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Trelleborg inaugurates new production line at its Swedish brake shim facility

On 26 November 2019, the Trelleborg Sealing Solutions facility in Kalmar, Sweden, inaugurated a new production line that will increase brake shim capacity at the facility significantly. The line includes triple stations of adhesive lamination and a vision system with marking robots to ensure flexibility in manufacturing and enhanced quality control, providing an even better service to its customers

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FANUC delivers UK’s strongest robot to MTC

FANUC UK has delivered a model from its strongest ever robot series to neighbouring research and technology organisation, the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC), in Coventry. The 6-axis FANUC M-2000iA/2300 was delivered to the MTC’s Ansty Park facility earlier this year and is now fully operational. With a reach of 3.7 m and vertical lifting stroke of 6.2 m, it is the ideal solution for handling and palletising extremely heavy parts, such as automotive chassis and foundry workpieces, up to 2.3 tonnes in weight

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BOFA showcases global reach to Department for International Trade

BOFA International was among world-leading technology companies representing Dorset when the Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) hosted the Department for International Trade’s advanced engineering and manufacturing team. The two-day visit, supported by Invest in Dorset, enabled Poole-based BOFA to showcase the global reach of its fume and dust extraction innovations, as well as highlighting the credentials that attracted foreign-based investment in the business

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Launching into 2020

Throughout 2019, Coltraco Ultrasonics has been listening to customer feedback and has launched a brand new website. This is designed to make the customer digital experience as easy as dealing with the team personally. The new website aims to showcase the range of technologies that solve customers’ problems

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Taking the bends easily

Leatherhead-based company, Hunter & Hyland has recently made the leap to self-sufficient tube manipulation by investing in a mandrel bender from AMOB UK. Hunter & Hyland has a long heritage of crafting beautiful, bespoke drapery hardware in England since 1889 and is a proud holder of the Royal Warrant, supplying its custom-made products for the royal household

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Renishaw’s Sir David McMurtry awarded James Watt Gold Medal

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has awarded the James Watt International Gold Medal for 2019 to Sir David McMurtry, the co-founder and executive chairman of global engineering company, Renishaw. .  At a ceremony at The Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester

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Kjellberg Finsterwalde wins innovation award

Participation in the BlechEXPO international trade fair at the beginning of this month in Stuttgart was successful for Kjellberg Finsterwalde in two respects. Crucial for this success have surely been the presented innovations. The stand concept with its focus on digitisation and networking as well as winning the "Award for Blechexpo"

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Integrated control of industrial laser machinery

Siemens AG and SCANLAB GmbH are announcing their cooperation in the area of controlling industrial laser machines. The two companies have integrated the RTC6 scan head control board into the Siemens Simatic S7-1500 Controller for use in laser-based manufacturing applications

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Digitalisation is critical

Lantek, a pioneering multinational in the digital transformation of the sheet metal and fabrication industrial sectors, has announced that it has signed a collaboration agreement with the multinational HSG Laser Group

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