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‘Manufacturers overwhelmingly in favour of remaining in EU’

Britain's manufacturers remain overwhelmingly in favour of remaining within the EU according to a survey published by EEF.

The survey has revealed that 85% of manufacturers would vote to stay in the EU, with a further 8 per cent saying 'don't know'. In contrast, only 7% of companies would vote to pull out of the EU. The vote is split fairly evenly ...
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Integrate to accumulate

There is increasing pressure on manufacturers to integrate their IT systems, particularly when it comes to ERP. Effective implementation is critical to bringing together systems successfully. But how should it be done?

PPE perfect

It's easy to become disorientated by the dizzying array of different PPE on the market. Arco's Paul Ness offers a step-by-step guide to ordering the most effective equipment for your site

Saving through energy efficiency

As UK manufacturers gear up for the winter period, Ian Preston, head of direct and technical sales at npower, explains how manufacturers can save money by investing in careful energy management to boost efficiency.

Dealing with disengagement

In the recent People & Productivity 2014 research, conducted by Works Management and Festo Training & Consulting, there was indeed some good news. Just under half (47%) of those surveyed believe that employee engagement has improved since ...

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

Shop talk

Mike Price of The Manufacturing Institute (TMI) on recognising life's priorities

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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.

Mitsubishi Electric FR-A800 drives offer high performance

The FR-A800 series of drives from Mitsubishi Electric has been specially designed for use in high end applications where maximum output and performance, increased efficiency and reliability are demanded.