EV Charging Market Takes Off

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A Growing EV Market The electric vehicle market is growing at a fast rate, with almost 300,000 pure electric vehicles on the road and more than 600,000 plug-in models (including plug-in hybrids – PHEVs). This is set to soar over the next few years, after the announcement that new petrol and diesel cars will not… Read More »

What Shipping Crisis?

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Apparently, there is a Global shipping crisis! We are now more than 18 months into the pandemic, and we have witnessed during this time complete disruption, throughout all industries and to supply chains all around the world. We have seen shipping routes snarled not just by the pandemic but also by extreme weather, driver shortages… Read More »

What is SEO and why it is important?

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What is SEO and why it is important? What is SEO? SEO stands for “search engine optimization.” In simple terms, it means the process of improving your website to increase its visibility when people search for products or services related to your business in Google, Bing, and other search engines. The better visibility your pages… Read More »

Remote Working Vs Office Working and the impact on performance

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Remote working or Work from Home (WFH) has only really been a topic of conversation from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown, as more employees are opting to work remotely. According to the ONS, the proportion of working adults who did any type of work from home in 2020 increased to 37% on… Read More »

What Impact Has Covid-19 Had On The Power Industry?

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As the effects of COVID-19 ripple across the world, we look at how this has impacted businesses within the Power Industry. The Power Industry is the engine of the global economy, supplying electricity to all other industry sectors. Goods and services depend on it. The spread of COVID-19, in particular, has caused mass production shutdowns,… Read More »

CE vs UKCA marking: A Manufacturers Guide

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What is CE Marking? CE Marking is a declaration that the manufacturer has checked that its products meet EU product safety standards and that they are compliant with health and environmental standards. This allows for free movement of those products throughout the EU. A manufacturer can obtain a CE mark either through a self-declaration or,… Read More »

Has Brexit brought stability to UK?

Has Brexit brought stability to UK?
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What has happened since Brexit? The UK, left the European Union at midnight on January 31st 2020, and the UK and EU Governments agreed a Trade deal called the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) which it states to provide, amongst others “a level playing field for open and fair competition and sustainable development, through effective… Read More »

The Advantages Of Buying British Products

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We are seeing more and more Overseas companies, in particular, with Chinese origin setting up offices in the UK under the guise of a ‘manufacturing’ company. Our previous article takes a look at how these companies are setting up websites emblazoned with a UK flag with a perception that they are a genuine manufacturer. This… Read More »

Hobut’s Transformer Core Manufacturing in Singapore

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Hobut continues their 100+ years of manufacturing success into the new decade. We have accomplished company acquisitions, production expansions, innovative product additions, huge investment in machinery as well as the employment of highly skilled engineers. This success is worldwide as Hobut exports into many countries including the Middle East, USA, Europe and Africa but we… Read More »

What is Blockchain Technology and how can it improve Manufacturing?

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What is Blockchain Technology? In simple terms, Blockchain is a record-keeping database technology that stores blocks of information on a chain. Blockchain – the brainchild of a person or group of people known by the pseudonym, Satoshi Nakamoto – is based on distributed ledger technology which securely records information across a peer-to-peer network. Originally devised… Read More »