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Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, worked with engine manufacturing company Cobra Aero, based in Michigan, USA, to optimise its design processes for aircraft and motorcycle engines. After working with Renishaw to develop new... Read more

A threat to jobs, a health and safety risk and a technological nightmare. Despite these common protests against robotic technology, demand is growing, creating a new challenge for robot component suppliers. Chris Johnson, managing director of... Read more

Eight years ago, came a great promise — domestic smart meters vowed to save on energy bills and reduce Britain’s carbon emissions by 34 million tonnes over 20 years. Since then, 10.8 million smart meters have been installed, but tackling household... Read more

Food fraud costs the industry around €30-billion a year globally. With the number of cooperation requests by the EU Food Fraud Network jumping 30% in 2018, counterfeiters continue to pose a major threat to food innovation and consequently economic... Read more

SOCAR Turkey Energy has announced it will break ground on the construction of a new petrochemical industrial complex in Turkey in the first half of 2020. The estimated investment stands at €1.6-billion and will take the form of a joint venture... Read more

German hose manufacturer Tristone Flowtech Group has announced the completion of an expansion project and also broken ground on a new plant at its plastic pipes production facility in Walbrzych, in Lower Silecia, Poland... Read more

German audio specialist Sennheiser has opened a new plant in Brașov, Romania, marking the occasion with a celebration alongside its employees. After commencing the first assembly of products in November 2018, activity has now been ramped up to... Read more

The way the world does business is changing. Gone are the days when the UK was producing 40% of world manufacturing output. Today, China takes the top spot as a production powerhouse. It is now the world’s largest manufacturer, its output... Read more

Morale amongst businesses and industry in Europe's largest economy is at a six year low, according to a survey conducted by the Ifo Institute. It's a further sign that a looming manufacturing crisis is bringing Germany further towards a recession. Read more

Jan Kratochvil began leading the SAP division at Aimtec on 1 July. He has been with the company for twelve years, he was also at the root of the creation of the SappyWMS product. Now he will coordinate the operations for the entire department... Read more

A new report by the World Economic Forum (WEF) has revealed the top ten emerging technologies that have the potential to positively disrupt our economy in 2019. Here Sophie Hand, UK country manager at automation parts supplier EU Automation... Read more

Cobots—robots that physically interact with humans in a shared workspace—first appeared on factory floors two years ago, accounting for approximately 5% of global industrial robot sales in 2016. These robotic partners were hailed as ‘the future of... Read more

Axalta, a global supplier of liquid and powder coatings, has announced the expansion of its facility in Landshut, Germany. This will create a second production facility in the region for bonded metallic powder coatings with the company's... Read more

SweeGen, Inc., a nature-based sweetener company announced that it now has a new manufacturing base in Europe for its non-GMO Bestevia stevia sweeteners. This manufacturing facility will enable the company to produce around 3,000MT of next... Read more

With ORDERFOX.com, Buyers and CNC Manufacturers can digitise their work processes and benefit significantly. Buyers gain direct access to available capacity, and Manufacturers find available CNC orders instantly – locally, nationally or globally. Read more

Operations are underway at Egger Group's state-of-the-art chipboard production plant in for furniture manufacturing in Biskupiec, Poland. The new 650,000 m³ facility will be Egger's 19th worldwide and the first in Poland... Read more

A Guinness Book of World Records title has been awarded for the lifting of a 17.5-tonne truck one metre above ground by crane on a bonded aluminium cylinder the size of a soft drink can for one whole hour... Read more

Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama has announced that Yura Corporation, a manufacturer of wiring and cables for the automotive industry based in South Korea, is to build a factory in the city of Fier, in the country's southwest... Read more

A wise man once said that ageing is a privilege, not a predicament. That’s all well and good, but what if you’re an employer with an ageing workforce and you can’t seem to attract younger workers to fill their shoes? That’s the predicament UK... Read more

“He that idly loses five seconds worth of time… might as prudently throw five seconds into the river”. Those are the words of Benjamin Franklin in one of his yearly almanacs, as he comments on the consequences of inefficiency... Read more

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