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April 2016

22/04/2016

Young robot engineers attract support from first4magnets in European robotics competition

First4magnets are proud to have supported three teams of budding robotics engineers and programmers from University of Southampton in their quest for supremacy at the Eurobot UK final, hosted by Middlesex University on Thursday, 21 April, 2016. This year’s theme was ‘Beach Bots’ and the fierce competition saw each team and their autonomous robot go head-to-head with 30 other teams in a series of beach-themed agility and technical skill-based tasks including magnetically retrieving ferrous fish, hoisting flags and building sandcastles. Each team sponsored by first4magnets donned t-shirts and proudly displayed... Read More

04/04/2016

Magnetic sculpture ‘Hollow’ attracts creative public at Aberystwyth Arts Centre

First4magnets are proud to have supplied the magnets used in Jenny Hall’s current exhibition, ‘Hollow’ that puts the audience centre stage as they move, stack, explore and discover within the exhibition itself, which explores mining and the links between destruction and construction. Hollow officially opened at 6pm Friday, 1 April 2016 at Aberystwyth Arts Centre with an artist talk and a presentation by the seminal artist and curator Marc Rees and has already met with great enthusiasm as young people and adults alike get to grips with boxes that connect... Read More