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New agent strengthens Royston’s EFMS Malaysia operations

Royston diesel power has appointed a new agent for Malaysia, strengthening its presence in the electronic fuel management systems market (EFMS). Kuala Lumpar-based Time Marine, a Petronas licensed vendor, will be responsible for developing business for enginei EFMS across the south east Asian region under the new agreement, which will include aftermarket sales …

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Trio for bio

HORIBA UK has joined Scotland’s Industrial Biotechnology Innovation Centre (IBioIC), adding its expertise in the measurement and control of high value product (HVP) processing. The company joins IBioIC as an Associate Member and will be making available technological expertise from its portfolio of core measurement and control technologies. For instance, in measurement, HORIBA …

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AMA Innovation Award 2019: Submit projects now

The Association for Sensors and Measurement (AMA) invites researchers and developers to compete for the renowned AMA Innovation Award for 2019. The AMA is looking for research and development results in sensor and measuring technology. The submission deadline is 31 January 2019. Individuals or developer teams may submit innovative research …

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Insight into swimming fish could lead to robotics advances

The constant movement of fish that seems random is actually precisely deployed to provide them at any moment with the best sensory feedback they need to navigate the world, Johns Hopkins University researchers found. The finding, published today in the journal Current Biology, enhances our understanding of active sensing behaviours …

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Senseye’s top five manufacturing predictions for 2019

In this article, Simon Kampa, CEO of Senseye, explores five major trends that will affect the manufacturing industry in 2019, including servitisation, the cloud and machine-learning algorithms. 2019 marks an inflection point in the maturity of Industry 4.0 and the application of real-world predictive maintenance as companies move from pilots …

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Manufacturing outlook deteriorates as uncertainty continues to bite

The outlook for Britain’s manufacturers is deteriorating on the back of a cocktail of factors related to Brexit uncertainty, weaker global growth and the impact of protectionist policies according to a major survey published today by EEF and business advisory firm BDO LLP. According to the Q4 EEF/BDO Manufacturing Outlook survey, …

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RS Components unveils critical research findings on key challenges for MRO procurement professionals globally

RS Components (RS) has launched a White Paper report offering insight and analysis following research to explore the state of play for current and future MRO procurement globally. The survey, conducted among 851 procurement professionals – all members of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply – covers the opportunities and pressures procurement …

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BSRIA launches Inspiring Tomorrow’s Engineers publication – career path stories

BSRIA has launched its 4th Inspiring Tomorrow’s Engineers publication which was written by workplace student: Abigail Teekaram. This insightful report looks at the careers of some successful engineers at BSRIA, among its membership and in the industry. It leads on naturally from last year’s publication which considered the range of …

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Versatile monitoring for rotor bearings

How can typical rolling bearing damage in wind turbines, particularly in wind turbine rotor bearing supports, be identified early and even prevented altogether? Schaeffler has a solution to this complex challenge: a combination of sensors that are capable of monitoring the critical influencing variables for this type of damage. Real …

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Does IoT power predictive maintenance in the manufacturing industry?

In this article, Joseph Zulick, writer and manager at MRO Electric and Supply, discusses how IoT is changing predictive maintenance for the better… For far too often maintenance has been treated as the proverbial red headed step child. Now with the internet of things (IoT), has brought new technology in …

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