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SMC UK

Vincent Avenue
Crownhill
Milton Keynes
Buckinghamshire
MK8 0AN
United Kingdom

Telephone : 01908 563888
Email : sales@smc.uk
Web : www.smc.uk



Most recent articles relating to SMC UK;

Energy saving air management system

SMC UK has introduced a new Air Management System that is said to ensure reduced electricity consumption.FULL STORY...

Looking to achieve a 50% reduction in air consumption on your production line?

What if we told you that you can make savings of £20,000 in electricity consumption on just one production line? Not to mention helping your sustainability goals by reducing CO2 emissions by up to 30%? Better believe it – all you need is SMC’s brand-new Compressed Air Management System.FULL STORY...

Va-va-voom your vacuum handling system!

How can you be sure your vacuum handling system is performing to its optimum potential? Are you in fact risking breakage or damaging leaks – or even total line shutdown, through a few misguided choices?FULL STORY...

Upskilling to ensure smart technology is properly utilised

Suzanne Gill asks whether engineers in the food and beverage process industry have the skills needed to work with changing manufacturing models that employ smart technologies such as robotics, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)? FULL STORY...

Is automation key to success in a post-covid world?

Our world has changed rapidly in 2020, as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. So, is now a good time for food processors to move forward with automation as a strategic priority? Suzanne Gill reports. FULL STORY...

SMC set to resume customer training courses

SMC UK has confirmed its plans to resume its training course ‘Introduction to pneumatics and electro pneumatics, towards the end of August. FULL STORY...

Robotic cutting solution improves yields

Food Processing looks at the latest developments in robotic ultrasonic cutting technology which have helped one baked goods manufacturer to almost eliminate product waste. It is now regularly recording 100% yield on production. FULL STORY...

Training: the challenges and the opportunities

Nik Watson looks at the training challenges and opportunities that now face managers and their staff in the food and beverage sector, whether they are an SME or a global corporate. FULL STORY...

Finding solutions to machine safety challenges

Glenn Moffat highlights some of the most common machinery safety challenges facing food processors, both large and small, and he offers some proven solutions for dealing with them. FULL STORY...

Funding innovation in the spotlight

Suzanne Gill reports from a Food Processing roundtable event, hosted by SMC Pneumatics at its UK headquarters in Milton Keynes, which set out to identify funding opportunities that can help drive engineering innovation in the food and beverage manufacturing industry. FULL STORY...

Appetite for Engineering 2017: The countdown has started

To both inspire and educate engineers working across the food and beverage sector about the benefits of automation technologies, this year's Appetite for Engineering event will be taking place at the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) at Ansty Park in Coventry on 19th October. Suzanne Gill reports. FULL STORY...

Taking a glimpse into the future of the food production process

Ever wondered what the food manufacturing environment might look like in the future? Suzanne Gill spoke to some key industry vendors to get their thoughts. FULL STORY...

SMC UK launch new training offer with NFPC

SMC Pneumatics has relaunched its training proposition for pneumatics and electro pneumatics thanks to a partnership with the National Fluid Power Centre (NFPC). Trainees can follow up the course with a CETOP qualification, recognised by the British Fluid Power Association (BFPA).  FULL STORY...

Energy-saving power valve is big on flexibility

SMC has launched an updated, compact version of its VEX3 pneumatic power valve series which is said to offer greater flexibility and efficiencies in terms of energy consumption. FULL STORY...

Versatile actuator control valve promises better energy consumption

SMC has modified its three-port three-position valve, VEX3, used to control actuators, giving customers greater benefits in terms of cost savings and versatility. The new VEX3 is said to offer energy savings and greater handling flexibility thanks to the addition of a manual override option. FULL STORY...

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