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  • Engine production stalls, but future looks brighter

    The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) says that UK engine output fell by 21.8% in August to 97,406, down from 124,614 for the same period in 2013. 30 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Colmet expands with £1m investment

    Sheet metal manufacturer, Colmet, is expanding its offering following a £1m investment in a state-of-the-art fibre optic laser and a company-wide relocation to Milton Keynes. 29 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Direct engineering for advanced ski jumps

    Direct Plastics is working with Sheffield Cable Water Ski to help create a new range of technically advanced obstacles for its ski jump site in South Yorkshire. 26 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Investing in the next 25 years

    A Warwickshire laser cutting firm has just marked 25 years in business by investing £1m in the latest in laser cutting equipment. 25 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Brown and Homes celebrates 75 years

    Coventry-based designer and manufacturer of workholding stations, Brown and Homes, is celebrating its 75th anniversary. 25 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Profiles power electric pistons

    Sapa Profiles has worked closely with Direct Thrust Designs Ltd to provide the extrusions for a game-changing electric piston for the automation market. 24 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Sections support Hoy Velodrome

    Barnshaws Metal Bending worked with structural steel specialist Severfield to provide roof elements for the Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow. 24 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Spotlight on Northern Manufacturing

    The Northern Manufacturing & Electronics Show returns to Manchester’s EventCity on October 1st and 2nd 2014 with nearly 300 exhibitors. 24 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Fast-track funding to generate growth

    Two fast-track funding calls worth a combined £4.5m are being offered by the government’s GROW: OffshoreWind service, to help UK manufacturers take advantage of the booming offshore wind market. 24 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • PCB assembly day event

    ITRI Innovation is holding a free industry day on 21st century solutions for PCB assemblies at its laboratories in St Albans, Herts, on 28 October 2014. 24 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • $3.99bn EMS test market by 2020

    Demands on Electronic Manufacturing Service (EMS) providers are set to soar, as OEMS outsource the testing of complex electronic products, says Frost & Sullivan. 23 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • ADS asks aerospace students

    Aerospace trade organisation, ADS Group, has polled 150 MSc aerospace students to find out what attracted them to persuing a career in the UK aerospace industry. 23 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • MIDEST back with a vengeance

    The comprehensive subcontracting show, MIDEST, will take place in Paris from 4 to 7 November 2014 and this year promises over 1,700 exhibitors as OEMs turn to outside suppliers to manage costs and volatile demands. 22 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Composites centre gets to work

    Production has begun at composite specialist epm: technology group’s new £6.75m technology centre in Derby. 19 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Pipeline Precision secures bio diesel contract

    Skelton based Pipeline Precision Engineering (PPE) has secured a major contract from bio diesel producer, Harvest Energy. 19 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Mixed month for UK manufacturing

    September was a mixed month for the UK’s manufacturers, with production continuing to rise but reduced orders, according to the latest CBI Industrial Trends Survey. 18 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Healthy business in medical moulds

    New wire EDM equipment is helping Galway Tool & Mould build business in the supply of moulds for the medical device and pharmaceutical sectors. 17 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Rapid tools for moulding

    Toolcraft Plastics (Swindon) Ltd came to 3D printing and rapid prototyping specialists Graphite Additive Manufacturing when it was looking to create a quick turnaround injection moulding tool. 17 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • ZF buys TRW to create €30bn company

    ZF Friedrichshafen AG is to acquire TRW Automotive Holdings Corporation – a deal which will produce a global leader in the automotive supplier business with pro forma combined sales of €30bn. 17 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Don't screw up on fasteners

    New analysis suggests that manufacturers in the metal fastener industry could be costing themselves thousands of pounds a year in lost time and productivity by not providing the correct information when ordering raw materials. 17 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Entering the American marketplace

    Anyone looking to enter the American marketplace would be wise to brush up on US consumer safety and liability laws that have the potential to derail a successful product launch. 16 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Ricardo Performance accredited for quality

    The manufacturing and assembly division of Ricardo Performance Products has received AS9100C aerospace accreditation for its Leamington Spa site. 16 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity