After another successful year we are pleased to announce it has been topped off with a win at this years Lancashire Telegraph Business Awards. On Friday several of the team went along to Ewood Park to the Black Tie event where we were up against several other strong companies from the region.
From robotic dragonfly sized drones to telepresence robots, the use of robotics is becoming more prevalent. I therefore shouldn’t be surprised to hear UK robots sales in the second quarter of 2013 were almost as large as sales for the whole of 2011.
It’s that time of the year again where many plants shut down for a couple of weeks over the summer, but do you take advantage of the planned downtime to make sure that your automation equipment is not only running at its full potential, but also more reliable?
We recently took delivery of a consignment of Baumuller drives from a customer in Norway. The customer had recently upgraded the control system on his printing press and wanted to dispose of his surplus Baumuller drives. Instead of sending the drives to the local waste disposal, the customer dropped us an email and we helped
Check out the vast number of people at this Indian textile plant.
Not the best example of industrial automation but we found this video of a nail manufacturing plant in Korea interesting. Hope you enjoy.
Not really industrial automation but you’ve got to love this product. Introducing the Cardboard bike.
In our first video we look at how industrial automation is used in the production of Pepsi. This is great video of the Pepsi production factory in Hawaii. If you look carefully you can spot a few Allen Bradley Panelview monitors (we only usually see broken touchscreens). So kick off your shoes, pour a glass
Welcome to the new Northern Industrial website. We’ve launched nicontrols.com to offer you the largest possible selection of new and refurbished factory automation spares and repairs. On the new site you can find prices for over 200,000 parts, news on the latest automation innovations and general automation tips & hints. We want something spectacular to celebrate the