IP strategy enables companies to compete on global stage

According to a report from the World Intellectual Property Organization, Asia and the US outperform the UK and Europe in terms of patenting activity. Yet the UK and Europe produce some of the world’s best innovations, points out Page White and Farrer. To compete on

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Laser cell allows for versatile label placement

Designed to accurately mark PCBs on a production line or for use as a standalone cell, the Laser marking system series 3 from Nutek, showcased at this year’s Southern Manufacturing, uses a “flying laser” concept. The PCB is locked in its marking position while the

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Software is dedicated to production control

MRP and production control software – MIETrak Pro – is the focus of the MIE Solutions UK stand at Southern 2018. The ERP manufacturing software incorporates RFQs, estimating, sales order, works order, purchasing, MRP, stock control, costing, production scheduling, capacity planning, job tracking, quality control,

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Spring into action for custom and stock items

Catalogued and custom springs, including compression springs, torsion springs, constant force springs, die springs, belleville spring washers, wave springs, extension springs, battery springs and numerous speciality springs are among the highlights of the Lee Spring stand at Southern Manufacturing 2018. Materials include steel, stainless steel,

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Ceramic technology provides durable parts

Ceramaret specialises in the production of high quality parts made in advanced ceramics. At Southern Manufacturing 2018 the firm is highlighting the advantages of ceramic materials. The company provides parts specially designed for medical applications such as insulators for endoscopes and electro surgery and blades.

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Multi-service offering covers print, engraving and engineering

Multi-service manufacturing company, Fine Cut Group is highlighting its specialist divisions in advanced industrial print, engraving and engineering at this year’s Southern Manufacturing show. Encompassing superior labelling and marking, graphic overlays and membranes, precision engraving and both industrial and creative engineering services, each division shares

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Brandauer passes 1.5bn components as it looks to put Southern Manufacturing & Electronics under the ‘Micron’

A leading independent stamping and presswork specialist is proving that the ‘best things in manufacturing come in small packages’. Brandauer, which employs over 60 people at its state-of-the-art factory in Birmingham, produced more than 1.5 billion components last year that were accurate to a tolerance

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Remote control systems are battery-less

Returning to Southern Manufacturing and Electronics this week, RF Solutions believes it will surprise visitors with battery-less remote control systems. Along with a popular range of products, including the 16km LORA module, it will showcase battery-less remote control systems, capable of up to 300m range

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Tools support includes smartphone apps

Formed in 2014 following a merger, Dormer Pramet brings its 150 years of experience and industry knowledge as a global manufacturer and supplier of tools for the metal cutting industry to Southern 2018 The core product offer is built around a range of quality, fit-for-purpose

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Furnace is designed for additive manufacture

Visit Carbolite Gero at Southern Manufacturing 2018 to learn more about the recently launched GPCMA 174 furnace, which is designed specifically for the additive manufacturing market. A team of specialists will be on hand to discuss how the GPCMA range of furnaces assist additive manufacturers,

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