Sesotec system inspects bulk material at MSPI

Mah Sing Plastics Industries Sdn Bhd (MSPI), one of the largest high-tech plastic manufacturers in Malaysia, has a major local market share and is recognised for its trustworthiness and reliability. They supply local and international businesses with a wide range of plastic products such as plastic pallets and plastic containers. MSPI wanted to inspect raw…

Swedish Lorry Parts cuts retrieval times with Kardex Remstar system

At its headquarters in Tumba, near Stockholm, Swedish Lorry Parts stores high-quality machinery parts. They are shipped from there to customers in Sweden and throughout the world. The company is committed to keeping 95 per cent of all parts in stock and shipping them on the same day as the order is received. Such prompt…

LAPP presents more innovations at Motek 2018

System solutions are a major trend in connection technology. Fully assembled, ready-to-connect connection systems from a single source deliver high quality and save time. Machine and equipment manufacturers will find an extensive range on the LAPP stand at Motek 2018. It features everything from custom cable assemblies to servo assemblies for connection of servo drives…

Precise pressure monitoring in systems and piping

GEMÜ’s new 3140 series pressure gauges facilitate precision measuring across a wider range of pressures and temperatures. With these latest additions to their product portfolio, Ingelfingen-based valve specialists GEMÜ are modernising their range of measurement systems. As part of this update to their range of pressure measurement systems, GEMÜ will be replacing the type 3120…

How COOs can create sustainable growth capacity

The emergence and proliferation of exponential technologies such as AI and IoT will challenge organisations’ ability to innovate at speed and scale to remain competitive. Within a few years, modern executives will have to consider the impact of machine learning, artificial intelligence, IoT and even quantum computing on their businesses. These technologies hold untold potential…

Creating networks on train cars

When train cars are switched, re-configuring network settings is normally required. Thus, railway operators need to have enough knowledge of Ethernet. This not only increases the cost of labour but also result in additional time. Making it flexible for easy maintenance is biggest challenge for on-board network solutions. In most of train application, many train…

At IAA 2018, Kögel’s new NOVUM Cargo trailer is tougher

A Kögel highlight at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018 is the Kögel Cargo, a standard platform trailer with sliding tarpaulin has of course also undergone the NOVUM generation upgrade. The optimised external frame profile and the improved body not only make the Kögel Cargo even more robust, but also simplify handling in daily use. In…

Bullying and the fear of being dropped

The head of a leading anti-bullying charity has issued a warning on their website about the dangers of trendy tribalism. It’s ultra cool to be part of a group. So much so the Fear Of Being Dropped is now pervasive and fueling bullying. “The slogan ‘Don’t be a bystander’ is a great soundbite, but doesn’t…

In South Africa, Alstom trains travel with Harting technology

The Harting Technology Group is expanding its business activity in South Africa. Han-Modular connectors are now produced for the train division of the French industrial group Alstom. Harting has a sales office in Johannesburg. The Technology Group is able to provide services and solutions for its partner Hiconnex Industrial to comprehensive national standards and with…

DTL CEO highlights value of utility awards

Awards celebrating learning and development in the utility sector should help more firms to see the value of growing their own talent, according to the head of a specialist training company. Chris Wood, CEO of Develop Training Limited (DTL), was commenting after judging three categories in the Utility Week Stars awards. Two of the awards…