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Free Guide to mechanical power transmission couplings
21/02/22
A newly updated Guide from jbj Techniques provides engineers with a valuable insight into the considerations needed when specifying couplings for power transmission applications ranging from 12Nm to 7,200,000 Nm
White Paper: Industry 4.0 and the dual channel principle
02/03/21
Increasing digitisation is opening up new possibilities in automation technology
World’s first e-chain made of 100% recycled material
17/08/22
Conserving resources and extending the product life cycle are the objectives of the new Igus cradle-chain E2.1.CG, which the company says saves 28% CO2 versus current e-chain production.
Siemens Congleton factory accelerates towards net zero goal
17/08/22
Siemens’ Congleton factory is on track to achieve carbon neutrality this year – eight years ahead of its original target.
Inductive sensors prove a ‘jack of all trades’ in bridge construction
17/08/22
When a specialist assembler of prefabricated bridges needed a rugged sensor for position sensing on its hydraulic cylinders, it turned to Contrinex.
Digital tools to support engineering design
17/08/22
Nowadays in engineering, digital tools are an essential part of a design engineer’s daily life and any tools that are available freely are naturally an added bonus.
Nabtesco delivers solutions for every drive application
16/08/22
To continue meeting increasing demand, Nabtesco is substantially expanding its production capacities with the construction of a new factory in Hamamatsu, 250 km southwest of the its headquarters in Tokyo – which will double the annual production capacity to two million precision gearboxes by 2026.
Festo showing ‘Progress in Motion’ at PPMA 2022
15/08/22
The Festo stand at PPMA 2022 will focus on key applications for the process and packaging sector. These include innovative process valve controls, servo-controlled flow wrapping and a new solution for controlling web tension with dancing rollers.
IFM Electronic makes IIoT easy at PPMA 2022
15/08/22
At this year’s PPMA Show, IFM Electronic is focusing on its moneo IIoT platform. This has been developed specifically to provide a convenient solution to the challenge of converting the huge amount of data produced by modern plant and machines into useful information that can be used to reduce downtime, optimise efficiency and cut costs.
Bürkert extends capabilities with Fine Controls partnership
15/08/22
The key distribution partner agreement between Bürkert and Fine Controls brings OEMs or end users in process control a distributor who can supply all the parts necessary to build a complete process system, as well as offering design and specification support.
Individual service for signal integrity
11/08/22
The demands on connection technology performance are constantly increasing. By providing customised support, Phoenix Contact helps customers select connection components to ensure the highest possible signal integrity.
Aveva MES rises in the leader ranks of the latest Gartner report
11/08/22
Aveva’s Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES) offering, which is deployed in the UK & Ireland by AVEVA Select partners SolutionsPT, has been recognised as a global leader in industrial software in the latest 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Manufacturing Execution Systems.
Harwin and MSA Components sign German distribution deal
10/08/22
Harwin is bringing greater strength to its German supply chain through a new strategic partnership with MSA Components. The agreement allows MSA to offer all the latest products from Harwin’s extensive portfolio.
Siemens selected by Microsoft for RAMP Programme
10/08/22
Siemens Digital Industries Software has been selected to participate in the Rapid Assured Microelectronics Prototypes (RAMP) Phase II initiative.
Kontron receives VDC Research’s Gold Award for vendor satisfaction
10/08/22
Kontron has been recognised for outstanding customer satisfaction. The company has received the Gold Vendor Satisfaction Award for IoT and Embedded Hardware technology from VDC Research.
Mouser wins Vishay Distributor of the Year Award
10/08/22
Mouser Electronics has received the 2021 High Service Distributor of the Year award from Vishay Intertechnology, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components.
What changes does the new machinery regulation bring?
09/08/22
As the machinery regulation replaces machinery directive 2006/42/EC, Dirk Meyer, specialist engineer solution architect at Eaton, looks at what is changing.
Klüber Lubrication receives Schaeffler Supplier Award 2022
09/08/22
Schaeffler has awarded Klüber Lubrication with the Supplier Award 2022 in the field of quality. The jury emphasised in particular the global supplier's strong commitment to the compliance with quality standards.
Essentra Components cuts energy usage by 15% globally
09/08/22
An innovative energy reduction initiative based on the concept of insulated jackets is helping industrial components manufacturer Essentra Components cut its energy usage when heating machine barrels by 15% and save CO2 emissions in the process.
Fluke addresses requirements to improve operational efficiencies
08/08/22
Rising energy costs and more stringent legislation guiding sustainable practices is spurring companies to re-evaluate processes and seek new tools and technologies to reduce waste and overcome challenges in today’s industrial environments.

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