Manufacturing achievements recognised at Annual Awards

The 22nd Annual NDMA awards took place on 16th May at The Barnstaple Hotel, celebrating the achievements of the region’s diverse and prolific manufacturing industry. 200 guests gathered for the occasion which began with welcome drinks (sponsored by Bishop Fleming) and a 2-course meal. The evening was conducted by BBC …

20A 40Vdc EMI filters simplify compliance to MIL-COTS applications

TDK Corporation (TSE 6762) announces the introduction of the TDK-Lambda FQA series of EMC filters, with a rating of ±40Vdc at 20A. Housed in a rugged encapsulated quarter-brick package, it comes with a choice of flanged or non-flanged baseplates. These modules are suitable for use in a wide variety of …

Six-Sigma Green Belt Programme from Exelin starts January 2020

Learn to apply powerful Six Sigma Green Belt methods and tools on this interactive, project-based, course. Who is the Six Sigma Green Belt course for? For those who play a pivotal role in process and performance improvement initiatives and want to qualify at Green Belt level. What does Green Belt involve? …

Local Businesses Challenged in Police Cybersecurity Workshop

Local businesses recently gathered at Barnstaple Library for a special cybersecurity workshop organised by the South West Police Regional Cyber Crime Unit and Lineal Software Solutions Ltd. Thirty participants from firms across the South West took part in a series of Lego-based group exercises highlighting key concepts in cybersecurity, as …

Start Up and Grow Programme from ND+

North Devon + is running a series of events aimed at new and newly started businesses. Other developing businesses may also be eligible, so get in touch for more details Themes include: Principles of GDPRWriting a business planBusiness MarketingFinance for BusinessDigital MarketingMaking Tax Digital Download the courses flyer here:Download Our …

2000W modular power supplies offer up to 18 outputs with low acoustic noise and full MoPPs isolation

TDK Corporation (TSE 6762) announces the introduction of the 2000W rated QM8B series of AC-DC power supplies with the capability of providing up to 18 outputs. This further extends the QM modular power supply series to now cover 550W to 2000W.  Like all the models in the QM series, the …

SWMAS Manufacturing Barometer 2019 Q2 – can you help?

SWMAS) are seeking insight from senior decision makers in SME manufacturing companies! Their input will help us map the confidence and opinions of the sector, then, once collated and analysed, we’ll share the collective voice of the sector far and wide (including with yourselves, government, national and local, and other …

TDK: SIP format non-isolated 250W DC-DC converter saves 60% PCB board area

TDK Corporation (TSE 6762) announces the addition of the TDK-Lambda brand i6A4W SIP (Single Inline Package) to the popular i6A series of 250W rated non-isolated DC-DC converters. Requiring less than 3cm2(0.47in2) of board area, this provides a saving of 60% over the i6A 1/16th brick package. Offering adjustment ranges of …

Lean Six-Sigma and Continuous Improvement Apprenticeship

Work smarter, increase profitability, address skills shortages Level 3 Improvement Technician apprenticeship from Exelin is a development programme for employees who want to broaden their continuous improvement knowledge and skills. Focus is on key Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours required for the delivery of improvement activities at work. Suitable for employees …