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JLR expects a positive 2013 with the launch of the XFR-S saloon and the F-TYPE sports car

JLR expects a positive 2013 with the launch of the XFR-S saloon and the F-TYPE sports car

Tipping point for additive manufacturing
Additive manufacturing is on the verge of breaking through as a mainstream production process, according to a new survey by Subcon 2017. 26 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Rail certification for WEC
Engineering and fabrication company, WEC Group Ltd, has successfully achieved EN 15085-2 accreditation for welding on rail vehicles as part of the company’s long term commitment to the UK and European rail sector. 25 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Telsonic launch subcontract welding service at Subcon 2017
Telsonic UK will launch a new subcontract welding service for plastic and metal components at Subcon 2017. 25 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Award-winning microphone manufacture
European Circuits has become the chosen manufacturer of Aston Microphone’s new award winning Starlight microphone. 24 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Study reveals industry barriers to phase out cadmium
A new survey from global selective plating company, SIFCO Applied Surface Concepts (ASC) highlights aerospace specifications and prime’s requirements as the main barriers to the phase out of cadmium in the US aerospace industry, and suggests more clarity on the topic is still needed. 24 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Laser sales on a high
A leading laser cutting provider has celebrated its highest monthly sales to date, breaking the £1.3 million mark for the first time last month. 23 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Kenard chosen for growth initiative
Kenard Engineering Group has been selected for Sharing in Growth (SiG), the government-backed supply chain competitiveness programme to help take advantage of aerospace growth opportunities. 23 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Dartford toolmaker invests in EDM
Dartford-based Synergy (Kent) Ltd has invested in the latest EDM technology in order to improve its capacity and keep up with its growing order book. 22 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Swiss precision proves popular
Around 880 exhibitors are expected to sign up for June's 2017 EPHJ-EPMT-SMT show in Geneva, a showcase for the Swiss high precision industry and Switzerland’s largest trade show. 22 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Produmax acquires Ultramat grinder
Produmax has purchased a Jones & Shipman (J&S) Ultramat 1000 CNC B universal grinder to give it new grinding options and reduce manufacturing cycle times on wing flap actuator components. 19 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Training centre networks with employers
More than 100 people from local businesses attended two ‘open day’ events at an apprenticeship training centre currently in construction in Shropshire this week. 18 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
US banker turned metalworker comes good
A former Wall Street investment banker who left his high-flying career in the city five years-ago to buy a subcontract sheet metal fabricating business in Kent has doubled the company’s turnover. 17 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Onshoring boom sparks manufacturing cluster
Four UK-based companies have joined forces to form a metal and plastics components cluster in response to a surge in new contracts from overseas customers looking to onshore. 17 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Pressworking company launch
West Midlands based Moseley Brothers, press tooling production specialist, has launched a new company to focus on its expanding metal pressing and assembly element of the business. 16 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Polymer specialist to champion university talent
Icon Aerospace Technology has pledged to continue to invest in graduate talent, following the success of one its graduate trainees who has become responsible for its CNC fabric cutting process. 16 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Growth programme assists firm in £5m turnover
A precision engineering specialist is set to achieve £5m in turnover for the first time in its 15-year history following its participation in the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP). 15 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Rail electrification structures fabricated
Engineering and fabrication specialist, WEC Group Ltd, has manufactured a range of Overhead Line Electrification (OLE) structures for Network Rail/ABC’s £100m Walsall to Rugeley Trent Valley railway electrification project. 15 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Coated gears help racers to victory
An application of advanced hard coatings to the gear components of a car used by the Red Victor 1 racing team has helped them clock up their best speeds ever. 12 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Streamlined switch machining
East Sussex based subcontract machinists, Dicker Precision Components, has invested in a new CNC turning centre to streamline the production of a family of aluminium switch cover assemblies. 11 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Aerotech invests for major defence project
Poole-based Aerotech Precision Manufacturing has invested in key manufacturing equipment worth over £350,000 in order to support and strengthen its involvement in a major defence project. 10 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity