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IES celebrates 30 years at the forefront of specialist engineering and logistics services

IES, a global provider of world-leading machine moving services, logistics, and project management in high technologies industries, is celebrating their 30th year of operations. The company was founded in 1991 by a small team and now employs over 70 highly skilled staff o perating from a 30,000…

  • 25/06/2021

Heat exchangers improve petfood meat slurry quality

Meat slurry and mechanically deboned meat (MDM) products are often processed when warm or at room temperature. However, due to the nature of both product and co-product streams, this can limit the shelf life and holding potential of such products. Cooling meat slurry and similar materials can…

  • 15/06/2021

Reclaiming manufacturing “real estate”

“Doing more with less” is a common goal for many industrial businesses, especially as today’s plants face pressures to maintain high production levels with lower machine footprints. Here, Bradley McEwan, business development manager at Beckhoff Automation UK, the industrial PC…

  • 28/05/2021

Nakamura is ‘Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing’ for subcontractor

Founded in 1955, Kirkham Engineering Co. Ltd has established a reputation as specialists in the production of repetition turned parts on CNC fixed head and sliding head machines. With decades of experience and a machine inventory supplied by a host of manufacturers down the generations, the latest…

  • 26/04/2021

PP C&A targets global expansion after agreeing new deal with Product Approvals

One of the UK’s leading providers of strategic manufacturing outsourcing services has signed a deal with Product Approvals to boost its product certification offer to global clients. PP Control & Automation (PP C&A) has seen a major increase in demand from machinery builders sending…

  • 13/04/2021

Making smarter decisions with industrial data

Industrial automation specialist Novotek UK and Ireland is teaming up with GE Digital to deliver a series of webinars focussed on helping industrial businesses to extract valuable insights from machine data. The webinars aim to demystify the process of harnessing asset, machine and equipment data…

  • 19/03/2021

IDS cameras ensure quality of vaccine containers

Combating the Covid-19 pandemic is at the top of the global agenda. Providing vaccine to populations around the globe means providing around 8 billion doses - with only one for every person in the world. In addition to the availability of the vaccine, a decisive factor in the race against time is…

  • 18/03/2021

HRS heat exchangers help global vaccine effort

HRS Heat Exchangers has received orders for pharmaceutical heat exchangers which will be used by different manufacturers of Coronavirus vaccines around the world. HRS SP Series pharmaceutical heat exchanger … The orders have been placed by subcontractors working with Pfizer, Moderna, and Oxford…

  • 17/03/2021

Printing success

Mitsubishi Electric has helped JK Machinery upgrade the design of an automated printing machine to deliver an enhanced, futureproof and cost-effective solution to its customers. The new unit, which is now the company’s flagship, offers next-level performance enabled by Mitsubishi…

  • 17/03/2021

Sumitomo (SHI) Demag and BASF develop new manufacturing cell for high-performance polymers

Creating tomorrow’s polymer innovations starts with understanding the chemical and mechanical performance and processing conditions of materials. At the Injection Moulding & Extrusion Pilot Plant of BASF in Ludwigshafen, Germany, the newest all-electric fully-automated injection moulding…

  • 15/03/2021