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  • Outsourcing: a 2014 industry trend

    ‘Outsourcing’ is set to be a global industry trend this year as companies look to create value and manage risk, says Tony Hague, managing director of one of the UK’s largest providers of control and automation solutions. 27 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Teeside undergraduate programme

    A Teesside engineering firm has welcomed the latest set of recruits onto its established ‘Year in Industry’ undergraduate programme this summer. 27 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Bar sales rise as upturn continues

    A leading manufacturer of steel products has reported a substantial increase in forged bar sales for the first time since the recession hit the engineering sector. 27 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Distortion-free aero engine rings

    Columbia Precision has increased its maximum turning diameter for aero engine rings and is using a special work-holding system to avoid distortion. 27 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • World’s largest 3D printing event

    The world’s largest event dedicated to 3D printing and additive manufacturing, TCT Show + Personalize, returns to the NEC from 30 September to 2 October. 27 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • A new Star for Vaughan Jones

    A Yorkshire specialist in turned parts, nuts and special fasteners has just taken delivery of its seventh Star sliding head machine. 27 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • 3D printing cuts NHS surgery times

    A medical 3D printing specialist, Replica 3DM, is helping 12 hospitals reduce both costs and surgical procedure times. 27 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • £1.2m to drive Complex growth

    Wednesbury-based Complex Cold Forming is set for future growth thanks to a £1.2m funding package from HSBC. 22 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Young engineers look to the future

    Staffordshire-based KMF has set young engineers a challenge of designing a future ‘gadget’ using a 3D printer. This follows the success of its ‘Young Engineer of the Year 2014’ challenge. 21 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Superior Tube sets record pace

    US-based Superior Tube Company has implemented a ‘pull system’ as part of its new Draw Mill processes that has significantly reduced its lead times. 20 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Humber supply chain initiative

    A new £300,000 initiative aims to help small to medium manufacturers in Humberside enter larger supply chains. 20 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • New laser cutting machine

    Midlands based firm High Speed Lasers has recently added a fourth laser cutting machine to its repertoire which will allow the firm to expand its operations. 19 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Trading standards

    For my sins, which must have been grievous, I am on the committee of our local natural history club. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Not invented here

    A recent report from the EEF and Siemens – Pioneering Great British Products – warns that because consumers appear to be unaware that many landmark inventions were made by Britons this could hinder our future ability to innovate. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Up the revolution

    I think I am slowly starting to get the ‘Industry 4.0’ and ‘internet of things’ thing. Mostly because some very clever people have tried to explain it to me – I apologise if I’ve still got it wrong. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Taking up the challenge

    Telford-based CS Products stepped in the breach when an aerospace manufacturer was let down by a subcontractor. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Design for manufacture service

    Following its investment in Solidworks software, Acrona Engineering has launched a design and manufacturing service. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • New sliding head capacity

    A new North Devon company is offering sliding head turning with milling capability up to 20mm diameter and 100mm in length. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • CMA chases larger orders

    CMA Moldform Ltd is improving its capability and has increased the capacity of its largest stainless steel vacuum dispensing tank to five tonnes. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Multi-million Pound BMW components win

    Leicester Precision Components (LPC) has won a multi-million pound, seven year contract to supply engine components for BMW’s B48 platform. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Extra capacity at Bindon

    Dorset-based Bindon Engineering has installed a new large Doosan lathe with Y-axis and live tooling that gives it extra capacity and flexibility. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Yorkshire duo gets ahead with reshoring

    Yorkshire caravan conversion specialist, Kiravans and pressed components expert, PCT Metalmex, are working together to take advantage of the reshoring trend by bringing new products to market. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity