Automotive Innovation Torque Up Manufacturing Revival

Automotive Innovations torque up manufacturing revival

The automotive sector is proving to be a powerbase for the reviving manufacturing economy. Volume car makers have full order books and specialists builders are enjoying record exports. But to maintain this vital economic activity, constant innovation is needed particularly on reducing vehicles’ environmental impact. For two... Read More

Engineers torque technology to medics

Medical experts and sports scientists are becoming increasingly reliant on engineers as their disciplines become more and more technical. Mark Ingham looks at some of the projects his company, Sensor Technology, has helped behind the scenes. Like most rugby players I took my knees for granted until... Read More

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Technology Transfer is more important than innovation

Available in other languages: Innovation, we are told, is the key to a successful manufacturing economy. Invent and patent something and you will make money on every one made – if it is mass produced you get an on-going income. Tony Ingham of Sensor Technology Ltd looks... Read More

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Pay as you Sense

Equipment rentals are increasingly helping companies overcome the hurdle of finding investment capital to fund development and verification projects. The current phase of the economic cycle, recovery from a slowdown, is always difficult and frustrating, as Mark Ingham of Sensor Technology identifies: “Companies are seeing their markets... Read More

Mark Ingham

Back manufacturing, but that is only half the story

Manufacturing is re-emerging as a leading economic growth engine after a rather quiet summer. However this sector alone is not big enough to pull the whole of the UK back into good times. So says Mark Ingham, sales manager at Sensor Technology Ltd in Banbury, one of... Read More

TorqSense transducers help to guarantee valve actuator performance

Rotork Controls has established a global reputation for robust and reliable valve actuators, operating in some of the world’s most demanding and critical applications. Thorough testing of the motors used in the actuators is one of the keys to this assured performance, with TorqSense transducers from Sensor... Read More

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Sensing growth opportunities

Could the sensors sector be a microcosm of the whole national economy? Tony Ingham of Sensor Technology certainly thinks so. Here he looks at what it will take to run a small technology company in the second decade of the millennium and suggests parallels with the wider... Read More

Drama As Helicopter Sensor Flies Into Theatre Role

Drama as Helicopter Sensor flies into theatre role

With theatres striving to create breath-taking spectacles and leave the audience gasping for more, there is often world-class engineering behind the scenes. A British company is developing technology to ensure safety when excited performers and heavy machinery share the same space. If live theatre is to compete... Read More

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