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  • SC21 for Arrowsmith

    Arrowsmith Engineering (Coventry) Ltd has held on to its SC21 Bronze award status for the third year, signifying the company’s ongoing commitment to the SC21 programme. 03 Aug 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Funding for dynamic test facility

    The University of Sheffield has secured a £4m grant that will be used to build the largest dynamic test facility in the UK – a project that is expected to help the country lead in structural dynamics research. 31 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • SC21 Silver for process house

    TTI Group Ltd has received the SC21 (21st Century Supply Chains) Silver recognition award at its Letchworth site, making it the first Process House to achieve this status. 30 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Orders and enquiries up

    The latest Engineering and Machinery Alliance (EAMA) Business Monitor for June shows that both orders and export orders are up. 30 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Subcontract friction stir welding launch

    PTG Heavy Industries, part of the Precision Technologies is expanding its range of services and now offers full Friction Stir Welding sub-contract welding facilities from its purpose-built FSW manufacturing facility in Elland, UK. 29 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Noise testing facility upgraded

    Ricardo has upgraded its Vehicle Anechoic Test Facility (VATF) at its Shoreham Technical Centre to expand the range of vehicles that can be tested. 29 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • JSB Plastics thinks bigger

    JSB Plastics has installed its twelfth, and largest plastic injection moulding machine, a Romi Primax 600R that can handle mouldings up to 4.2kg. 28 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • GKN to buy Fokker for €706m

    GKN Plc has agreed to acquire Dutch Tier One aerospace manufacturer Fokker in a move that will broaden its geographic footprint in Europe, North America and Asia. 28 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • SiG aerospace contracts hit £350m

    UK Aerospace supply chain companies are being offered the opportunity to benefit from £1.2 million worth of business transformation support by signing up to a scheme which aims to drive productivity and increase competitiveness. 28 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • JLR awards Coventry quality

    Coventry Wheels and Tyres, part of Voith Industrial Services, has won the Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) top quality award for its contract assembly service. 27 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Brandauer launches Special Products Division

    Following a £250,000 investment, Brandauer has launched a new Special Products Division (SPD) to enhance its prototyping and low volume manufacturing capabilities. 24 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • West Midlands foundry invests in new lab

    Sarginsons has invested in a new laboratory, which it says will help further strengthen its position as one of the UK’s leading aluminium diecasting experts. 23 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Bosch supplier award for Ionbond

    Ionbond has been awarded the Bosch Global Supplier Award 2015 in the ‘Direct Purchasing - Mechanical Parts’ category for its range of hard and low friction coating services and thin film coating equipment. 23 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Will skills gap hold back growth?

    A major industry survey has been launched by MHA, the association of accountancy and business advisory firms, that will look at the barriers to growth for UK manufacturers. 22 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Globalisation impacts supply chain performance

    Around 83% of supply chain executives are reporting lacklustre performance as they struggle to get to grips with effects of globalisation, according to a survey by supply chain expert Barloworld Supply Chain Software. 22 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Laser cuts through thick and thin

    Halifax-based fabricator YSS Ltd has invested in a new fibre laser cutting machine that can also emulate a CO2 unit to cut thicker materials. 22 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Newbury PCBs for van telematics

    Newbury Electronics has recently completed its latest consignment of PCBs for Matrix Telematics, an international provider of telematics systems for vehicle management and tracking. 21 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Recycled plastics for lightweight cars

    Independent Automotive Components (IAC) has joined a consortium working on a project aiming to commercialise next generation lightweight recycled content polymers developed by technical plastics compounder, Luxus. 20 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Henton adds capacity with 5-axis milling

    Henton Engineering Ltd, part of the Nasmyth Group, is expanding capacity and efficiency at its Hinkley plant with an additional 5-axis milling machine. 16 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Reshoring success for Cambridge

    A Cambridgeshire precision machining specialist has taken advantage of the reshoring trend by bringing a prestigious contract for precision machined parts back to the UK. 16 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • Altec acquires Sigma Technologies

    Durham-based Altec Engineering has acquired Sigma Technologies Limited, a move it says will “add a new dimension” to its business. 15 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity

  • JLR contracts spur growth plans

    A Teeside based car parts manufacturer is forging ahead with its growth plans after securing more contracts with Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) for the design and manufacture of heatshields and engine gaskets. 15 Jul 2015 - Engineering Capacity