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  • The Knowledge Hub seminar line-up at the forthcoming co-located events; Smart Industry Expo, Drives & Controls, Air-Tech, Fluid Power & Systems, and Plant & Asset Management Exhibitions, has secured some the UK’s leading voices on the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
  • World renowned supplier of automation technology Festo appoint Acorn Industrial Services Ltd as the UK’s first Official Partner for Electrical Automation.

  • The University of Manchester has been delivering industrially applied professional development courses and consultancy in plant maintenance and reliability for over 20 years.

    We offer eight IMechE accredited CPD courses covering the complete spectrum of plant maintenance activities ranging from maintenance design, condition monitoring, maintenance auditing, risk and reliability modelling and turnaround management.

    The courses are highly recommended for maintenance professionals, engineers and practitioners. The CPD courses are applicable to most industries and service sectors including; Oil & Gas, Nuclear, Railways, Chemical, Food Processing, Energy & Power Generation, Aviation, Manufacturing, Pharmaceuticals, Retail and Leisure.
    These courses will contribute to your professional development and may be used for obtaining Chartered Engineer Status & Membership.

  • Connectivity expert Weidmüller has chosen this year’s Drives & Controls Exhibition as the launchpad for solutions in the company’s groundbreaking u-mation range, which takes Industry 4.0 from a much-anticipated future concept to a productive reality for today.

  • Abdex Hose & Couplings

    13 Mar 2018 Abdex Hose & Couplings Uniflex / Abdex

    Established in 1974, Abdex Hose & Couplings is a leading specialist manufacturer of high and low pressure hose assemblies, producing standard and bespoke solutions for many different industries including the beverage, heavy lifting, mining, oil and gas, power generation, commercial vehicle, construction and water jetting markets. As part of our ongoing expansion plans, Abdex Industries has continued our growth in Australia and Abdex Perth was opened in Bibra Lakes in March 2012.


    Uniflex - A division of Abdex

    Uniflex-Hydraulic UK offers a full range of crimping and hose production machines. Machines are supplied from substantial UK stocks and demonstrations can be arranged from our showroom in Leighton Buzzard. New machines are offered with our renowned extended warranty and are fully support by our on-site engineers for both service and calibration as recommended by the BFPA.


    Abdex Hose & Couplings Ltd - UK

    T: +44 (0)1525 377 770.  E:

  • With nearly 200 delegates registered for the next European User Meeting it looks set to be our biggest meeting yet! The meeting will take place at the Hilton Warsaw Hotel & Convention Centre, just a 20-minute walk from the Old Town.

    What is a BearingNet User Meeting? 
    Think speed dating...

    We put hundreds of distributors all in one location over one weekend to meet, talk business and build long lasting relationships. We also throw in some good food and drink to ensure everyone has a great time!

    We have been hosting the User Meetings for over 10 years now and have learnt something from each meeting. What we do know is that our distributors want the time to talk to each other about what they have to offer, so we have given them just that!

  • Fluid Power Net Launch!

    13 Mar 2018 Nicola Beer Fluid Power Net


    We are very excited to launch FluidPowerNet (FPN), an adapted and dynamic platform for the Fluid Power industry.

    Under the experienced guidance of Peter Annis and Gary Jenkins, our business development team of Nicola Beer and Marcin Krzączkowski are excited to be bringing this new B2B platform to the market to help Fluid Power companies trade and do better business.

  • Visit our experts on Finder’s stand D321 to discover how to save time without compromise & connect with no tools. Finder’s MasterIn system of push-in relay interface modules provides a high performance, screwless system that allows panel designers and installers to save precious time and money.

    The MasterIN System incorporates the existing 39, 48, 4C and 58 Series Relay Interface Modules, and caters for a wide range of applications including industrial automation, building management systems and electrical control panels.

    Finder is one of Europe’s largest independent manufacturers of electromechanical relays, timers, monitoring relays, surge protection devices, thermostats, lighting control components, sockets and accessories.

    With extensive stocks held at its purpose-built facility in Staffordshire, and a range of over 10,000 products, as well as a fully equipped applications and analysis laboratory and a dedicated technical and customer service team, Finder plc is well positioned to respond rapidly to customer demand.

  • Schwer Fittings Ltd

    08 Mar 2018 Mandy Osborne Schwer Fittings Ltd

    Schwer Fittings Ltd

    Schwer Fittings lead the way in stainless steel connection technology.  Manufacturers and suppliers of high precision stainless steel tube components and hose fittings, with a technically trained sales team and a BFPA authorised training centre.  Schwer enjoys an enviable reputation in the stainless steel industry for unrivalled service levels, components built for longevity and guaranteed 100% traceability across all products.  Holding German Lloyds classification for more than ten years, Schwer  will be showcasing our European Manufactured range of u2-Lok twin ferrule fittings 


  • High-efficiency permanent magnet motors, IE2/IE3 motors and stainless steel motors for hygiene sensitive applications will all be on our stand (D700) at the Drives and Controls Show. In addition, there will be electronic drives, gearboxes and other ancillary components.

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