14/08/2014 LEMO acquires custom cable manufacturer

LEMO, a Swiss global leader in the design and manufacture of precision custom connectors, has announced that it has acquired Northwire Inc (NWI), a US specialty cable manufacturer of wire and multi-conductor cable and retractiles for the medical, aerospace and defence, energy and industrial markets.

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13/08/2014 SGS to recruit Advanced NDT Tutor to strengthen its global training profile

With a growing demand for high-quality NDT training across the globe, SGS is now looking to recruit an experienced and qualified Advanced NDT Tutor to strengthen its global training profile.

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12/08/2014 Technology Design at the Feira da Mecânica

Technology Design (TD) would like to thank the many delegates who visited the booth of its distributor in Brazil, Kubika, at the Feira da Mecânica 2014.

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11/08/2014 Silverwing wins International Impact Management Team of the Year for Wales

Silverwing has announced winning the Wales region International Impact Management Team of the Year award. This award is sponsored by the British Venture Capital Association (BVCA) and is judged by a panel of leading figures after intense due diligence and in-depth interviews. The regional winners are put forward to the national awards announced on 18 June in London. 

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08/08/2014 Delivering a competitive edge in materials testing

A new Olympus application note uncovers how the enhanced time-saving efficiency of opto-digital microscopy has profited quality assurance projects of the SGS group. A world leader in materials testing, the company’s projects include parts for the new BMW i3 electric car.

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07/08/2014 Investiture Day for Steve Lavender, MBE

The announcement that Steve Lavender (Past President of The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing, 2011-2012) had received the honour of Member of the Order of the British Empire came in the New Year’s Honours List back in January. The Investiture itself took place on 27 June 2014 at Buckingham Palace.

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06/08/2014 Blane Judd appointed CEO of EngTechNow

Blane Judd, the former Group Chief Executive of the Building & Engineering Services Association, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of EngTechNow.

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05/08/2014 Abramovich invests in NDT inspection technology

AcousticEye Inc, an innovator in non-traversing tube and pipe inspection for the global NDT market, has announced that it has received additional funding totalling over $2 million from Mr Roman Abramovich, one of the world’s most prominent investors in the international oil & gas industry.

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04/08/2014 Merger forms new leader in measurement solutions

NDC Infrared Engineering and Beta LaserMike, recognised global leaders in near infrared (NIR), nucleonic, optical, X-ray, laser, microwave, ultrasonic and process control technology for non-contacting measurement and control solutions, have merged to create NDC Technologies. The combination strengthens the new company’s position in the marketplace by offering a more comprehensive portfolio of gauging solutions across a multitude of industries.

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01/08/2014 Leading-edge engineering test centre planned for Cambridgeshire

TWI has welcomed the announcement by the Parliamentary Under Secretary for Communities and Local Government, Stephen Williams MP, that the Government’s Growth Deal will support the launch of a new engineering test centre at Alconbury Enterprise Campus in north-west Cambridgeshire. The award will be made to TWI as part of the Alconbury Weald project to regenerate the former RAF airbase into a 150-hectare Government-backed enterprise zone for advanced engineering, high-value manufacturing and R&D. The campus takes up one quarter of the overall brownfield development, which will include homes, schools, green space and a range of transport facilities.

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