Matthew Terry

Profile: Hydratron Designs and Builds Pressure and Flow Test Systems for the Aerospace Industry

One specific system that demonstrates well our pneumatic, Hydraulic, mechanical and electronic/controls capabilities is a Fatigue Pressure Cycle Test Unit we designed and manufactured for a prominent Aerospace manufacturer of hydraulic pressure transducers. They required a production test rig for the purposes of general testing with many waveforms including those prescribed ARP1383 Rev A, one …

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The Royal British Legion Invests in Cutting Edge Technology to Manufacture its Famous Poppies with Machine Specialists Sewtec Automation

Yorkshire firm Sewtec Automation has secured a new contract to design and manufacture a bespoke automation system for the Royal British Legion’s poppy production facility. The new contract comes during The RBL’s 100th year supporting serving and ex-serving Armed Forces personnel and their families. Sewtec Automation have utilised the latest technology available within the industry …

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New Online MRP Evaluation Events Now Include Free MRP Implementation Paperback

123 Insight Limited have announced a series of new dates for its free online INFO Exchange events between April and August 2021, aimed at companies considering implementing MRP for the first time or replacing an existing system. Attendees will also be sent a free paperback copy of ‘How to implement a manufacturing system’, detailing the …

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Empteezy Manufacturing to Secure Lithium-Ion Batteries for Vehicles

Lithium-ion batteries have become highly popular due to their large storage capacity as an energy source. In more recent times, their capabilities have made them ideal for use with fully electric and hybrid petrol/electric vehicles. Governments worldwide are putting forward their goals to be more electric vehicle focused while pressuring car manufacturers to adapt to …

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Now’s the Time to (Re)consider R&D Tax Relief

In larger and typically more traditional sectors, such as construction, manufacturing and engineering, some decision makers will have previously decided against claiming the Government’s R&D tax relief incentive for a variety of reasons. Time to act However, in the wake of COVID-19, Brexit and the economic downturn, businesses have had to act and adapt to …

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Profile: Fine Cut

Fine Cut have been manufacturing Membrane Keypads and Industrial Graphics for over 35 years to a whole host of industries including Medical, Aerospace, Automotive, Defence, Electronic,  Catering and Agricultural to name just a few. Their sales experts are supported by a talented in-house design team and highly skilled workforce of experienced technicians. Fine Cut Group …

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Has Ergonomics of Blue-Collar Industrial Workers Been Forgotten?

Ergonomics at work is a hot topic at the moment. Office workers around the world have switched to working at home instead of company offices. Sales of electric desks and home office furniture has spiked in many countries with the aim of improving home office ergonomics. But how is the ergonomics of industrial blue collar …

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More Than Half of Metalworkers Admit Their Tools Aren’t Fit for Purpose

52% of metalworkers have admitted they believe the tools they’re using aren’t ‘fit for purpose,’ according to research recently commissioned by FEIN. The research, from the power tools and accessories manufacturer, also uncovered that 72% believe if they had access to better tools, the time it takes to complete a job would be reduced significantly …

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Profile: Waste Handling Revolutionised with Empteezy

In 1986, Empteezy was founded through the creation of the revolutionary auto-tipping skips. These skips were founded, developed and patented by Empteezy’s managing director, Bruce Wishart, who to this day continues to innovate and push the boundaries of waste handling and safe storage. Multiple versions of the skips are manufactured and available through Empteezy today …

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Webinar: The Evolution of Work Instructions – Digital Work Instructions and Their Potentials

Work instructions are a well-known tool to document valuable know-how and defining working standards. The digitization of work instructions opens unimagined potentials for companies such as: – Elimination of paper on the shop floor –  100% traceability – Acquisition of real-time data – Flexibility in the supply chain – Reduction of training times – Improvements …

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