Tata Steel has picked up the Volvo Cars Quality Excellence (VQE). The award was handed out at the 60 year anniversary marking the cooperation between the companies. The VQE award recognises suppliers who achieve excellence in areas such as capable manufacturing and quality processes, continuous improvement and customer endorsement. Tata Steel fulfilled all the relevant criteria and is the first steel producer ever to obtain this prestigious prize.
Groups representing two hundred thousand manufacturers across Europe and the UK have called on EU and UK negotiators to agree a Brexit deal that supports trade and reduces the risk of economic shocks. The call comes as Britain prepares to trigger Article 50, sparking concern amongst industry leaders that no deal or a bad deal could be a lose-lose for both parties.
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UK specialist pump manufacturer Flotronic Pumps Limited was founded by Lew Norris in 1981. The engineering design consultancy ‘Norris Brothers’ had been involved in the design of specialist pumps, packaging machines, spool valves, lift trucks and explosion proof boxes since 1952. They had also been involved in the design and development of the high speed Bluebird boats and car in which Donald Campbell broke post-war water and land speed records.
Cambridgeshire based P&M Pumps Ltd has gained a ‘shop window’ with companies in the utilities sector by joining Achilles UVDB an online community that enables companies to manage supply chain risk and comply with EU regulations. P&M Pumps Ltd, which has 7 staff and provides sole UK distributorship of Vaughan Chopper pumps in the UK and Ireland, will now be able to share on an online platform of its capabilities in key business areas, such as health & safety and compliance.
Intelligent Automation Systems Ltd. recently officially inaugurated its new establishment at Hyde Park Hayes, a West London business centre, located less than three miles from Heathrow Airport. With this, the company reiterates its commitment to provide single-source solutions for high-quality industrial automation and motion control products to customers across the United Kingdom.
DuPont™ Kalrez® Spectrum™ 6375 perfluoroelastomer O-ring seals have been chosen by a major European manufacturer in the AgroSciences marketplace to replace PTFE sealing products previously utilised in their manufacturing equipment. Plant processes included aggressive solvents, surfactants and concentrated herbicides at temperatures ranging from 10 to 45°C, and operating pressures from 1.5 to 3.5 bars Efl.
An advanced training course – organised by Comau and ESCP Europe Business School – designed for managers and businesses who want to innovate their methods, production systems and solutions to deal with the digital revolution that is happening in the manufacturing field.
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A wireless sensor company has developed an Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled condition monitoring device to help engineers more effectively observe changes in machinery.
Manufacturers could be missing out on up to £65million of unclaimed refunds and incorrect charges on their energy bills, according to business energy experts Inenco Group.