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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
‘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.
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 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.
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.
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.
The global experiment: How to stay productive whilst working from home
Are you ready to ditch the daily commute, set your own workday schedule and not have to do your fair share of hot drink rounds? Working from home comes with an abundance of benefits! In an attempt to contain the coronavirus, businesses across the globe have closed their doors and instructed their staff to continue working from home. This ‘global experience’ gives you the freedom to explore what type of working schedule enhances your productivity. To all fellow remote workers, the internet is full of tips and tricks on how to best work from home, to help you cut through the noise, I have sourced the best selection of home-working hacks to help you stay productive and self-motivated!
Facts vs Fiction: The Coronavirus Myths Dissected
The coronavirus also referred to as COVID-19, has injected a state of fear into the global population. As we write this article, there have been more than 200,000 cases and 8,000 deaths across the world. In less than three months, the disease spread from Wuhan, China to every continent on earth except Antarctica. The world news headlines continue to scaremonger civilians with twisted versions of the truth, rumours have begun flooding through communities, spreading misinformation on how to prevent contracting the disease.
Manufacturers Embracing The Green Culture
We live in a society that has developed an eagerness for the consumption of material goods. Over time manufacturing companies have invested in cheap and easily accessible materials due to ever-growing customer demands. Unfortunately, this has led to the development of a fossil fuel-dependent economy. It’s becoming increasingly important to adopt new practices that will help improve the sustainability of your business.
Creating a Smart Factory to the Power of Four
The digital revolution has been looming over the manufacturing industry for many years. In fact, Industry 4.0 began in 2011, promising to deliver a more responsive, adaptive and connected manufacturing line, from the Internet of Things to Artificial Intelligence. Manufacturers have always been content with a “satisfactory status quo”, a major problem companies are confronted with, however, is high capital investments and thin profit margins, making cheaper offshore labor more appealing.
How to recruit the ‘perfect employee’
Recruiting the correct people goes hand in hand with running a successful business. Hiring the wrong employee is expensive, costly to your work environment, and time-consuming. On the other hand, hiring the correct employee, pays you back in employee productivity, a successful employment relationship, and a positive impact on your work environment. Here are five factors to consider when recruiting for a new position:
Coronavirus: The first global health emergency
Last year the world was burdened by tariffs as the US and China played tit-for-tat, both sides increasing import tariffs on hundreds of billions of dollars’ worth of goods. Now, the coronavirus is said to “sideswipe the global economy”, the virus, which has killed more than 500 people and sickened thousands, is taking a heavy toll on China’s economy.
5 Benefits of a Digital Transformation
Two decades into the new millennium, the digital revolution continues to gain momentum, half the worlds population has access to the internet, and more than 70% of people will be connected by mobile devices before 2022! For businesses, emerging technologies provide a wealth of new opportunities, however, it can be difficult to know how and where to start adopting new technologies within your business.
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.
Take your business to the next level with TyTek Industries
Every time you visit your local convenience store to pick up a newspaper, grab a Latté at the coffee shop or buy your annual Christmas jumper from the high street boutique, you’re making an impact on your community. In fact, for every dollar spent at a small business in the U.S., approximately 67 cents stays in the local community.
The future of our workplace
The manufacturing sector is leading the way when it comes to the application of Artificial Intelligence technology. From the first discovery in 1951, AI has continued to revolutionize the industry to improve efficiency, product quality and the safety of employees. The Manufacturer’s Annual Manufacturing Report, found that 89% of senior manufacturing executives believe that a ‘Smart Factory’– including Artificial Intelligence – will enable them to increase their productivity levels.
Do you have what it takes to become a successful entrepreneur?
If you’re eager to put your business ideas to the test, but don’t know where to start, don't worry - you're not alone. In fact, given the new economic reality of our time, more people than ever find it challenging to turn their dreams into a reality.
The ever-growing skills gap: It’s time to face the facts
In some areas the manufacturing industry is gaining momentum as we enter the technological revolution. With innovation at the forefront of everyone’s mind, businesses have to quickly adapt and immerse themselves in a digital transformation! This is leading to a shift in new job roles, however, the question remains - who is going to fill these positions?
Talkin’ bout a Revolution
Human inventions and technologies have shaped civilisations and transformed life on earth generation after generation. As expectations and capabilities evolve, new ideas are formed by the world’s innovative thinkers. From the first light bulb to a personal computer, we look at five inventions that have revolutionised the manufacturing industry:
Appetite for Destruction: Are we doing all we can to protect our planet?
We’re currently living through a technological revolution which is fundamentally altering the way we live and work. The transformation is unquestionably unlike anything we have experienced before!
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.
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.?
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.
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.
Mold your future with TyTek Industries
Are you looking for a team of Plastic Injection Molding experts to bring your vision to life?
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.
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.
Create Domestic Bliss with our Ten Magnetic Tricks
Magnets are a gravity defying masterpiece that we use every day in loads of different applications. So, we thought we’d bring you some amazing things that you can do with magnets around the home to help you in everyday life. Whether you like cooking, sewing, DIY or just magnets, there will be something for you below:
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.
Seven Weird and Wonderful Ways we use Magnets
If all you think about when people mention magnets are those you have on your refrigerator door, you might be surprised to find that they're everywhere. Not only are they used in medical devices and help improve our computing power, magnets are increasingly being utilized to provide clean energy, robotic development and even security. Here are just some ways in which magnets impact on the world around us and what lies ahead in the not too distant future...
Growth in the Aluminum Die Casting Market
Aluminum die casting is used in a wide range of industries from mining and car manufacture to construction and electronics. From your home to your next flight out to a business or exotic holiday location, the chances are that aluminum die casting plays a large, but often hidden part in your life.
TyTek Magnetics are going back to Anaheim
Pacific Design & Manufacturing 2018 connects you with serious professionals for three days of industry immersion you can't find anywhere else.
Great response to TyTek's trauma response system
TyTek received the government's seal of approval for their new trauma response system at an event in London.
TyTek Shows Ambition to Save Lives
TyTek Industries will be joining other International security professionals in London next year to help tackle the growing threat facing nations and businesses.
Is there an alternative to Neodymium?
With rising costs and relative scarcity research scientists are looking into rare earth alternatives.
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.
Conveyor belt techology is an all-round success
Another attractive assembly answer from TyTek Magnetics
Magnetics attract show business
Tytek Magnetics cross the States with Attractive Assembly Answers
Discover More About Rare Earth Recycling
Discover the latest innovation in rare earth recycling...
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Bringing you the best of both
We deliver magnets to several Hybrid applications, so we thought we'd explain how they work. As you know hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) combine the benefits of gas engines and electric motors. They are designed for better fuel economy or to gain more power.
Magnetics 2017 Dates Announced
Magnetics 2017, being held January 18-19, 2017 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, Fl, will focus on the latest advancements in magnetic applications, technology and materials. Serving OEM developers of products that utilize magnets and magnet systems, design engineers, OEM developers involved in EMC technology and magnetic effects, magnetics manufacturers and integrators, and material suppliers in the magnetics industry.
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.
What price magnetics?
Here is the price development for a magnet that we use as reference point. This allows TyTek Magnetics to track global magnet prices.