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  • Mixed month for UK manufacturing

    September was a mixed month for the UK’s manufacturers, with production continuing to rise but reduced orders, according to the latest CBI Industrial Trends Survey. 18 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Healthy business in medical moulds

    New wire EDM equipment is helping Galway Tool & Mould build business in the supply of moulds for the medical device and pharmaceutical sectors. 17 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Rapid tools for moulding

    Toolcraft Plastics (Swindon) Ltd came to 3D printing and rapid prototyping specialists Graphite Additive Manufacturing when it was looking to create a quick turnaround injection moulding tool. 17 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • ZF buys TRW to create €30bn company

    ZF Friedrichshafen AG is to acquire TRW Automotive Holdings Corporation – a deal which will produce a global leader in the automotive supplier business with pro forma combined sales of €30bn. 17 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Don't screw up on fasteners

    New analysis suggests that manufacturers in the metal fastener industry could be costing themselves thousands of pounds a year in lost time and productivity by not providing the correct information when ordering raw materials. 17 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Entering the American marketplace

    Anyone looking to enter the American marketplace would be wise to brush up on US consumer safety and liability laws that have the potential to derail a successful product launch. 16 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Ricardo Performance accredited for quality

    The manufacturing and assembly division of Ricardo Performance Products has received AS9100C aerospace accreditation for its Leamington Spa site. 16 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Invotec sharing in growth

    PCB manufacturer, Invotec, has been approved by the Government backed Sharing in Growth (SiG) programme, which is designed to aid selected UK companies within the aerospace supply chain. 11 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • £6m UK aerospace investment

    Canadian based Magellan Aerospace is investing £6m in its Northern Ireland Greyabbey operation creating 47 new jobs. 11 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Auto firm diversifies into composites

    A Coventry automotive company is expanding its premises and workforce in order to diversify into the composites sector. 09 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • No place like home for English SMEs

    Manufacturing SMEs in England are set to make the most of a strengthening UK economy by focusing on domestic markets for their future growth. 09 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Additive route for better properties

    Croft Additive Manufacturing has used metal 3D printing to create an energy-saving filter which cannot be manufactured using traditional techniques. 08 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Hitachi Rail Europe backs UK suppliers

    Hitachi Rail Europe Ltd is working with more than 30 UK-based suppliers to build trains for the first phase of the Government’s Intercity Express Programme. 08 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Two shots add versatility

    A bespoke two-shot moulding unit will provide more moulding versatility and eliminate some manual operations at DMS Chromium. 08 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • On a roll with fast and accurate threads

    Additional thread rolling capacity at De Marchi Engineering has allowed a long-term customer to bring work back to the UK and benefit from improved quality and lead times. 08 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Siemens promotes STEM subjects

    Siemens is launching a three-year engagement programme in a bid to encourage youngsters to take on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects and drive careers in engineering. 04 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Responsive Engineering makes a move

    A Reece Group company, Responsive Engineering, has moved to an iconic new site that it says will increase its capacity to provide a new range of work and marks a new era for engineering on the banks of the River Tyne. 03 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • A first for French quality standards

    France’s MECAMO and MECATEC, specialists in precise technologies and mechanics, have acquired three quality assurance standards – what it calls a world first for a French company. 03 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Meeting milling skills challenge

    A new XYZ milling machine has helped an automotive fixture maker overcome the skills shortage and meet growing demand. 03 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Grinding back lead times

    A new external grinding machine at Helander Precision Engineering will allow it to offer shorter lead times on machined components. 03 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • 5-axis for blow mould tools

    North Bucks Machining has invested in a 5-axis machining centre to allow it to take on a new long-term contract for blow moulding tools. 03 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity

  • Full steam ahead for engineering apprentices

    Apprentices at William Cook Cast Products will make the patterns then cast and machine the wheels for a new steam locomotive. 02 Sep 2014 - Engineering Capacity