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FLIR launches its first uncooled methane gas detection camera

FLIR Systems has announced the FLIR GF77 Gas Find IR, its first uncooled thermal camera designed for detecting methane. This handheld camera offers inspection professionals the features they need to find potentially dangerous, invisible methane leaks at natural gas power plants, renewable energy production facilities, industrial plants, and other locations …

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Dora Domajnko named Slovenia’s first Female Engineer of the Year

At a ceremony in the Cankar Centre in Ljubljana, Dora Domajnko was named Slovenia’s first ever Female Engineer of the Year. The Development Engineer at RLS, a Renishaw associate company, was presented with the award for being an outstanding inspiration for young people. The award was organised by Let’s Be Engineers!, an initiative that encourages more young people to consider engineering careers. The youngest …

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DJB Instruments appoint new sales & marketing manager

DJB Instruments has appointed James Wren as sales & marketing manager. Effective immediately, James will be responsible for all DJB Sales & Marketing operations. James has extensive noise and vibration engineering expertise, gained from several years of Autosport race engineering in addition to 20 years working with Prosig in the …

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Mouser sponsors Formula E all-electric racing for fifth year

Mouser Electronics is proud to announce its sponsorship of the GEOX DRAGON Formula E Team throughout the 2018–19 racing season. Mouser is backing the team this year in collaboration with TTI, Inc. and valued suppliers Molex and AVX. This marks the fifth-straight year that Mouser and Molex have sponsored Formula E racing. The Mouser-sponsored team takes to …

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ODU Connectors partners with RED Digital Cinema

ODU has announced a strategic partnership between ODU-USA and RED Digital Cinema, a leading manufacturer of professional digital cameras. RED DSMC2 cameras are available in a variety of sensor options including high-end frame and data rates and these cameras require a customisable connector solution that integrates seamlessly both visually and …

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RS Components issues deadline reminder for EW BrightSparks 2019 nominations and highlights achievements of past winners

RS Components (RS) has put out a final call for entries to EW BrightSparks 2019, an initiative that searches for and highlights the brightest and most talented young engineers in the UK today. Open to nominees based in the UK and aged between 16 and 30, the closing date for …

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AMETEK Land Global Infrared product manager appointed

AMETEK Land has appointed Manfred Hayk as the company’s new Global Infrared (IR) product manager. Hayk has over 15 years’ experience in infrared temperature measurement and more than 20 years in optical metrologies, including laser technologies and further high-end metrologies. Prior to his new role, he was the company’s sales …

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Kistler opens new office in Shanghai

The Kistler Group celebrated the opening of its new office in Shanghai on 5 February, on the occasion of the Chinese New Year festival. The new building strengthens the Swiss corporation’s presence on the Chinese market, enabling it to offer products and services from one single source to local customers …

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Dr Attila Bilgic elected chairman of the VDI/VDE-GMA Executive Board

Dr Attila Bilgic, CTO KROHNE Group, has been elected as the new chairman of the VDI/VDE-GMA Executive Board for the period 2019-2022. Over the past three years, the Executive Board worked intensely on internationalisation and cooperation with other bodies. For his term of office, Dr Bilgic intends to promote the …

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Brexit may present opportunities for UK pressure equipment makers

Leaving the European Union could provide UK pressure equipment manufacturers with significant opportunities to develop new markets provided the Government establishes appropriate safety rules, according to a new report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. The UK has a long history of manufacturing pressure safety equipment which is essential to …

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