Thursday 11/2/2016

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 Daily News 
 
11/02/2016 Rockwell Automation to Acquire MagneMotion, a Leading Manufacturer of Intelligent Conveying Systems
11/02/2016 BPMA celebrates 75th Anniversary with Gala Dinner
11/02/2016 WORKERS AT RISK DUE TO POORLY STOCKED FIRST AID KITS
11/02/2016 VIRIDOR WELCOMES SKY NEWS FOCUS ON WASTE CRIME
11/02/2016 Use or abuse? Performance-based service contracts are the way ahead with Totex – says Ham Baker
11/02/2016 Fike urges companies to ensure appropriate equipment is place to prevent explosions
10/02/2016 EEF comments on today’s IoP data
10/02/2016 No train, no gain: British engineers receive just five days training a year
10/02/2016 GCU and EDF Energy collaborate for safer, reliable power supply
10/02/2016 New apprenticeship quiz helps young people get on the right career path






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 Case Studies  
 
Fresh food SME doubles output with first time automation
An SME producing fresh vegetarian foods has doubled its capacity since semi-automating its production facility with Endoline Machinery. Putting automation down to ‘simple arithmetic’ the owner of Ramona’s Kitchen – which churns out 50 tonnes of Mediterranean inspired produce a month - is now anticipating a return on her investment within 12 months and is encouraging other SME’s to jump on the automation bandwagon.
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New bridges in just three weeks could be a boon for flood hit areas
In the wake of the recent flooding events, many district and local authorities are faced with the challenge of replacing large numbers of damaged and broken bridges as soon as possible. Speed of repair and returning life to normal quickly is vital in the aftermath of these challenging situations. This is especially so for key transport routes across damaged bridges that has left communities separated or key transport arteries impassable, with inevitable knock on effects to access and on-going commercial activity.
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ABB bearings cut maintenance costs for carrot grower
Maintenance intervals are increased from four weeks to over six months by replacing standard bearings with ABB Dodge ISN bearings, on an industrial vegetable peeling machine.
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Egemin installs automated warehouse system for main BASF plant in France
Egemin Automation has installed a fully automated storage and distribution system at BASF France for the handling of pallets and boxes. Egemin delivered the system for the coatings plant at the Breuil-le-Sec site, located to the north of Paris. The system comprises a pallet warehouse with two automated VNA trucks, a miniload warehouse and a conveyor system. Thanks to Egemin’s system all of the intralogistics flows are now fully automated and managed without human intervention. For BASF this means an important step forward in the field of safety
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Air motors stir it up in automotive paint shops
A number of automotive manufacturers have adopted Huco Dynatork Air Motors to drive the agitators in their paint shops, with hundreds already in use operating around the clock in plants across the UK, mainland Europe, North America and Asia.
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 Editor's Comment 
 

Editor writes:

Managing by Exception - getting it right
President Obama famously said, "you'll see I wear only grey or blue suits. I'm trying to pare down decisions. I don't want to make decisions about what I'm eating or wearing because I have too many other decisions to make." In a world filled with information overload, the technology we use constantly asks us to make decisions.
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