Plant & Works Engineering
Climate challenges boost protective shutter development

A ferry ride across Hong Kong’s harbour in the early stages of a typhoon caused Doug Hart, chairman of Hart Industrial Doors, to pause – just what sort of technology would be needed to create a secure, protective, shutter that could withstand the full impact of a typhoon he asked himself writes Chris Dobson*

Technology extravaganza

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics 2017 returns to FIVE, Farnborough, from March 21 - 23. The show brings together an array of hardware, component vendors and engineering service providers in a single event. PWE reports.

The golden rules for ensuring IoT availability

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the power to revolutionise industrial processes for the better, but there are plenty of pitfalls that will need to be avoided. Safeguards can help us navigate this new landscape. Andy Bailey, solutions architect, Stratus, reports.