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MTC hosts fact-finding visit from Michigan

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre has hosted a visit by top level officials from the US state of Michigan, keen to learn about the MTC's world-leading capabilities in advanced manufacturing.

5G premiere at Hannover Messe

Leading speaker line-up for dedicated Food & Beverage digitalisation conference

GSK receives IChemE gold award for its work to inspire the next generation of engineers

AI – the future of monitoring?

Indalyz Monitoring & Prognostics GmbH (IM&P), a German start-up company, develops and manages software and algorithms based on artificial intelligence for the control and monitoring of a very wide variety of machines and systems. PWE reports from Hannover Messe where the company was presenting at this year’s event, to find out more about its software.

The I-GAS Scheme

The CEA’s “Industrial Gas Accreditation Scheme” (I-GAS) provides a comprehensive qualification for Maintenance Personnel, Technicians, Engineers and Designers of Industrial Gas Systems. CEA director, David Kilpatrick, reports.

MTC aids big productivity gains

A family owned precision engineering company in Coventry has achieved a 10% increase in its forward order book and has made double-digit productivity gains with the help of experts from the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC).

Achieving best clamp load retention performance in extreme conditions

Threaded assemblies are the most important detachable parts used in machinery construction, installation and repair. Relaxation of tension and self-loosening is common for any machine but when it is operating in harsh environments, the need to minimise this deterioration with effective thread locking is even more important. Various methods are available but what are their respective strengths and failings?

Multidirectional solutions

Crown Imperial has recently overhauled and enhanced handling procedures at its Herne Bay headquarters by bringing in a number of Combilift models to replace counterbalance and reach trucks that were previously used. PWE reports.