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Georgina Bisby

5G is almost here but security concerns persist

14/04/2019

5G was one of the headline themes at this year’s Hannover Messe in Germany, the industrial trade fair which took place from the 1st to 5th April, which featured a large-scale 5G testbed where network equipment providers demonstrated the kinds of functionality that the new mobile standard will be able to deliver.  


British Safety Industry Federation

Focus on fit testing

02/02/2019

When specifying Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) which includes Respiratory Protective Devices (RPD) it is important to consider the role of Fit2Fit and the needs of the user in addition to the performance characteristics of the RPE says the BSIF.


Georgina Bisby

Challenges & opportunities lie ahead

14/02/2019

Hello and welcome to the first issue of IP&E for 2019 and my first as Editor.


Georgina Bisby

Time to speed up adoption of IIoT?

08/01/2019

As Irish manufacturing growth slows – a survey released by IHS Markit showed that the rise in output, employment growth and new-order growth all slowed in December – maximising manufacturing efficiency by exploiting the latest techniques and technologies is more important than ever.


Arco Limited

CE is no guarantee

29/06/2018

CE markings are no guarantee of safety, according to Neil Hewitt, divisional director, Quality and Technical Standard at Arco. Here, he discusses the potential risks for your business


Catax

Millions wasted due to R&D blind spot, according to new research

20/06/2018

More than 8 in 10 engineering and building firms could be eligible for Research and Development (R&D) tax relief on new products and services, but only 39% of them have ever claimed, according to specialist tax relief firm Catax. Here, the company explains more 


TM Robotics (Europe) Limited

Should robots be taxed?

18/04/2018

There has been talk in some quarters about a potential tax on automation and robotics, Here, Nigel Smith, managing director of Toshiba Machine partner, TM Robotics, explains why he believes slowing down the machine economy would lead to a productivity disaster. 


RS Components UK Ltd

AI vs human involvement

06/03/2018

Heiko Luckhaupt, industry sector marketing manager of RS Components, looks at AI and considers the benefits it will offer in light of an ever-changing modern workforce


Endoline Machinery Ltd

Shining the spotlight on high-tech, automated systems in support of Industrial Strategy

14/02/2018

The formation of the Food & Drink Sector Council, as part of the Government’s new Industrial Strategy, has been welcomed by automation specialists and according to Endoline Machinery, it will underpin a positive change for the UK’s manufacturing outlook. 


Software AG

Manufacturing trends in 2018 and beyond

03/01/2018

As we start a new year, Sean Riley, global industry director for manufacturing and transportation at Software AG, outlines five manufacturing trends he believes we will see in 2018 and beyond


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