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DSV builds automated logistics hub in Norway with Jungheinrich

DSV, a Danish transport and logistics service provider with worldwide operations, has built a new 16,000-square-metre logistics centre together with Jungheinrich at its site in Vestby south of Oslo. The new building consists of a fully automated warehouse with 35,000 pallet locations, operated by…

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Give a little respect

The logistics industry has to start treating lorry drivers with the respect that they deserve if it wants to reverse the working population’s dwindling enthusiasm for a career behind the wheel of an HGV, says Charlie Walker of Walker Logistics … The haulage industry has been struggling to…

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Digital transformation is the key to evolving the manufacturing workforce, says InfinityQS

As younger workers enter the manufacturing sector, it is imperative that manufacturers enhance their digital transformation initiatives if they want to attract the best talent. This is according to Jason Chester, Director of Global Channel Programs at InfinityQS. To become more agile and…

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Digital Catapult to lead £20 million charge to fortify global manufacturing supply chains

A new £20 million UK-wide initiative has been launched to tackle challenges faced by the UK’s manufacturing supply chains in the wake of the pandemic. A £10m award from UK Research and Innovation and the Made Smarter Innovation programme will be combined with £10m investment…

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RMGroup appoints new managing director

Robotics and automation specialists, RMGroup, has appointed … Mark Tucker … as its new managing director. Mark brings over 40 years’ experience in the automation sector to the position, having held a number of previous technical, managerial and sales senior roles. He will be working with the…

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HRS Heat Exchangers acquired by Exchanger Industries Limited

Exchanger Industries Limited (EIL), the Canadian market leader and globally recognised designer and manufacturer of heat transfer products for the energy, petrochemical, industrial and clean power generation sectors, has acquired HRS Heat Exchangers Ltd (HRS). Financial terms have not been…

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Howden provides green hydrogen compression for world’s first climate neutral methanol plant

Howden, a leading global provider of mission critical air and gas handling products has been selected to deliver a hydrogen compression solution to Johnson Matthey (JM), a leader in sustainable technologies, to support commitment to supply leading-edge technologies, equipment and advisory services…

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Pall-Ex Group deploys solutions from Honeywell and The Barcode Warehouse in latest major technology investment

Logistics giant Pall-Ex Group is collaborating with technology companies The Barcode Warehouse and Honeywell to deliver the next phase of the pallet network’s growth plan. The Leicester-based business will be purchasing more than 500 scanners, mobile and vehicle-mounted computers including…

  • 4 days ago

Better Together: Co-Located Trade Shows for the manufacturing and engineering sector

Messe Frankfurt UK, Nineteen Group, and Rapid News Group are pleased to announce a 3-year partnership to collocate their UK manufacturing and engineering events. The new collaboration will see Automechanika Birmingham, Design Engineering Expo, Engineering Expo, Manufacturing Expo, Med-Tech…

  • 5 days ago

Toyota open new automated handling demonstration centre

Toyota Material Handling UK has announced the opening of a dedicated automated handling technology demonstration centre. The 800 square meter facility – which is located at the same site as Toyota’s Midlands business centre on the Meridian Business Park, Leicester – will provide a…

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