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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
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
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
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
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
Record growth for FC Laser
Precision laser cutting specialist FC Laser has achieved a record year with 30% growth prompting a need to move to larger premises by the end of the year just to satisfy customer demand. 08 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Plastics manufacturer to make festival art
Lancashire-based plastic injection moulding specialist, MGS Technical Plastics, has teamed up with artist, Robyn Woolston, to create a unique work of art celebrating the role of injection moulding, for the National Festival of Making. 05 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Newbury Electronics invests £1.5m in equipment
Newbury Electronics, specialists in the design and manufacture of printed circuit boards (PCBs), has purchased a laser drilling and milling machine, a selective soldering machine and its 10th surface mounted device (SMD) pick and place machine. 03 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Malton Laser achieves latest ISO standard
Full service sheet metalwork manufacturer, Malton Laser, has become one of the first businesses in the UK to achieve certification under the latest ISO Standard for Quality Management (9001:2015) from the United Registrar of Systems (URS). 03 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
£7m machine investment by Bromford
Bromford Industries, a specialist manufacturer of aero engine and landing gear components for the global aerospace supply chain, is installing nine Okuma MU-6300V mill-turn centres in its Birmingham factory at a cost of £7m. 02 May 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Successful contract electronics manufacturing
An electronics supplier says that the practice of working with Contract Electronic Manufacturing (CEM) or Electronic Manufacturing Service (EMS) providers is evolving to offer OEMS greater opportunities than ever before. 22 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
Laser investment at B Allsop
B Allsop Limited, the Huddersfield based sheet metal manufacturer, has agreed a £400,000 finance package with Yorkshire Bank’s asset finance team to support the firm’s investment plans. 19 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
A winner for swarf control
Plastic Turned Parts (PTP) was the first company in the UK to install a Citizen CNC sliding head turn-mill centre incorporating patented Low Frequency Vibration (LFV) machining technology. Since then, it's been able to totally eliminate swarf control problems in the production of thousands of plastic components. 18 Apr 2017 - Engineering Capacity
HTA Group welding certification
The Coventry based HTA Group has successfully achieved full CE Marking compliance with certification to BS EN 1090, up to and including Execution Class 2. 12 Dec 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Design museum contract for Cutting Technologies
Yorkshire laser expert, Cutting Technologies, has played its part in helping to create a stunning pavilion at the newly relocated Design Museum, London. 08 Dec 2016 - Engineering Capacity
Bringing laser cutting in house
Hythe-based metal component specialist, HV Wooding, has brought laser cutting in-house with the acquisition of a 4kW TruLaser 3030 fibre laser from TRUMPF. 05 Dec 2016 - Engineering Capacity