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  • Using a mix of in-house technology, award-winning cloud manufacturing startup Fractory has removed the need for manufacturing drawings when quoting for tube cutting jobs
  • Requests for quotes can now be completed in seconds, as opposed to the established time frame of days
  • Fractory believe their latest innovation will cut procurement resources and speed up manufacturing times for their customers

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A group lockout tagout procedure requires coordination and communication, as it involves multiple people working simultaneously. Whilst it can be more complex than an individual lockout tagout procedure, there are many benefits to performing the group lockout tagout method in the workplace, specifically within the trade industry. Read More

Powys-based international vehicle tracking supplier Quartix, is excited to announce that it has relocated its Newtown headquarters. After almost fourteen years based at the town’s Chapel Offices, and five years holding a secondary location in the area, the whole of Quartix’s operations in Mid-Wales are now under one roof in a new purpose-built space in the heart of Newtown. Read More

By Valerie Moran of PFS, a FT 100 BAME Leader in Tech

Diversity and inclusion topics took centre stage ahead of the recent 50th annual World Economic Forum gathering at Davos 2020. World Leaders were joined by delegates at the annual think tank in Switzerland. Startling figures from the World Economic Forum suggest it could take 99.5 years for the world to bridge the current gender gap. Read More

The rise of 3D technology in the manufacturing sector has revolutionised both quality control procedures & new product development. That said, this technology can have constraints, including the need to wear restrictive VR headsets, poor resolution, or issues around using this technology to communicate and collaborate across multiple sites. Read More