18 things that happened in manufacturing this month you need to know

The Manufacturer | January 30, 2019

18 things that happened in manufacturing this month you need to know
The last month in manufacturing has certainly not succumbed to January blues; industry has remained buoyant and resilient despite challenges faced. This has been reflected in much of the Editorial team's latest news, features and analysis.
From business leaders digital transformation and skills plans for the year ahead, to overcoming Brexit disruption, an electric aircraft, and even visits to a bespoke shotgun manufacturer, an urban winery and two ceramic manufacturers in Stoke-on-Trent. Here are 18 things that happened in UK manufacturing this month that you need to know.

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Wood manufacturing has changed from mass production of large quantities in one style, to made-to-order manufacturing, with small batches, even Batch One production, delivered just in time. Learn about the tools you'll need to adapt to and serve this marketplace.

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Axine signs with a global pharmaceutical company a multimillion-dollar wastewater service agreement

prnewswire | December 09, 2020

On location mechanical wastewater treatment supplier, Axine Water Technologies, has marked another multi-year, multimillion-dollar wastewater treatment administration concurrence with a worldwide drug organization subsequent to demonstrating prevalent adequacy and cost-viability for treating and decimating an antimicrobial Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) in their assembling wastewater. Under terms of the understanding, Axine will configuration, fabricate, own, and distantly work a turnkey treatment framework at an eastern U.S. drug fabricating plant to accomplish a Predicted No-Effect Concentration (PNEC) standard estimated in parts per billion (ppb) levels in the getting waterway. A PNEC is an industry-standard centralization of a drug, underneath which no unfriendly impacts on the getting biological system are required to happen. "This agreement is a significant milestone for Axine as we work to expand acceptance in the pharmaceutical industry," said Jonathan Rhone, CEO, Axine. "Global pharmaceutical companies are seeking solutions to ensure that antibiotics, antiparasitics, hormones, and other APIs in wastewater discharged from manufacturing plants do not create risks to the environment or human health. We are very pleased to be selected for this project." As of late, the drug business has gained ground in diminishing APIs in wastewater released to the climate from assembling tasks. While APIs are not at present directed, arrangement activities are in progress in Europe, India, and different locales remembering ecological standards for drug acquirement and store network the executives. Simultaneously, associations like the AMR Industry Alliance are effectively growing new assembling gushing guidelines for anti-microbial APIs. Axine has made another norm for treating essentially any perplexing or testing natural toxin in drug wastewater by consolidating advancement innovation with a measured framework and administration plan of action. Frameworks depend on Axine's exclusive electrochemical oxidation innovation, which uses progressed impetuses and power to oxidize and devastate a wide scope of natural poisons so the treated water can be securely released or reused. Adds Rhone, "Our business model creates long-term partnerships with our customers while minimizing their capital investment and risk. By treating wastewater at the source and reusing the treated water where possible, we're also helping customers reduce both water consumption and environmental impacts in a cost-competitive manner." The administration arrangement was endorsed after the fulfillment of a complete treatability test program led at Axine's Product Development Center in Vancouver, Canada. The Axine framework will be planned and worked at Axine's close by get together office and delivered to the client site in 2021 for establishment and charging. When introduced, the framework will be completely mechanized and distantly worked and observed through information spilled to Axine's Vancouver-based Network Operations Center. About Axine Water Technologies Axine has created a new standard for treating toxic organic pollutants in wastewater for customers in the pharmaceutical, chemical, and other industries to address a global problem. Axine's breakthrough solution combines advanced electrochemical oxidation technology with a flexible, modular system design capable of treating the widest range of organic pollutants with the highest performance and lowest cost. Axine's unique wastewater-as-a-service business model enables customers to achieve wastewater and sustainability goals with minimal capital investment and technology risk.

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As part of their advanced digital manufacturing business strategy, DigiProces adopts Aegis' FactoryLogix solution

businesswire | December 08, 2020

Aegis Software, a worldwide supplier of Manufacturing Execution Software (MES), today declares that DigiProces Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) has chosen Aegis as their confided in programming supplier of IIoT-driven MES programming. With their way of life dependent on actualizing persistent improvement approachs, DigiProces needed to make the following stride in their computerized fabricating technique, to make a truly and carefully homogenous information driven shop-floor. The selection of MES arrangement was basic to this vision, where robotized progressed examination of information gives perceivability and control of the live activity. “Our understanding of customers’ current and future needs, drives our need for innovation,” states David Batet, CTO of DigiProces, who continues, “We found that many solutions in the industry were either immature or required needless legacy interface hardware, which we felt would ultimately compromise our business goals. By contrast, we were impressed to find the ideal industry-standards based IIoT-driven MES solution with Aegis FactoryLogix. Their fast response to questions and requests showed that they understood our needs, which also impressed us over other suppliers.” The businesslike methodology taken by DigiProces, whose key speculations show their aptitude at putting the correct mix of both equipment and programming devices, has made a cutting edge, adaptable and profoundly able client centered assembling administration.

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DataED and Bestronics Merge to Form Emerald EMS for Integrated Manufacturing Services

Emerald EMS, Data Electronic Devices, Bestronics | July 01, 2020

Principals in DataED and Bestronics announced today the merger of the two leading global EMS providers to form Emerald Electronics Manufacturing Services (Emerald EMS). Emerald EMS is a high-tech contract manufacturing and design firm with global, cost-effective, and high value manufacturing solutions servicing high-reliability end users in the industrial controls, semiconductor, utilities infrastructure, aerospace/defense and medical sectors. Emerald will offer its customers integrated manufacturing services, including prototyping, new product development and testing, volume production, supply chain management, direct order fulfillment and end-of-product life cycle management with superior quality, advanced technology and exceptional service. Domestically, the company will have a bi-coastal footprint, with two manufacturing facilities located in Boston's "high-tech corridor," including a dedicated New Product Introduction facility, and two more, including a dedicated box build facility, in San Jose, the heart of California's Silicon Valley. Additionally, the company has two manufacturing facilities in Shenzhen, China.

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Spotlight

Wood manufacturing has changed from mass production of large quantities in one style, to made-to-order manufacturing, with small batches, even Batch One production, delivered just in time. Learn about the tools you'll need to adapt to and serve this marketplace.