Renold Gears won an order to supply seven new escalator drive packages to London Underground as part of Transport for London's (TfL) refurbishment of escalators at Holborn underground station.
When high-end audio equipment specialists Rega, looked to move production of its acrylic turntable dust covers back to the UK, it specifically sought out a manufacturer with joint expertise in plastic injection moulding and tool making.
The aerospace industry in the UK provides many challenging applications for motion control products. Many applications are “behind the scenes” in supporting work in the telecommunications industry, earth observation and scientific satellite applications.
Zach Lovering, Project Executive for Vahana, spoke to DPA about the electric, self-piloted aircraft that Airbus plans to be demonstrating by 2020.
Russian aircraft manufacturer IRKUT Corporation (IRKUT) aims at conquering the worldwide aircraft market by launching the MS-21, a series of three twin-engine short-and mid-range airliners with a capacity of 150 to 212 passengers. The MS-21 is designed to compete with the Airbus A320 and Boeing 737.
Almost 60 years after the first satellite was launched, space is becoming ever more cluttered with defunct satellites, spent rocket boosters and sundry stray pieces.
When leaflet-label converting equipment producer Fix-a-Form International wanted to combine its lamination, folding and fixing module with die-cutting, the solution from Omron Electronics not only efficiently coupled the machines with multiple servo drives, inverters, human-machine interfaces (HMIs) and its all-important safety system, but it also cut machine build times by 50 percent or more.
The challenges facing the water industry include climate change, rising energy costs, tightening legislation, population growth and increasing usage per head.
Since first opening in 2007, Sri Lanka’s MAS Fabric Park has been firmly committed to maximising an environmentally friendly culture and reducing any impact operations have on its surroundings.