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Effective plant asset management – new functionalities for smart field devices

Effective plant asset management – new functionalities for smart field devices

With its Simatic PDM Maintenance Station V2.0, Siemens is providing what it believes to be the ideal solution for efficient monitoring of intelligent field device statuses independently of the automation and control system used.

British tech CEO Jones hails 'critically important' data laws

British tech CEO Jones hails 'critically important' data laws

Lawrence Jones MBE, the CEO of British data hosting and cloud computing specialist UKFast, is hailing the government announcement on the regulation of personal data.

RED Academy launches real-world digital skills programmes in UK

RED Academy launches real-world digital skills programmes in UK

RED Academy, the design and technology school in Toronto and Vancouver, has announced the launch of its full- and part-time courses for students in the UK on 2 October 2017.

Freeway launches compliance auto-integrator to ease Earned Recognition reporting

Freeway launches compliance auto-integrator to ease Earned Recognition reporting

Freeway Fleet Systems has developed a handy tool to help fleet managers gather vehicle compliance data for electronic reporting.

Telematics for short-term hire vehicles

Telematics for short-term hire vehicles

Masternaut has launched a new device to expand the use of telematics beyond the permanent fleet.

EIT Digital’s strives past ‘fix it when it’s broken’ approach, with predictive service for printers

EIT Digital’s strives past ‘fix it when it’s broken’ approach, with predictive service for printers

Predictive maintenance for printers, a new activity being supported by EIT Digital as part of its OEDIPUS High Impact Initiative, will bring a shift in the performance and durability of commercial printing equipment.

UK shoppers more likely to be positive in on-line reviews than negative

UK shoppers more likely to be positive in on-line reviews than negative

UK shoppers are more likely to post a positive on-line review than one that is negative, research by global reviews and customer insights company Feefo has found.

French election victory reduces supply chain risk in Europe

French election victory reduces supply chain risk in Europe

Western and Central Europe's contribution to global supply chain risk fell in Q2 2017 to 29.94%, compared with 30.14% in Q1, according to the CIPS Risk Index, powered by Dun & Bradstreet.

Manufacturing SMEs in line with national average for business savings

Manufacturing SMEs in line with national average for business savings

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the manufacturing and engineering sector hold an average £444,000 in business savings accounts, according to new research from specialist challenger bank Hampshire Trust Bank.

Basra Oil Company selects WorkTech for time and attendance

Basra Oil Company selects WorkTech for time and attendance

Work Technology Corporation (WorkTech), a company specialising in contractor cost tracking, time and attendance, and fatigue management software, has announced that its WorkTech Time solution has been selected by Basra Oil Company BOC), a national Iraqi company responsible for the oil in the south of Iraq.

Picking the right solution

Picking the right solution

Essentra Components, part of FTSE 250 company Essentra plc is a global manufacturer and distributor of plastic injection moulded, vinyl dip moulded and metal items.

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