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Award-winning microphone manufacture
European Circuits has become the chosen manufacturer of Aston Microphone’s new award winning Starlight microphone. 24 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Study reveals industry barriers to phase out cadmium
A new survey from global selective plating company, SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts (ASC) highlights aerospace specifications and prime’s requirements as the main barriers to the phase out of cadmium in the US aerospace industry, and suggests more clarity on the topic is still needed. 24 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Laser sales on a high
A leading laser cutting provider has celebrated its highest monthly sales to date, breaking the £1.3 million mark for the first time last month. 23 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Kenard Group to help boost aerospace industry growth
Precision subcontract manufacturing specialist Kenard Engineering Group has been selected for Sharing in Growth (SiG), the government-backed supply chain competitiveness programme to help take advantage of aerospace growth opportunities. 23 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Dartford toolmaker invests in EDM
Dartford-based Synergy (Kent) Ltd has invested in the latest EDM technology in order to improve its capacity and keep up with its growing order book. 22 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
EPHJ-EPMT-SMT 2017 proving popular
The number of exhibitor registrations for the 2017 EPHJ-EPMT-SMT show is already on a par with the same period for last year’s show, organisers of the event have confirmed. 22 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Produmax acquires Ultramat grinder
Produmax has purchased a Jones & Shipman (J&S) Ultramat 1000 CNC B universal grinder to give it a range of new grinding options and reduce manufacturing cycle times on several components. 19 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
General Election: Are quick trade deals now off the agenda?
Just when Brexit negotiations were all set to start, the surprise announcement of a snap election has thrown yet more political uncertainty into the mix. Does this mean quick trade deals are now firmly off the agenda? Adam McGiveron, a partner at law firm Shakespeare Martineau, investigates. 18 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Training centre networks with employers
More than 100 people from local businesses attended two ‘open day’ events at an apprenticeship training centre currently in construction in Shropshire this week. 18 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
US banker turned metalworker comes good
A former Wall Street investment banker who left his high-flying career in the city five years-ago to buy a subcontract sheet metal fabricating business in Kent has doubled the company’s turnover. 17 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Onshoring boom sparks manufacturing cluster
Four UK-based companies have joined forces to form a metal and plastics components cluster in response to a surge in new contracts from overseas customers looking to onshore. 17 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Pressworking company launch
West Midlands based Moseley Brothers, press tooling production specialist, has launched a new company to focus on its expanding metal pressing and assembly element of the business. 16 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Polymer specialist to champion university talent
Icon Aerospace Technology has pledged to continue to invest in graduate talent, following the success of one its graduate trainees who has become responsible for its CNC fabric cutting process. 16 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Growth programme assists firm in £5m turnover
A precision engineering specialist is set to achieve £5m in turnover for the first time in its 15-year history following its participation in the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP). 15 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Rail electrification structures fabricated
Engineering and fabrication specialist, WEC Group Ltd, has manufactured a range of Overhead Line Electrification (OLE) structures for Network Rail/ABC’s £100m Walsall to Rugeley Trent Valley railway electrification project. 15 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Coated gears help racers to victory
An application of advanced hard coatings to the gear components of a car used by the Red Victor 1 racing team has helped them clock up their best speeds ever. 12 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Streamlined switch machining
East Sussex based subcontract machinists, Dicker Precision Components, has invested in a new CNC turning centre to streamline the production of a family of aluminium switch cover assemblies. 11 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
RP Technologies to exhibit at Automechanika
RP Technologies will be showcasing its prototype and production tooling and its plastic injection moulding capabilities at Automechanika Birmingham for the first time this June. 11 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Aerotech invests for major defence project
Poole-based Aerotech Precision Manufacturing has invested in key manufacturing equipment worth over £350,000 in order to support and strengthen its involvement in a major defence project. 10 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
More Makinos for JJ Churchill
JJ Churchill has added two more Makino 5-axis machining centres to its machining cell, which is now up to four Makinos, in order to meet niche orders in the aerospace industry. 10 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity