Industry & Manufacturing

Devon manufacturers urged to have their say on life after Brexit

Small to medium-sized (SME) manufacturers in Devon are being encouraged to have their say on trading beyond Brexit as part of the latest Manufacturing Barometer.

Organised by SWMAS (The South West Manufacturing Advisory Service) and the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP), the country’s largest survey of its kind is looking to find out how companies are coping with the early months of life after leaving the EU and the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The findings will be used to inform future Government policy and support, so input from as many SME manufacturers...

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 The Importance of Cleaning Injection Molding Machines with Purging Compounds for Plastic

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Fri, 01/15/2021 - 3:31pm

Manufacturers know how essential maintenance and repair are to uphold the safety and efficiency of their facility. With all of the high-power and high-cost machines working in harmony to create products, a simple error such as not cleaning a machine thoroughly can throw off the entire production process. Manufacturers that use injection molding know this fact all too well, as they are consistently ordering purging compounds for plastics to clean their machines thoroughly.

If your faculty does not regularly use a purging compound for plastic build-up and residue to clean your...

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Rural communities benefit from voucher scheme investment

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Mon, 12/21/2020 - 11:24pm

Rural communities in mid Devon and west Somerset have received a huge boost to their broadband, thanks to Connecting Devon and Somerset (CDS) in partnership with Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and Exeter based broadband provider Technological. A £350,000 investment through the Rural Gigabit Voucher scheme and CDS’ Community Challenge Programme has enabled Technological to deliver a full fibre network to over 180 premises in a number of hard to reach rural areas – with a further 400 in construction and 120 scheduled to be connected early next year. The full-fibre...

Bates Electric: 5 Excellent Industrial Electrical Services Offered

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Posted: Tue, 10/20/2020 - 6:51am

Bates Electric is a company located in St. Louis. They provide top-level electrical services and boast a good customer experience in the fields of Commerce, residential, and industrial electrical service within St. Lois.

In need of their services, contact Bates Electricals: 636-242-6334. Address 2006 Sierra Parkway Arnold, Missouri 63010-5108.

The company’s services include wiring, installation, upgrades, whole-home generators, lightning designs, and new construction projects.

The company’s main fields are:

Industrial and Commercial Electrical...

Welsh fabricator to support construction of Exeter Bus Station

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Mon, 07/20/2020 - 7:51am

CARDIFF-based aluminium fabricator, Dudley’s Aluminium, has started work on a new project to benefit communities in the south west of England.

Dudley’s Aluminium is currently working with Kier on the development of a new bus station in Exeter. The project, valued at £360,000, is part of a much larger regeneration scheme in the city. The wider development scheme, called St Sidwells Point, also includes the construction of a low-carbon, state of the art leisure centre.

The new bus station will replace the current station which opened in 1964 and will include covered...

The Importance of Wearing Safety and Protective Work Wear in the Industrial & Manufacturing Sector

Are you the owner of, or a senior manager at a manufacturing concern? If so, providing high-quality work wear for your employees is your challenge.

Consequently, the following questions bear reference to this discussion and deserve a considered answer:

  • Why is safety gear, including work wear, important in an industrial setting?
  • Why must organizations invest in high-quality safety wear or clothing?
  • What are the “must-haves” for the industrial and manufacturing field?

Now that the parameters of this conversation have been set let...

A 5 Step Guide to Starting Your Own Machine Manufacturing Company

Want to build a company that builds machines? We've got your back. Check out this step-by-step guide on how to start a manufacturing company.

There has never been a better time to start a manufacturing business. The demand for manufacturing is great, and there is a movement to bring more manufacturing jobs back to the U.S.

Manufacturers generate almost 12% of the entire output in the U.S. and employ about 8.5% of the workers. You need to learn how to start a manufacturing company, but it’s worth it because there is so much opportunity.

Are you ready to learn the...

Live Business Summit for SMEs

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Posted: Thu, 06/04/2020 - 10:58pm

Recovery after lockdown is the topic of a live business summit launched for South West SMEs.

Business leaders will hear from a panel of experts, as they discuss the key actions to focus on now as part of your SME business recovery plan.

Experts from Timewade, Astley Media, Minerva Lifelong Learning, Insight 6, Commissioning HR, Stephens Scown LLP and Bishop Fleming form the panel.

The summit is part of the ‘Technology For Success’ programme run by Timewade that gives South West SMEs free business guidance on using technology across their business.


South West tech heroes to be celebrated

Authored by Astley Media
Posted: Mon, 05/04/2020 - 11:11pm

Tech champions, heroes and innovators will be recognised at the annual Tech South West Awards which launched on Friday May 1.

The awards will feature a new Hero Award to recognise the contributions by people and organisations across the region’s tech community to aiding the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, from data-tracking work to switching to making PPE for key workers.

The live launch saw the tech community gather - digitally - to hear inspiring stories from 2019 winners, including Somerset-based Your IT Now which provides digital skills for people with learning...

South West engineering company supports NHS during pandemic

An engineering company that provides vital services to NHS hospitals throughout the South West and Wales is using funding support from NatWest so it can continue helping frontline medical staff during the coronavirus pandemic.

Rotamec, which is headquartered in Cheddar and has offices in Exeter, Pontypool and Redditch , is a specialist engineering firm that supports multiple sectors with the provision and repair of electrical and mechanical infrastructures and facilities.

These include important heating and pump systems used in hospital theatres and patient wards, which...

Tech Awards to pay tribute to Covid-19 Heroes

Authored by Astley Media
Posted: Mon, 04/27/2020 - 12:08pm

Heroes who are helping as part of the nation’s response to the Coronavirus pandemic will be honoured at this year’s Tech South West Awards.

Launching with a live online event on Friday May 1, the annual awards cover Bath, Bristol, Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire, recognising and celebrating talent, creativity, business success, education, leadership and diversity across the technology sector.

Last year the UK Hydrographic Office in Taunton, Bluefruit Software in Cornwall, University of Plymouth, Rocketmakers in...
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