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Machining

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Smart protocol: machine tool communication in a connected world

The OPC UA protocol does not have much visibility in the UK, so what is it, what are its origins and who’s signed up to its use or application? ...  Read More

Increasingly smart

Switzerland-headquartered Studer had both machine technology and smart factory news for those attending its annual gathering. Andrew Allcock was ...  Read More

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Tooling

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Aero challenge - extended feature

Kyocera SGS Precision Tools Europe hosted one of its first UK events since being bought by the Japanese industrial conglomerate Kyocera last ...  Read More

Southern comfort: Southern Manufacturing exhibition preview

After years of suffering the best attempts by winter weather to dismantle Southern Manufacturing’s coated fabric tent pavilion at Farnborough, ...  Read More

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Workholding

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Southern comfort: Southern Manufacturing exhibition preview

After years of suffering the best attempts by winter weather to dismantle Southern Manufacturing’s coated fabric tent pavilion at Farnborough, ...  Read More

MACH 2018 – same place, new location, better facilities

With post-MACH 2016 discussions and orders still playing out, exhibition organiser the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) has already ...  Read More

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CADCAM/CNC

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Energy cell: Danish wind power subcontractor's unique production approach

A unique approach to subcontracting from Denmark is supported by CGTech’s Vericut machining simulation software  Read More

This month 25 years ago: March 1992

Machinery Awards, a familiar name; PC-based CNC, we’re still waiting; big export order for UK machine tool builder; the launch of a ...  Read More

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Environment

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We need to talk about solvent

There is a continued need for solvent-based cleaning. With related plant cost a stumbling block in many projects, an event responded to that and ...  Read More

Managing coolant: the machinery options

A variety of web-based services and automated machinery is helping machine tool operators manage, monitor and maintain metalworking fluids, as ...  Read More

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MACH 2018 - a new experience
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Metrology

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Aero challenge - extended feature

Kyocera SGS Precision Tools Europe hosted one of its first UK events since being bought by the Japanese industrial conglomerate Kyocera last ...  Read More

Southern comfort: Southern Manufacturing exhibition preview

After years of suffering the best attempts by winter weather to dismantle Southern Manufacturing’s coated fabric tent pavilion at Farnborough, ...  Read More

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Large-scale metrology
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Subcontracting

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Going (with) nuclear: supply chain opportunities at Hinkley Point C

Now that construction of nuclear power plant Hinkley Point C has begun, suppliers are gearing up to start work. The mammoth project will require ...  Read More

Building on strength

Andrew Allcock visited an established engineering subcontractor in the South of England to learn how it is expanding by building on existing ...  Read More

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Industry Sectors

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State of play: aerospace sector forecast

The government has issued its green paper consultation document for a forthcoming industrial strategy (https://is.gd/dohexi). Prior to that, ...  Read More

Blue sky thinking

Aerospace supplier MEP has had a bumpy flight on its journey toward successful automation of a manual production process  Read More

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Comment/Opinion

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Local: the new global?

Donald Trump and Brexit are a reflection of the fact that a large constituency in each country feels left behind by globalisation; through the ...  Read More

Reshoring by tweet

The 45th president of the United States is in place – Donald J Trump. He took the role on 20 January this year, just prior to Machinery going to ...  Read More

Services

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Thinking local: Faro opens UK metrology service centre

From June, the 1,800 Faro Technologies products installed in the UK can be serviced in Rugby. The service and calibration centre offers repairs, ...  Read More

Finding a great deal to fund a new machine

Here’s a riddle: what’s the last part of a sale, but the first part of a delivery? The answer is financing, and it is what makes the difference ...  Read More

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Kyocera SGS Open House
Kyocera SGS Precision Tools Europe hosted one of its first ...

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Twenty-five years: March 1992
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Emco machines aid BMW training
Car giant BMW performs the same form of training at each of ...