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CAMDENBOSS reveals new look for summer 2018

CamdenBoss delivers a fresh and modern website for summer 2018. It has never been easier for customers to immerse themselves into the extensive product range from CamdenBoss. In as little as three clicks the customer is able to effortlessly direct themselves through the website’s navigation and search. It does the …

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ams’ new XYZ colour sensor offers widest dynamic range, highest sensitivity for high-end consumer and industrial applications

ams, a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, has announced the release of a new XYZ “tri-stimulus” colour sensor which offers higher sensitivity and a wider choice of conversion times than any other previous device of its type. The AS73211 extends the existing ams portfolio of TCS3430 and …

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Training boss warns about industry growth, as 100 high value engineering apprenticeship jobs up for grabs

One of the West Midlands leading training providers believes manufacturing’s recent growth could be hampered if we can’t get more people to take up vacant apprenticeship opportunities. Gareth Jones, joint managing director at In-Comm Training, says his firm has more than 100 positions – all attached to high value engineering …

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RS Components launches new RS Pro 3D printer targeting diverse applications including rapid prototyping and education

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers, has announced the launch of its new easy-to-use 3D printer: the RS Pro iTX. The additive-manufacturing machine targets a wide range of users in manufacturing and many other commercial and business applications, as well as being …

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Arrow Electronics IoT board boosts colour-HMI development for smart sensors and gateways

The HANI (HMI Arrow NXP IoT) development board from Arrow Electronics is designed for IoT node applications where more sophisticated user interfaces are required. It combines support for up to 7-inch colour displays, multi-protocol wireless connectivity, and a rich set of sensors for smart, connected devices that allow simple, direct …

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AR to Big Data: how to maximise the potential of the next-gen supply chain

As distributors, it is our duty to ensure that we are maximising the range of next-gen technology that can help us improve our services for our clients. Whether it be the forecasting capabilities of Big Data or the impact mobile technology could have on the last mile, we need to …

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Data and workflows for Industry 4.0

The new Rittal VX25 large enclosure system supports the control and switchgear engineering industry on the path toward Industry 4.0.  The new system combines a physical enclosure with its digital twin, ensuring it will meet all future digital needs – from online configuration and engineering to assembly, automation and tracking. Rittal …

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Change in management at the FBDi Association

On 1st May, Andreas Falke took over as managing director of the FBDi Association. He replaces Wolfram Ziehfuss, who has retired. For Andreas Falke, the new role marks a return to his roots. He held various roles in the trading industry for more than 21 years – 15 years of …

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Electrolube develops epoxy resin for automotive under-hood applications

Electrolube, the global electro-chemicals manufacturer, has collaborated with some of the automotive industry’s major players over the last few years and understands the importance of performance with automotive solutions that work first time, every time. With their extensive experience of developing encapsulation resins, Electrolube has launched some new two-part epoxy …

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Cadence shortens automotive verification closure with new Verification IP for UFS 3.0, CoaxPress, and HyperRAM

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. has announced three new Verification IP (VIP) offerings: the industry’s first CoaXPress VIP offering for high-speed imaging, the industry’s first HyperRAM high-speed memory VIP offering, and a VIP offering for the new JEDEC Universal Flash Storage (UFS) 3.0 specification. All three enable early adopters of these …

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