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  • National Manufacturing Conference 2015

    Manufacturers will have the opportunity to learn best practice from each other at the 2015 National Manufacturing Conference organised by EEF, the manufacturers’ organisation. 27 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • SMEs up investment in productivity

    The latest MAS Barometer survey shows that 69% of manufacturing SMEs expect to increase investment in new technology, machinery or premises in order to raise productivity. 27 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Lucideon launches new service

    Stoke-on-Trent based Lucideon, international provider of materials development, testing and assurance, has launched a new Composites Information Service. 26 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Newbury Electronics launches new division

    Newbury Electronics has formed a new division and supporting website to focus on electronic design and development business, which it expects to see an increase in over the coming years. 25 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Bringing medical innovation home

    Birmingham based Blink Medical and plastic injection moulder, Andel Plastics, have teamed up to help change the way single use surgical instruments are manufactured and bring production back to the region. 25 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Opportunities for the rail supply chain

    Members of the UK’s leading rail manufacturers and operators have outlined opportunities for the industry’s supply chain SMEs and pledged their commitment to improved collaboration and communication. 25 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Injection moulded titanium

    Metal Injection Moulding (MIM) specialist, CMG Technologies, has taken delivery of a new sintering oven which will enable it to manufacture complex components from a variety of new materials, including titanium. 24 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Contract corrosion testing

    Q-Lab Corporation now offers contract testing services for automotive corrosion tests requiring relative humidity control at its laboratories in Homestead, Florida and Saarbrücken, Germany. 24 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Sliding head competiveness

    Knowsley-based Quality Turnings has seen an increase in work returning from the Far East thanks to its ability to provide a timely service and full traceability. 24 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Steel contracts worth £8m

    AIC Steel has won contracts worth £8m in the six months since it set up its UK manufacturing site in Wales six months ago. 24 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Bodycote lands spray coating agreement

    Macclesfield-based Bodycote has signed an eight-year agreement with Messier-Bugatti-Dowty (Safran Group) to provide thermal spray coating services. 24 Nov 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • 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