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Working together in Industry 4.0

“If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants,” - Isaac Newton, 1675.

Isaac Newton was a mathematician, astronomer, theologian and physicist whose work was a critical part of the development of much of the technology we take for granted.  His recognition of the importance of collaborative working should inspire the workers of today. Here, Jonathan Wilkins, marketing director of EU Automation, explains how Industry 4.0 is allowing us to increase industry collaboration.

‘Small But Powerful’

Yamazaki Mazak is ramping up the promotion of its PRIMOS range of machines for UK machine users. The new campaign, which has the strapline “You don’t have to be big to be powerful” is promoting the QT-PRIMOS series, a range of compact, high performance turning centres, and its vertical version, the VC-PRIMOS 400 SG, a compact vertical machining centre.

Getting a Grip - On Productivity

Leaving the comfort of employment and starting a business is a decision loaded with emotion and taken with cautious trepidation.

For the two ex-aerospace engineers that founded GD Precision, re-mortgaging their homes to finance the leap emphasises their confidence and passion. Seventeen years later and the decision has paid dividends for the West Sussex entrepreneurs.

Twenty Years Of Growth

In a relatively short space of time Complete Engineering Services (Carlisle) Limited has grown into a successful sub-contract design and sub-contract manufacturing business, with expertise in machining, wire erosion, welding and assembly.

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