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Car production up in first half of 2014

UK car manufacturing enjoyed a robust first half of 2014, with volumes up 3.5% to 791,314 units, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

June output rose 3.7% to 136,419 cars, driven by 16.5% growth in production for UK market. UK industry is set to benefit from a raft of new model introductions, with more anticipated in ...
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Court in the act

Attending court, whether as defendant, plaintive or expert witness, can be a chastening experience. Brian Tinham talks to INITA's Jim Haire about a recent training event

Wireless warning

Just as wireless digital plant-level communications gets into its stride, the international standards bodies appear to be introducing a giant stumbling block.

Suggestion scheme gone sour

Put your lean know-how to the test in our continuous improvement dilemma column

The rules of attraction

The secret of a winning performance is to pick the right team. Just ask Roy Hodgson. As I write this, England are yet to play their first World Cup game so the combined hopes and dreams of the nation remain intact. Tears and recrimination ...

Shop talk

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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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.

Webinar set to address supply chain challenges

Oliver Wight, AIMMS and Districon are to host a joint Integrated Business Planning & Supply Chain Optimization webinar on May 20 2014.