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Contract awarded for construction of flagship National Manufacturing Institute Scotland facility

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) has awarded the contract for the build of its new flagship facility at the heart of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland in Renfrewshire to Morrison Construction, part of the Galliford Try Group. The contract, worth around…

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Siemens Digital Industries’ #TechTalks webinars support customers during Covid-19

Siemens Digital Industries is running daily ‘#TechTalks’ during Covid-19 to help clients get the most from Siemens products and solutions, maximise uptime, save energy and manage their systems remotely. The 45-minute interactive webinars focus on a range of topics covering technologies…

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UK businesses eye up international markets to ride out dual storm of Brexit and COVID-19

One World Express has commissioned an independent survey among over 900 decision-makers within UK businesses to explore how they are responding to the coronavirus pandemic. It found that: • 57 per cent of UK private sector organisations are considering expansion into new global markets in the near…

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Bioquell helping pharmaceutical companies resume operations post-Covid-19

As the world prepares to enter the next phase of the COVID-19 pandemic with the increasing relaxation of lockdown restrictions, Bioquell, an Ecolab solution and leading manufacturer of high performance bio-decontamination technology, is utilising its well-proven Rapid Bio Decontamination Service…

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FLIR Launches VP50-2 Non-Contact Voltage Detector for Commercial, Residential, and Industrial Electrical Applications

The Rugged, Triple Alarm FLIR VP50-2 Features Light, Vibration, and Sound Feedback Alarms to Reliably Detect Voltage when Testing Electrical Installations. FLIR Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: FLIR) today announce the FLIR VP50-2 Non-Contact Voltage Detector and Flashlight with three alarm types for safer…

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Logistics companies must adapt to the changing retail environment

Companies seeking to offset the impact of the high street’s collapse with growing emphasis on online sales will need to appoint a logistics partner with the right skills sets to support them, says William Walker. The best support … The Coronavirus lockdown and the resultant collapse of the…

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Business needs furloughing flexibility now, to ease out of lockdown, says FTA

The Government’s commitment to increasing the flexibility of its furloughing scheme has been welcomed by the logistics industry, according to the FTA, the business group representing the sector. But, as David Wells, FTA’s CEO continues, to ensure the economy returns to normal trading as…

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UK Export Finance helps Rautomead export to China

UK Export Finance (UKEF) , the UK’s export credit agency, today announced that it has guaranteed over £1 million worth of financing for Dundee-based manufacturing company, Rautomead Ltd., to supply machinery to Shaanxi Sirui Advanced Materials Co., Ltd., a specialist Chinese metals…

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Whitepaper outlines flexible space strategy for ‘new reality’ supply chains

Findings from a new white paper published by warehouse space strategists, Bis Henderson Space, suggest that logistics professionals will be seeking to create supply chains that are far more flexible, resilient and better suited to the ‘new reality’ that emerges from the Coronavirus…

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DS Smith launches Social Distancing Solutions to support a safe transition out of lockdown   

Over the past few weeks, DS Smith, the leading provider of sustainable packaging solutions, has worked relentlessly to provide critical support during the Covid-19 pandemic and ensure essential goods reach their destinations safely. As more countries look to ease lockdown measures and get back to a…

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