Category Archives: Electronics

New manufacturing news website goes live

After over 1000 blogs, the Whats Happening in Manufacturing blog spot has grown up and become the sector’s newest fully functioning 24/7 manufacturing news website. WHIMFING.com (What’s Happening In Manufacturing) boasts “no frills; just facts”. It’s “where busy people who … Continue reading

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REO joins electronics industry think tank

REO, the power equipment OEM, has become the latest member of the industry think tank Power Electronics where it joins the likes of Mclaren, Rolls Royce, Siemens and Schneider. Joining as a member of Power Electronics’ Industrial Drives group, the … Continue reading

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Lean manufacturing puts Cressall in control

A guest blog from Cy Wilkinson (left), managing director of Cressall Resistors According to the lean philosophy, a company must strive to use all of its assets as efficiently as possible – and the most important resource and asset is … Continue reading

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Air Asia Airbus order will safeguard jobs – Cable

Business Secretary Vince Cable has welcomed news that the Malaysian airline AirAsia X has placed a firm order with Airbus for 25 more A330-300s – the largest A330 order received by Airbus in a single purchase agreement AirAsia X, the … Continue reading

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US deal provides Linwave with $400,000 birthday present

Lincolnshire manufacturer Linwave Technology is celebrating its 10th birthday in style with a $400,000 (£245,000) contract win. Linwave – which supplies up-converters, amplifiers, radar sensors and detectors for microwave and RF applications – sealed the deal that will help satisfy … Continue reading

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SMT investment will drive growth and jobs

Warwick-based electronic assembly specialist SMT Developments has struck a deal to buy its existing premises to which it intends to add an additional 3,300 sq ft of capacity, a new clean room facility and introduce state-of-the-art pick and place technology. … Continue reading

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MAS puts up ‘onshoring’ examples

The government funded Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) has put up evidence from two manufacturers in the south east of England to support the suggestion from its recent ‘barometer’ survey that a quarter of manufacturers in the region are now considering … Continue reading

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