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CeMAT shines spotlight on Logistics 4.0 applications

CeMAT shines spotlight on Logistics 4 applications

Digitization is having a major impact on logistics supply chains. The “Logistics 4.0 Experience Hub” at CeMAT will spotlight the supply chains of the future as well as the challenges facing the industry. Running the length of CeMAT from 23 to 27 April 2018, this special showcase will consist of …

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Innovation, investment and expertise showcased at TCS&D 2017

Innovation investment and expertise showcased at TCS&D 2017

New product developments will dominate this year’s TCS&D, the biggest exhibition of its kind to date now it has moved to Coventry’s Ricoh Arena. Some of the industry’s most well-respected brands will showcase innovation and efficiency at the dedicated cold chain exhibition on the 13th and 14th September, complemented by …

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TDW Distribution fleet maintenance operation goes mobile with Freeway apps

TDW Distribution fleet maintenance operation goes mobile with Freeway apps

TDW Distribution, one of South Wales’ largest distribution companies, is employing the latest mobile technology to improve its fleet maintenance operation. Part of the installation of new management software supplied by Freeway Fleet Systems, tablet devices are being introduced to help eliminate paperwork and replace it with electronic inspection reports …

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F-TEC confirmed as one-stop shop for forklift apprentices

F-TEC confirmed as one stop shop for forklift apprentices

There’s good news for companies of every size that are thinking of taking on a fork lift truck engineering apprentice. Less than a year since it was established, F-TEC has been accepted onto the new, full, Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers (RoATP), which is administered by the Skills Funding Agency. …

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FTA pleased new aviation strategy consultation acknowledges importance of air freight

FTA pleased new aviation strategy consultation acknowledges importance of air freight

The Freight Transport Association FTA – the UK’s biggest transport trade body – says the Government’s newly-announced consultation on aviation strategy shows ministers recognise the importance of air cargo to the UK economy. One of the themes of the Department for Transport’s call for evidence from stakeholders is global connections, …

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Testing the air: Research underway to develop Thames Air Quality Strategy 

Port of London Authority

The Port of London Authority (PLA) is working with the Mayor of London and Transport for London on new research to help it develop an Air Quality Strategy for the tidal Thames. The project involves three separate research streams covering shore side power allowing ships to turn off their engines …

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Lenze presents the best recipes for the processing and packaging industry at PPMA

Lenze presents the best recipes for the processing and packaging industry at PPMA

Lenze is serving up innovative drive and automation concepts for a virtual world on Stand J56 at PPMA Show in September. Demonstrations show how Virtual Reality can give engineers an insight to the operation of complex mechanics and software, leading to faster machine development. Visitors who participate in a demonstration …

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Mattke AG uses Parker Hannifin products to overhaul soap manufacturer Hirtler’s automation

Mattke AG uses Parker Hannifin products to overhaul soap manufacturer Hirtler automation

For the past 125 years, Hirtler Seifen GmbH has been manufacturing soap products. As one of the largest manufacturers of fine soaps and cleansing products in Europe, delivering to customers around the world, the Heitersheim, Germany -based company needed to ensure that its production processes were as efficient and productive …

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Isover awards 5-year, £15 million contract to Downton

Isover awards 5 year GBP 15 million contract to Downton

Leading insulation manufacturer Isover, part of the global Saint Gobain group, has awarded a five-year transport contract worth approximately £15 million to CM Downton. The contract was finalised following a competitive tender during which Isover identified that Downton could offer an innovative solution that delivers value and stability to support …

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ULMA Packaging wraps up Mini Cheese Sensations

ULMA Packaging wraps up Mini Cheese Sensations

An award-winning UK food company has launched a new range of mini portions of its delicious selection of cheeses with the help of customised, high-speed wrapping technology developed by ULMA Packaging Ltd, one of the country’s leading suppliers of packaging machinery and complete automated lines. Bradburys Cheese, renowned for sourcing …

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