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I was interested to see research from EEF which shows wage growth in the manufacturing sector has lately climbed above that of the average for the economy. EEF asked survey respondents what the most important factors were when determining a pay increase. The vast majority indicated "company performance" as the top factor driving the rise.

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World first for additive aerospace manufacturing

Stelia Aerospace has produced a demo of metal, self-reinforced fuselage panels using 3D printing.

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A long period of high inflation pushes wages up

ONS figures for the three months to December show an annual nominal increase of 2.5% for regular pay in the whole economy and a 2.7% increase for the manufacturing sector.

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Veotec manufactures HVAC solution for Ingersoll Rand

Design and fabrication specialists Veotec has overcome a series of environmental and operational difficulties to successfully design a HVAC solution for an Ingersoll Rand compressor to be used at the new helium production plant in Qatar, meeting a bespoke range of criteria.

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The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association has announced a new leadership team

Paul Fulcher is the new LEEA chairperson and Ross Moloney is new CEO.

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Biomass clearing project

Quirepace was engaged to design and install six central vacuum cleaning/bulk removal systems for a large biomass project in a UK power station conversion.

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Manufacturing output growth robust CBI comments

Manufacturing order books and export order books remained well above their long run average, according to the latest monthly CBI Industrial Trends Survey.

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Manufacturing company fined after worker suffers life-changing injury

A manufacturing company has been sentenced after a worker lost his right thumb whilst working on a lathe.

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24 different welding tasks a day

Welding steel requires a robust and reliable tool; one that continues to work perfectly even when exposed to harsh conditions. With the TransSteel 2200, Fronius has brought its first single-phase multiprocess MIG/MAG inverter power source onto the market. This makes it an all-rounder that can give customers the best weld properties for MIG/MAG as well as TIG and MMA welding applications.

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Lee Spring offers a complete Torsion Spring selection

Torsion springs from Lee Spring offer the design engineer a proven, compact energy return mechanism in a wide variety of catalogue specs, for rapid ex-stock delivery or as custom variants if required.

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Searching for a new CMMS? Need some help and advice? Download our guide now.

Whether you've got an existing system in place or not, you may feel a little overwhelmed.

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ACI Cable and Wire Driers

Driving productivity in wire and cable products requires consideration of best practice in process drying.

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World-first vertical steam boiler design

The all-new gas-fired, vertical spiral-rib tubeless steam boiler from Fulton, the VSRT, is the first range to emerge from the company's new 'PURE Technology' approach, an initiative that has resulted in a world-first design that is durable, long-lasting and boasts the highest efficiencies and ultra-low NOx emissions as standard.

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Labfacility further expands instrumentation range

To complement its vast range of Temperature Sensors, offered from stock for immediate despatch, Labfacility has recently expanded its bench top and hand held instrumentation product ranges.

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Major brands join up under Reznor

From February 2018, HVAC brands, Ambirad, Airbloc, Benson, and Reznor will be brought together under a single brand: Reznor.

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Safety superiority at Coates

Specialist storage expert Safety Unlimited is proud to have recently designed and installed a state-of-the art heavy duty unit at the nationwide Crewe HQ of H.W.Coates who are the leading name for the warehousing and distribution of packaged chemicals.

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Take control with a professional noise monitoring system

If you are an employee or a manager in an industrial company, you probably already have some experience with noise being an issue.

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