Scottish tech company WeeKett launches smart-kettle across UK

Mark McIntyre General News

Edinburgh-based smart appliances start-up WeeKett has launched its new product, the innovative Smart Wi-Fi Kettle, to consumers across the UK. With inbuilt Wi-Fi connectivity, the smart kettle brings the “internet of things” (IoT) into the kitchen, allowing users to boil the kettle and control its temperature remotely via a mobile app or ‘smart speakers’ such as the Amazon Echo and …

Macfarlane Labels invests in new printing press in response to customer and consumer demand

Mark McIntyre General News

Macfarlane Labels, a leading specialist in self-adhesive and resealable labels, has invested over £700,000 in response to the current and future needs of major brand owners. The labels business, based in Kilmarnock, has installed a new high spec Nilpeter FA 10-colour Flexo press this month (see image). The investment complements the recent additions of an HP Digital Press and an …

Physio tech company steps in to tackle COVID-19 lockdown neck and back pain emergency

Ewan McInnes General News

Millions of workers operating from home could be creating a backlog of neck and back pain complaints which the NHS will struggle to cope with. Now physiotherapy experts at PhysioWizard®, the UK’s first clinically validated digital triage service for muscle and joint problems, are so concerned that they have stepped in to offer their online self-assessment tool direct to the …

Tilbury on the Thames Trust and The Port of Tilbury release visual celebration to mark Windrush Day 2020

Dylan Macdonald General News, Port of Tilbury

On the 22 June, the Tilbury on the Thames Trust in partnership with Port of Tilbury usually hold a celebration in the London Cruise Terminal to mark national Windrush Day where 72 years ago, the port played a significant role for the Windrush generation as their arrival point into the UK from their long voyages. This year, the COVID-19 restrictions mean that no events can take place, but both the Tilbury on the Thames Trust and the port wanted to mark the day.

Optoscribe appoints new CEO

Dylan Macdonald General News

Optoscribe Ltd, a world-leading supplier of 3D glass-based integrated photonics components, is delighted to announce the appointment of Russell Childs as CEO. Russell will be responsible for leading the Company’s expansion into the mass production of designed-in products for customers in the Telecoms and Datacenter sectors of the fast growing optical communications market.