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Tour JCB's world-beating excavator plant at BFA Conference 2015

WM and Cranfield School of Management are offering you the exclusive opportunity to tour JCB's world-beating manufacturing centre of excellence in Rocester, Staffordshire at this year's Best Factory Awards (BFA) Conference on 10-11 March.

More than 100 VIP spaces are available to see inside the factory where the world-renowned backhoe loader machine is ...
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We are the champions

From the eureka moment that saved millions on fighter jet assembly to the employee who came in at 3am to train the night shift, WM celebrates the unsung heroes who power UK production lines at the inaugural Manufacturing Champions in ...

A Study in Employee Engagement

It’s Sherlock Holmes’ toughest case yet; even the combined minds of Benedict Cumberbatch, Robert Downey Jr and Basil Rathbone would struggle to solve the employee engagement conundrum presented by Festo at Works Management’s recent ...

The ESOS opportunity

As we enter 2015, Ian Preston, head of direct & technical sales at npower, takes the opportunity to discuss how the EU Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) should be viewed as a cost saving opportunity for businesses.

Airing a skills gap

In UK manufacturing, compressed air is as widely used as gas and electricity and, yet, there are no formal training or accreditation requirements in place for service engineers installing and maintaining compressed air systems.

Shop talk

Terry Carmichael, lean and Six Sigma practitioner

Shop talk

Mark Bown, senior advisor – operations excellence office, corporate manufacturing at Cummins, meets a man in a hot air balloon

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FLIR Systems launches low-cost IR thermometer

FLIR Systems, has launched what it describes as a powerful, affordable, compact imaging IR thermometer that lets you see invisible heat patterns, measure temperatures accurately, and conveniently store images and measurement data for reporting.

Atlas Copco’s VSD compressors celebrate two decades

As Atlas Copco Compressors is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its air compressor variable speed drive (VSD) technology, it calculates that UK industry has saved around 240 million kWh of electricity by using Atlas Copco VSD compressors.

Mitsubishi Electric GOT2000 HMIs provide multi-touch function and gesture control

Improved user-friendliness, expanded functionality, high cost-efficiency and optimum integration into Mitsubishi Electric's Automation portfolio are key features of the GOT2000 HMI series just launched by Mitsubishi Electric in the UK.