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Fund worth £4.5m announced to help manufacturers exploit offshore wind

Two fast-track funding calls worth a combined £4.5 million have been announced by the GROW:OffshoreWind service to help English manufacturers to take offshore wind market opportunities worth up to £15bn.

The first funding call, supported by programme partner RenewableUK, is valued at up to £2.5m and has been designed to support SMEs with their capital ...
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Cool for cats

Sarah Sordy, talks about life on Mars' in her role as ops manager at the chocolate giant's pet care and treats factory in West Yorkshire and why manufacturing is just perfect for girls. Max Gosney reports

The ABC of FLT training

Inadequate forklift truck training costs money and lives.It has been estimated that around 20 people could be saved and 5,000 accidents prevented annually by introducing effective training for lift truck operators. But where do you go for ...

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

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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.