Category Archives: robotics

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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Renishaw invests in engineering despite profits dip

The engineering group Renishaw today reported a dip in profits during the first half of its financial year ending December 2013 but said that it was continuing to invest in production and engineering. It had incurred capital expenditure of £19.5m, … Continue reading

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Space robots to invade manufacturing

Space robotics could soon be invading the manufacturing sector, according to Antonio Espingardeiro, a University of Salford researcher who is looking into the ethics of human and robotic interaction. Espingardeiro, who is a member of the Institute of Electrical and … Continue reading

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Draeger Safety invests for growth

Draeger Safety UK, which specialises in safety equipment and training for the chemical sector, has announced the completion of a multi-million pound investment in operatoons at its Blyth-based plant in the North East. Draeger, which recently won an IMechE manufacturing … Continue reading

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Carrs boosted by engineering business

The agriculture, food and engineering group Carrs has seen its engineering business soar by a third on the back of strong demand in the UK and overseas. The company’s fabrication arm, Bendalls, completed a contract for the supply of pressure vessels … Continue reading

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