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Metal Fabrication Company Secures £150k Funding Boost

Metal Fabrication Company Secures £150k Funding Boost

Cirencester Fabrication Services (CFS) secured £150,000 from BCRS Business Loans, which delivers the government’s Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS) and the Community Investment Enterprise Facility (CIEF). After a 12-week closure of its 10,000sq foot welding and production facility during the first coronavirus lockdown dealt an unexpected blow to the firm’s revenue, a CBILS funding …

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Three Areas of Untapped Potential in NEC4 Contracts

Three Areas of Untapped Potential in NEC4 Contracts

Contractors and consultants, especially those working within the public sector, will often find themselves working under the NEC4 form of contract. However, there still remains a wealth of untapped potential within this suite of contracts. NEC4 drafter, co-author of NEC4 Practical Solutions and consultant at project and contract management software firm Sypro – Dr Stuart …

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Manufacturers Outperform Other Sectors, Expecting Growth in 2021

Manufacturers Outperform Other Sectors, Expecting Growth in 2021

Manufacturers helped push the UK’s economic recovery ahead of the global benchmark in December, according to the latest Lloyds Bank UK Recovery Tracker. The Tracker, compiled working with IHS Markit, provides unique insight into the shape and pace of the UK’s recovery following the huge disruption caused by Covid-19. The latest data was compiled between …

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Robot Demo to Show New Potential for Automation Technology

Robot Demo to Show New Potential for Automation Technology

Due to the high demand, the German robotics company Magazino extends its Europe-wide road demo tour into the first half of 2021. The tour provides interested companies in Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Poland and the UK a product demonstration in their warehouse with the mobile picking robot TORU. New technology like intelligent robots helps fashion, e-commerce …

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Partnership to Bring Digital Provenance to Unique 30-Carat Diamond

Partnership to Bring Digital Provenance to Unique 30-Carat Diamond

Everledger , the digital transparency company bringing traceability and transparency to high value goods, has partnered with Hari Krishna Exports (HK), Lucara Diamond Corp , and GIA (Gemological Institute of America) to share the provenance and characteristics of a special 30-carat diamond via its blockchain platform. The 30 carat round diamond originates from the Karowe …

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Brighouse Welded Mesh Manufacturer Announces £2M Investment

Brighouse Welded Mesh Manufacturer Announces £2M Investment

After 125 years of trading, welded steel mesh manufacturer Siddall and Hilton Products has started the New Year with a bang, announcing its largest investment in 12 years with the purchase of a new £2 million specialist welding machine that will increase capacity and efficiency at its Brighouse manufacturing site and head office, as well …

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Cepton Introduces the World’s Smallest Wide Field of View Lidar Sensor

Cepton Introduces the World’s Smallest Wide Field of View Lidar Sensor

Cepton Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of state-of-the-art, intelligent, lidar-based solutions, has announced its path-breaking miniature lidar sensor – the Nova – priced at less than $100 for high volume automotive applications. The Nova is a wide angle near-range lidar sensor intended to address major gaps in proximity detection of objects with current sensor technologies. …

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H&S Resolutions for Manufacturers – How to Get Them Right in 2021

H&S Resolutions for Manufacturers – How to Get Them Right in 2021

Join us on 27 January for a complimentary webinar delivering your health and safety priorities for 2021.  Southalls manufacturing experts, Geraint Evans and Andy Hall, reveal the inside story on recent HSE accident rates – and the common manufacturing mistakes that link them – plus a rundown of regulators’ current target areas.  You’ll also get …

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Airbus Supports Global Effort for Safe COVID-19 Vaccine Transportation

Airbus Supports Global Effort for Safe COVID-19 Vaccine Transportation

Aviation has a long history of contributing to society, connecting people and goods, fostering the world’s GDP, and distributing medical supplies and equipment wherever needed, as rapidly as possible. As the long-awaited COVID-19 vaccines are released, aviation once again is set to play a major role in this life saving mission. In close coordination with …

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Sodick Wire EDM Provides Pemberton Engineering with 25% More Speed

Sodick Wire EDM Provides Pemberton Engineering with 25% More Speed

Pemberton Engineering is enjoying 25% more throughput since investing in the latest Sodick wire EDM technology. The introduction of a VL600Q from Sodi-Tech EDM at the company’s Wolverhampton facility is driving greater productivity in the manufacture of automotive press tools, jigs and fixtures. Founded in 1984, Pemberton Engineering has been specialising in toolmaking ever since. …

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