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  • Young engineers look to the future

    Staffordshire-based KMF has set young engineers a challenge of designing a future ‘gadget’ using a 3D printer. This follows the success of its ‘Young Engineer of the Year 2014’ challenge. 21 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Superior Tube sets record pace

    US-based Superior Tube Company has implemented a ‘pull system’ as part of its new Draw Mill processes that has significantly reduced its lead times. 20 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Humber supply chain initiative

    A new £300,000 initiative aims to help small to medium manufacturers in Humberside enter larger supply chains. 20 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • New laser cutting machine

    Midlands based firm High Speed Lasers has recently added a fourth laser cutting machine to its repertoire which will allow the firm to expand its operations. 19 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Trading standards

    For my sins, which must have been grievous, I am on the committee of our local natural history club. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Not invented here

    A recent report from the EEF and Siemens – Pioneering Great British Products – warns that because consumers appear to be unaware that many landmark inventions were made by Britons this could hinder our future ability to innovate. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Up the revolution

    I think I am slowly starting to get the ‘Industry 4.0’ and ‘internet of things’ thing. Mostly because some very clever people have tried to explain it to me – I apologise if I’ve still got it wrong. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Taking up the challenge

    Telford-based CS Products stepped in the breach when an aerospace manufacturer was let down by a subcontractor. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Design for manufacture service

    Following its investment in Solidworks software, Acrona Engineering has launched a design and manufacturing service. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • New sliding head capacity

    A new North Devon company is offering sliding head turning with milling capability up to 20mm diameter and 100mm in length. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • CMA chases larger orders

    CMA Moldform Ltd is improving its capability and has increased the capacity of its largest stainless steel vacuum dispensing tank to five tonnes. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Multi-million Pound BMW components win

    Leicester Precision Components (LPC) has won a multi-million pound, seven year contract to supply engine components for BMW’s B48 platform. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Extra capacity at Bindon

    Dorset-based Bindon Engineering has installed a new large Doosan lathe with Y-axis and live tooling that gives it extra capacity and flexibility. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Yorkshire duo gets ahead with reshoring

    Yorkshire caravan conversion specialist, Kiravans and pressed components expert, PCT Metalmex, are working together to take advantage of the reshoring trend by bringing new products to market. 18 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Robots lead London design

    Two ABB IRB6400 robots are leading the way at London-based design consultancy, RoboFold, helping architects and designers explore new ways of bending and forming metal. 15 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Cammell Laird boost nuclear involvement

    Birkenhead-based shipyard and engineering services company, Cammell Laird, is making “serious progress” in positioning itself in the booming energy sector. 14 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Cambridge Design expands inkjet printing

    Cambridge Design Partnership has created a technically advanced enclosure for the recently launched A520i printer, making it suitable for operation in extreme conditions. 13 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • 25-up for Sheffield fabricator

    On 14th September 2014, Sheffield fabricator Advanced Engineering Techniques (AET) will celebrate 25 years in business. 13 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Replica fabrication for Successor sub

    BAE Systems has awarded Warbreck Engineering and Construction a contract to support the development of the new Successor class submarine’s nuclear reactor compartment. 13 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • First 5 axis is a hit at Metalite

    A new 5-axis CNC machining centre is helping Swindon-based Metalite’s increase capacity and efficiency and added a one-hit manufacturing capability. 13 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Wind powers Mec Com wins

    Mec Com is exploiting the growth in offshore wind after it secured £8m of new contracts for two of the world’s largest manufacturing names. 13 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Proving their point

    Newburgh Precision has been selected as a strategic supplier to the innovative automotive sector initiative The Proving Factory. 13 Aug 2014 - Engineering Capacity