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  • Precision aerospace acquisition

    The Bland Group’s subsidiary, Universal Engineering Ltd, has acquired 100% of the issued share capital of the precision aerospace component manufacturer, Phoenix CNC Engineering Ltd, based in Nottingham. 22 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Subcontract sector adds value

    The subcontract manufacturing sector plays its part in contributing to the European Union economy, recording an annual turnover of nearly half a trillion Euros, according to new research. 22 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • GB Precision turns 40

    Birmingham-based high precision tooling and turned parts provider, GB Precision, is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. 21 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • AME secures a second research project

    The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) is to help develop cleaner and more efficient engines as part of another major R&D contract. 20 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Moseley Brothers expansion

    A Midlands manufacturer is investing in a £2.5m expansion which will see the company grow both its national and international presence. 20 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • £30bn boost to UK economy

    According to a new CBI report, targeted action to revitalise domestic supply chains could inject £30 billion into the economy by 2025 and create 500,000 jobs across the United Kingdom. 20 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Are you sitting comfortably?

    Specialist spring manufacturer William Hughes says that correctly designed and manufactured parts help improve car comfort and safety. 19 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • New EDM supports Nadcap process

    A new wire erosion machine at Coventry-based Hi-Tech Aerospace Components has taken on the work of two older machines and added more capability. 19 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Three new 5-axis machines

    Formaplex, one of Europe’s leading suppliers of tooling and component manufacturing solutions to sectors including automotive, F1 and aerospace has bought a new 5-axis gantry milling machine and two 5-axis machining centres. 19 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • 3D printer adds scanning service

    3D printing specialist Materialise has expanded its design and engineering services to include contract scanning and measurement. 19 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • SMEs urged to get ‘Fit for Nuclear’

    The Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) is working to help more than 300 small manufacturers benefit from the UK’s fast-developing £60bn civil nuclear new build programme. 17 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Pera Technology makes the leap

    New product development contract, leap with Pera Technology, is set to reveal details on a range of new R&D funding options at this year’s Advanced Engineering UK exhibition. 16 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Oil and gas drives Scottish growth

    A Scottish engineering firm has made a major machine tool investment in order to meet the increasing demands of the country’s booming oil and gas industry. 15 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Toolmaking and machining skills boost

    A new CNC training programme from the GTMA is set to up-skill the toolmaking and precision machining industries – right up to the effective use of 5-axis machining. 15 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • DavyMarkham returns to UK

    Hughes Armstrong Industries Ltd has acquired the historical Sheffield-based heavy engineering business, DavyMarkham, from Indian group, IVRCL. 15 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Splicing on the cake

    As more and more of its customers outsource non-core activities, electronics manufacturer Darlington EMS has invested in ultrasonic wire splicing technology to expand its offering. 15 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Tooling up for growth

    Presswork, prototype and assembly specialist AE Oscroft & Sons Ltd has invested £2m in new premises to ensure that customers have more efficient lead times and competitive prices. 15 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Multi-axis springboard for CMS

    Scottish start-up Central Machining Services (CMS) will use a multi-axis Hartford vertical machining centre as the springboard for the provision of highly complex yet cost-competitive machined components for oil and gas customers. 15 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Hitachi on the right track for Scottish contract

    Hitachi Rail Europe is on track to supply new rolling stock for the Edinburgh Glasgow Improvement Programme (EGIP) after public transport company, Abellio, was awarded the new ScotRail franchise. 14 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Made in the Midlands Awards

    As manufacturing grows in the UK, and particularly in the Midlands, a special awards presentation is being held this week to celebrate the biggest achievements. 13 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • ISL marks its 50th

    Castings impregnation expert, Impregnation Services Ltd (ISL), may be marking its 50th anniversary this year, but it has evolved and grown into a market leading business with two new members of staff joining since 2013. 09 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • IET Achievement Award winners

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has announced the winners of its prestigious Achievement Awards which honour some of the world’s top engineering and technology talent. 09 Oct 2014 - Engineering Capacity