• Best manufacturer at regional business awards

    Stainless steel heat transfer products manufacturer, Fabdec, has been awarded the Best Manufacturer award at the Shropshire Business Awards following a year of sustained growth.

    The awards celebrate manufacturers that demonstrate world-class standards and a commitment to industry innovation, training and apprenticeships, and customer service.

  • Human and machine collaboration

    Electrical Review hears from Mike Hughes, zone president of UK and Ireland for Schneider Electric, regarding the benefits and the level of AI uptake in his sector.

  • Food and beverage breakthrough

    Schneider Electric, a specialist in digital transformation, energy management and automation, launched its first Food and Beverage Forum in Coventry in July.

    The event invited customers including Müller Wiseman, Warburtons and Arla Foods, and leading IT and OT partners, such as Cisco, NetApps, SoIPT andEbb3, to examine how advancements in technology can drive productivity, efficiency and sustainability.

  • Investment in smart factory software solutions

    ASM Pacific Technology (ASMPT) today announced an investment in Critical Manufacturing, S.A. (Critical Manufacturing), a developer and publisher of manufacturing execution systems (MES). Critical Manufacturing has expertise in the integration and networking of machines and systems, as well as IT systems and cloud solutions. This investment would accelerate ASMPT’s efforts to build a portfolio of Industry 4.0 solutions and will boost ASMPT’s software competence in enabling smart factories. 

  • Cable ties give early warning to food manufacturers

    In the wake of McDonald's withdrawing salads in around 3000 US restaurants due to a parasitic bug making 400 customers quite ill, the potential contamination of foods is high on the agenda world wide.

  • VX25 enclosure transition made easy

    Rittal is supporting control and switchgear engineering as it transitions to Industry 4.0 and adopts its new VX25 large enclosure system.The new VX25 conversion assistant for parts lists provides free data and an intelligent selector and configurator, simplifying the transition from the TS 8 enclosure system to the new VX25 large enclosure system.

    Control and switchgear manufacturers wanting to improve productivity, in line with Industry 4.0, need high-quality data to deliver the results they are looking for.

  • Manufacturers facing Industry 4.0 countdown

    Siemens Financial Services (SFS) has released a new research paper which estimates the ‘tipping point’ at which half of manufacturers will have substantially migrated to Industry 4.0 production platforms.  

  • Advanced Engineering to showcase innovative start-ups

    The Advanced Engineering exhibition is on the lookout for start-ups to showcase their inventions as part of its innovation zone. 

  • Buyer beware 

    Deepak Sharad, category manager for final distribution at Schneider Electric, discusses the importance of making procurement safe for the 18th Edition.