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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Microscope has intuitive software interface

An integrated digital microscope system designed specifically for production and quality control environments will be showcased at Southern 2019 by Ash Technologies. The Inspex II has an intuitive software interface which simplifies operation and control of the system, increasing efficiency, control and traceability of inspection,

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International supply for castings

Specialising in investment casting for over 70 years, Polycast, has grown into a supplier of quality metal components. Its head office and foundry are on the south coast of Hampshire and it has engineering teams in India and China, to provide cost-effective manufacturing. The company

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Plastics moulder manages stock supply

Specialist plastic moulder, Broanmain Plastics, used Southern Manufacturing 2018 to exhibit the benefits of a full, Kanban, just in time (JIT) supply system. The company works in supply chain partnerships with its customers and currently supplies 50% of its deliveries straight from stock holding. To

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Fabrication shop is created to support Bloodhound test runs

The Bloodhound world land speed record attempt has been supported by Bott from its earliest days, with products installed in the car assembly workshop in Bristol. The company believes this project is crucial in inspiring future generations of UK engineers. Clive Woodward, CEO, said: “This

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Plastic packaging can be standard or tailor-made

A selection from the vast range of plastic packaging developed for industrial applications was highlighted on the Rose Plastic stand at Southern Manufacturing 2018.   The company offers standard or tailor-made solutions. Highlights of the diverse range of soultions available are the Aquardo range, a versatile

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Five VMCs meet choice of environments

Five vertical machining centres (VMCs) from Dugard’s  popular XP range were highlighted at Southern 2018. The mid-range VMCs range from 762 to 2060mm x axis travel. They feature bigger ballscrews and bigger guideways for a more robust working environment. There are also machine options like

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Advocating induction heating

At Southern Manufacturing 2018, representatives from Ambrell were on hand to advise and discuss with visitors how induction heating can enhance manufacturing processes. The company manufactures induction heating systems from 1.0 to 500kW, and believes it can help manufacturers whether they need to braze a

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Cables and services add value

Electrical, electronic and fibre optic interconnect solutions were displayed by Lemo at Southern Electronics 2018. The company highlighted its range of products, including the B and T series connectors (pictured) and value-added cabling services. Servicing a range of end markets, from auto-sport, military, oil and

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Coil winding designs includes prototyping service

One of the UK’s largest coil winding companies, North Devon Electronics, manufactures quality customised components at competitive prices. It is approved to ISO9001:2008 and TS16949:2009 standards. The company supplies diverse markets such as aeronautical, automotive, military, and medical and provides design assistance, prototyping, coil winding

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