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  • Pressworking acquisition builds group

    Black Country-based Millennium Assemblies has acquired Birmingham’s JJ Engineering from its administrators in a move that creates on of the largest independent metal pressings firms in the Midlands. 27 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Secure supply chain for container lock

    A new locking mechanism for containers is being manufactured using 100% UK sourced components to reduce lead times. 27 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Stronger filter with 3D print

    Croft Additive Manufacturing has used additive manufacturing (AM) to create a filter within a filter, offering increased surface area for projects where space is a premium. 27 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • £10m aerospace commitment

    PGT Ceewrite Group, which specializes in manufacturing complex precision machined metal components and assemblies has invested £10m in support of its move to become a member of ADS. 27 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • A model of modern manufacturing

    Made Here Now, which tells the story of modern manufacturing, was launched at New London Architecture against a backdrop of a massive 3D printed model of the capital. 27 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Patrick Steel investment cuts cycle times

    Patrick Steel Ltd is expanding its cutting, grinding and fabrication offering with the acquisition of a plasma cutting machine. 27 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Waterjet cuts composites

    Morgan Advanced Materials, is responding to increased customer demand with another major investment in advanced equipment at its Composites & Defence Systems business in Coventry. 27 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • LCL Electronics invests

    Contract electronics manufacturer, LCL Electronics, is increasing its capabilities with a new automated optical inspection machine to upgrade prototypes and production. 24 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Aerospace visit to new facility

    Aerospace manufacturers in the Midlands will be among the first to get a look at a new state-of-the-art materials testing facility in Oxford as part of a ‘roadshow’. 23 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Close Brothers supports SME apprenticeships

    Merchant banking group, Close Brothers, is supporting SMEs with the launch of an apprenticeship programme that it hopes will help close the current skills gap. 22 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Subcon advisers

    The organiser of Subcon, Centaur Live, has set up an advisory board that will offer advice on the content and direction of the events. 22 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Wallwork at Subcon

    The Wallwork Group is exhibiting at this year’s Subcon from 2 to 4 June 2015, where it will showcase its metal thermal and coatings processes and rapid turnaround service. 21 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Turn/millers add fast slider

    The latest addition to Sub-CNC Precision’s machine portfolio is a seven-axis Citizen A32-VIIPL, which is claimed by the makers to be the world’s fastest 32 mm CNC sliding head machine. 21 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Light gauge expansion complete

    The start-up of a further multi-strand blanking line has completed the expansion of Tata Steel Steelpark’s new Light Gauge Service Centre, which operates cut-to-length, blanking and slitting lines processing hot rolled, cold rolled and galvanized steel coils. 21 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Automation boosts turnaround

    Hampshire subcontractor Innova Design & Build has invested in an automated 5-axis machining cell that allows long, non-stop runs covering numerous different parts. 21 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Design Council manufacturing summit

    Design Council’s Leading Business by Design Summit, taking place this June, will see high-profile speakers attend including Rolls-Royce, Dyson and world-renowned design consultants PriestmanGoode. 20 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • MTA and MTC partner on skills gap

    The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) and Manufacturing Technologies Centre (MTC) are joining forces to help businesses address the skills gap with a free half-day seminar. 17 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • New moulder for Rutland Plastics

    Oakham based Rutland Plastics has just taken delivery of a new Engel 500T Duo injection moulding machine which is all part of the plan to grow capacity over the next few months. 16 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • WMT&R expands testing facility

    Westmoreland Mechanical Testing & Research Ltd (WMT&R) is expanding its UK services with the opening of a state-of-the-art materials testing facility in Banbury, Oxfordshire. 15 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Jetting round the clock

    Charles Day (Steels) Ltd is now offering around the clock waterjet cutting in response to increasing customer demand. 15 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Chess Plastics injects new life into services

    Droitwich-based Chess Plastics Ltd has invested in a state-of-the-art injection moulding machine to meet an increase in demand for its services, following a £184,000 grant from Santander Corporate and Commercial. 14 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Showcasing British manufacturing

    A new website showcasing 21st century British manufacturing is setting out to educate young people on career opportunities, influence academics and politicians and change perceptions of British manufacturing. 14 Apr 2015 - Engineering Capacity