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  • Industry responds to spending review

    Experts from the engineering industry have responded to the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Spending Review and Autumn Statement which was delivered to Parliament on 25 November. 26 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Less waste on heavy material

    New sawing technology is helping Hempel Special Metals reduce waste in the cutting to length of titanium, nickel alloy and stainless steel bar and tube up to 250 mm diameter. 26 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Eyes on German business

    Presswork and stamping specialist Brandauer is targeting more than £500,000 of new orders from customers in the EU following its appearance at the German electronics show Productronica. 25 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Flagship calibration facility

    Trescal UK’s refurbished and enlarged Manchester facility has officially opened its doors and is now fully operational, following completion of major works which the company says have delivered a world class calibration and testing capability. 25 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Grinding critical features to tolerance

    An upgraded cylindrical grinding machine has helped Emerald Precision win long term business and maintain tolerances to within 5 microns on critical bearing features. 25 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Squeezing out tooling costs

    A Tonbridge-based thermoplastic extrusion company is using advanced EDM technology to deliver substantial reductions in tooling costs for customers. 25 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • A lesson in product design at Icon

    Precision plastic injection moulding firm Icon Plastics has opened its doors to sixth formers to give them practical experience in prototyping components as part of their A-level studies. 25 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Jobs go as Plexus cuts manufacturing capacity

    Plexus has announced its intention to reduce the capacity of its Livingston manufacturing site. 25 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Bronze award for injection moulder

    Leading Northern Ireland tool manufacturer and injection moulding expert, IPC Mouldings (IPC), has received a bronze award in B/E Aerospace’s Supply Chain Programme for its continued development of supply chain performance. 24 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • 3D parts help alleviate sleep apnoea

    The ability of Suffolk based CMG Technologies’ metal injection moulding (MIM) process to produce even the tiniest complex parts has resulted in a contract to produce 3D parts to help alleviate sleep apnoea. 23 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Vital to protect innovation

    Funding for research and science must be protected to avoid innovation erosion writes patent attorney Karl Barnfather. 20 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Looking for skilled recruits

    The NEC in Birmingham sees the return of the National Engineering and Construction Recruitment Exhibition this autumn. 20 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Manufacturing images on show

    The work of 26 professional, amateur and young photographers will be on display at the House of Commons in December this year. 20 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Building advanced manufacturing skills

    A brand new state-of-the-art training centre, set to create a new generation of engineers and narrow the UK’s manufacturing skills-gap, has been formally opened by the Business Secretary, Sajid Javid. 19 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Support for Cube

    Cube Precision Engineering has secured £200k of funding from Finance Birmingham. 19 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Aerospace machining facility

    BCW Engineering has increased its total factory space to more than 100,000 sq ft in order to drive the firm’s expansion in the aerospace industry. 18 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Faster inspection and reporting for JLR

    Two new co-ordinate measuring machines will help automotive and aerospace pressings specialist Birmingham Prototypes meet Jaguar Land Rover’s reporting requirements. 17 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • More digital metal

    To meet the growing demand for 3D printed components and additional material alternatives, Höganäs has invested in a new sintering furnace. 17 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Open doors policy for big components

    When 4B Precision needed to machine a component larger than the working area of its machining centre, the answer was simple – open the doors. 16 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Making fastest ever Lotus road car

    Specially formulated glass- and carbon-fibre epoxy resin components are helping Lotus take lighter, faster sports cars to the next level. 16 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Taking the helm at AMTC

    A learning and development specialist has taken the helm at the Lloyds Bank Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC) in the West Midlands. 16 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • EEF warns on innovation cuts

    The manufactures’ organisation, EEF, has warned that Britain are risking entering the industrial slow-lane if support for innovation and hi-tech research is cut in the Spending Review. 16 Nov 2015 - Engineering Capacity