threshold for a future immigration policy. Unemployment is at its lowest on record, and with logistics currently reliant on EEA workers to help support vital occupations such…

  • 06/11/2019

With EU-related uncertainty unresolved, domestic transactions are dominating the market

UK transaction volumes in the logistics & supply chain management industry remain strong with 14 deals completed in Q3, according to the latest report from accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP. The report also reveals that year to date deal volumes for 2019 are up by 77 per cent on…

  • 05/11/2019