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Seaward Discusses the Benefits of Electrical Safety Testing

Seaward Discusses the Benefits of Electrical Safety Testing

Electrical safety testing during manufacturing production is not only critical but also beneficial, says Nathan Barwell, category manager at the Seaward Group. The importance of electrical safety testing, which is paramount to ensure that powered products rolling off UK production lines are safe and that consumers will not be harmed when they use them, is …

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Is Gen Z the Perfectly Pairing for the Fresh Produce Industry?

Is Gen Z the Perfectly Pairing for the Fresh Produce Industry?

With a surge in graduates applying to be part of the fresh produce industry, Sapphira Waterson of Management Development Services (MDS), says knowing who Gen Z is and what they want from a job can increase productivity and profitability for businesses. MDS, which specialises in graduate training in fresh produce businesses, has placed more than …

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Industrial 3D Printing Company Markforged to Become Publicly Listed

Industrial 3D Printing Company Markforged to Become Publicly Listed

Markforged, creator of an integrated metal and carbon fiber additive manufacturing platform, The Digital Forge, has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to merge with one (NYSE: AONE), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by A-star and founded and led by technology industry veteran Kevin Hartz. Upon completion of the transaction, the combined company …

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The Food and Drink Federation Publishes Ambition 2025 Progress Report

The Food and Drink Federation Publishes Ambition 2025 Progress Report

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has released its sustainability-focused Ambition 2025 Progress Report, seeing impressive progress with targets initially set in 2016, from its members. As highlighted in this year’s Progress Report, there has been exceptional progress in some areas, for example, food and drink companies have achieved a 55 per cent reduction in …

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Siemens Suggests Manufacturers Must Step-up Energy Resilience

Siemens Suggests Manufacturers Must Step-up Energy Resilience

All industries require access to reliable, uninterrupted power as well as robust dependable contingency measures to fall back on in the event of a failure. Yet despite the importance placed on maintaining the supply of energy, Siemens says UK manufacturers are failing to recognise the risks posed by critical ageing electrical energy assets. Manufacturers are …

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The Coalition for the Energy of the Future Reveals Its 2021 Goals

The Coalition for the Energy of the Future Reveals Its 2021 Goals

Launched in late 2019, the Coalition for the Energy of the Future aims to accelerate the development of future energies and technologies to sustain new green mobility models and reduce the impact of transport and logistics on climate change. The Coalition is pleased to announce the first milestones to be reached in 2021. 2021 will …

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Smurfit Kappa Launches Additional TopClip Packing System

Smurfit Kappa Launches Additional TopClip Packing System

Smurfit Kappa has announced the launch of a new packing system for its sustainable TopClip product, a paper-based replacement for plastic shrink wrap that bundles beverage multi-packs. This packing system, which is designed for smaller businesses and brands, comes after the launch of their high speed machine with KHS last year. This now completes the …

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The All-New Nissan Qashqai Platform Has Been Launched

The All-New Nissan Qashqai Platform Has Been Launched

The All-new Qashqai is the first model in Europe to use the Alliance CMF-C platform, which represents a state-of-the-art automotive structure and technology architecture. Central to the engineering concept was to retain the current Qashqai’s proportions, which are “just right” and key in its success, meaning it comfortably navigates urban roads and fits comfortably in …

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Britishvolt Joins Make UK As Battery Plant Prepares to Power Up

Britishvolt Joins Make UK As Battery Plant Prepares to Power Up

Britishvolt the company behind the project to build the UK’s first lithium-ion battery gigaplant, has joined Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation. Britishvolt recently announced the site of the £2.6 billion facility in Northumberland which will be one of the largest manufacturing plants in Europe. With supply chain partners co-located, and green low carbon energy production …

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North West Manufacturing Boost Due to Made Smarter Programme

North West Manufacturing Boost Due to Made Smarter Programme

A North West pilot which has helped hundreds of SME manufacturers access technology and digital tools to boost productivity, growth and create jobs, is to continue as part of a £8M government rollout. The successful initiative becomes part of the government’s Made Smarter Adoption programme, which now expands into the North East, Yorkshire and the …

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