May 2018

NEWS FEATURES REVIEWS CASE STUDIES APPLICATION STORIES PRODUCTS Report highlights almost 50% of manufacturers have been the victim of cyber-crime. Manufacturing sector is third most targeted for cyber-attacks The voice of industry since 1981 Nearly half of manufacturers have been the victim of cyber-crime, and a quarter have suffered some financial loss or disruption to business as a result, according to a new report. The manufacturing sector is the third most targeted for attack, with only government systems and finance more vulnerable. Yet manufacturing - which has 2.6 million employees, provides 10% of UK output and 70% of business research and development - is amongst the least protected sector against… Continues on page 6 Plant & Works Engineering May 2018 Issue no. 426 FURTHER NEWS COVERAGE (turn to page 6) UK manufacturing excellence highlighted at NEC extravaganza British manufacturing and engineering excellence is said to be ‘well and truly alive and kicking’ according to the organiser of the recent co-located of events; Drives & Controls, Smart Industry Expo, Fluid Power & Systems, Plant & Asset Management, and Air- Tech Exhibitions – which returned to Birmingham’s NEC last month (10th - 12th April 2018), alongside MACH 2018. BCAS presents Lifetime Achievement Award The British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) has presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to Rodney Stafford, at this year’s Motion labolG nisredaeL BlairtudnI s , srelio .