Press Releases


Competence Development
15 Dec 2016
With many organisations still struggling to train people in asset management concepts and practices, TWPL’s John Woodhouse highlights practical ways of developing appropriate competencies. For nearly 10 years, the Institute of Asse t Management (IAM) has been providing guidance in the skills and understanding needed to manage assets optimally.
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First Friday Club Editors’ Briefings to host mini media press briefings at Drives & Controls 2016
10 Apr 2016
Visitors and exhibitors at this year’s Drives and Controls Exhibition will get the opportunity to get up close and personal with key editors from the industrial and manufacturing media at the First Friday Editors’ Briefing on stand D56.

The comfortable stand will give visitors a flavour of the...

08 Apr 2016
We are proud and excited to announce our new range of "Non-Skive Spiral Fittings". This range of fittings are suitable for 4SP/4SH/R13/R15 hose and are also suitable for high impulse applications.

Please visit our stand for more information.

PCM Monitor Unit
08 Apr 2016
PCM Signals Monitoring with Display Unit

binder LED - more than light!
07 Apr 2016
binder has introduced a range of LED lights with M12 connectivity. The binder LED exploits all the advantages of LED technology namely high efficiency, low heat emission, resistance to shock and vibration, long life and low voltage to provide a versatile and highly effective range. Protection to IP69k makes them...
Get the binder mobile app
07 Apr 2016
The new binder mobile app offers an excellent user interface allowing fast access to technical information and product data with options that include search by product family, series or part number and allows product datasheets to be emailed or printed wirelessly.

A powerful product search feature allows engineers...
M12-A Coded Connectors for SMT
07 Apr 2016
binder now offers M12 integrated connectors for surface mount technology. SMT contact carrier with solder and shielding sheet, insulation body and SMT contacts in various pole numbers and codings.
  • Optional housings with a variety of heights
  • Single or tape and reel packaging
  • Reflow soldering to 250°C (20 to 40 sec)
  • ...
M12-A Coded Outdoor Connectors
07 Apr 2016
  • Temperature & chemical resistant
  • Stainless steel locking ring
  • UV resistant plastic body
  • Protection up to IP69K
M12-S/-T Coded Power Connectors
07 Apr 2016
binder has enhanced its range of M12-S & -T coded connectors with new panel mount versions featuring a square flange with four M3 holes, a flat seal and are pre-wired with 200mm AWG16 UL wires.
  • Rated to 12A
  • S-coded to 630V AC and T-coded to 63V DC
  • Protection to IP67
  • ...
M12-X Coded 10Gbit/sec
07 Apr 2016
binder has enhanced its range of M12-X coded connectors featuring DIN IEC 61076-2-109 compliant, 4 twin data transmission up to 10 Gbit/s. With protection to IP67 and rating to 0.5A, 50V AC & 60V DC these new versions include:
  • Female receptacles with angled dip-solder contacts
  • Moulded connecting cords with sockets
  • ...

Donghua Offer More Than a Surge in Sales
06 Apr 2016
Donghua is urging all their OEMs and Distributors not to miss out on the latest developments and visit them at the Drives & Controls show next week, 12-14 April at the NEC, Birmingham.

The company’s stand, within the largest EPTDA Pavilion yet in Hall 3, will show-case their...
SMC to launch updated
06 Apr 2016
SMC launches updated Innovations catalogue at Drives & Controls Expo



Worldwide leading experts in pneumatics, SMC, have announced the launch of their new Innovations catalogue for 2016-17.

Developed primarily for machine designers and builders, this 75 page catalogue contains the latest information on...

We are different – we are more than just consultants
05 Apr 2016
At MCP, we pride ourselves on our history of partnering businesses – on a worldwide basis and being the partner of choice for Asset Management, Change Management, Business Improvement and Training .

For over 4 decades, we have provided consultancy and training services for both private and public...

Xpander - finalist in MCI Environmental/Energy Efficiency Award
04 Apr 2016
Mattei’s cutting-edge energy saving Xpander prototype, which converts waste heat into electrical energy, will be on show on stand AF140 at Air-Tech.

Designed to work with air compressors of 50-100kW, the Xpander recovers heat from hot compressor oil, which is ordinarily cooled by a fan, and converts it...

Clean compressed air with plug & play solution
01 Apr 2016
According to the equation "dry = clean", compressed air is treated as process energy. As with the moisture content, much of the contamination is also removed from the compressed air. An effective treatment of the compressed air is carried out by modern refrigeration compressed air dryers. However, their installation and...
Energy efficiency of compressed air filters increased by new filtration technology
01 Apr 2016
50% reduction in differential pressure with UltraPleat ® technology

Energy efficiency of compressed air filters increased by new filtration technology

The differential pressure in filtering compressed air and gases is now being reduced by 50%, thanks to a new filter medium. This extremely favourable performance that...
Extended product range with new launches
01 Apr 2016
Known as a global innovation leader in filtration industry, Donaldson showcases a freshly launched range of filters for compressed air and gas, redesigned refrigeration compressed air dryers and cutting-edge solutions for sterile filtration on the Airtech in Birmingham. One key to the new technologies is the UltraPleat® filtration technology....

AMI Dumper Recovery Leads Police to Stolen Plant Worth Over £100,000
30 Mar 2016
The recovery record of AMI’s Nexis plant tracking systems has been superbly demonstrated by the successful retrieval of a stolen 1 Ton Terex Dumper worth £15,000 in Cheshire, whilst also leading the Police to several other items of construction machinery stored in an isolated rural area including a Bobcat Excavator,...
AMI System Tracks Down Stolen Mini Excavator
30 Mar 2016
One of AMI’s innovative asset tracking solutions has been used to recover a stolen Kubota Mini Excavator which had been concealed in the outbuilding of a concrete plant in Briton Ferry, South Wales.



The Kubota machine had actually been fitted with two anti-theft devices - AMI’s...
ERA Electro-Hydraulic Reversible Actuator
30 Mar 2016
ERA Electro-Hydraulic Reversible Actuator



Launched at the international Hannover fair in Germany Hydraproducts innovative ERA electro-hydraulic reversible actuator has generated significant interest and orders have shown a steady increase. To compliment the original design new mounting options have been added and are on display (show name)....
Oil Transfer Trolley range
30 Mar 2016
Oil Transfer Trolley range

Hydraproducts are formally launching a new range of oil transfer trolleys. Many sites have numerous hydraulic operated machinery requiring maintenance and the ability to efficiently and safely transfer fluids whilst ensuring they remain clean.

Having manufactured numerous transfer trollies for customers in...

STOBER expands its motion controller program
29 Mar 2016
STOBER expands its motion controller program



Even more processor power for even higher performance in demanding multi-axis mode. For this application profile, STOBER has added the new high-performance Motion Controller MC6xx5 to the MC6 product program.



The performance of the new Motion...

Smalley goes....smaller!
25 Mar 2016
TFC are pleased to announce Smalley's newly expanded manufacturing capabilities allow us to produce springs and rings as small as 4mm.

Acorn will exhibit Camozzi's new Series MD FRL range
24 Mar 2016
Acorn will be exhibiting Camozzi’s new Series MD FRL at the Drives & Controls exhibition. The modular nature of Series MD offers many different options and associated benefits. Series MD offers a compact, lightweight and flexible solution that is particularly suited to applications with flow rates of approximately 1500Nl/min.
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Rossi Investment in Planetary geared range
24 Mar 2016
With a large potion of a 17M€ investment in 2015 allocated to the Planetary production facility in Lecce in Italy , Rossi Spa has created one of the most advanced manufacturing facilities for the production of Planetary gearboxes. The investment focused on the aquisition and installation some of the...

Compliant motor solution for your applications
23 Mar 2016
New compulsory European motor efficiency standards come into force on January 1 st 2017, will your equipment/machinery comply?

Motor specialists on our stand (D380) will be there to explain the implications and requirements of the new standards and advise on appropriate solutions for your specific needs to match...
Drives & Controls Show 2016 – Stand D526 Preview: Intelligent, adaptive drive control –  Hybrid solutions for decentralised control concepts
23 Mar 2016
NORD DRIVESYSTEMS will demonstrate two smart control solutions for synchronous and asynchronous motors utilising SK 200E series frequency inverters, which are technological leaders in the field of decentralised drive electronics due to their integrated positioning function, high overload capacity and large power range (0.25 kW to 22 kW). The flexibility...

Improve the safety of breathing air installations
22 Mar 2016
Many hazardous industrial environments require personnel to wear breathing air masks or suits for protection, relying totally for their safety and security on the connection to the breathing air circuit. St?ubli’s breathing air range of products guarantees safe and secure connections.



Breathing air lines must perform...
Tool changers for automotive body shops
22 Mar 2016
Tool changers for automotive body shops



Automatic tool change systems for robots are booming. This is no surprise, because they contribute to a significant increase in productivity in car manufacturing and in numerous other branches. Due to the complexity of the systems, however, their reliability plays...

Mattei to show XTREME efficiency at Air-Tech
18 Mar 2016
Rotary vane compressor manufacturer Mattei will be displaying the world’s most efficient single stage rotary compressor, alongside a selection of other energy efficient compressed air solutions, including some innovative prototypes, on Stand AF140 at Air-Tech 2016.

Taking place at the NEC on April 12-14, visitors to Mattei’s Air-Tech...
SEDIS History through innovations
18 Mar 2016
Sedis, 70 years of innovation

Find out more about the Sedis story

through their innovations…

Schneeberger Mini Scale Plus - Moore International
17 Mar 2016
Moore International will be exhibiting at Drives & Controls and this year along with their exquisite range of rolled precision ball & lead screws from Swiss manufacturer Eichenberger Gewinde they will also be exhibiting their range of profiled linear guide ways from the Swiss / German company Schneeberger.

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SEDIS New innovation: Alpha Premium BS Stainless steel chains
17 Mar 2016
Sedis integrates stainless steel with increased surface hardness to their standard range of chains Find out more about the story of this innovation…

THE NEW FULLING CATALOGUE IS AVAILABLE
16 Mar 2016
This catalogue is an essential tool for all the electro/mechanical R&D engineers as it shows the detailed range of stepper and brushless motors which attract a very competitive price. The excellent size/torque performance ratio of these motors allows for very accurate positioning and repeatability of position on all the applications....

Experience today's cutting-edge technology
14 Mar 2016
The Beta operator module adapts to your application to make your process more efficient. This easy-to-use handheld module gives you incomparable freedom of movement, precise quality manoeuvres, and higher productivity while ensuring your operators' safety. read more >
New generation tilt switches QG-series
14 Mar 2016
The new generation of tilt switches from DIS Sensors are based on MEMS technology and intelligent microcontroller algorithms. As a result, single or twin axis switches can be implemented with any desired switching angle. read more >
Now you can export your machines worldwide!
14 Mar 2016
steute has presented a new member of its modular wireless switchgear system: a radio board for 915 MHz networks. read more >
Position switch HS 98 with analogue output for extreme environments
14 Mar 2016
steute has now developed a new position switch variant for extreme applications which doesn't operate using the conventional "on/off" technology, but which transmits an analogue signal corresponding to the exact position of the actuator or plunger. The position is recorded by an integrated Hall sensor which, depending on the variant,...
Specifically designed encoder for Wind Power/ Heavy Industry
14 Mar 2016
Scancon introduces the SCH94FO encoder, the industry's first rugged and reliable Fiber Optic encoder. The SCH94FO was specifically designed for use with Wind Turbine generators and offers either dual Digital/Fiber Optic output or a single Fiber Optic output. read more >
STAR HYDRAULICS INTRINSICALLY SAFE VALVES
14 Mar 2016
PRESS RELEASE



Following numerous global enquiries from petro chemical and power station companies Star Hydraulics has developed a range of 2-Stage Electro-hydraulic Servo Valves for use in a variety of hazardous environments conforming to the latest Global standards.

For over 20 years Star has...

British Chain Solutions On Show
11 Mar 2016
The forthcoming Drives & Controls show at the NEC in Birmingham will feature British made attachment chain from a Midlands based chain company.

Donghua Limited is the UK arm of one of the world’s biggest chain manufacturers which produces in excess of 30 million metres of finished chain...
Eaton Increases Support for its UK Drives Customers
11 Mar 2016
Eaton has appointed Stephen Takhar as Drives Sales Manager to enhance its support for distributors and users of electrical variable speed drives in the UK.
Eaton Launches Licensed Panelbuilder Partner Advantage Programme to Provide Specifiers with Local Access to Customised Switchgear Solutions
11 Mar 2016
Eaton launches a new partnership programme for panelbuilders to make it easy for specifiers and electrical contractors to locally source xEnergy switchgear assemblies
Eaton’s Launches PowerXL DG1 Variable Speed Drives:  Robust, Powerful and Universal Devices for Industrial Applications up to 160 kW
11 Mar 2016
Eaton has launched the new PowerXL DG1 variable speed drive series for demanding industrial and building automation applications for ratings from 0.55 to 160 kW.
Finger on the Pulse: Eaton’s Approved Safety Manual Incorporates Latest Standards
11 Mar 2016
Keeping abreast of changes in standards, Eaton has published an updated version of its safety manual, giving plant and machine builders a comprehensive insight into functional safety technology.
Sugiyama SBR (SY) 'Super Chain' comes to the UK & Ireland
11 Mar 2016
Leading national power transmission distributors, Distag QCS (UK) Ltd, are proud to announce their appointment as exclusive distributor, UK and Ireland, for the Sugiyama Chain Co, of Japan.

SY, regarded as the ultimate roller chain, has an unparalleled reputation for quality globally. It is the first choice for...
Variable Speed Starter – Eaton Presents the Next Configuration Level with CANopen
11 Mar 2016
Eaton is expanding its range of PowerXL DE1 variable speed starters with the DE11. In addition to providing the Modbus interface as standard and the option for SmartWire DT, the new product range from the power management company also offers an option to directly connect to CANopen.

10 Mar 2016
Pepperl+Fuchs will unveil the R100 and R101 series—a new generation of standard photoelectric sensors in a compact design—at the SPS/IPC/DRIVES trade fair. They are the first series to feature a new, innovative product architecture, and combine a host of state-of-the-art technologies in a compact space. Each design offers all the...
10 Mar 2016
Pepperl+Fuchs will unveil the R100 and R101 series—a new generation of standard photoelectric sensors in a compact design—at the SPS/IPC/DRIVES trade fair. They are the first series to feature a new, innovative product architecture, and combine a host of state-of-the-art technologies in a compact space. Each design offers all the...
10 Mar 2016
Pepperl+Fuchs will unveil the R100 and R101 series—a new generation of standard photoelectric sensors in a compact design—at the SPS/IPC/DRIVES trade fair. They are the first series to feature a new, innovative product architecture, and combine a host of state-of-the-art technologies in a compact space. Each design offers all the...
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