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A gloriously sunny day in Cheadle…

A gloriously sunny day in Cheadle…

With the sun shining and clear blue skies, this was the perfect day to be whizzing drones around in the sky. Seeing a drone specialist operate one right in front of my eyes showed me just how advanced the technology really is. I was amazed by how it glided gracefully...

Water, barley, hops and… automation!

Water, barley, hops and… automation!

Being from Bavaria I’d like to claim that we invented beer. While I learned just the other day that beer may not have been invented by Germans (apparently they had it in Mesopotamia in 5000 BC), we sure know a thing or two about brewing and revolutionised the process...

In the Halls of Progress

In the Halls of Progress

Every year when November comes around, I find myself wondering what will be on display at the SPS IPC Drives show this year. Over a week, some of the brightest minds in automation technology come together to present their newest and greatest products and solutions,...

Altra Aluminium Die Cast

Altra Aluminium Die Cast

Altra Industrial Motion Corp., contacted MaintainIT TV to produce a video to promote the capabilities of an aluminium die casting plant recently acquired by the business. The MaintainIT TV film crew travelled to the plant in Italy, to take a wide range of shots of the...

Going where few have gone before

Going where few have gone before

On a cold and misty morning in rural Scotland I was stood inside the core of a high voltage generator – a machine capable of producing enough electricity to power almost 50,000 homes for a year[1]. I had travelled to a hydro power station together with our video...

Unpacking the beauty of automation

Unpacking the beauty of automation

Opposites attract. In fact, as a terribly clumsy person, I have always been fascinated by the rhythmic, precise and balanced movements of industrial machinery. Thus, I was already thrilled as we reached our destination, where our video producer, a colleague and myself...

Standing in a Field in Cheshire

Standing in a Field in Cheshire

It was a sunny afternoon in Nantwich when I found myself filming a demonstration of something that really shouldn’t be there – a wheelchair. I remember the terrain of the field being quite rough, not only pot-holed but muddy as well, yet the driver of this wheelchair...