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Aston Martin & former Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand to inspire next-gen talent

British car manufacturer Aston Martin has teamed up with former Manchester United footballer Rio Ferdinand and the Rio Ferdinand Foundation (RFF) in a bid to inspire the next generation of talent.

With six Premier League titles, one Champions League and a FIFA Club World Cup title to his name, Ferdinand, a lifelong customer and fan of Aston Martin, will also take on the role of Aston Martin Brand ...
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Kellenberger 100 cylindrical grinder platform is fit for the future

Hardinge Group’s Kellenberger 100 cylindrical grinder platform boasts a modular design that incorporates key elements of Kellenberger's Vista and ...  Read More

Heller Machine Tools offers training horizontal machining centre

An advanced training machine designed to raise the skill level of horizontal machining centre operators away from the shopfloor has been introduced ...  Read More

Feedio autoloader for Brother Speedio range offers automated extended running

A robotic component handling system, Feedio, has been introduced by the Japanese manufacturer, Brother, to increase the production efficiency of its ...  Read More

OK-Vise Multi-Rail RM fixturing system gains holding force measurement novelties

Workholding equipment manufacturer OK-Vise has released two new systems for checking how tightly a component has been clamped. The Finnish-made ...  Read More

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Employer-led training hub opens in bid to flood UK with talent

A £4 million training hub has been officially opened, with bosses urging other manufacturers to step forward to avoid a skills drain caused by the ...  Read More

Okuma front-loaded, side-by-side twin-spindle 2SP-2500H CNC lathe is 20% faster than predecessor

The Okuma has added the front-loaded, side-by-side twin-spindle 2SP-2500H CNC lathe to its line of a smart machines, targeting greater reliability in ...  Read More

Kennametal has added to its range of Duo-Lock modular end-mills

The initial release of Duo-Lock included more than 400 line items, with a number of small additions made earlier this spring, but the latest ...  Read More

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Incentives 4.0

The adoption of leading-edge technology sometimes needs a helping hand. In the early 1980s, CNC machine tool and robot investment in the UK was given a boost by government grants, for example, but such direct intervention is, well, very ‘80s. Capital allowances that allow the writing off of investment against tax on profits are another way, and they operate to a limited degree here.

But UK machine tool suppliers and users have often looked longingly at Italy, where there has been regular ...
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