7 Tips to help managers have productive talks and embrace new ideas
As managers, facilitating productive discussions and fostering a culture that embraces new ideas are vital for team success. However, engaging in conversations where emotions run high can be challenging. It is crucial to navigate these situations with care and openness to create an environment that encourages innovative thinking and constructive dialogue. In this blog, we will explore seven valuable tips to help managers have productive talks while also embracing new ideas within their teams.
What is the current state of US ports & logistics? - June 2023
There has been a lot of uncertainty and rising tensions over the past few weeks across the US ports, with wage negotiations and major disruptions. We are dedicated to providing our customers with the key updates in the shipping and logistics industry, so let’s take a look at a timeline of key events...
Top Tips for Entrepreneurs Looking to Develop a New Product
In the realm of entrepreneurship, product development beckons with both excitement and challenges. Before setting sail on the entrepreneurial journey, aspiring visionaries must navigate a series of crucial steps to ensure their destination is marked by a remarkable, unparalleled product. Merely striving for greatness is not enough; entrepreneurs seek to cultivate trust and belief in their brand, inspiring consumers to invest wholeheartedly. The process requires careful planning, market research, and a deep understanding of your target audience before you’ve even gotten to the manufacturing stage.
How to Choose the Right Load Cell for Your Project
When it comes to measuring force and weight in engineering and industrial applications, load cells play a crucial role. These transducers are designed to convert mechanical force into an electrical signal, enabling accurate measurements in various industries such as manufacturing, aerospace, and automotive. However, with a wide range of load cell types available, it can be challenging to select the right one for your specific project requirements. In this blog, we will explore different types of load cells and provide insights on how to choose the most suitable load cell for your project.
3 ways magnets can improve efficiency in your new product development
Magnets are powerful components that can improve the efficiency of your new product development process in several ways. From substantial cost savings to bringing business longevity, incorporating magnets into your product can provide numerous benefits! As an entrepreneur you may have your innovative design ready to go, but many beginners in the product development world don’t have the engineering expertise to be able to make their product stand out from the crowd. Furthermore, many entrepreneurs aren’t aware of the different types of magnets that exist. In this blog post, we will explore three ways that magnets can improve efficiency in your new product development and where to go next.
The 5 stages of the new product development life cycle with TyTek Industries
Are you an entrepreneur with a new innovative idea that you want to develop into a product? We understand it can be a daunting process in grasping your new product development life cycle, as there are many important steps along the way that you need to tackle before you get your product to market. Maybe you have your idea developed, but you’re missing the technical or engineering expertise? Here are 5 stages you need to know in the new product development life cycle.
Let’s tackle the productivity slump: starting with modernizing your management
As the labor challenges continue, more and more workers are “quiet quitting” and businesses all over are asking the same question: how do we tackle the productivity slump? The traditional management style that has been used for decades is no longer effective in today's fast-paced work environment. Companies that still cling to this outdated approach are experiencing this productivity slump, especially the ones who are expecting too much from their staff. Employees are becoming more disengaged and dissatisfied by the day, so in order to thrive in the modern workplace, it's time to modernize. By adopting a more progressive management style that prioritizes collaboration, creativity, and empowerment, we can all work together to reverse the labor challenges.
A guide to choosing the right company for your industrial sewn products
When it comes to industrial sewn products, choosing the right company to work with is crucial. Whether you need custom-made products for your business or want to outsource your sewing needs, selecting the company which will be able to fulfill all of your needs as well as understanding the current climate in industry can make all the difference. Here are some key factors to consider when choosing the right company for your industrial sewn products, making sure you achieve quality and reliability.
How to Choose the Right Manufacturer for Magnet Assemblies
When it comes to magnet assembly, choosing the right manufacturer is essential to ensure that you get the best quality products at competitive prices. Here are some factors to consider when choosing a manufacturer for your magnetic assembly.
3 positive signs you’re on the path to success as a start-up business
Being a start-up business is entering into a world of the unknown, to some degree. You are potentially new to the market, which means you can only go off your strategy plans and predictions for your first year in business. Or maybe you’ve gained experience of the market in a previous role, but you’re venturing out on your own. Here are three positive signs you are on the path to success as a start-up business, and where to go next…
Rare earth metals for green energy - what this means for Net Zero
Rare earth metals are a group of elements that aren’t actually ‘rare’ at all. They are in plentiful amounts, found in certain areas of the Earth and the most abundant metals are cerium, yttrium, lanthanum and neodymium. A recent study featured in science publication Joule has found that Earth has enough rare earth metals for the green energy focus - so what does this mean for Net Zero?
3 tips on how to overcome labor challenges in the Manufacturing Sector
Along with price increases, supply chain issues, ongoing conflict overseas amongst other post-pandemic issues, the manufacturing sector is facing more challenges than ever. One challenge in particular is the labor and skills shortage having a large impact. Retaining talent is also becoming more of a challenge for the sector, as it requires not only fresh talent but skilled workers who are often spread out in different geographies. There are many reasons that play a part in the challenge; let’s look at 3 tips on how to overcome labor challenges...
Two trends to follow to future proof your business in 2023
As the world navigates a new way of living post-covid, there are many challenges that businesses are going to be facing. With the current conflicts still ongoing in Ukraine, supply chain issues, covid lockdowns as well as an energy crisis - what are businesses doing to adapt in 2023? According to a new report by the Capgemini Research Institute, businesses are taking caution with their investments for the year ahead, let’s take a look at what these investments may entail…
TyTek Industries guide to load cells and their applications
For people in the manufacturing world, load cells hold a huge importance for many reasons. But what exactly is a load cell? During this guide we will explain the meaning, their applications and how TyTek Industries support the sector with our load cell manufacturing.
The global supply chain in 2023: what to watch out for
As 2022 is nearing its end, there have been some huge challenges which have caused significant impact. From the continuance of the pandemic fallout to the current nearing recession worldwide, the global supply chain has suffered. So what can we expect to change in 2023?
What are rare earth magnets and their applications? TyTek Industries explains…
There are many uses of rare earth magnets in industries such as technology and consumer products and many of the general public probably don’t realize their existance. But what are they and why are they important? TyTek Industries explains in this week’s blog all you need to know about rare earth magnets…
3 things to think about as a small business when you’re looking to scale up
What is one of the biggest things business owners think about when it comes to success? Scaling up of course! However, it’s not as simple as it may seem and isn’t always the key to achieving greatness and profits quickly, as scaling up too quickly can go either way. Having goals and ambition are definitely great traits to possess as a business owner, but understanding timelines and capacity of reaching those goals takes patience and knowledge. Let’s look at 3 things to think about as a small business when it comes to looking at scaling up quickly.
Rare Earth Magnets are in high demand and Biden decides against restricting imports
For the rare earth magnet industry there seems to be no signs of slowing down, but instead ever-increasing demand. Industries such as Wind Turbines and Electric Vehicles are amongst the top for needing rare earth magnets to function, but what does this mean for the rare earth industry?
What current challenges could affect the global supply chain moving forwards?
The global supply chain as we know is undergoing many challenges, which has been the talk of the world over the past few years. As of recent months we have seen many changes for the good and for the bad, with many businesses feeling uncertain of the future. What challenges can we expect going forwards for the global supply chain?
There is light amongst the darkness as Manufacturers are staying positive during the post-pandemic crisis
It’s no secret that a recession could be upon the world, even as quickly as the end of 2022. With many complications across the board, from inflation to materials shortage, supply chain issues and negative growths - it seems like a dark horizon for many businesses. However, there is light at the end of the tunnel and despite these ongoing challenges, manufacturers have experienced it before and are aware of what’s to come.
UK logistics giant, EV cargo says that shipping challenges will last for years to come
In the continuance of rising costs and supply chain challenges, the UK’s biggest privately-held logistics business says shipping issues will last for many years. EV Cargo operates both in the UK and internationally, on road, sea and air freights. Handling logistics for large businesses such as Asda and Next, they say that problems will continue for the next few years due to a number of variables.
Are you making the most of innovation as a manufacturing business?
Industry 4.0 is well underway, with automation and artificial intelligence sweeping the sector in a bid to improve efficiency and processes. Whether you like it or not, change is inevitable and it’s up to you whether you want to empower it, or risk falling behind. As a manufacturing business ourselves, we are always looking to develop and improve the process from beginning to end.
We’re over half way through 2022, what’s the current state of the global supply chain?
It’s been a whirlwind past few years, with many huge events occurring which have affected us globally. From the Covid-19 pandemic, worker and materials shortages, supply chain chaos and now rising inflation, what does the future hold? The supply chain has knowingly suffered drastically, with political changes affecting trade and many more factors contributing. So what is the current state?
Looking at starting your business plan? Here’s 3 tips to follow as a new entrepreneur
At TyTek, we know how important it is to follow a good business plan to achieve success, however it’s not always as easy as it looks. There are many steps you can take as a new entrepreneur to make sure that when you’re starting out, you achieve the best results possible, however it’s always common to make mistakes. This isn’t a bad thing and is all part of the process, as you learn valuable lessons that you’re able to make change upon.
Let’s talk Industry 4.0: 3 trends developing in the Manufacturing Industry right now
We are halfway through 2022 and the world is overcoming challenges such as supply chain issues, inflations, worker shortages and more across all sectors. But businesses are showing their resilience from SMEs to large corporations and looking towards innovation to tackle the issues. Industry 4.0 continues to change the way we work and although some sectors are falling behind when it comes to digital change, the ongoing challenges are forcing businesses to inflict change whether they like it or not.
How to Improve Productivity with 5 Minutes per Day - A Method used by Entrepreneurs
We are all swamped with many tasks during our working days, whether we’re business owners or employees. Engineers can be brilliant at problem solving as it’s in their nature, however even for the most effective time managers among us, productivity can become a challenge to stay on top of. We’re all human and can only do one thing at a time (within reason) so taking the time to become more productive can be very beneficial for personal development and business longevity.
With the journey through Industry 4.0, how are you getting your business on the Digital Transformation path?
As we glide through Industry 4.0, many sectors are doing what they can to innovate and stay up to date. Keeping with the times is detrimental to a businesses’ longevity, as those who aren’t making change run the risks of falling behind the competition. When it comes to the Manufacturing and Engineering sectors, digital transformation is a necessity as the sectors are finding ways to become more sustainable and achieve the world’s net zero goals. So what does Digital Transformation look like?
What is the Metaverse? Let’s Delve into the Future of Manufacturing and Technology
As Industry 4.0 continues, we see technology combining with Manufacturing more and more by the second, revolutionising the way the world works. As change is inevitable, technology advances are the future and companies that aren’t innovating risk falling behind. We take a look into what the Metaverse is and how this could affect the future of Manufacturing for the better.
What Does Sustainable Manufacturing Look Like and Why it’s Detrimental to Your Businesses’ Future
As the hot topic around the world is Net Zero, more and more businesses are becoming aware of their sustainability in the environmental and longevity sense. Becoming sustainable is now important to all stakeholders, customers, suppliers and anybody who interacts with a business. However, it’s not just about saying you’re conscious of your carbon footprint on your email signature. Stakeholders want to see businesses be proactive and evidently sustainable.
Rise in Fatalities in the Mining Industry calls for Necessary Confined Space Rescue
Significant concerns are rising in the Mining Industry, as fatalities are increasing year on year since 2020. According to the department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) chief inspector of mines David Msiza, infrastructure and practices desperately need to adapt and innovate to avoid loss of life.
From Lockdown Disruption to Terminal Congestions, Supply Chain chaos descends across the globe
The supply chain industry doesn’t seem to be catching a break, as disruptions from China to the US are causing growing challenges. Businesses are also still feeling the effects of the Russian Invasion, with continued sanctions and material shortages expected up until 2023. So what’s the current situation in China?
Workplace Culture 101: Why a Positive Work Environment is the Key to Success for Small Business Owners
As more and more SMEs appear, there becomes a plethora of options for potential and existing customers, thus creating a more competitive landscape. As the competition grows, small businesses are scrambling for ways to push themselves and be seen as a key influencer and a credible choice within their industry. Whether investing in better technology, new innovative ways of working or expansion of the team, workplace culture could be the difference between you and your competition, so you have to nail it.
Fresh Strains on Global Supply Chain amid Ukraine crisis
Businesses worldwide are set to feel the effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, adding more strain onto the already struggling global supply chain. Already buckling under the pressures of the Covid-19 pandemic, the global supply chain is now facing new challenges with the domino effect of global dependencies on businesses in the Ukraine already being felt.
Logistics and Freight Company Expeditors International Struggles to Recover from Cyberattack
The shipping and logistics industry took a hit once again when Seattle-based freight company Expeditors was hit by a cyberattack that crippled some of their operating systems and continues to hamper their operations around the world.
Rocketing Cost of Oil Causing Chaos for Businesses and the Economy
Following the supply chain chaos and labour shortage due to the pandemic, it doesn’t look like things will get any easier for businesses across the globe and in turn, the economy, as crude oil could soon be reaching the century mark as prices rocket.
Record-Breaking December for Port of Long Beach
For the shipping industry, 2021 was the year where U.S supply chains buckled under unprecedented demand, worker and truck shortages, and a consumer shift that saw more of us buying material goods as we avoided travel and social outings during the Covid-19 pandemic.
How Omicron is Adding Further Pressure to Global Supply Chain Crisis
It may be the start of a new year, but it seems the ‘ripple effects’ of the Covid pandemic will not disappear any time soon and will continue well into 2022 and beyond, as the Omicron strain of Covid creates more havoc for the supply chain across the globe.
A Ship Stuck in Port for 54 Days Hurts Small Business
This is the not-so-festive tale of how one small container ship being stuck in a port for 54 days has had a lasting impact on small businesses that were relying on the ship to deliver Christmas goods from Hong Kong to Los Angeles.
Reused Shipping Containers Help Create World Cup Eco-Friendly Stadium
Designed to celebrate the maritime and industrial heritage of Doha in Qatar, the Spanish studio Fenwick Iribarren Architects is celebrating the completion of its ambitious Stadium 974 ahead of 2022’s FIFA World Cup.
US faced with ‘expensive’ Christmas due to Port Jams
‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year’ but the upcoming Christmas holiday season is expected to be the ‘most expensive’ since the pandemic, due to the ongoing gridlocked shipping ports and surging inflation, market watchers have revealed.
Automakers Investing in an Electric Future
As the global car industry commences on its journey to moving from internal combustion engines to batteries, automakers across the globe are investing in an electric future. Two of the biggest global automakers, Toyota and Ford, are the latest car producers to invest billions into automotive battery development and electric vehicle production.
Supply Chain Crisis: The man who could help ‘save’ Christmas
As the supply chain crisis continues across the world, the UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has drafted in help in the form of a new advisor, Sir David Lewis, who is hoped will be the man to ‘save’ Christmas.
TyTek urge customers to check and replenish inventory as Chinese supply chain ‘perfect storm’ could last six months
Power blackouts in more than 10 provinces across the mainland of China have forced global suppliers to suspend operations at some of their factories.
Shortages and Delays Continue to Tamper with Global Supply Chain – Just in time for Christmas
Saying scenes at UK fuel stations were chaotic over the weekend is perhaps an understatement. Consumers started to ‘panic buy’ fuel after a shortage of lorry drivers in the UK started to affect fuel deliveries, leading to lengthy queues at fuel stations.
Your guide to making the best decision when choosing a magnet for holding applications
Two magnets attract to each other because their fields interact. A permanent magnet is attracted to a ferrous workpiece because magnetism is induced in the workpiece. Therefore, the permanent magnet’s field and the newly induced field in the ferrous part interact and attract.
Your guide to making the best decision when choosing a magnet for holding applications
Two magnets attract to each other because their fields interact. A permanent magnet is attracted to a ferrous workpiece because magnetism is induced in the workpiece. Therefore, the permanent magnet’s field and the newly induced field in the ferrous part interact and attract.
Can the U.S. compete with China in the Rare Earth War?
Rare earth materials have shaped modern society’s manufacturing and are irreplaceable; without them we would not have touch screen phones, batteries for electric cars, or the latest engines for our military’s fighter jets.
Companies Resort to Expensive Measures as Holiday Season Looms
With the holiday season heading our way, the race is on for businesses to overcome production delays and shipping bottlenecks as customer demand begins to heighten.
Tesco latest supermarket giant to launch cashier-less store
Following in the footsteps of Amazon, UK supermarket giant Tesco is the latest retailer to venture into cashier-less technology to offer customers a more convenient ‘just walk out’ shopping experience.
U.S. takes a hammering as freight delays continue on
As consumer demand continues to surge, warehouses, depots and ports across the U.S. are overflowing with cargo, causing major delays and escalating prices for already struggling businesses and consumers.
UK Businesses struggle amidst a ‘pingdemic’
The majority of lockdown restrictions may have now been lifted in England, but UK businesses are struggling more than ever amidst a ‘pingdemic’, with hundreds of thousands of people self-isolating after being pinged by the NHS track and trace app.
Demand sees aluminum price hike but China has plans to help them fall
There's a major global raw material shortage, which has led to considerable commodity price increases. And it doesn’t look like there is an end in sight yet. The economic cycle has a powerful effect on commodity prices and with supply relatively fixed in the short term, an unexpected shift in demand can cause sharp moves in commodity prices. And global demand has come back with a bang. Therefore, the fact that prices collapsed last year and have soared this year, is not surprising.
Businesses experiencing crippling prices and delays due to shipping disruption
The disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to the shipping industry has left devastating effects on businesses that rely on importing goods from East Asia, with costs escalating at a staggering rate and delays on shipments.
Innovative airline plans to return 'supersonic speeds' to aviation industry
United Airlines are flexing their innovation muscles after announcing big ambitions to “return supersonic speeds to aviation” in 2029, with plans to purchase 15 new supersonic airliners.
Global shipping chaos caused by surge in online shopping
For the global shipping industry, chaos began with the tap of a million "buy now" buttons, with Americans trapped at home by the pandemic resorting to buying online at a relentless pace.
Global shipping industry hit by India’s Covid outbreak
Following the drama on the Suez Canal, the international shipping industry has once again been rocked, this time by India’s huge wave of Covid-19 infections.
Do you know how to stop a bleed?
May is one of the most important times in TyTek Medical’s calendar for one very important reason: it’s National Stop the Bleed month. It’s our passion and mission to educate, equip and empower the public with the tools and knowledge they need to stop a catastrophic bleed.
Hybrid sales soar as we head to an electric future
Consumers appear to be making more sustainable and eco-friendly choices when it comes to choosing their next car, with new data revealing hybrid car sales have increased by 27 percent in 2021.
Mass shootings continue to take innocent lives during pandemic
The tragic mass shooting in Indianapolis, where 8 people were killed after a former employee opened fire at a FedEx facility, has added weight to the argument for bleed control facilities being readily available in public places.
Which magnet is the most attractive for your project?
When it comes to magnets, we know what we’re talking about! We have been in the business of producing magnets and magnetic assemblies for two decades. Many of our customers come to us with unique challenges that entail designing and producing customized and often very complex magnetic assemblies.
An in-depth look at the changes to Shipping and Freight during a pandemic
In today’s strange social and business climate one element, in particular, has become an issue for all of us – shipping and freight. The drama on the Suez Canal, where one of the world’s largest container ships was stuck for a week and held up $billions of trade before being freed, is just the latest issue in the ongoing container crisis which began to be pressured since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A portable pouch that will help save a life
In the event of a catastrophic bleed, recent medical research has highlighted the importance of the ‘Platinum Ten Minutes’, which is the crucial time which we can save lives. Every single second counts.
Hopes Raised as Ship Freed from Suez Canal
After being wedged across the Suez Canal for nearly a week, the stern of one of the world’s largest container ships has been partially freed, raising hopes for billions worth of trade resuming its journey.
How anyone can help to ‘stop the bleed’ and save lives
If you’re a subscriber to our weekly updates you’ll have seen how expert wound care can be traced back to the Roman Empire. In 2021 this approach remains absolutely paramount in the battle to save lives in the event of a catastrophic bleed. No matter how fast the arrival of emergency services to a scene of trauma, bystanders will always be first on the scene.
Load Cells help Amazon unveil its first till-free grocery store in the UK
Doing the weekly grocery shop has never looked more high-tech, following the unveiling of Amazon’s first till-free store in London.
Discover the Reasons Behind Rare Earth Price Increases
Going back to the 1950’s, the availability of ferrite magnets started an amazing development in the world of motors for almost anything that required motion. It was ferrite magnets that enabled your vehicle’s window wipers to operate without you needing to be twisting your wrist back and forth to a cramp.
New anti-terrorism legislation will ensure venues are better prepared
New anti-terrorism legislation, which will require public places and venues to improve security, is the result of a campaign led by the mother of a victim of the Manchester Arena bombing. Justice Secretary, Robert Buckland, said Project Duty should "protect people and be proportionate.” The new legislation is part of ‘Martyn’s Law’, a campaign led by Figen Murray, mother of Martyn Hett who died in the 2017 attack, along with 21 other victims.
Together in Electric Dreams - Jaguar and Land Rover brands have vowed to become all-electric by 2025
Following news that Jaguar and Land Rover brands have vowed to become all-electric by 2025, the global race to profit from emission-free electric cars is well and truly on.Their plans for an all-electric future have been welcomed by academics and motor industry figures, and follows in the footsteps of fellow automakers such as Volkswagen, Ford Motor and General Motors who have made similar promises to transition to an emission-free future.
Unmasking The Myths Around Face Coverings
One of the biggest debates during the Covid-19 pandemic has been the effectiveness of wearing a face covering to help reduce the spread of coronavirus. This is due to the number of misconceptions that exist about face masks.
Strength, reliability, fairness, and good conscience - we welcome in the Chinese New Year and the year of the Ox
This Friday, February 12th, marks the start of Chinese New Year and we thought it couldn’t be a better time to celebrate our 20 year working relationship with our friends in China. We want to wish our friends in China a very Happy New Year!
The forgotten heroes of the Manchester Bombing highlight the need for onsite Plan and Preparedness Kits
The inquiry into the Manchester Arena bombing, following a deliberate attack at an Ariana Grande concert on May 22nd May 2017, has started to hear evidence about the response efforts by emergency services on the night, where 23 people died and 800 were wounded.
Coronavirus-How the pandemic has changed the world economy.
The coronavirus pandemic has left national economies and businesses struggling, as governments try to tackle the spread of the virus with new lockdown measures. Despite the roll out of the new vaccine, it’s still a wonder how the world’s economy will ever recover after nearly 12 months of disruption. In this blog, we take a look at the worst hit areas, and how they are likely to get back on track in the months/years to come.
Why Bleeding Control Equipment Is So Important Within Places Of High Footfall.
Carrying on from the devastating Manchester Arena attacks, another inquiry has been made by the family of a young girl, whose life could’ve been saved, had the proper bleeding control equipment have been available within the venue. Information from the inquiry suggests that there were no tourniquets applied to the young girls leg wounds, by neither the paramedics on the scene or once she arrived at the hospital. In light of this, we want to share with you the importance of having bleeding control equipment available in places of high footfall, such as large venues and stadiums across the globe.
Vaccination Myth Busters - The Covid 19 Vaccine
A wide spread of misinformation has contributed to a drop in willingness among people to get a coronavirus vaccine, an expert has said. There was a ten-fold increase in misinterpretations and “purposeful diversions” as the conversation around vaccines ramped up in the latter part of last year.
Covid-19 Continues To Cause Problems for Chinas Exporters
The dramatic shift in exporting goods to the West is causing havoc within the shipping industry, and shipping delays and rising costs are creating huge issues for the very companies that are fuelling the economic recovery.
Discover How Air Travel Will Never Be The Same Again!
New technology is changing the way we check in, to the way we access the restroom during flights. The travel industry has been forced to adapt as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic. Airline bosses are scrambling to get safety measures in place for when borders open.
The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year! TyTek Medical Gives You The Ultimate Survival Guide For The Festive Season!
We have officially launched the holiday season! A season of feasting, festivities and fun is something that we are all looking forward to after the crazy year we’ve had! But let’s not forget that we have to be sensible when it comes to our safety and the safety of others! To keep it light-hearted and kind of fun, here are five top tips that we believe can help you through the holiday season!
UK to ban the sale of Petrol and Diesel cars by 2030!
Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister of the UK, is understood to be planning to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars within a decade, with reports that the ban will be brought forward by five years, and take place in 2030! In this blog, we take a look at the impact this will have on other countries, and the industries that will be affected by the changes.
Even during a pandemic, knife crime has not gone away!
The spectre of knife crime has not gone away during the pandemic. While some crime categories fell as a result of the lockdown – including some areas of violent crime – there has been no let up in the number of attacks involving blades.
An in-depth look at the changes to Shipping and Freight during a pandemic!
In today’s strange social and business climate one element, in particular, has become an issue for all of us – shipping and freight. In this blog we take a look at five common questions and break them down for you to understand how and why supply chains are in this situation. In discussions with our logistics services we have the very latest intel on issues that are affecting all deliveries transportation that touches all shipments by air, land, and sea. Something you are possibly experiencing in your own supply chains during this pandemic. Even with UPS, FedEx and DHL.
The Five Ways that Playing Computer Games Could Lead to a Career in Manufacturing!
The manufacturing industry is arguably the backbone of any nation’s economy. Manufacturing represents about 11 percent of U.S. GDP and more than 8 percent of U.S. employment.
Coro ’NO’ virus!
Introducing Nunavut, the place in Canada with zero cases of Coronavirus, and what we could learn and implement in the future, from their approach of handling the pandemic.
Fishing for a New Hobby? The Ultimate Guide to Magnet Fishing with Neodymium (Nd) Magnets!
In this blog, we take a look at the new craze sweeping the nation, Magnet Fishing! We explain how this enjoyable hobby has come about in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, the equipment that you’ll need to attract a big catch, the best places to fish and the treasures that you could uncover!
Black Country terrorized by three shootings in three days!
Over in the UK, there have been three shootings in three days in parts of the Black Country, within the West Midlands area. Although Police say that the incidents were not linked, it has created widespread shock and worry as one of the incidents was a shooting at a college through a classroom window!
Five important things to know about Cryptocurrencies and the role they are predicted to play in the future!
As we are starting to see the use of cash become a thing of the past and debit/credit cards now offering contactless payment, we are seeing the rise of cash alternatives.
Five recommendations we can take from the Kerslake Report and the ongoing inquiry of the Manchester Arena attack on 22nd May 2017.
As we enter the last week of National Preparedness Month, in this blog we present you with five of the recommendations that have been suggested as a result of the Manchester Arena attack report and how these can be implemented in emergency preparedness plans going forward.
‘Weighing in’ on Load Cell components and application within industry.
The market for load cells is anticipated to expand over the next four years and is expected to reach approximately $1.75bn by 2024! Load cells have a wide array of industry applications including agricultural, inventory management, oil/gas, medical, construction, robotics, and many more. Here we take a look at the common types of Load Cells, their components and their functions within these industries.
Be 'Prepared' when a random attack occurs!
This weekend in the UK, the city of Birmingham was terrorized by a series of stabbings that took place during the early hours of Sunday morning, around numerous locations. A total of eight people sustained injuries, and sadly one victim lost their life at the scene
National Preparedness Month - Disasters Don't Wait, Make Your Plan Today!
Workers across the US are returning to work and getting back to a new ‘normal’. Children are returning to schools and we are trying to navigate through the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic. Now more than ever, we need to make sure that we are fully equipped for any type of situation which may occur at any time. With September being National Preparedness Month here in the US, it’s the perfect time to make sure you are fully prepared for emergency situations! Take a look at our preparedness guide and educate yourselves and your family with these easy to follow steps.
Discover how rare earth metals are changing the face of consumer technology!
With world leaders looking to change over to sustainable energy sources within the next 10 or so years, it is vital that these rare earth metals can be mined and made available all across the world. Currently, 80% of America’s supply chain of rare earth metals are owned by China-based companies. In this blog, we’ll look at which rare earth metals are the most vital to the production of our essential products.
5 reasons why your school should have bleeding control equipment
After the uncertainty faced over the past few months, the thought of returning to school is an exciting time for all children. With the unpredictable readjustment period that these youngsters now face, it is vital to be prepared and equipped for the common injuries that occur throughout the United States schools. Several states in the US are already enacting legislation that takes into account the core principles of the Stop the Bleed program. In 2019 at least 12 states introduced or passed legislation to inform, educate and empower their pupils and teachers to become immediate responders, who can save a life in the event of a bleeding emergency. Not only does this prepare them for an attack, but mentally equips them to deal with catastrophic incidents.
5 Revolutionary Business Transformations
Business transformation is an umbrella term for making fundamental changes in how a business or organization runs. This could include embracing a new sustainability ethos to reduce waste or implementing a digital re-vamp to increase productivity.
Are you Educated, Equipped and Empowered to Stop the Bleed?
The publicized phrase ‘Stop the Bleed’ has unintentionally become associated with catastrophic incidents or mass-casualty attacks. While the Stop the Bleed, program was a result of the Sandy Hook, Connecticut school shooting in the US, people are faced with life-threatening accidents across the globe resulting from day-to-day activities.
How to make your business more attractive…
Do you have a product dilemma? Have you considered magnetics as your solution? You’re not alone if you have cast magnetics aside because you believe the material is difficult to source, too expensive or not fit for your product design. However, this is far from the truth, magnets are in an abundance of different products, from modern-day medical equipment to residential refrigerators.
Is Covid19 the only event we need to prepare for?
As the lockdown eases to varying degrees across the world, and we begin to raise our heads above the parapet to peek towards a future of hugging loved ones again and attending events, there remain groups of people who care little about such things. They are consumed with rage, and fear and radicalism, and a passion for revenge, and a burning desire to be noticed.
National Stop the Bleed Webinar Look Back
Thank you for making the decision to Choose Love and join the Stop the Bleed movement! Together we can help inform our communities on the importance of bleeding control equipment and social-emotional learning.
National EMS Week: 5 facts on the history of the Emergency Medical Services
Happy National Emergency Medical Services Week! This year is the 46th anniversary, in 1974 President Gerald Ford authorized EMS Week to celebrate EMS practitioners and the heroic work they do in our nation's communities. In this week’s blog, we will be delving into the history of the Emergency Medical Services, from the first ambulance to the infamous 911 call!
National Nurses Week: 5 Facts on the History of Nursing
Happy National Nurses Week! Every year, May 6th is not only National Nurses Day, but it also marks the beginning of National Nurses Week. This annually celebrated holiday recognizes the contributions nurses make to the community and the empathetic care they provide to us and our loved ones.
Register today for our National Stop the Bleed Webinar
Join us on May 21st at 3pm EST for our exclusive National Stop the Bleed Webinar, co-sponsored by the Jesse Lewis Choose Love Movement and TyTek Medical. Receive a one-off TyTek Medical bleeding control equipment discount, hear from three keynote speakers and take part in a dedicated Q+A session.
As a supplier of emergency equipment in our Medical business and a key part of supply chains in our Industries business, the work of the TyTek Group is deemed "essential" under current guidelines and our facilities are fully operational.
Making the most out of your digital marketing strategy during Covid-19
The outbreak of Covid-19 has fundamentally transformed the way in which companies across the world do business. Whether your company has temporarily halted all operations or has decided to implement a telework routine, your digital marketing strategy should become a priority.
What is your 2020 vision?
2020 is officially here, we haven’t just moved into a new year but a new decade! What better time to fire up your engines and take your business to the next level - after all it is now or never.
A tangled web – Five reasons why Thomas Cook went from boom to bust
We are a society driven by digital technology, it has changed the way we live our lives and the way we run our businesses. Companies today must be ready to behave with agility in the digital era to secure their place in the market or like Thomas Cook, even with their heritage, they will quickly fail. Today we look at five ways the online revolution has changed businesses.
BREXIT: Five ways a no-deal could affect International Trade
It’s fair to say that Brexit is one of the most historic and talked about events to happen in Britain in recent years.
The Joy of Six - Magnetic Assembly Style
A magnet assembly incorporates magnet and non-magnet materials, magnetising them together to create a strong magnetic circuit.
XTricate for Confined Space Rescue
Confined spaces pose hazards to rescue teams tasked with performing technical rescues. In testing conditions, it is crucial that they have access to the most appropriate equipment to meet their operational needs.
United States named Most Entrepreneurial Country for 2019
The Entrepreneurship Index has revealed that the United States is the worlds most entrepreneurial country for 2019.?
Mass shootings hit too close to home
The US has been left reeling after two mass shootings occurred within 24 hours of each other this month.
Space Inventions That Changed Our Lives
NASA has a long history of innovation and many technologies invented by the the program have landed space age tech in the public domain.
5 Steps to Bring Your New Idea to Life
Transforming a new idea into a marketable product is no easy feat. In fact, a large percentage of ideas don’t transpire because people lack the resources or expertise to bring their vision to life.
Why the Metal Stamping market is set to hit $299.63 Billion by 2025!
The global metal stamping market is set to reach $299.63 billions by 2025 according to reports by Grand View Research Inc.
US-China Tariff Trade War - What We Know
A trade war between the world’s two largest economies exploded this year - with the threat that China may restrict the flow of rare earth metals looming over the US.
TyTek Scoops Innovation Award at Major Events Summit
We are delighted to have won the ‘Most Innovative Safety Product Award’ at the Major Events International (MEI) Summit. The awards were designed to recognise successful businesses in the most iconic global market - major sports events.
New Product? No problem!
New Product Development is a simple concept. It’s the process of bringing a new product into the marketplace.
Safety in the Workplace: Our Bleed Control Solutions Will Do The Job
A company has no greater responsibility than the protection of peoples lives.
Action Stations - UC Health installs Tytek Bleeding Control Stations
As part of the Stop the Bleed program, bleeding control stations are being installed at University of Cincinnati (UC) Medical Center and other UC Health locations. So far, 100 stations have been installed across their sites.
Mold your future with TyTek Industries
Are you looking for a team of Plastic Injection Molding experts to bring your vision to life?
Praying for Protection: Why Religious Sites Must Have Bleed Control Kits
Repercussions of the deadly attack on Muslims in Christchurch, New Zealand by a self proclaimed ‘white supremacist’ is reaching Nigeria.
Why bleed control kits are unquestionably essential
Emergency preparedness may not be the most attractive subject you can think of, but with deliberate attacks taking place across the globe with alarming regularity - it’s simply naive not to have protective measures in place.
Passionate about your pursuit? TyTek is here to help
Let’s face it, converting an idea into a reality can be extremely difficult. Many great ideas remain dormant simply because people don’t have the resources, expertise or team to take action.
Why Ferrite Magnets are pulling manufacturers in…
In the beginning Did you know that the earliest reference to magnets dates back to more than 2,500 years ago - when magnetic lodestones were discovered by the Greeks? The word magnet actually comes from the Greek word ‘Magnetis Lithos’ meaning ‘Magnesian Stone’, a reference to Turkey, where the stones were originally discovered. However, it wasn’t till 1930 that professors Dr. Yogoro Kato and Dr. Takeshi Takei accidentally produced the first ferrite magnet at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Two decades later, mass production of ferrite began as an alternative to metallic magnets.
Securing Schools for the Unthinkable
Amongst some of the latest thinking in emergency preparedness, this news piece features TyTek Medical’s Bleeding Control Stations. It features Joanna Tyler demonstrating how our innovative product line can save lives should the very worst of circumstances occur.
Can’t shake it off: Global superstar sets up Swift response for trauma
Taylor Swift has revealed she is so terrified of a terror attack at one of her shows she now carries stab and gunshot bandages with her everywhere she goes.
Preparing to treat victims of knife crime on the railway network
With the increase in violent and knife crime on the railway network discover how to prepare for the very worst circumstances.
The Appliance of Science
Tytek, a company at the forefront of saving lives in the event of a mass casualty incident has relocated to Wolverhampton Science Park.
TyTek Discusses Bleeding Control on TV News Report
Channel 5 News visited TyTek HQ to feature our range of PTENSYS products, including the Bleeding Control Stations.
Cincinnati businessman urges us to prepare for the unthinkable
Following the murder of three innocent victims in Cincinnati, a company based in the city has urged businesses, schools, event venues and transport hubs to review their emergency preparedness procedures. The incident at Fifth Third was the 15th mass shooting in the city in the last five years. This has accounted for 13 fatalities with 77 wounded. TyTek Medical, a manufacturer of compact, pre-hospital emergency medical supplies, in Blue Ash has developed PTENSYS, a system that helps quickly administer life-saving care to trauma victims in a mass casualty incident.
Taking the load
Load cells are devices or sensors that create an electrical output. There are different types of load cells such as strain gauge, hydraulic, capacitive and pneumatic. Strain gauge load cells are the most common due to their use in the load bearing/weighing industry and measure force or tension. Strain gauge load cells are the most common due to their use in the load bearing/weighing industry and measure force or tension.
Will Rare Earth Become Rarer Still?
The word rare earth pertains to a classification of certain minerals. It in no way implies that these materials are, in fact, rare. They are mined in different parts of the world and their scarcity is based on their low saturation in the earth and the difficulty of separating the metal from the surrounding ore. Rare earth is a group of 17 elements that share similar chemical and physical properties.
GDPR Update Announcement
Discover how TyTek is working to protect your data ahead of the General Data Protection Regulations
Finding the Right Formula for the Future of Magnetics
New trauma response system will help to save lives in the event of a mass casualty incident
A next generation trauma response system that could save hundreds of lives in the event of a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) has been showcased at a series of defence and security events.
Stop the Bleed with TyTek Medical
Stop the Bleed encourages bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.
Five Life-saving Benefits of Ptensys
The stark truth is that none of us know when we might find ourselves in a life threatening situation or a position where we only have minutes to save a life. That might be a single individual who suddenly has a heart attack or has been in a car accident who needs immediate treatment. It can also be a major event such as a terrorist attack when multiple casualties need assistance.
New response system set to save lives in event of mass casualty incidents
A next generation trauma response system that could save hundreds of lives in the event of a Mass Casualty Incident (MCI) is set to be revealed in London.
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TyTek Show and Tell at Emergency Services Expo
TyTek Medical show and tell at the Emergency Services Show 2016.
Global manufacturer celebrates 15 years of trading
A British born businessman is celebrating the 15th anniversary of his global manufacturing company. Chris Tyler, President of TyTek Industries Inc, has worked in industry for almost 50 years on both sides of the Atlantic. His latest venture has matured into a market leader across the globe.