EMO 2017 - Industry 4.0 gains momentum


This year’s edition of biennial show EMO returns to Europe’s manufacturing technology heartland, Germany, with the six-day event kicking off on 18 September at its usual home, the Hanover show ground. Andrew Allcock ...

Six on a bed: bogie roughing


Nikken was approached by Safran Landing Systems (previously known as Messier-Bugatti-Dowty) in 2007 to work with it on a project to optimise semi-finish machining of six 583 kg Airbus A350 titanium bogie beam forgings.

This month 25 years ago: November 1991


Manufacturing’s image; Cincinnati Milacron – another low-cost VMC, eyes growing market share; Yamazaki Machinery UK one of the 10 best in the world; Renishaw easy accuracy check; modular fixturing; gang-tooled lathes; ...

Case file: Bespoke fixtures at Cosworth engine factory


Tamworth-based workholding specialist Brown & Holmes (01827 63591) has recently supplied 59 fixtures for the high performance engine manufacturer Cosworth’s flagship Advanced Manufacturing Centre. This was one of the ...

Bespoke expertise: profile of Hyfore Engineering


Hyfore Engineering focuses on a particular area of workholding, has distinctive technology, claims advantages for its in-house manufacturing approach and is developing skilled individuals to maintain all of this, as ...

Workholding as standard: profile of ETG Workholding


Boasting a Harding Inc heritage, ETG Workholding provides access to more than 100,000 workholding products and accessories. Andrew Allcock explains the background and outlines what’s on offer and what’s to come

Showmanship: MACH 2016 review


The biennial MACH exhibition is the UK’s number one manufacturing technology showcase. Machinery tracked down new launches for its June ‘Launched at MACH’ supplement, but offers these early observations on the event as ...