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With the dust settled on a successful MACH 2016, the exhibition team at the MTA has launched a new website and announced that the ballot process for MACH 2018 is now open.

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Boeing delivers 50th 787 Dreamliner to ANA

Boeing and All Nippon Airways (ANA) celebrated the delivery of the airline's 50th 787 Dreamliner during a ceremony today at Boeing's Everett Delivery Centre. The milestone marks another record for ANA as it becomes the world's first airline to operate 50 787 Dreamliners.

Simms appointed sole distributor of Apricorn Encrypted Storage solutions in the UK

Simms International has announced they have been appointed as sole UK distributor for Apricorn. Apricorn is a manufacturer of FIPS 140-2 USB encrypted storage devices ranging from 4GB to 8TB capacity. Apricorn’s Aegis range of products is centred on being 100% hardware encrypted with on-board authentication, making them software-free and cross-platform compatible, suitable for all types of government departments and organisations large and small.

Preview event for Airtec and Euromold 2016 announced

Under the motto “Two high tech shows – One high tech venue”, AIRTEC and Euromold will hold a preview event with recognised speakers in the Press Center West of the Exhibition Centre Munich, Germany, on August 31, 2016.

Change of name at Jactron

Jactron has been the industrial division of Simms International since its acquisition in 2008. As from 1st September 2016, Jactron will be fully amalgamated into the Simms marque. This progression brings the division under one corporate umbrella as a brand Simms International.

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