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  • Modest mechanical engineering gains

    The past three months have seen an improvement in enquiry and order levels by mechanical engineering companies, according to the Engineering and Machinery Alliance’s (EAMA) Business Monitor. 28 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Eco-friendly component cleaning

    Wallwork Birmingham is expanding its capability with a new washer from Hockh, to be used for the cleaning of ferrous and non-ferrous components before thermal processing. 27 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Rapid route to market

    USA-based Diversified Plastics is enhancing its prototyping capabilities with a new Objet260 Connex 3D printer – a move it says will help its customers bring products to market quickly and cost effectively. 26 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Biggest pickle plant

    A Scottish galvanizing company has recently installed one of the UK’s largest steel preparation tanks, which will streamline its operations and benefit its customers across the country. 26 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Metal coatings at Mach 3

    B&B Coatings has installed a new manufacturing process that enables a coating of molten metal to be applied at up to three times the speed of sound and then cooled with liquid CO2. 26 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Robotics sector powering business

    The Northern Robotics Network (NRN) says that both large and small businesses are using the cutting edge of robotics and autonomous systems created in the North to help lead the new UK economy. 25 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • More impregnation capacity for Midlands

    Midland Impregnations Ltd has increased its casting impregnation capacity with a new top loading system to complement a smaller front load impregnation facility introduced earlier in the year. 25 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Manufacturing order books recover

    Manufacturers’ order books recovered in August, and output continued to grow at a steady pace, according to the CBI’s latest Monthly Industrial Trends Survey. 24 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Keeping Bloodhound cool

    With the build of the Bloodhound SSC land speed record car gaining momentum, engineers are increasingly looking at the design challenges to help them push the car to 1,000mph and above. 24 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • New name signals strategy shift

    G&H Precision Engineering has rebranded itself as Ingenieur to represent its recent growth and strategic plans to expand into the aerospace sub-contracting sector. 20 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Edmar turns 70

    Birmingham-based Edmar Engineering is celebrating its 70th birthday with a number of major new contracts. 19 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • GTMA makes measurement matter

    Trade association, GTMA, is once again set to host its Make Measurement Matter (MMM) road show on 15 October 2015, which it says will help companies learn about the benefits of metrology. 18 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Miller launches 3D print bureau

    3D print industry veteran Gary Miller is heading up a new business dedicated to the rapid delivery of digitally manufactured parts and prototypes. 18 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Growing market for bespoke threading

    High-accuracy subcontract thread grinding forms an increasing portion of the workload for GB Precision - which is why it has bought three new high-spec Studer CNC grinding machines. 18 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Ti coating speeds 737 maintenance

    An innovative surface engineering process, which allows manufacturers to improve the material properties of lightweight alloys, is reducing wear on 737 landing gear components. 18 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Albacom nets £340,000 Saab contract

    Dundee-based technology company, Albacom, is to manufacture specialist electronic backplane units for use in aircraft for Saab Group – a contract worth £340,000. 17 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Heat treaters get together

    The first English national conference and exhibition focusing on heat treatment for over 12 years is set to take place on 16 October in Stratford-upon-Avon. 14 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Barton invests £140,000 in UK manufacturing

    Droitwich-based Barton Coldform is investing £140,000 in new machinery to help keep up with demand for its services – a result of reshoring manufacturing back to the UK from Asia. 13 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Twin-shot machine for Icon

    Icon Plastics is expanding its capabilities with a £120,000 investment in five new machines, including a twin-shot machine, and the replacement of two older presses. 12 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Combined approach is the right route

    A Northern Ireland fabricator has installed new combination punch-laser and punching machines to allow it to offer high quality aluminium and stainless steel fabrications at a competitive cost. 11 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Gold medal winner

    A manufacturing support specialist who has assisted more than 2500 companies in her career has picked up a prestigious accolade from the Institute of Sheet Metal Engineering (ISME). 11 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Assembly speeds new product introduction

    Leamington Spa-based Drive System Design (DSD) is setting up an on-site low volume assembly facility to help smooth the transition from prototype to production manufacturing. 11 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity