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  • Research to support UK auto supply chain

    Automotive manufacturers are calling on supply chain employers to support and industry-wide skills survey to help secure the workforce needed for future manufacturing. 22 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Nasmyth invests millions in metal businesses

    Nasmyth Group is investing millions in its metal treatment businesses to keep up for global future demand. 21 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Manufacturing expands again

    The CBI says that the manufacturing sector expanded again in May as export orders improved, according to its latest industrial trends survey. 21 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Inca Geometric expands capacity

    Chartham-based Inca Geometric is expanding its vertical machining centre capacity to meet a rise in demand with a new Bridgeport XR1000 machine. 20 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Wired for quality

    GB Precision has installed a wireless shop-floor data transfer system that speeds up inspection times and reduces the possibility for human error. 20 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Welsh first in laser cutting

    Alar Engineering has invested in the latest CNC precision laser machining technology to increase capacity and to allow it to meet a growing order book, 20 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Mill-turn capacity works for Wealdpark

    Two Miyano mill-turning machines at precision subcontract machinist Wealdpark have taken the company’s capacity and capabilities into new areas. 20 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Innovation in focus

    Visitors to Subcon will be able to see a special feature focused on innovation, with participants including The National Graphene Institute, Reaction Engines and The Proving Factory – and have the chance to take a close-up look at BLOODHOUND SSC’s supersonic wheels. 20 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Business as normal for Motorsport Valley

    Just ten days ago, the UK went to the polls and elected a Conservative majority government for the next five years. While the outcome will take time to impact upon the employees and businesses within Motorsport Valley, Chris Aylett of the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) argues that the focus should be on ‘business as normal.’ 19 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • IET on the lookout for innovation

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is once again on the lookout for the world’s best engineering, science and technology innovations as part of its Innovation Awards programme. 19 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • £1m forge for Kimber

    Cradley Heath based Kimber Drop Forgings is expanding its offering with a £1m investment in an advanced forge that is expected to increase sales in automotive, petrochemical and rail. 18 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Explaining the power of lasers

    Barnsley-based Cutting Technologies has launched a series of seminars to showcase the vast capabilities of laser cutting and engraving in design, manufacturing and architecture. 13 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Additive parts ‘ready to fly’

    Materialise has achieved certification that will allow it bring the benefits of additively manufactured parts to production aircraft. 13 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Sellafield contract worth up to £47m

    Stainless Metalcraft has won a contract to manufacture waste storage containers for the Sellafield nuclear site that could be worth up to £47m. 13 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Manufacturing output continues to grow

    The latest statistical bulletin from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) says that manufacturing output continues to grow in the UK, despite the slackening pace of growth. 12 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Copper Alloys Knowledge Base

    A new online Copper Alloys Knowledge Base has been set up to provide in-depth technical information for designers. 12 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Made in the Midlands Summit

    The Made in the Midlands Manufacturing and Engineering Summit 2015 is drawing closer and is set to be the biggest to date with more than 1,000 businesses set to attend. 11 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • IET awards open for entries

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is calling for entries for its ‘Apprentice of the Year’ and ‘Technician of the Year’ awards. 08 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • A word of advice for SMEs

    A drop-in advice centre at Subcon aims to help SMEs address key business issues, including skills, access to finance and innovation. 07 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • First quarter produces mixed results

    The results for the first quarter are mixed with jobs and investment numbers remaining strong, but average monthly enquiry and order numbers low compared to 2014, according to the Engineering and Machinery Alliance’s (EAMA) March Business Monitor. 06 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Women in Work initiative

    In a bid to break down barriers to career progression in the advanced manufacturing and engineering (AME) sector, around 200 women have completed a Semta training programme. 05 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Turning the tables

    A Chesterfield contract machinist saves customers money and cuts cycle times by using lathe tooling to turn bores and faces on a machining centre. 04 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity