Polar Technology awarded multi-year contract to support BAE Systems

In a strategic collaboration, Polar Technology Management Group will work with BAE Systems in a contract awarded by the UK Ministry of Defence, supporting in the development of the structural elements of the Striker® II Helmet-Mounted Display for the Royal Air Force’s Typhoon fleet. This fully digital solution is poised to revolutionise situational awareness for Royal Air Force Typhoon pilots, …

BGEN looking to recruit 100 plus skilled craftspeople and engineers across its UK operations

BGEN, one of the UK’s largest engineering firms supporting the energy transition, is looking to recruit 100 plus skilled craftspeople and engineers across its UK operations. The recruitment drive follows a number of new contract wins in the industrial space with opportunities across the UK including England, Northern Ireland and Scotland. “The business has grown significantly over the past 12 …

Oriental Motor Introduces the Innovative Battery-Free Absolute range of Servo Motors

Oriental Motor, a leader in precision drive technology, has announced the launch of the AZX Series, an advanced range of high-precision servo motors. The AZX Series promises unparalleled performance and flexibility, catering to a wide range of industrial applications where precision and reliability are paramount. The AZX Series is designed to offer the precision and reliability of advanced servo motors. …

Scanivalve Unveils New 16-Channel Intelligent Miniature Pressure Scanner

Scanivalve, the global leader in high-density pressure and temperature measurement technology, is proud to announce the launch of its latest innovation: the MPS4216 16-Channel miniature ethernet pressure scanner This state-of-the-art pressure scanner is designed to revolutionise aerodynamic testing and industrial applications with its compact size, high accuracy and high speed Key Features of the 16-Channel Miniature Pressure Scanner: Compact Design: …

The big switch on: solar panels fully operational at Diamond Light Source – projected to save over half a million pounds

The UK’s national synchrotron facility has introduced a renewable energy solution, emphasising sustainability and cost-effectiveness. By adopting greener practices, the facility is projected to save over half a million pounds  Recently installed solar panels that cover the entire roof of Diamond Light Source are now fully operational.  Diamond’s roof covers an area of 32,000m2  which offers an exceptional opportunity to maximise …

Investment in Hurco machines raises speed of product development

Maldon-based OrthoSolutions designs, develops and manufactures implants and instruments used in surgical repair of the foot and ankle. In support of the design process, the company works closely with specialist surgeons. The foot is a complex structure comprising 33 joints, 26 bones and more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments that all work together to bear weight, allow locomotion and …

WRITING IT RIGHT: HOW TO DRAFT A ROBUST HACCP PLAN

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released its new Global Strategy for Food Safety 2022-2030. Inspection and contaminant detection specialist Fortress Technology explores how HACCP planning feeds into this, and what needs to be included in a food safety plan for it to gain approval from the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and the Food Safety Authority of Ireland. The WHO …

Exploring Innovations in Construction: Transforming Bio-Waste into Self-Healing Concrete Composites

The EU-funded DEEP PURPLE project developed self-healing concrete composites from cellulose recovered in wastewater. In 2019, a collaborative effort among European partners led to the establishment of an advanced multi-biorefinery platform for conversion of wastewater and the organic fraction of municipal solid waste into bio-based products such as cosmetics, biofertilizers, biopolymers and self-repairing composites for construction. This cutting-edge initiative successfully …

Manufacturers see growth boost but skill shortages flashing red – Make UK survey

Britain’s manufacturers are seeing a boost in growth prospects as output and orders pick up, with the sector forecast to outpace the economy overall this year according to a major survey published today. The Make UK Q2 Manufacturing Outlook Survey also shows that business confidence has risen to equal its highest level in the last decade, as companies look to …

Solus Power secures funding

Solus Power, a UK battery innovator and pioneer of portable electric vehicle charging solutions, has received financial backing from US investment firm Marbanc International to expedite the development of its technology to market. Supporting the global shift to electrification and solving a key challenge faced by EV owners, transport and fleet operators of finding readily available charging infrastructure, Solus Power …