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Manufacturing growth accelerated to its strongest pace in a year, according to the latest quarterly CBI Industrial Trends Survey. The survey of 357 manufacturers revealed that new orders continued to expand at a brisk pace, with a pick-up in the domestic market offsetting a slight slowdown in new export orders.

Sentiment about general business conditions was unchanged for a second consecutive quarter, but optimism regarding export prospects stalled, having increased steadily for much of the past two years. Growth in output and total orders are expected to slow moderately in the three months to October. Read more.

Simon Duddy
IPE Newsletter Editor

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A breath of fresh air

Dirt and dust is commonplace when working in warehouses and distribution facilities, and if you don't manage it effectively, it can cause serious issues. Here, Renby look at how you can manage your air quality, to ensure the health of your staff isn't jeopardised.

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Pilz protects HRC applications in car production

PILZ ensures safe human-robot collaboration (HRC) at multiple production sites of the BMW Group.

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SolarBuggy with chainflex cables

Since the beginning of 2016, 16 students from the University of Bochum in Germany have been developing and constructing a solar-powered off-road vehicle, which makes use of cables from igus.

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ABB launches newest member of YuMi family

The new single-arm YuMi is ABB's most agile and compact collaborative robot yet and can easily integrate into existing production.

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West Midlands manufacturing company fined after worker crushed

A manufacturing firm in Worcestershire has been fined after a worker suffered crush injuries when wooden panels fell onto him.

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Launch of the OmniTest-5.0 Universal Testing Machine

Mecmesin is pleased to announce the launch of the new OmniTest-5.0 Universal Testing Machine.

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Runway beam verification

The Lifting Equipment Engineers Association (LEEA) is to issue a 'Guide to the verification of runway beams', writes Ricardo German, Technical Assistant at LEEA.

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Scissor lift tables with indexing turntables

Tecmach offers scissor lift tables with indexing turntables. They are designed to reduce operator fatigue and boost efficiency and safer manual handling when transferring finished steel components from automated CNC machine onto trays on stillage.

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PPMA to showcase expanded Interroll solutions

As one of the worldwide leading intralogistic key product suppliers, Interroll will present its range of state-of-the-art conveyor components and integrated drive solutions at the PPMA Show 2018, 25-27 September, NEC in Birmingham.

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Multilingual wash bottles

Azlon DripLok vented and non-vented multilingual wash bottles make easy work of dispensing liquids for cleaning, washing and more.

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New range of composite drills

Chicago Pneumatic continues its innovation with the new range of Composite drills. The range covers ¼", 3/8" and ½" with speeds from 600rpm to 3,300 rpm depending on model selection.

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ABB Ability Verification for measurement devices

New software provides quick and efficient verification of device accuracy parameters to ensure quality and compliance with regulatory requirements.

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Wave goodbye to the heat

A breath of much needed fresh air from EcoCooling: specialists in direct evaporative cooling, the cost-effective alternative to refrigeration.

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Work smarter and safer with LENS Wireless

LENS Wireless by Industrial Scientific is the first gas detection solution that allows personal monitors and area monitors to share gas readings and alarms with one another.

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ErP We Are Ready

Warm Air, Radiant and Heating Products are now affected by European Regulations.

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Red Lion expands CR3000 HMI platform

New J1939, CAN, PROFIBUS DP, HSPA+ and DeviceNet Plug-In modules offer additional equipment integration choices.

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Get weighing right so you can focus on your research

Accurate results are a must in academic labs to maintain an institution's reputation and enable it to engage in new research projects.

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4mm video borescope reaches new areas

Following on from the introduction of the VUCAM XO 6mm video borescope, the latest version, the VUCAM AF is a 4mm dia. unit specifically designed to support inspections in hard to reach areas through smaller openings.

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Cloud-based energy control

At IH&C we understand that facilities management of working environments, energy consumption and environment considerations are a top priority.

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