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In this issue of Industry Update, we are proud to announce Gen-C as our Gas Engine Support Specialist Company of the Year.
Gen-C’s team of knowledgeable experts and consultants distribute high quality parts, systems and upgrades for critical power applications. Gen-C is the exclusive UK distributor of genuine Motortech and RS Motor parts, systems and upgrades for static gas-powered engine applications and work with leading gas engine brands such as MWM, Jenbacher, MAN and Liebherr, providing a range of products from spark plugs, AFR mixers, ignition controllers, open-access (ComAp-based) control panels, to full engine and control system upgrades. Read More

Given the intense competition between engineering subcontractors it is often the businesses with unique selling points that stand out from the crowd. One such successful company is Washington, Tyne and Wear based RDS Precision Engineering. In addition to establishing a reputation for delivering on time and on budget, the busy company’s main differentiator is its highly developed quality ethos. To help ensure the premium quality of the company’s output, regular investments are made in high-precision inspection equipment. Read More

Getting back towards some normality is happening – but to bring those machines back into production after several months can also be a challenge in itself. This is the moment that the equipment can show up problems either during start up from that long overdue maintenance overhaul – the last thing one needs is added expense but this can be a good opportunity to check those screws and barrels. Read More

Vision Engineering, a 63 year old British leading designer and manufacturer of high-quality visual measurement and inspection technologies, has developed a 360˚ online showroom, enabling its website visitors (www.visioneng.com) to ‘virtually visit’ its UK headquarters, see and experience its range of ergonomic non-contact and contact optical and digital microscopy and measuring systems. Read More

When David Rybacki founded DRG Manufacturing in the Chicago suburb of Lake Zurich in 2015, he started off with nothing except a commitment to manufacture total solutions for his customers. Since he was not basing his production process on existing equipment, he set out to incorporate automated systems and processes that would provide him with the highest levels of productivity. Read More

The SOUNDCAM as the name implies, is a sound camera that overlays sound sources on a video screen, in a similar way to thermal imaging cameras.

You may not have heard of this technology before. It has been around for more than 10 years, but until now only in a form that acoustic experts could use, only suited to a lab environment, and costing six figure sums. The SOUNDCAM is revolutionary, because it puts this powerful technology in the hands of anyone capable of operating a smart phone. It is battery powered, waterproof, ready to use 30 seconds after switching on, and anyone can learn to use it in 10 minutes. And its price has only 4 figures! Read More