;
Dedicated to improving manufacturing efficiency

News

DHL flies in 100,000 medical full face shields to protect frontline NHS workers

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express service provider, has today flown in 100,000 medical isolation full face shields from China to the UK’s East Midlands Airport to support the crowdfunder campaign ‘Masks for NHS Heroes’. The full face shields, which will…

  • 17/04/2020

Industry backs Global Lifting Awareness Day, #GLAD2020

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is driving Global Lifting Awareness Day on 9 July 2020. LEEA members and the wider lifting community, from manufacturers to end users, have taken to social media to spread the word about raising standards throughout the industry and at the point of…

  • 17/04/2020

Rhenus acquires C+G Logistics

The leading logistics service provider Rhenus is undergoing a period of sustained growth, with its latest acquisition seeing Irish chemical logistics specialist C+G Logistics join the team. The acquisition, which was finalised in early February, sees C+G Logistics added to the Rhenus network.

  • 16/04/2020

Sensor Integration ‘On the Edge’

Industry 4.0’s dream of universal integration and data sharing can seem very remote from the daily challenges that engineers face, shift by shift, to deliver on machine availability, efficiency, throughput, and profitability. So why, and where, is integration relevant in practical terms? In…

  • 09/04/2020

Analog Devices contributes to global fight against COVID-19

Partners with international advocacy organisation Global Citizen on a televised and streamed special “One World: Together At Home” to be hosted April 18, 2020 in support of the World Health Organization’s COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund … Analog Devices, Inc., the global leader…

  • 09/04/2020

Employee software app given free to help transport and logistics firm cope with COVID-19

As cases of COVID-19 continue to soar, the pressure on logistics and transport businesses providing vital frontline delivery and collection services, along with the guidance surrounding social distancing, shows no signs of letting up. As a result, more and more of these organisations are relying…

  • 09/04/2020

Context cyber security researchers help Which? find serious flaws in Ford Focus and VW Polo cars that pose questions about security, privacy and safety

A report published by leading independent consumer body Which?, reveals serious questions about the cyber security of ‘connected cars’ and the need for more regulations. Research was carried out on behalf of Which? by Context Information Security and identified serious security, data…

  • 09/04/2020

Jahama Group offers nationwide storage scheme for vehicles idled by COVID-19 pandemic

Jahama Group, the property arm of the GFG Alliance, today launches a nationwide scheme providing urgent, secure parking for fleet vehicles, plant and equipment idled by the COVID-19 crisis. The group is making a large part of its real estate portfolio, including land around Liberty Industries and…

  • 09/04/2020

UK manufacturers need £650m in April to survive 2020

​​​​​​​UK manufacturers are facing a precarious future according to insights1 from fintech business lender MarketFinance . Over two thirds (68 per cent) reported their order books have halved in the last 30 days. To compound matters, the majority (67 per…

  • 09/04/2020

Wind River battles COVID-19 by donating software and technical expertise

Wind River® , a leader in delivering software for the intelligent edge, today announced it has launched an important initiative to enable and accelerate the innovation of mission-critical systems during the COVID-19 pandemic. The actions include donating software and design, and implementation…

  • 09/04/2020