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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
Vision systems help IMA Group raise industry standards
02/12/22
IMA Active, a division of IMA Group dedicated to the production of automated systems and machinery for the pharmaceutical industry, has upgraded its continuous tablet-coating solution with the installation of Omron’s vision system equipped with a high-speed colour camera and dome light.
New robotics sales engineer for the North East
02/12/22
With demand for RARUK Automation’s automation solutions continuing to grow, the company has expanded its team of robotics and systems sales engineers. The most recent appointment is Tony Bailes, the new robotics sales engineer for the North East of England.
Kistler Group presents global climate strategy
30/11/22
The Kistler Group has presented its global climate strategy with facts and figures on its commitment to greater sustainability in its first sustainability report.
Euchner looks to drive growth strategy with new appointment
30/11/22
Euchner has further demonstrated its commitment to its growth strategy with the appointment of Hollie Dixon in a new business development role.
Energy efficiency is the best way for industry to cut costs
29/11/22
In a new report, ABB is quoted on recommendations for improving industrial energy efficiency, which is seen as being the best way for businesses to cut costs and reduce emissions right now.
Schneider Electric unveils next-generation industrial technology
28/11/22
Schneider Electric has called for industry to move beyond focusing solely on output, and to embrace a model that helps combat both the climate and energy crises.
Delta selected among the Taiwan Best Global Brands
28/11/22
Delta has been selected among the Best Taiwan Global Brands for the 12th consecutive year. Ms Shan Shan Guo, Delta’s chief brand officer, stated: “We have successfully transformed ourselves from a component supplier to a system integration solution provider, and we continue to innovate our products and services and seize opportunities in the market.
Drives and servos now certified to communicate via Profisafe
24/11/22
The COMBIVERT F6 range of drive controllers and the COMBIVERT S6 range of servo drives from KEB Automation, which offer integrated safety functions directly in the drive, are now certified to communicate via the safe fieldbus protocol Profisafe.
Zimmer Group joins PPMA and BARA to drive automation uptake
24/11/22
In a move to further promote the benefits that the company’s gripper, end of arm tooling, and linear technologies bring to UK manufacturers and their production processes, Zimmer Group UK has announced membership of PPMA and BARA.
Farnell signs a new global distribution partnership with Analog Devices
24/11/22
Farnell has strengthened its semiconductor portfolio with the signing of a new global distribution agreement with Analog Devices. Farnell will offer fast delivery on the Analog Devices portfolio, including the latest new-to-market products.
Carlo Gavazzi showcases capabilities and smart solutions
24/11/22
Carlo Gavazzi will make its debut appearance on stand E200 at next year’s Southern Manufacturing and Electronics show which is to be held at Farnborough International Exhibition Centre from 7-9 February 2023.
Omron invests in inspection machine manufacturer
23/11/22
Omron and Kirin Brewery Company have signed a stock purchase agreement regarding Omron’s investment in Kirin Techno-System (KTS) to supply safe and secure beverages. Omron’s equity stake will be 60%, and Kirin Brewery’s 40%
Pump specialist chooses ABB for regenerative drive demo rig
23/11/22
An ACS880 variable speed drive from ABB has been chosen by Glasgow-based pump specialist Torishima to provide precision motor control for its new test bed. A smaller 22 kW regenerative drive has also been specified, specifically to allow Torishima to demonstrate its regenerative capabilities.
RARUK Automation helps PCS get the measure of linear motion
23/11/22
PCS Instruments, a leader in the design and manufacture of equipment for testing fuels and lubricants, is leveraging the benefits of IEF Werner domiLINE linear motion systems from RARUK Automation for its latest innovation.
Robotic pipe crawlers reaching the unreachable
23/11/22
When pipe measurement and inspection specialist OMS needed DC motors for its state-of-the-art robotic crawlers, it turned to Maxon.
Kawasaki robot delivers fully automated ‘coffee-to-go’ service
22/11/22
When MyAppCafé founder Michael Stille wanted to provide an automated barista service for customers, he found a solution in the RS005L robot from Kawasaki Robotics.
Beckhoff UK joins leading association of automation and logistics
22/11/22
Beckhoff UK has joined the UK’s leading authority on logistics automation, the Automation Materials Handling Systems Association (AMHSA), committing to promoting excellence in solutions, aftersales support, reliability and safety.
Hybridisation brings cycloidal gears for the digital age
21/11/22
What do mechanical products in the digital age deliver in terms of performance, and how can they keep up with the rapid pace of technological change? Nabtesco has found an answer and introduces new hybrid concepts.

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