Product News/Case Studies - Strategy & Finance

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Tork® exelCLEAN® - the latest performance improvement solution for cleaning 10/05/2017

To stay competitive, today’s manufacturing industry is investing heavily in technology – the internet of things, robotics and automation.

Dr. Martens Heavy Industry collection 15/09/2016

The Dr. Martens Heavy Industry collection has been skilfully crafted to safeguard those who work in the most demanding environments, providing uncompromised footwear protection for the wearer.

Managing a workforce – with precision 06/09/2016

A company that was born out of wartime necessity but which spearheads the manufacture of hi-tech precision industrial tools is moving into the next stage of its evolution with the introduction of a new workforce management system.

T Cards Online system a hit with Meggitt 30/06/2016

Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specialising in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy applications. The company employs around 12,000 people at manufacturing facilities around the world. Operational excellence is a key focus for Meggitt with the aim of continually improving customer care and efficiency across every part of its business.

Metal bin manufacturer Egbert Taylor Group adopts cloud system 23/02/2016

Egbert Taylor Group, producer of four-wheel metal bins, has turned to cloud technology to reduce costs, improve customer service and better monitor production capability. doubles sales team in six months 25/11/2015

The appointment of Tom Lee (pictured) as project sales manager marks a period of unprecedented growth for, as the company has doubled its sales team in the last six months.

Omega Signs select ECi’s M1 ERP system 17/09/2015

ECi Software Solutions ( today announced that Omega Signs, a sign manufacturer based in Leeds, UK, has selected ECi’s M1 enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution to replace the systems currently in use by the business.

Investing in the future of North East manufacturers 27/04/2015

Supporting Manufacturing & Engineering North East will enable his company to help manufacturers in the region find the right funding solutions, says Neil Lloyd, head of sales development, business and commercial at Lombard

Pharmaserve's Emma is flying high 24/04/2015

One of the stars of our new superhero campaign is Emma Jones, production section head at Pharmaserve (North West), who is currently studying on The Manufacturing Institute's Diploma in Manufacturing.

Mitsubishi Electric GOT2000 HMIs provide multi-touch function and gesture control 28/04/2014

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 28/04/2014

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 09/04/2014

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

Food crates keep going for longer 06/02/2014

A range of food crates from that stack and nest is claimed to provide the advantages of traditional bale arm crates, but with the additional benefit of offering a prolonged life span.

Automated solution for printing machines 29/01/2014

When Focus Label Machinery wanted to incorporate further automation into its latest flexographic printing press, the company approached Bosch Rexroth.

Wire EDM cell set to generate Brandauer growth 28/01/2014

The acquisition of £800,000 of technology is already paying off for one precision component manufacturer in Birmingham.

Oliver Wight showcases IBP with new YouTube series 28/01/2014

Business improvement firm Oliver Wight has released a series of videos highlighting the challenges that can be overcome by implementing integrated business planning (IBP) and supply chain optimization (SCO) and the substantial benefits that come as a result.

Atlas Copco Air & Gas Purification opens new production facility 28/01/2014

Atlas Copco Air & Gas Purification has inaugurated its new production facility in Oosterhout, The Netherlands. The facility will provide custom-engineered solutions for air and gas purification systems and biogas upgrading.

TS16949 quality accreditation drives RDM growth 28/01/2014

RDM Group of Coventry has taken just nine months to secure the global TS16949 International Quality Management Standard.

ABB launches technical channel network for drives and motors 28/01/2014

ABB has amalgamated its UK variable-speed drives and electric motors networks into a single brand identity, to create a new benchmark for technical advice, delivery, life cycle services and overall customer satisfaction.

Mobil oil ensures energy savings for Çimko Cement 20/01/2014

Turkish cement maker Çimko Cement is said to have experienced significant reductions both in energy consumption and gearbox operating temperatures at its Narli plant following a switch to Mobil SHC Gear gear oil.

Tata Steel saves more than £500,000 on fume extraction with ABB drives 16/01/2014

A fume extraction system at a steel works is said to be saving £570,000 a year on energy costs thanks to the installation of variable-speed drives (VSDs) and high efficiency motors by ABB.

How to make innovation pay 19/04/2011

Energy is undergoing huge change, with the focus shifting from traditional power to low-carbon and renewables – and a new title, Innovation Excellence, details case studies from the energy and natural resources sector which prove that this is a highly innovative sector with an eye firmly on the future.

Ventilation risk assessment service 22/03/2011

Duct cleaning company Ductbusters is offering a new risk assessment service for site ventilation systems. The company has previously given risk assessment advice on an ad hoc basis but has now decided to launch this as a standalone service.

Manage exports by the book 18/01/2011

As manufacturers rely on exports to fuel their order books, it is timely that a new publication out this month promises to explain in straightforward terms the principles and practice of export.

Biscuit factory in hot water 18/01/2011

Fox's Biscuits in Preston seems determined not to run out of hot water again, following the installation of an upgraded hot water generation system.

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