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As the UK moves ever closer to Brexit it is vital that the outcome supports the nation's manufacturing base, particularly against a backdrop of technological advances and global market developments, the speed of which is unprecedented. To help secure a positive future, the CBI is establishing a new Manufacturing Council, which you can read more about in the story, right.

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NEC, Birmingham
26th - 27th September 2017
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26th - 28th September 2017
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CBI launches new council to put UK manufacturing at heart of industrial strategy

With growing opportunities for the UK's manufacturers in industrial digitisation, innovation and emerging new markets, the CBI will be establishing a new Manufacturing Council to help support the UK's makers.

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B&R now ABB's global centre for machine & factory automation

Following approval by EU competition authorities, the acquisition became legally effective on July 6th, 2017. B&R will operate as an independent business unit within the ABB Group's Industrial Automation division.

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RS Components teams up with Crowdcube to help bring DesignSpark community design ideas to fruition

RS Components is collaborating with Crowdcube, the UK-based online equity crowdfunding platform, to help members of its DesignSpark engineering community realise their product and business ideas.

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Yaskawa Motologix hooks up with Routeco

As part of its drive in supplying market leading robotics solutions with the innovative Motoman and MotoLogix brands, motion control and robotics specialist Yaskawa is developing a sales relationship with Routeco UK.

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Industry leaders join PPMA Show 2017 Learning Hub line-up

The PPMA Show 2017 has announced the line-up for its new and improved Learning Hub, providing visitors and exhibitors with insights from influential industry experts and opinion leaders on the industry's hottest trends and topics.

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Manufacturing growth falls in June but remains in positive territory

UK manufacturing employment grew for the 11th successive month in June, though backlogs of work dropped for the first time in three months. Manufacturers have an optimistic outlook.

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Corrosion resistant, non-magnetic plastic bearings

Miniature and specialist bearings provider, SMB Bearings, has launched a range of corrosion resistant, non-magnetic plastic bearings.

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HBM to exhibit its award winning range at PPMA Show 2017

HBM on stand E36, will be exhibiting its world leading range of load cells and weighing electronics for checkweighers, packaging and filling and sorting machines at the PPMA Total Show on the 26-28th September 2017 at the NEC Birmingham.

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Machinery reliability problems?

Gill offers a condition monitoring tool like no other. Unlike conventional methods of condition monitoring, Gill's oil condition sensor sits in the lubrication oil providing a real-time reading of the health of your machinery.

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Unlocking the hidden potential of your production line

Brainboxes provided monitoring for a customer's conveyor system and helped them determine the best time to perform maintenance and the optimum schedule for each part. Replacement parts could then be automatically ordered before they broke down.

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Omron debut world's fastest and first 4 arm Delta robot

With a pick rate of 300 per minute, Omron will debut the world's fastest and most flexible Delta pick and place robot on stand B34 at PPMA 2017.

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Save costs when selecting process valve solutions

By considering a few basic requirements of your application, you can easily find the right valve control solution for your process automation needs.

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WLAN solution for machine building

The demand for data and information flow is growing, and therefore also is the need to ensure machines are networked with the absolute minimum fuss.

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Talking the torque

Sensor Technology Ltd, the UK manufacturer of wireless torque and load sensors and strain gauge amplifiers is exhibiting at this year's Sensors & Instrumentation Exhibition.

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