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World class conference speaker line up announced for Manufacturing Management Show 2017

World-class conference speaker line up announced for Manufacturing Management Show 2017

The organisers of the Manufacturing Management Show, has announced that BAE Systems will present the opening keynote address on 22 November. The Manufacturing Management Show, organised in association with Manufacturing Management magazine, is the only UK event dedicated to the wide and varied needs of modern manufacturing leaders. The show …

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S Norton & Co prioritises investment and customer service

S Norton & Co prioritises investment and customer service

S Norton & Co Ltd, one of the UK’s leading metal recyclers, has prioritised investment in new materials handling equipment and supporting its independent customer base after reporting a healthy return to profitability in its latest published accounts for 2016. New cranes are arriving at Barking as part of a …

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Cimcorp Installs Fully Automated Robotic Material Handling Solution

Cimcorp installs fully automated, Robotic Material Handling Solution for Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe in the USA

Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic gantry-based order fulfillment and tire-handling solutions, announces that it has installed its MultiPick solution at the headquarters of Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe, Inc., a family owned and operated bread and roll manufacturer in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. Faster picking, resulting in fresher products for …

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Career progression overlooked in Driver CPC training says RTITB

Career progression “overlooked” in Driver CPC training, says RTITB

Driver CPC Periodic Training is frequently overlooked as a tool for progressing the careers of professional LGV drivers, says RTITB, the largest Driver CPC Consortium in the UK and Ireland. “Many businesses are missing the opportunities of Driver CPC Periodic Training,” says Laura Nelson, Managing Director of RTITB. “It doesn’t …

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KPMG appoints new UK head of transport

KPMG appoints new UK head of transport

KPMG has today announced that Ed Thomas has been appointed as the firm’s UK head of transport, with immediate effect. Ed Thomas joined KPMG as a graduate in 1995 and was promoted to Partner in 2013. He has been central to KPMG’s transport advisory business since he joined. Specialising in …

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Malcolm Wilson appointed to lead XPO Logistics Europe

Malcolm Wilson appointed to lead XPO Logistics Europe

XPO Logistics Europe SA has announced the appointment of Malcolm Wilson as chief executive officer. Richard Cawston has been promoted to the role of managing director–supply chain, Europe, the position previously held by Wilson. Troy Cooper, XPO’s global chief operating officer, said, “Malcolm Wilson is uniquely qualified to lead XPO …

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Customer safety needs drive product innovation at McCue

Customer safety needs drive product innovation at McCue

The industrial workplace is ever-changing – and as it changes the health and safety demands of the workplace change with it. Industrial safety expert McCue utilises its armoury of protection products in facilities across the globe – and has done so for decades. But when one high profile customer expressed …

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castell and salvo at health and safety north

Castell highlighting Salvo warehouse safety range at Health & Safety North

Industrial safety specialist will also display trapped key interlocking technologyIndustrial safety specialist Castell will be focusing on its Salvo range of drive-away prevention products for the logistics industry at Health & Safety North 2017. The company will also be displaying its trapped key interlocking technology, which safeguards workers and assets …

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hyster develops 48 tonne forklift truck

Hyster develops 48 tonne electric forklift truck

Hyster Europe has revealed more details about its zero-emission, high-capacity, electric trucks, announcing that a 48-tonne capacity Hyster® laden container handling truck powered by electric motors is being developed. “The first electric Hyster® Big Truck, powered by lithium-ion battery, is at our test facility in Weeze, Germany,” reveals Jan-Willem van …

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Supply Chain Apprenticeship first in England

Supply Chain Apprenticeship first in England

Kirklees College is offering a new Apprenticeship in Supply Chain Management – the only course of its kind in England. The Level 3 course, which is launching next month at the college’s Process Manufacturing Centre, has been designed to meet a skills gap identified by employers. Head of Process Manufacturing …

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