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Goodfellow acquired by Battery Ventures

?Battery Ventures, a global, technology-focused investment firm, announced it has acquired Goodfellow, a specialist supplier of high-quality materials for research and development, prototyping and ...



40% of UK manufacturers lack sustainability policy

?40% of UK manufacturers polled by Subcon – the UK’s leading subcontract manufacturing supply chain show – are operating without a sustainability policy despite the UK hosting Cop 26 this year. 95 ...


KEB UK appoints Mark Checkley as Managing Director

KEB Automation has announced the appointment of Mark Checkley as Managing Director of KEB (UK) Ltd. Mark takes over the reins from Tom Skelton, who has retired after serving more than 27 years with ...




Subcon announces conference programme

Subcon has announced its final conference programme for this year's event. The leading subcontract manufacturing supply chain show in the UK takes place in-person at the NEC, Birmingham, from 14-16 ...




Drone defibrillators outpace ambulances

Defibrillators delivered by drones to the scenes of suspected cardiac arrests in Sweden have regularly arrived before ambulances dispatched to the same location.








Green cement cuts CO2 by two-thirds

Scientists in Germany have formulated a new type of cement that releases two-thirds less CO2 during production and can also be produced at lower temperatures.


New rapid COVID test from Birmingham uni

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a new type of COVID test that matches PCR and LAMP test for accuracy but gives results significantly faster.






New material for catalytic converter boost

Researchers at Leeds University have developed a synthetic material for use in catalytic converters that lowers the operational temperature for emissions removal.


Smart vaccine storage vessel from MTC

Coventry’s Manufacturing Technology Centre has developed a connected, temperature-controlled storage vessel for the distribution of vaccines.

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Design, Online

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