New board connector from Yamaichi resists shocks

New board connector from Yamaichi resists shocks

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics exhibitor Yamaichi Electronics has announced a new floating board-to-board connector system, the HF301 series.  Designed for use in difficult environmental conditions, the firm says the floating mechanism employed in the HF301 allows for reliable operation even when subject to shock and

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How Rugged Barcodes Are Essential for the Warehousing & Logistics Industry

How Rugged Barcodes Are Essential for the Warehousing & Logistics Industry

With the Coronavirus pandemic placing an ever-increasing amount of pressure on the warehousing and logistics industry, it’s no surprise that businesses are looking to optimise their current workflow strategy. More consumers are forced into making online orders rather than in store orders, and this inevitably means

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Yamaichi announces the latest versions of its flexible flat cabling system connectors.

Yamaichi announces the latest versions of its flexible flat cabling system connectors.

Yamaichi Electronics’ flexible flat cabling (FFC) system and its Y-Lock connectors have been widely used in numerous automotive applications, such as infotainment, camera systems, car computing, antennas, TV, navigation, radar and lidar as well as battery management systems. The Y-Lock series is a board-to-cable system

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New enclosure range from CamdenBoss breaks the mould

New enclosure range from CamdenBoss breaks the mould

CamdenBoss has launched an entirely new range of highly innovative, unconventional enclosures. The UK-manufactured Hex-Box IoT enclosure is a radical departure from the normal standard rectangular and square enclosures. With its unconventional shape, the stunning design engineered enclosure features a contemporary design aesthetic and is

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Ignys launches rapid deployment test fixtures

Ignys launches rapid deployment test fixtures

Nottingham-based electronics and software product design consultancy, Ignys, has developed a new test jig solution to facilitate automated quality control on low volume manufacture projects. The new test fixtures are designed for quick delivery and are fully customisable to customer’s particular needs. Richard Fletcher Ignys’

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In-depth 3D expertise on offer from The Concurrent Design Group

In-depth 3D expertise on offer from The Concurrent Design Group

3D scanning and printing specialist, The Concurrent Design Group (CDG), will have a substantial presence at Southern Manufacturing 2021, showcasing its extensive range of scanning and printing solutions on two separate stands. The firm has been at the cutting edge of 3D engineering design &

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Ford joins Composites UK

Ford joins Composites UK

In June, Composites UK welcomed Ford Motor Company, specifically its UK Innovations Team, as one of its 380 member companies. The UK Innovations Team is led by Alan Banks, whose remit is to expand the use of lightweighting technologies onto mass production vehicles at an

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CamdenBoss expands room sensor enclosure range

CamdenBoss expands room sensor enclosure range

CamdenBoss has expanded its room sensor enclosure range. Its new, UK-manufactured room sensor enclosures are available in three sizes, three colours and two body types. All the enclosures feature a compact, modern design and are suitable for a wide range of applications. The size 1

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Asprova delivers fully automated production planning for Gebhardt

Asprova delivers fully automated production planning for Gebhardt

Industry 4.0, the Smart Factory and AI have been discussed for years, however, even after integrating an MES solution most medium and large-sized companies in Germany still do their production planning with Excel. And this is precisely where Asprova’s innovative, algorithmic planning system comes in;

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Survey finds manufacturing industry optimistic for recovery from COVID-19 despite supply chain concerns

Survey finds manufacturing industry optimistic for recovery from COVID-19 despite supply chain concerns

A new survey from SteelScout has found that more than 60% of professionals in the manufacturing industry expect the sector to recover from COVID-19 and return to business as usual by mid-2021. However, they highlighted issues in the wider supply chain which might impact the recovery,

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