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Fluctuating global helium levels are causing problems, such as difficulty sourcing helium and increasing costs for the many industries that rely on it. Dr Elinor Hughes, Technical Copywriter at Markes International, discusses how Markes International and SepSolve Analytical have addressed the issue.
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In recent years, 3M has committed to sustainability in ever-increasing amounts. David Gurden-Williams of 3M United Kingdom PLC describes how 3M’s sustainability goals have now been aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. By David Gurden-Williams. Product Stewardship Specialist, Corporate R&D, North Europe Region, 3M United Kingdom PLC
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By Ana Sousa, Marketing and Communications Executive, LGC.
Innovation means introducing something new or different. The successful introduction of new ideas, devices or methods is important for businesses to improve their processes, products and services to the market.
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Gavin is Group Head of Communications at Schauenburg Analytical, which comprises Markes International and its sister company, SepSolve Analytical. We asked him to tell us a little about himself.
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J K Rowling has yet to write a book called “Harry Potter and the Fourth Industrial Revolution” but she might want to consider it – it’s something that will affect us all and there’s more than a little bit of magic involved. But what exactly is it all about?
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Digitalisation is a highly desirable activity for a majority of businesses wishing to remain abreast of the latest technologies that can be used to optimise processes. Daniel Povey, Higher Research Scientist at NPL discusses the traceability of data produced by a digitalisation solution.
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The UK has a rich and diverse supply chain of innovative developers and manufacturers of advanced machinery technology and yet consistently imports more high-tech equipment than it exports. It is notable that those countries from which we import have established programmes of support for innovation, focusing on the development of advanced machinery. An opportunity exists for the UK to harness its strengths and take the lead in the development and supply of next-generation advanced machinery.
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NPL is the UK's National Measurement Institute, developing and maintaining the national primary measurement standards, provides the UK with a national measurement infrastructure and delivers the UK Measurement Strategy on behalf of UK Government.
By Alison Rooker, Apprenticeship Lead at NPL.
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When mandatory lockdown to contain the transmission of Covid-19 was announced by the UK Government in March 2020, many businesses rushed to implement changes to their operations, policies and procedures in order to continue work with minimum possible disruption. By Paul Greenwood, Operations Director at UKAS.
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UKAS is recognised by the government to assess against internationally agreed standards. But how does UKAS demonstrate its own conformity and competence? Paul Greenwood: UKAS Operations Director explains. By Paul Greenwood, Operations Director at UKAS.
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GAMBICA is proud to have been part of initial meetings held by City and Guilds in partnership with specialist engineering awarding organisation Excellence Achievement and Learning (EAL). It is aimed that T Levels will gradually become one of the main choices for learners after GCSEs. By Nikesh Mistry, Sector Head of Industrial Automation at GAMBICA
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The public sector offers many business opportunities for the measurement and testing industry. To help you get started, Tenders Direct has created a step tender writing process for you to follow.
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After 31 December 2021, all products which are covered by the UK Regulations that are listed below must be labelled with the UK Conformity Assessment (UKCA) mark. But will the UK Conformity Assessment infrastructure be able to cope with the demand from manufacturers and importers?
By Jeff Llewellyn, BMTA President