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  • Future Manufacturing Awards

    Manufacturers are being urged to put themselves forward for a prestigious national business award. 10 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Soluble tooling for carbon fibre parts

    Stewart Group Holdings has developed a process to allow lightweight hollow carbon fibre components to be produced in one piece using soluble tooling. 10 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Fast bespoke plastic bearings

    igus has increased the scope of its speedicut rapid machining service to cover more materials and sizes of plastic bearings. 10 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Machined for Mars

    Components machined by GB Precision will be making the journey into space on the mission that is planned to be heading to Mars in 2016. 10 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Bending breakthrough for offshore wind

    New methods developed by Barnshaws Metal Bending could cut construction costs and lead times for the offshore wind energy sector. 10 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • New engineering test centre

    The Government’s Growth Deal will support the launch of a new engineering test centre at Alconbury Enterprise Campus in north-west Cambridgeshire. 07 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • ECS meets CE marking deadline

    From this month onwards, all fabricated structural steelwork in the construction industry must meet the harmonised European standard BS EN 1090 and carry the CE mark. 07 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • EU machine tool production soars

    In 2013, European machine tool production grew from €22.7bn to €22.8bn as a result of overall economic growth in Europe and improved business confidence, according to CECIMO’s Economic Committee. 07 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Midlands aerospace boost

    Business turnover and employment in the Midlands aerospace sector continue to grow in 2014, by 5% and 4%, according to the annual Midlands Aerospace Alliance (MAA) survey of member companies. 03 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • New government fund for automotive suppliers

    A new £24m government fund is set to give UK-based automotive suppliers a welcome boost as they look to grow business. 03 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Voith builds Vivaro work with Vauxhall

    Voith Industrial Services is providing a range of on-site manufacturing services for Vauxhall for the newly launched Vivaro van. 03 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Gibbs Gears invests and tools up

    Gibbs Gears has added a 300mS Agie Charmilles wire-cut EDM machine to produce low-to-medium volume, high-value parts. 03 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Aerospace specialist automates

    FGP Precision Engineering uses automated processes to support the long-term partnerships it develops with its aerospace customers. 03 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Photo-etched Al for aero

    Specialist Precision Micro says that photochemical etching is a machining technology for manufacturing complex and feature-rich metal parts. 03 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Make way for new ‘technological’ workforce

    The government needs to make radical STEM education reforms to make way for a new ‘technological’ workforce, says NEF. 02 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Manufacturer achieves 100% increase in sales

    AlphaDrive Engineering Services, a Willenhall mechanical engineering firm, has managed to double the size of its business in the last year. 02 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Mechanical engineering firms invest

    Two-thirds of mechanical engineering firms are undertaking some form of investment activity compared with just over half a year ago according to the Engineering and Machinery Alliance’s (EAMA) May Business Monitor. 01 Jul 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Unicut secures £3m hydraulics contract

    Unicut Precision is furthering its relationship with the hydraulic power division of the Eaton Corporation after winning a £3m contract to supply cartridge bodies. 30 Jun 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Firth Rixson buyout takes off

    US-based Alcoa is set to acquire aerospace engine jet components supplier Firth Rixson for US$2.85bn in cash and stock – a move that it says will strengthen its aerospace business. 27 Jun 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Government funding breaks growth barrier

    The government has set aside £24m in funding to help UK-based automotive suppliers grow their business where they would otherwise fail to acquire funds. 26 Jun 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Tube laser for offshore wind

    Barrett Offshore Tubes has invested over £1m to serve the renewable energy market, particularly the offshore wind turbine industry. 25 Jun 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Automation carries the load

    An automated 5-axis machining centre has allowed Innova Design and Build to take on extra work and raise productivity. 25 Jun 2014 - Engineering Capacity