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  • SMMT to showcase lightweight automotive technology

    This year’s Society of Motor Manufacturers Traders (SMMT) exhibition will showcase new lightweight technology to celebrate the organisation’s Award for Automotive Innovation 2014. 20 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • New standard on outsourcing

    BSI has published BS ISO 37500 ‘Guidance on outsourcing’, the first ISO standard to set out the generic principles and procedures of outsourcing. 19 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Majorfax makes a move

    After 30 years in business, Walsall-based specialist castings firm, Majorfax, is celebrating a record turnover of £8m and looks to expand in 2015. 18 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Stepping up to the job

    A new Hartford vertical machining centre at Lodge Engineering has reduced cycle times for heavy metal cutting jobs. 17 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Surface engineering awards for UTRC

    The United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) has been recognised by R & D Magazine for two breakthrough eco-friendly technologies: the EcoTuff corrosion inhibitor and a portable aluminium deposition system (PADS). 17 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Nuclear stamp of approval

    Welding and fabrication specialist Arc Energy Resources has become one of the first SME manufacturing companies in the South West to achieve ready to supply status through the Fit for Nuclear (F4N) programme. 17 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Laser Process marks 25 years

    The end of this year will mark 25 years since Staffordshire-based Laser Process began providing laser cutting services to UK manufacturers. 17 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Print yourself a phone box

    London-based 3Dealise Ltd has produced its first prototype moulds for a UK customer using a 3D printer that can make parts as big as a phone box. 14 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Simplified small part sourcing

    Time to market is an increasingly important issue, so using standard parts such as fasteners, fixtures and fittings can help reduce overall project time says WDS. 12 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • EEF extends NDI platform

    EEF is taking over the ownership and day-to-day management of NDI, the trade body representing defence sector companies. 12 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Luggage firm sends Chinese packing

    Patrona Luggage has switched production of its ‘Shirt Shuttle’ travel accessory from a Chinese factory to the Hampshire-based tooling and injection moulding specialist BEC Group. 12 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Faster tube laser for SMF

    Leicester-based sheet metal fabrication shop SMF UK has installed a new laser system that can cut tube up to 9m long and 250mm in diameter. 12 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Automation job threat overstated

    The leader of one of the UK’s fastest growing manufacturing specialists has hit back at a report that claims automation could threaten a third of UK jobs. 12 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • 3D printing boost for TR Fastenings

    TR Fastenings is expanding its offering after investing in a 3D printer that will create testing and prototyping parts, predominantly for the automotive industry. 11 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • NECR back with a bang

    This year’s National Engineering and Construction Recruitment Exhibition (NECR) is set to be the biggest ever, with exhibitors including BAE Systems, the Royal Air Force and Network Rail, signing up on mass. 07 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Lessons of re-shoring

    An event being held by low carbon and ventilation business, Vent-Axia, will teach manufacturers how to successful re-shore. 07 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Free support up for grabs

    A Business Innovation and Skills (BIS)-funded programme is offering its support to marine, engineering and aviation sectors across the South through free mentoring/coaching. 06 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Supply chain information standard

    The British Standards Institution (BSI) has launched a new universally acceptable supply chain information standard for suppliers and buyers – the PAS 7000. 06 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • UK component suppliers in line for £2bn boost

    UK component suppliers could be open to a £2bn growth opportunity as UK car manufacturers enjoy an unprecedented period of success. 05 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • New investments drive UK engine turnover

    The UK engine manufacturing industry is set for a £2.5bn surge in two years, increasing turnover by almost a third (31%), says SMMT. 04 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Medical device quality accreditation

    Innovative technology and design consultancy, the Cambridge Design Partnership (CDP), has been awarded certification to ISO13485 and ISO9001, the internationally recognised standards for quality management. 04 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • UK steelwork for new Paris landmark

    ECS Engineering Services is providing 307 tonnes of fabricated steelwork for a new Paris landmark, the Philharmonic building in the Parc de la Villette. 03 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity