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Maintenance failings in UK manufacturing highlighted 16/09/2015

Critical maintenance failings that risk the long term health and productivity of British manufacturing have been highlighted in a report published today by Bosch Rexroth UK.

Quality standard revised 15/09/2015

ISO 9001, the widely-adopted quality management systems standard has undergone its first major revision since 2000 to incorporate changes made following feedback from users and experts around the world.

Call to scrap green taxes 14/09/2015

Government should move away from green taxes that penalise businesses and instead use tax incentives to reduce carbon, according to the EEF.

Brammer wins supplier award from Coca-Cola Enterprises 21/08/2015

Commitment to driving efficiencies and uncovering energy-saving opportunities has secured a Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) Supplier Award for Brammer, a leading supplier of industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) products and services.

EEF creates environmental leadership role 17/08/2015

James Wyse has been appointed to the newly created role of National Sustainability Lead at EEF, the manufacturers' organisation. The move is part of a planned relaunch of EEF's environmental sustainability service.

PEME supports maintenance stars 13/08/2015

PEME is supporting Works Management's quest to find the UK's brightest and best factory teams by sponsoring the maintenance team category at this year's Manufacturing Champions Awards.

BCAS executive director appointed 28/07/2015

The British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) has appointed Vanda Jones as its new executive director.

Failure to conduct oil checks 'major cause' of hydraulic failure 16/06/2015

Eight in 10 of all hydraulic failures on machinery can be traced back to contaminated oil, according to Bosch Rexroth. Its report, published today, has called upon engineers to implement regular oil analysis as part of a preventive maintenance programme.

JLR, Toyota and LINPAC to headline WM Factory Safety and Maintenance Conference 25/04/2015

Manufacturing trailblazers from Jaguar Land Rover, Toyota and LINPAC Packaging will reveal the secrets of delivering outstanding safety and maintenance standards at your site at the WM Factory Safety and Maintenance Conference 2015 on 3 June.

Atlas Copco celebrates 50 years in Ireland 26/03/2015

Atlas Copco Compressors in Ireland is to hold a programme of staff and customer events to commemorate its 50th year of operation in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Your chance to pick up maintenance and safety best practice advice 25/03/2015

Pick up best practice advice from leading manufacturing practitioners on how to deliver outstanding safety and maintenance standards at your site at the WM Factory Safety and Maintenance Conference 2015 on Wednesday, 3 June 2015 at Ettington Chase Hotel near Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire.

Atlas Copco appoints oil-free air division head 12/03/2015

Atlas Copco Compressors has appointed Mark Ranger as business line manager of its oil-free air division in the UK.

Olympus KeyMed wins employer award 27/02/2015

Olympus KeyMed, based in Southend-on-Sea, Essex, has been awarded 'Top Employers UK 2015' certification by the Top Employers Institute (TEI).

Engineering firm in court after worker crushed by two-tonne frame 25/02/2015

A Cumbrian engineering firm has been fined £12,000 and ordered to pay £501 in prosecution costs after a worker suffered severe injuries when he was struck by a metal frame, weighing nearly two tonnes.

Poor industrial lighting 'costs UK £1.4bn a year' 24/02/2015

Three quarters of UK industrial lighting installations don't meet current industry design standards and could be costing the UK as much as £1.4 billion a year, according to Eriks UK.

Warning over counterfeit PPE 12/02/2015

Workplace equipment supplier Slingsby has warned businesses to be extra vigilant when purchasing personal protective equipment (PPE) because of the risk of counterfeit and inferior PPE finding its way into UK workplaces.

North East gets manufacturing and engineering event 30/01/2015

Findlay Media – which publishes Plant Engineer, Works Management, Eureka, FAST, Machinery and New Electronics – is launching Manufacturing & Engineering North East (MENE).

Enter WM's all new Manufacturing Champions Awards 28/09/2014

Time is running out to reward your star site performers and help showcase the buzz of being in manufacturing to the nation by entering Works Management's all new Manufacturing Champions Awards.

£250 PPE prize for Safe Workplace Manufacturing Champion 19/09/2014

Arco is offering a £250 voucher to spend on PPE to the winner of the Safe Workplace Champion Award at WM's Manufacturing Champions Awards.

Atlas Copco offers Belgium factory tour prize to Manufacturing Champions winner 17/09/2014

Atlas Copco is offering young manufacturing employees the chance to win a trip to the world's largest compressor factory in Belgium at WM's Manufacturing Champions Awards.

Industry ‘wasting millions on poor maintenance’ 22/08/2014

UK industry is wasting millions of pounds with equipment mark-downs, write-offs and lost revenue due to poor maintenance practices, according to industrial distributor ERIKS.

HSE reports fall in numbers killed at work 03/07/2014

New figures released today indicate the number of workers killed in Britain last year has fallen to the lowest annual rate on record.

Oil contamination 'a major cause of machinery failure' warning 20/06/2014

Between 70 and 80% of all hydraulic failures which can lead to machinery breakdown can be traced back to contaminated oil, according to leading drives and controls manufacturer, Bosch Rexroth.

Arco launches PPE range with extra protection from second degree burns 19/06/2014

Arco has launched a flame-retardant PPE range that offers four times as much protection from second degree burns when worn as multiple layers.

Last chance to book WM’s Factory Health and Maintenance Conference 28/05/2014

It is your last chance to book for WM's Factory Health and Maintenance Conference on 5 June and pick up valuable tips on how to boost your bottom line.

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