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Bespoke manufacturing

Bespoke production is becoming increasingly achievable for low and high-volume manufacturing. Bespoke products offer adaptability and full customisation as well as security in the fact that individual requirements will be met, especially if the ...

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Be in control… with the right robot controller

The current trend of robot control is changing with PLC-based solutions offering different benefits and opportunities over the traditional dedicated robot controllers. So, what needs to be considered ...



What’s that in SCADA Claus’ sack?

Jolly ol’ Santa Claus has quite a job coming up this month. Assuming an estimate of 650 million Christian children worldwide, manufacturing one toy for each would mean his factory would need to spit ...


How to stop a speeding train

After doubts about the future of the UK’s high-speed rail link HS2, the government has said the project will go ahead, although delayed by up to three years, in 2029. The prospect of 250 mph rail ...



The real secret to choosing maximum bearing load

We’ve all tried it – carrying all our shopping bags from the weekly food shop into the house in one go, just to avoid an extra trip out to collect the rest. Here, Chris Johnson, managing director of ...


Developing the future generation

Engineering is a developing industry, with new skills and processes constantly being established. the same is true for talent in the sector, with more businesses opting to hire apprentices and then ...



Avoiding shocks when electrifying rail

The political wind has been blowing towards complete rail electrification for decades now without significant progress, so it’s clearly not a straightforward problem to tackle. If it’s to be done, it ...