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MAY 2021 CONTENTS


COVER STORY


06


SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC: MAKE IT DIGITAL, MAKE IT FOR LIFE


MAKE IT DIGITAL, MAKE IT FOR LIFE


ENERGY NAGEMENT


Energy efficiency is at the heart of sustanability


14


SKILLS AND


TRAINING


Automation and the skills gap


18 Your technical experts for plastic injection moulding


www.pentagonplastics.co.uk | websales@pentagonplastics.co.uk Tel: +44 (0) 1403 264 397 |


 A NEW GENERATION OF


MANUFACTURING: Moving Towards a Green Recovery More on page 6


NEWS


04 Medical swab manufacturer gets help in its fight against COVID-19


05 The Mars helicopter makes history - with Maxon motors onboard


05 Jungheinrich expands Northern Ireland footprint to support leading businesses


FEATURES


connectingindustry.com /irishmanufacturing


STORAGE OPTIMISATION 08 Seven-point checklist to warehouse systems design


CNC MACHINES


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INDUSTRY 4.0/IOT


18 To adopt Industry 4.0, we must look to the Lighthouses


20 Data integrity with the Internet of Things


The paper used in this magazine is obtained from manufacturers who operate within internationally recognised standards. The paper is made from Elementary Chlorine Free (ECF) pulp, which is sourced from sustainable, properly managed forestation.


SKILLS 28 Automation and the skills gap


12 JJ Churchill uses Engineering Excellence in the fight with ~ COVID-19


ENERGY MANAGEMENT


14 Energy efficiency is at the heart of sustanability


TEST & MEASUREMENT


16 Strainsert’s new wireless load sensors and load cell telemetry systems enable long distance, cablefree measurement


24 Head in the Cloud: unlocking the missing component for call centres’ cloud migration


PLASTICS & INJECTION MOULDING


26 Taking plastic additives out of the equation


DATA CENTRES


22 The unique opportunity for Ireland’s data centre sector to lead in sustainable power


SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC:


CONTENTS


EDITOR Svetlana Josifovska Tel: 01732 883392


sjosifovska@datateam.co.uk


The statements and opinions expressed in connectingindustry/Irish Manufacturing magazine are not those of the editor or Datateam Business Media Ltd unless described as such


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BUSINESS DIRECTOR Louise Tiller


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