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Lloyds Bank is investing a further £5 million in the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre.

The extra funding will support around 3,500 manufacturing apprentices, graduates and engineers by 2024, equipping them with the right skills to be at the forefront of manufacturing in the future.

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Simon Duddy
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Extra funding for advanced manufacturing centre

Lloyds Bank has announced that it is investing a further £5 million to fund its sponsorship of the industry leading Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC) on the Manufacturing Technology Centre campus near Coventry. The funding doubles the bank's original commitment, bringing total funding to £10 million over 10 years.

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The Society of Operations Engineers backs Maintec

The Society of Operations Engineers (SOE), the professional engineering membership organisation, has today announced its support for Maintec, the UK's only exhibition dedicated to maintenance, plant and asset management which returns to the NEC, Birmingham on the 6-7 November 2018.

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Sweeping up

Contact Attachments offers three BEMA sweeping attachment models, the 20, 25 and 40.

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Spark from forklift causes explosion at waste firm

A Bedfordshire waste company has been sentenced after two of its employees suffered burns whilst processing flammable aerosol containers.

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Functional safety White Paper

Sensata Technologies, the supplier of sensor, industrial control, power management and electrical protection solutions, has published a new White Paper (What do Industrial Engineers need to know about Functional Safety?) that explores how Functional Safety can improve product reliability, reduce manufacturing downtime, and expand export opportunities.

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Swimming robot inspired by nature

The undulating fin movements of marine animals such as the cuttlefish have provided the inspiration for a new Bionic concept swimming robot from industrial automation specialists Festo.

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Capacitive air gap sensor

Sensonics' latest air gap sensor range for use in high magnetic field applications offers a range of measurement options in combination with excellent stability and noise performance.

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Bosch Rexroth named as key sponsor of Maintec event

Leading Drives and Controls specialist Bosch Rexroth has confirmed that it is one of the key sponsors of this year's Maintec event. As the UK's only exhibition dedicated to maintenance, plant and asset management, Maintec is the ideal forum for the company to showcase their range of smarter maintenance products.

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From chocolate to toothpaste

From rotating chocolate moulds to filling toothpaste, Hygienic Swivel Joints are used allow pipe work to rotate when needed.

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ACI's JetBlack personnel cleaning systems

Blower-driven air provides a safe, economical and highly effective means of removing deposits such as dust, fibres, water and more from people, product surfaces or work environments.

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Manufacturers: maintaining a competitive edge

SSG Insight partnered with academic industry experts from Sheffield Hallam University to commission this extensive piece of research among leading manufacturing executives, to understand their optimism and concern around one of the most critical challenges facing modern manufacturing; the relentless rise of technology - particularly in the form of Industry 4.0.

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Gain 10 seconds in production per identified cable

If you work with large volumes of cables and need cable traceability and identification, you can increase production efficiency with our complete and automated cable identification solutions.

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Nortek Global HVAC UK announces customer service initiative

The UK's leading HVAC manufacturer carried out an extensive research study in 2017, reaching out to their entire customer base and the HVAC market place as a whole across the UK and continental Europe.

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Increasing profitability by improving operational reliability and efficiency

Today there is an increasing awareness that automation system performance has a major impact on industrial profitability.

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Simplified machine health monitoring from SKF

SKF QuickCollect is a handheld sensor, which, when used in combination with one of two apps, simplifies the collection and interpretation of critical machine condition data.

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Steam boiler with unparalleled warranty

Fulton's VSRT steam boiler, which already boasts ultra-low NOx emissions and high efficiencies, now comes with a 10-year "unparalleled" warranty on the pressure vessel, double that of the industry standard.

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Emerson enable reduced cost and complexity

Zoned safety capabilities enable the isolation of up to three safety zones on a machine from one valve island.

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The countdown to Advanced Engineering 2018

Join Advanced Engineering 2018 on 31 October and 1 November 2018 and celebrate our 10th anniversary edition. The only annual UK engineering event where you can network and source products from over 600+ exhibitors and attend up to 200 conference sessions for free.

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