Seminars at Sensors & Instrumentation 2018

Sensors & Instrumentation, sponsored by Mouser Electronics, returns to the NEC, Birmingham on 25 and 26 September 2018. The action-packed CPD accredited seminar programme returns to the exhibition with a selection of expert speakers already confirmed. Hololens: practical examples of “every day” transformation: Chris Hardess, Microsoft & Paul Haimes, PTC …

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AMETEK Surface Vision makes new appointment

AMETEK Surface Vision has enhanced its senior management team with the appointment of Jason Zyglis to the newly created role of divisional vice president of Project and Product Management. AMETEK Surface Vision (formerly Cognex Surface Inspection Systems Division) develops and manufactures software-enabled vision systems used to inspect surfaces of continuously processed …

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Renishaw’s graduate scheme earns national recognition

At the 2018 JobCrowd Awards, Renishaw was named first in the UK engineering and manufacturing sector for companies taking over 30 graduates a year. The company was also placed 42nd overall in the top 100 graduate schemes for all sectors. Renishaw offers eight graduate pathways, which can lead to global career prospects …

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CNCs and beyond: IMTS 2018 Metal Cutting Pavilion

First came smart phones, then intelligent cars and houses. Now, visitors to the Metal Cutting Pavilion at IMTS 2018 – The International Manufacturing Technology Show, can experience the explosive productivity growth possible with smart, connected machining centres. “The conversations at IMTS have changed from spindle speeds and traverse rates to …

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Defining autonomous machine vision – a new category

“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” These are the words of Buckminster Fuller, an architect, engineer and thinker who was passionate about inventing the future. Here Harel Boren, CEO of Autonomous Machine Vision specialist Inspekto, explains how Autonomous Machine Vision will invent the future of quality …

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Power management in Industry 4.0

Here, Anoop Gangadharan, product marketing manager – Power Measurement Solutions, Yokogawa Europe, explains how accurate measurement is the key to energy efficiency in the implementation of Industry 4.0 As industry evolves to 4.0, energy management assumes new significance as the convergence of IoT, analytics and cloud computing leads to new …

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Fibre laser sensing trends

Fibre lasers have a large share of the laser material processing market but are typically limited to aerospace and defence applications in the sensing market segment. That is set to change within the next decade as emerging applications of fibre laser technologies include automotive LiDAR, multi-species gas sensing and structural health …

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Helicopters could bring new technologies to fighting brushfires

This year the UK has seen brushfires rage across large areas of heath and moorland, a problem that may become increasingly common as climate change drives global warming. New techniques and increased levels of expertise will be needed to combat these. Here we look at the potential of some emerging …

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Growth and expansion at UK engineering manufacturer

Exciting times continue for UK based Evolution Measurement as the company today announces a key internal promotion after further developing their partnership with Guildline Instruments and winning a number of large contracts for the tiny pressure scanner, EvoScann which is designed and built in house. Neil Cardinal, will take the …

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Renishaw and Bristol Music Trust bring music to engineering

Renishaw has teamed up with the Bristol Music Trust charity to combine science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) and music education for children in Bristol, UK. As part of the collaboration, Renishaw is demonstrating the role that fun and creativity plays in engineering by supporting Beat Lab, an interactive music-tech …

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Panasonic Industry Europe expands European Distribution Center in Pfaffenhofen

Panasonic Industry Europe has just expanded its European logistics centre to create an even closer link to the company’s customers in Pfaffenhofen, near Munich. The modernisation of the facility will be celebrated during a small ceremony at the site on 10 August. Gerhard Reiprich, project head and senior general manager Logistic …

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