Is the rise of smart machines too challenging for UK producers?

Is the rise of smart machines too much of a challenge for UK producers?   UK manufacturing has one of the lowest robot uptake rates in the developed world at a time when productivity is on every watch list. Developing new smart technologies make improved productivity possible, and offers adopters the opportunity to differentiate themselves […]

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The immediate future for automation in the food industry

    The immediate future for automation in the food industry   Chris Evans, Marketing and Operations Group Manager at Mitsubishi Electric UK’s Automation Group looks what is around the corner in terms of automation for the food and beverage industry.   When food producers range from craft breweries and hand-made foods to some of […]

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New update for official Machinery Directive guide

    New update for official Machinery Directive guide.   After leaving the European Union, UK machine builders will still need to comply with the European Machinery Directives on equipment destined for both home and export markets. A helpful source of information is the MachineBuilding.net website which regularly contains updated information.   According to MachineBuilding, […]

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System integrator competency is critical for introducing new technologies

System integrator competency is critical for introducing new technologies   Competency is an important attribute for a business and management. Manufacturers are good at manufacturing, and when they plan a new production line they rely on the competency of their machine suppliers and System Integrators to translate their aims into reality.   When the manufacturer […]

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