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  • New IMechE president

    Professor Richard Folkson has taken over as president of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), replacing Group Captain Mark Hunt. 28 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • More capacity for TRP

    A Hereford based expert in elastomeric rubber seals, gaskets and technical mouldings has invested in a new CNC machine for mould tool manufacture to give it more capacity. 28 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • EEF searches for manufacturing heroes

    EEF and Aldermore are joining forces once again in the search for Britain’s best manufacturers for the seventh annual ‘Future Manufacturing Awards’. 27 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • 3D printing helps restore classic racer

    3D printing technology has helped to restore an historic French sports car back to its former glory. 27 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Countdown to Subcon

    Over 300 of the world’s leading subcontractors will be showcasing their capabilities next week at Subcon 2015, which runs from 2 to 4 June at the NEC. 27 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Bugatti flies back in time

    Visitors to Subcon will be able to hear the story of how a classic aircraft from the 1930s is being brought back to life. 27 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Digital Manufacturing at Digital 2015

    The third annual ‘Digital 2015’ event will see a host of manufacturing professionals take to the stage to discuss digital adoption to make manufacturing faster, cheaper and respond to changing global markets. 26 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Siemens deal for Mec Com

    A Staffordshire based fabrication specialist is celebrating its fifteenth birthday in style after landing a £2.7m order with electronics giant Siemens. 26 May 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • 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