22 June, 2017

Group HES flies high with new £2 million deal with Galliford Try

22 June, 2017

The Gloucester-based engineering company, Group HES, has secured a record deal with construction company, Galliford Try, to supply four large hydraulic ring mains at the new Airbus Wing Integration Centre (AWIC) in Filton, Bristol.


Half of firms believe AI will be transformational and widespread

15 June, 2017

A CBI survey of 160 businesses in association with IBM reveals that almost half of firms believe the current wave of artificial intelligence (AI) will be transformational and widespread; fundamentally transforming the industry and markets they work in. However, according to the survey, only a third feel their business has the skills to adopt data-driven technologies, so the UK must act quickly to bridge the knowledge gap as international competition heats up.


Quaker Chemical and Houghton International to combine

08 June, 2017

Quaker Chemical Corporation and Houghton International Inc. – companies with a combined 250-year history as providers of process fluids, chemical specialties, and technical knowhow to the global primary metals and metalworking industries – have executed a definitive agreement to combine the companies.


Atlas Copco to acquire Brazilian compressor manufacturer

02 June, 2017

Atlas Copco, provider of sustainable productivity solutions, is to acquire Pressure Compressores Ltda., a Brazilian manufacturer of piston compressors and related equipment.


New awards programme celebrates electrical and mechanical trades

25 May, 2017

Staged on Wednesday 29 November 2017, at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Coventry, the inaugural AEMT Gala Awards Dinner will bring together the entire electrical and mechanical trades sector in a global celebration of business and professional excellence.


Ashton Seals welcomes new gaskets business development manager

16 June, 2017

Ashton Seals Ltd. has appointed Gavin Lyles as its new gaskets business development manager to manage the growing demand for gasket sealing solutions.


New Flowtechnology UK catalogue now available

18 May, 2017

Flowtechnology UK has launched the latest edition of its annual catalogue.


Camozzi reaches quarter million non-standard cylinder milestone

16 May, 2017

Pneumatics specialist Camozzi UK has passed the quarter of a million mark on production of its same day non-standard cylinders.


Hydramatic (Somerset) wins Apprenticeships award

11 May, 2017

At the recent 2017 Somerset Apprenticeship awards ceremony, Hydramatic (Somerset) Ltd. was announced as Winner of the new Apprenticeships award. The evening celebrates all that is great about apprenticeships and traineeships and the individuals and employers who continually strive for excellence.


Aventics acquires Vector Horizon Technology

09 May, 2017

The internationally operating Aventics Group, manufacturer of pneumatic components and systems, has announced the acquisition of Vector Horizon Technology LLC (VHtek).


Morris Lubricants launches graduate recruitment programme

04 May, 2017

Morris Lubricants has launched a graduate recruitment programme to tap into the next generation of talent and develop new ideas for the future growth of the business.


Seawork ahoy

02 May, 2017

Registration is now open for Seawork International, which opens its doors from 13 to 15 June at Mayflower Park, Southampton, UK.


UK companies win robotics ‘golden ticket’ to work with the MTC

27 April, 2017

A selection of British companies are poised to reap the benefits of a European-wide initiative on robotic technology after securing one of 25 ‘golden tickets’.


Energy-efficient equipment sales key to Air Kraft winning Atlas Copco award

25 April, 2017

Coventry-based Air Kraft has repeated its outstanding performance of previous years by winning the 2016 Atlas Copco Compressors Distributor of the Year award. As Air Kraft’s managing director, Craig May-Russell observes: “Our primary approach to meeting the needs of customers is to provide energy-saving installations. In some cases, we’ve been able to help companies achieve annual reductions in compressed air power consumption of as much as £60,000.”


Shortage of digital skills hampering business productivity and growth

20 April, 2017

Digital skills are increasingly important to the operation of businesses in the UK but companies are facing a shortage of skills in their workforce which is hampering productivity, according to a new survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC).


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