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Successful contract electronics manufacturing
One electronics subcontractor says that the practice of working with Contract Electronic Manufacturing (CEM) or Electronic Manufacturing Service (EMS) providers is evolving to offer OEMS even greater opportunities than ever before. 22 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
State-of-the-art wire cutting
A wire cutting expert has increased its capacity on the back of increased orders which it says is largely due to Brexit promoting a rise in demand for local and re-shoring projects. 21 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
National Manufacturing Barometer – Have your say
Small to Medium sized manufacturers (SMEs) in the UK are being urged to take part in the next National Manufacturing Barometer to help shape future Government policy and highlight current trends and opportunities. 20 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Investments on show at Subcon
There will be a whole host of new services and capabilities following recent investments at Subcon, which runs from 6 to 8 June at the NEC, Birmingham. 20 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
5-axis adds edge for Aerotech
A leading subcontractor is preferring to take a proactive approach to uncertain and challenging times by investing in state-of-the-art 5-axis machining centre. 20 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Laser investment at B Allsop
B Allsop Limited, the Huddersfield based sheet metal manufacturer, has agreed a £400,000 finance package with Yorkshire Bank’s asset finance team to support the firm’s investment plans. 19 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Aro gears up for Subcon
A specialist PR and marketing agency for composites, advanced engineering and scientific companies, is gearing itself up for Subcon. 19 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
A winner for swarf control
Plastic Turned Parts (PTP) was the first company in the UK to install a Citizen CNC sliding head turn-mill centre incorporating patented Low Frequency Vibration (LFV) machining technology. Since then, it's been able to totally eliminate swarf control problems in the production of thousands of plastic components. 18 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Subcontract manufacturing stands up to Brexit
The latest Contract Manufacturing Index shows the market shrugging off concerns about Brexit to gain 11% in the first quarter of 2017. 17 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Giant circular gear rack
A precision gear rack and CNC machined part manufacturer has supplied the first of two giant 44m gear racks for use on Germinating Kiln Vessels (GKV) for a UK malt producer. 13 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Outstanding training recognition
A specialist manufacturing training provider has been given a resounding seal of approval by Ofsted following its latest inspection. 13 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
‘World first’ for additive manufacturing
Norsk Titanium will deliver the ‘world’s first’ FAA-Approved, 3D-printed structural titanium components to Boeing for its 787 Dreamliner. 11 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
GB Precision edges ahead
Birmingham-based precision engineering firm, GB Precision, is committed to investing in state-of-the-art equipment, as proven by its latest acquisition of a high-tech Shadowgraph measuring technology. 11 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Laser engraving expertise for Great War memorial
Working alongside British artist and designer Lee Simmons, laser expert Cutting Technologies has played its part in creating a stunning Great War remembrance sculpture. 10 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Investment increase in precision engineering
Colombia Metals’ first survey of 2017 shows that investment in precision engineering is at an 18-month high, demonstrating a good outlook for the sector. 10 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
BobCAD-CAM now in the UK
Warwickshire based CNC Applications Ltd, has recently become the agent for BobCAD-CAM sales, support and training in the UK. 07 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
£1m factory extension to facilitate growth
PP Control & Automation has a new £1m factory extension which aims to double sales from £20m to £40m by 2021. 06 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Armed Forces award for Arlington Automotive
Arlington Automotive North East, the automotive parts manufacturer and supply chain consolidator, has received the bronze award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS). 06 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Midas moulds for pizza ovens
Midas Pattern Company has developed a special mould to help Etna Ovens cast the concrete fire brick domes that form the basis of the company’s iconic outdoor pizza ovens. 05 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Largest individual contract for Zircotec
Heat management specialist Zircotec has secured its largest ever single contract, to supply an ultra-durable ceramic coating for the exhaust tail pipes of a premium European supercar. 04 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity