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Continuous improvement to reap long-term ROI rewards

Continuous improvement to reap long-term ROI rewards
According to research from Barclays Corporate Banking, over half of manufacturers are reporting improved productivity thanks to the adoption of Industry 4.0 technologies. Despite this, two thirds state that they are yet to experience a Return On Investment (ROI). Author: Lee Sullivan, Regional Sales Manager at COPA-DATA UK
2nd July 2018

MCI technology used to restore European historical buildings

MCI technology used to restore European historical buildings
Saint Donatus, symbol of the city of Zadar is classified among the most famous and most valuable monuments in Croatia. Moreover, due to its unusual cylindrical appearance and robust monumentality, it belongs to the most significant European pre-Romanesque churches. The church is a protected cultural heritage listed in the Register of the Republic of Croatia on UNESCO's list.
11th May 2018

Why monitor dust in the workplace?

Why monitor dust in the workplace?
In most places of employment there can be a potential threat to health and safety from airborne particulates and aerosols. It is important to note, however, that dust hazards are not necessarily visible to the human eye and that the finest particles can represent the greatest threat because of their ability to travel deepest into the lungs. Effective monitoring is therefore key to the implementation of an effective risk management strategy.
17th April 2018


Duo increase production capacity of extreme pressure additives

Duo increase production capacity of extreme pressure additives
  Beginning in April 2018, Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, will increase the production capacity of its DAILUBE extreme pressure additives by 6,000 tons per annum at its eco-friendly plant in Kashima, Japan. 
10th April 2018

Chinese university buys two Advantest test systems

Chinese university buys two Advantest test systems
Leading semiconductor test equipment supplier Advantest has sold two engineering test stations – a T5830ES and a T5833ES system – to Tsinghua University, the top academic institution in China, in the latest business dealing between the two organisations.
5th March 2018

Manufacturing facility expansion aids volume production capacity

Manufacturing facility expansion aids volume production capacity
  In order to keep up with growing demand and diversifying product requirements, LASER COMPONENTS' partner Holo/OR has announced a number of new developments to its production facility. As well as general refurbishments to maintain consistent high quality production, new machines have also been installed.
1st March 2018

Scaling a small data team with the power of machine learning

Scaling a small data team with the power of machine learning
  In an effort to continue to grow their business in existing and new markets, a live and on-demand sports streaming service called DAZN wanted a fast, low maintenance way to enable their small data team to run predictive analytics and machine learning projects at scale.
12th February 2018

The potential of the 'plastic tax'

The potential of the 'plastic tax'
Europeans urgently need to find another solution, because of the ban on imports of European plastic waste impeded by China at the beginning of 2018. The EU commission, for example, is considering a ‘plastics tax’. An EU directive against lightweight plastic carrier bags has already contributed to a reduction of consumption in many countries. Until 2030, all packaging in the EU ought to be reusable and made of recyclable materials.
2nd February 2018

Production capacity expanded for 3D printers

The production capacity of EOS has been expanded and its system manufacturing facilities relocated to Maisach-Gerlinden, just west of Munich, and closer to its headquarters in Krailling. With the new facility measuring 9,000 square meters, EOS is boosting its production capacity in 2018 and is now capable of manufacturing up to approximately 1,000 systems per year.
31st January 2018

Are self healing triboelectrics on the way up?

Are self healing triboelectrics on the way up?
  Analysts at IDTechEx have appraised the technology and potential commercialisation of triboelectrics, which is a new form of energy harvesting based on similar materials and think there is potential for partnerships. There has been considerable progress with self-healing polymers just lately, with the researchers dreaming of use in regular tires and phones.
4th January 2018


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