business development

How Repairing Electronic Modules Keeps The Power Generation Industry Going

The power generation industry, and more specifically, nuclear power often relies on legacy software and systems to keep their sites running. These industries constantly face pressure to extend the functional lifetime of their older equipment, more specifically electronic modules due to the huge investment and upheaval it would take to simply replace the entire system.…

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Why is Industrial Cyber Security so Important?

Industrial cyber security is a vital defence against cyber attacks on the UK’s critical infrastructure and strategic industrial assets. When organisations use network and information systems and connect to the cloud through modernising their industrial processes, they can increase their vulnerability to the risk of attacks including ransomware and extortion. Attacks such as these can…

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Case Study: Developing Automated Relay Test Boxes to Improve Plant Productivity

A large number of relay types, especially Clifford and Snell (now C&S Controls) D2600 series relays, are used across a broad spectrum of industrial control systems. Usage includes controlling the movement of reactor control rods in nuclear power stations. Outage periods at nuclear power stations provide limited opportunities to carry out essential maintenance functions.  Relay…

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Case Study: Using Bespoke System Design to combat Obsolescence

Our client needed to mitigate issues surrounding ageing plant equipment across their fleet. One such issue was identified within the EPPE (Essential Plant Protection Equipment) ROP B system. The system modules contain components that have become obsolete making repair difficult and sometimes impossible. As a Class 1 high integrity system, EPPE ROP B is essential…

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Like Tech and Milliamp Led Consortia Wins Share of £3M Training Fund

We have some fantastic news to announce for the Lancaster Electronics scene! Like Tech alongside Milliamp and a number of other Electronics Businesses in the Lancaster area have been successful as a consortia in securing funding from the Fast Track Digital Workforce Fund to help get new talent into the electronics sector in Lancaster over…

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Outage 2020

Outage season has drawn to a close for our team at Like Technologies and although circumstances have arguably been more challenging than usual due to the current working conditions placed upon us by Covid-19, we can proudly say that our team has once again delivered. Our work with EDF for their planned outage at Heysham…

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April 2020 Update

Like Technologies continues to remain open and operational and we are working hard to maintain a balance between the safety and security of our team members and our commitment to ourcustomers. Our main focus during this time has been providing support to EDF at Heysham 2 to return R8 to service following its 2 month…

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Red Rose Awards Round Up

What a fantastic evening we had celebrating the best of Lancashire business at The Winter Gardens in Blackpool with Lancashire Business View. It was our first time attending the event and what an evening it was! Although we didn’t win the In-house training award, we are still incredibly honoured to have made it into the…

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We are Hiring!

We have an exciting opportunity for a new Engineer/ Technician to work in our busy workshop on some of our upcoming projects.  If you are interested in hearing more about the role please call us on 01524 811 383 or complete our enquiry form informing us of the best way to contact you.  For any…

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Stanlow Refinery Exhibition

Essar Oil UK Stanlow

Like Technologies attended Stanlow Refinery’s ESSAR Oil UK Smart Engineering and Obsolescence Solutions Exhibition on the 20th of June, an event which attracted industry experts from across the country. The event focused on obsolescence and SMART engineering. We were able to share expert insights into our work with obsolescence within the nuclear industry and are…

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