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Omax plans to join forces with Hypertherm


Omax Corporation, a manufacturer of abrasive waterjet systems, plans to join forces with Hypertherm, a US-based manufacturer of industrial cutting systems and software. The move follows the signing of a definitive ...

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OMIL gripping systems now available from Leader Chuck


The OMIL range of gripping systems is now available in the UK from Leader Chuck International. Within the range there are newly developed and enhanced products that are designed to improve efficiency, productivity and ...

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TM Robotics releases its Global Robotics Report


Some 79% of automation distributors do not believe their customers understand the safety requirements of installing a collaborative robot (cobot). That is according to the results of the Global Robotics Report published ...

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MTC joins Microsoft mixed reality partner programme


The visualisation team at Coventry-based MTC (Manufacturing Technology Centre) has been made a partner of Microsoft's Mixed Reality Programme, one of a select group of organisations in Europe to gain the recognition.

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Prima Power UK achieves record year


The UK division of the Italian-owned Prima Power Group recorded its best ever year in 2018, with sales surpassing all previous years since the subsidiary was founded. A significant number of orders were received for ...

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FANUC warns UK government about lack of automation


The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has heard evidence from a number of UK leading manufacturing experts, including the managing director of FANUC UK, Tom Bouchier, about the dangers of falling behind ...

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MTC’s ‘Made for Space’ conference date set


The MTC's two-day ‘Made for Space’ conference will be held on 2-3 May in Coventry. The event will host international experts who will explain the opportunities available for manufacturers in the space industry. MTC ...

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Fronius gears up for open house


Welding technology specialist Fronius will be opening its doors to visitors on 15 May (09:00-16:00). The free event in Milton Keynes offers guests the chance to do a lap of the company’s technology centre, test their ...