Beckhoff beckons

John Hesford Uncategorized

Labman are always on the lookout for new technologies and strive to work with high performance, cost efficient solutions wherever possible. Most of our systems are based on several core control technologies that provide a solid platform to build and expand on. One recent development includes working alongside Beckhoff who have an excellent reputation for producing high quality system control …

Labman heads stateside for Battlebots

John Hesford Uncategorized

Battlebots is an American TV show where large, remotely-controlled robots fight it out in a bid to become champion. Could that champion be a robot from Labman this year? Quite possibly. Those aware of the classic British TV show Robot Wars will be familiar with the premise of the competition: robots weighing up to 250lbs compete to immobilise their opponents …

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Labman talks to the Government

John Hesford Uncategorized

Labman took part in a recent Industrial Strategy Conference with the Secretary of State for Business, Greg Clark, at The Mansion House in London. It was attended by all 38 of the heads of the Local Enterprise Partnerships and business leaders from each area. North Yorkshire was represented by David Kerfoot MBE, our LEP Chair, Tom McKenzie of Spark:York, Graham …

Robots, Wreckage, Recruitment: The Leeds Robot Fighting League

John Hesford Uncategorized

Twice a year, in the depths of the Leeds University Student union, a brutal competition of fighting prowess and endurance takes place in front of a cheering crowd. Thankfully, the combatants aren’t desperate Leeds students but robots designed and built with the sole purpose of destroying their opponents. Naturally, Labman jumped at the opportunity to sponsor such an event after …

Making a Splash!

Sarah Bright Uncategorized

Will Hogge, head of Labman Software has been with us for over a year now and is delighted to share his latest project with you: the paddle-board. Paddle boarding is great.  Great exercise.  Tranquil.  Relaxing.  Very Xen.  But SLOW.  Way too slow.  Working at Labman has many benefits.  Great colleagues.  Working on interesting projects that benefit people all over the …

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Seems to be in tune

John Hesford Uncategorized

Some time ago Labman acquired a piano, and since then it had been sitting neglected in a corner, longing to be played; something had to be done. About a month ago we had a young man come in for some work experience, and while he was here, he played the piano every lunchtime. It would have been lovely to listen …

Lucy Fox Wins Apprenticeship Award

Sarah Bright Uncategorized

Lucy started working at Labman in June 2017, almost 2 years ago.  Lucy came to us with a first class BSc (Hons) in Forensic Science but preferred to be hands on with a curiosity and passion for engineering. Lucy’s journey Lucy spent a year learning our systems and getting really involved in the electrical side of engineering and decided she …

Labman sponsor the inter-village quiz championship

Sarah Bright Uncategorized

We’re proud to work in a fantastic area of North Yorkshire, Seamer. Jo, sales lead at Labman, recently took part in the Seamer inter-village quiz which Labman sponsored. Seamer again competed in the inter-village quiz championship on 16 March hosted (in true Eurovision style) by last year’s winner Middleton St George. A big thank you to Labman for kindly sponsoring …

International Women’s Day

Sarah Bright Uncategorized

Amy Nixon has been with us at Labman for 6 years now and recently met up with Joy Fletcher, a previous summer intern and new graduate employee.  Amy can tell you all about their day and what it meant to them to be involved and help celebrate For this international women’s day, I joined Teesside university for an inspirational day …