Category Archives: MRO

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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Too much IT hype and jargon, say manufacturers

Discontent about how technology service companies are promoting and selling cloud services is growing among manufacturers, according to a new survey. The work, commissioned by managed data service provider Six Degrees to examine how well IT decision makers embedded in the … Continue reading

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MRO specialist says performance underlines manufacturing resilience

The MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) specialist Brammer says its highest ever sales figures reveal the resilience of the European manufacturing sector. Chief executive Ian Fraser (pictured) said that during 2012 Brammer “provided a record 5,500 recognised cost-saving actions to … Continue reading

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