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 »

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 »

An Insight in to the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund

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What is the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund? The Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund aims to bring together the UK’s world-leading research with business to meet the major industrial and societal challenges of our time. It provides funding and support to UK businesses and researchers. The fund is part of the government’s £4.7 billion increase in research… Read More »

HOBUT Arrives in Dubai

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HOBUT have travelled over 4,500 miles from its Manufacturing Headquarters in Walsall, West Midlands, UK to Dubai, UAE to exhibit in the World’s largest Power Exhibition. More than 60,000 industry professionals will descend on the World Trade Centre which will bring together manufacturers, global experts, governments, procurement, project managers and contractors in the following sectors:… Read More »

Do You REALLY Know Where Your Products Are Coming From?

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With the rise of internet business (across any sector), there has most definitely been a corresponding rise in what we will diplomatically call ‘blurred boundaries’. In other words, presenting a product or service in a particular light, when in reality, it doesn’t conform on every level. You may be purchasing, for example, low-voltage products. You… Read More »

Smart Factories Are Transforming Manufacturing

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Manufacturers are on the verge of an industry-wide digital transformation, with the need to improve productivity and boost visibility across the factory floor and supply chain operations. Businesses are forging ahead to transform digitally and embrace Smart Manufacturing – which is the automation of the manufacturing sector. There are Five main areas of transformation; Digitalisation… Read More »

Employee Empowerment Is The Key to Better Productivity

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  The Real Cost of Disengaged Employees Revealing figures show that disengaged employees cost the UK £52-£70 Billion in lost productivity. UK productivity alone looks rather bleak right now with the ONS telling us output is looking lacklustre and we take a look at why increasing employee engagement (also referred to as Employee Empowerment) could… Read More »