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15 May 2008 by Smartspeed Consulting Ltd
A project that Giles Johnston worked on prior to his establishing Smartspeed but which helped him in its creation, demonstrated the benefits of IT to businesses.
Several years ago Giles was working for the Agility Group on a project called North Transport Planning. It was during this time that Godfrey Syrett Ltd, a manufacturer and supplier of office equipment and furniture, asked for his help.
15 May 2008 by BAE Systems
Hi-tech creepy-crawlies such as the robot spider below could soon be helping US forces on the battlefield, thanks to work under way by UK defence technology giant BAE Systems.
BAE has signed a £19m ($38m) agreement with the US Army Research Laboratory to develop advanced robotic equipment that would improve military situational awareness by sending vital data back to commanders in the field.
13 May 2008 by EMKA UK Limited
Getting door 'fit' right is a problem for standard and specialist enclosure producers alike, especially with flush doors where the visible gap is an obvious aesthetic consideration and accurate gasket location may be critical to match small flanges which are required to maximise aperture dimensions. Standard, accurate and application specific hinge designs from EMKA alleviate many of the problems involved in this process.
30 Apr 2008 by Elesa UK Ltd
This stylish recessed handle from Elesa makes carrying of cases or mobile or tray mounted equipment so much easier than struggling without hand grips. The recessed GN425.4 folds down flat when not in use and opens out to provide a sturdy secure hand grip when it is required to lift or otherwise manhandle the equipment.
30 Apr 2008 by EMKA UK Limited
EMKA again come to market with innovation and high quality design. The 1225 program is a step forward from the successful 1125 series. The range encompasses slim escutcheons to take insert locks or handles as well as a new full selection of swinghandle designs including a novel short version - ideal for wall mount cabinets.
28 Apr 2008 by Qimtek Ltd
Increasing competition and shareholder pressure for greater profitability has led many UK OEMs over recent years to outsource production to places like Eastern Europe or China.
This trend towards off-shoring within the electronics manufacturing service (EMS) market has accelerated from the year 2000 onwards, and some reports suggest that, by next year, 85 per cent of the European EMS activity will be located in the eastern half of the continent.
28 Apr 2008 by Qimtek Ltd
Companies are raising the prices of their goods to try to counter the strongest cost increases since 1990, driven by more expensive energy and raw materials.
The latest quarterly CBI Industrial Trends Survey found that these cost pressures are intensifying even as orders and output are showing signs of easing in a sector that has so far proven resilient to recent economic shocks.
16 Apr 2008 by ABB Ltd
ABB supplied a variable speed drive that helps Arsenal Football Club play in all weathers, while ensuring harmonics do not affect TV cameras covering the game.
16 Apr 2008 by Rolls Royce
Rolls-Royce announced today that Sichuan Airlines has chosen Trent 700 engines to power its fleet of three leased Airbus A330-200 twinjets from AerCap. The order includes a long term TotalCare® services agreement.
Mr. Lan Xinguo, Chairman of Sichuan Airlines said: The introduction of new-generation widebody aircraft to our fleet in 2010 will mark another phase in the growth of Sichuan Airlines. The Trent 700 will provide us with the best performance and flexibility for our Airbus A330 operations.
16 Apr 2008 by Rolls Royce
Rolls-Royce has been selected to design a vessel that will facilitate environmental research at the North and South Poles.
The vessel will be outfitted to cover marine research operations, including the monitoring of fishing stocks, meteorological studies, sea floor sampling and mapping.
The NVC 395 POLAR ship will be designed for operations in waters covered by ice up to one metre thick and is classified to Polar 10 ice class.
16 Apr 2008 by Elesa UK Ltd
Have you ever needed to fix a lifting handle to a drum or a pull handle to a curved drawer or pan - Elesa customers have - and Elesa have come up with a simple solution in their EBP-FLX series. Essentially they have taken their popular EBP bridge handle and moulded it in polypropylene based technopolymer with added elastomer, which provides the flexibility to fit curves of radius from 150 to 400mm.
09 Apr 2008 by Elesa UK Ltd
As part of their expanded product range Elesa are pleased to offer a stainless steel tri-lobe clamping knob for food processing, marine, pharmaceutical, offshore and other aggressive environmental applications that make the use of stainless steel mandatory either by virtue of legislation or simple utility. Typically these will be of interest to machine and equipment builders where quick adjustment or dismantling is required - from bench top units to stand-alone production plant.
08 Apr 2008 by Siemens
Siemens Energy has been awarded major order for a wind farm in the US with a capacity of nearly 325MW.
Siemens will supply 141 units of its 2.3MW turbines for the Biglow Canyon Wind Farm Phases 2 and 3 in Sherman County in Oregon. The purchaser, Portland General Electric Company (PGE), serves more than 804,000 customers in Oregon.
08 Apr 2008 by BAE Systems
The contract covers the upgrades to the command and control of 34 previously fielded BATS and 17 systems currently being manufactured.
According to BAE Systems, the upgraded devices will help to train crew coordination skills in desert, urban and woodland terrain environments.
BAE Systems will carry out the upgrade work at its Orlando, Florida site.
01 Apr 2008 by Rolls Royce
Rolls-Royce has received two new contracts from paper manufacturers in Spain and Portugal for RB211 aero-derivative gas turbine-powered electrical generating sets to be used in co-generation plants. The units are also covered by ten-year TotalCare® service agreements.
01 Apr 2008 by ABB Ltd
According to ABB, DUBAL operates one of the largest single-site aluminium smelters in the world, having produced approximately 890,000 tonnes of aluminium in 2007. It is one of the largest non-oil contributors to Dubai s economy.
31 Mar 2008 by Rolls Royce
Rolls-Royce today announced a new order from the Brazilian state oil company, Petrobras, for an additional four gas turbine power generation packages valued at $73 million for use on a new offshore platform.
This brings the number of Rolls-Royce gas turbine generator sets for Petrobras offshore projects to 27 since 2001, with a total value of more than $300 million.
31 Mar 2008 by Jaguar Land Rover Ltd
Tata Motors will pay $2.3bn in cash for Jaguar Land Rover, which employs around 19,000 staff at sites in the north West and the West Midlands. On closing, Ford will contribute up to $600m to the Jaguar Land Rover pension fund.
31 Mar 2008 by Investment Tooling International Ltd
Having won a very competitively priced contract for producing a twin impression die for the automotive industry John Dobinson, Works Manager of die and mould specialist, Investment Tooling International of Kirkby-in-Ashfield, invited leading tooling companies to advise how machining costs could be minimised on the five-tonne tool steel die.
19 Mar 2008 by GKN Aersospace Ltd
British manufacturing was praised this week as the world's biggest passenger plane, the Airbus A380 superjumbo, flew from Singapore to London s Heathrow airport on its first commercial flight to Europe.
Singapore Airlines and manufacturer Airbus boast that the aircraft is the quietest and greenest big plane.
18 Mar 2008 by EMKA UK Limited
The new 1150 UNItech program of swinghandles from EMKA offers one easy-fit system with many options for applications as wide as Telecom cabinets to Electrical enclosures and Data Centre Racks to Outdoor cabinets, with locking systems to suit. The 1150 UNItech program features 'Mini' style swinghandles, 'Medium' style, 'Vandal resistant' in stainless steel and 'Standard' - including Electronically Operated varients.
17 Mar 2008 by EEF - East Midlands and Mid Anglia
An engineering body is calling on the UK government to cut corporation tax, after a survey found that medium-sized companies were being particularly hard hit.
The EEF group said the Chancellor, Alistair Darling, should cut the tax in his Budget announcement this week, which should be part of a wider, medium-term strategy to address the 'deterioration' in the UK s tax competitiveness.