Industry & Manufacturing

How To Maximize Efficiency With Dry Hire Equipment

Dry hire equipment offers a cost-effective way to tackle your next project. When you dry hire machinery, you get the freedom to choose your own operators and avoid the overhead costs associated with a wet hire (equipment with operator) package.

But to truly maximize efficiency, careful...

Amy Fenton

Amy Fenton


What is a Bill of Materials for Electronics Manufacturing Services?

A Bill of Materials (BOM) is an essential part of product documentation, prepared as a complete list of all components and materials, as well as their comprehensive descriptions, including information on manufacturers, identification numbers, and quantity, used to manufacture a particular electronic item.

To create a BOM, an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) needs the assistance...

The Versatility of Clear Cast Acrylic Sheets in Various Industries

Clear cast acrylic sheets have become increasingly popular across various industries due to their versatility and numerous advantageous properties. As a lightweight and durable material, clear cast acrylic offers a wide range of applications, from signage and displays to architectural features and medical equipment. Its adaptability, combined with its optical clarity and ease of fabrication,...

Local electrical wholesaler up for national awards

Devondale Electrical, which has a branch on Gore Cross Industrial Estate, Bridport, is up for three prestigious Electrical Wholesaler Awards, and is now encouraging customers and those working in the trades to vote for them.

The national awards recognise excellence in the UK’s electrical sector, celebrating everything from outstanding wholesalers to exceptional professionals. Devondale...

The Art and Precision of Modern Engraving Techniques

Engraving is an ancient art form that has evolved over centuries, from the earliest cave paintings to the intricate designs found on modern-day metalwork. With the advent of technology, engraving has taken on new dimensions, blending traditional craftsmanship with cutting-edge precision. The Engraving People are the skilled artisans who have mastered this timeless craft, breathing life into...

Future-Proofing the Electronics Industry: The Importance of Continuous PCB Rework Education

The trajectory of progress in the electronics industry is ascending, driven by relentless technological innovations. As technology permeates every aspect of our lives, electronic components and devices are becoming increasingly complex. At the heart of this complexity lies the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) – the foundation of every electronic product. With rapid advancements in PCB designs, the...

Anti-tool theft partnership will help protect Devon tradespeople against theft

Specialist tool protection and insurance company ARMD and the Independent Builders Merchant Group (IBMG), which includes RGB Building Suppliers and Devondale Electrical, have entered a partnership to help protect local tradespeople from the terrible effects of tool theft.

The partnership means that RGB and Devondale’s customers will benefit from ARMD’s all-in-one smart van alarm,...

Plymouth Science Park welcomes Senior Engineer to lead advanced manufacturing centre

Plymouth Science Park is delighted to welcome Jacques Wood, Senior Digital Applications Engineer, to head up the Park’s Advanced Digital Manufacturing & Innovation Centre (ADMI).

Jacques Wood joined Plymouth Science Park in January 2023 to lead on the advanced manufacturing centre , through which the Park provides metal and polymer 3D printing, alongside providing consultation for...

Jobs fair to help South West employers tackle talent shortage

Local businesses are invited to attend a free virtual jobs fair on Tuesday 22nd November 2022, 10am - 2pm to connect with local adults who have recently completed a Train4Tomorrow Skills Bootcamp.

Train4Tomorrow digital and technical Skills Bootcamps, delivered by Devon County Council , provide a solution to the region’s recruitment challenges by training employed, self-employed and...

Foot Anstey appointed to National Farmers' Union legal panel

National law firm, Foot Anstey has been reappointed by the National Farmers' Union (NFU) to its legal panel of expert law firms.

Foot Anstey will be working closely with the NFU to support its members.

The NFU represents more than 46,000 farming and growing businesses Its purpose is to champion British agriculture and horticulture, to campaign for a stable and sustainable...

Jeremy Robinson (Director) & Joe Maddison (General Manager) of Wistman’s Ltd.  (Photo by Glen King)

Specialist carpentry & joinery company celebrates 25th milestone anniversary with re-brand & expansion plans

Long-standing independent Devon-based company Wistman’s Ltd., specialists in bespoke joinery and carpentry, celebrates its 25th business milestone with a re-brand and move from Dartmouth to larger premises at Heathfield Industrial Estate, Newton Abbot.

Formerly known as Rendle & Elliott Carpentry & Joinery Ltd., the company was established in Dartmouth in 1997 by Adrian Rendle...

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