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EMO Hannover 2017
We will be exhibiting our extensive range of metrology and additive manufacturing systems on two stands at EMO Hannover 2017 which takes place in Germany from 18 – 23 September 2017. For news of the latest innovations on show at EMO 2017 visit our EMO media hub.
Renishaw’s founder awarded honorary doctorate
The University of Huddersfield has awarded an honorary doctorate to Sir David McMurtry, Chairman and Chief Executive of global engineering technologies company, Renishaw. Sir David is a visiting professor at the University, which is a leading centre for the study and research of metrology, the science of measurement. He will receive the doctorate at a ceremony in November, 2017.
High hopes for Greenpower in Poland
Global engineering and scientific technologies company, Renishaw, is entering the second annual Greenpower event in Poznan, Poland. After racing to success at Rockingham in 2016, the UK based Renishaw team is set to compete in the Polish event on September 23rd and 24th, 2017. The event marks the first time that the Renishaw Greenpower team has competed internationally.
First-class Renishaw engineer awarded university prize
Roxanne Pollard, a Mechanical Design Engineer at Gloucestershire based engineering company, Renishaw, has been awarded the TATA prize, which is given to the highest achieving part time student at the University of Wales. Pollard, a former Renishaw apprentice, achieved a first-class honours degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Girls get into STEM engineering at Renishaw
Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw hosted a series of Girls into Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) engineering days in June, 2017 at its Miskin site in South Wales. These three activity days for local school girls, on June 19th, 22nd and 29th, aimed to inspire the female engineers of the future with hands-on activities and provided an introduction to career opportunities in the sector.
Industrial probes aid research in space
As a result of new developments in the theoretical knowledge of the very smallest particles on the planet, some physicists are now calling into question the principle of equivalence of inertial and gravitational mass into question. To examine these ideas, production specialists at the National Metrology Institute of Germany (PTB) in Braunschweig developed cylindrical test masses, achieving an accuracy of 2 µm to 3 µm for all geometric characteristics.
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