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Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Siemens in partnership 29/11/2017

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, and Siemens have formed a partnership which aims at developing a near-term flight demonstrator that will be a significant step forward in hybrid-electric propulsion for commercial aircraft.  Read More

CGTech expands its technical support 28/11/2017

CGTech has appointed a new technical support engineer to ensure its CNC simulation and optimisation customers receive the highest level of trusted care.   Read More

TRUMPF presents ‘fastest 3D printer in the world’ 28/11/2017

TRUMPF presented what it says is the world’s fastest and most productive medium-format 3D printing system at the formnext trade fair in Frankfurt.   Read More

UK car production rises in October 27/11/2017

Car production in the UK increased in October, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).   Read More

CBI: UK manufacturers ‘performing strongly’ 27/11/2017

Growth in manufacturing output accelerated in the three months to November, according to CBI.  Read More

Government unveils Industrial Strategy 27/11/2017

The UK government has launched its long-awaited Industrial Strategy with the aim of setting out a long-term vision for how Britain can build on its economic strengths and address productivity performance.   Read More Image 1 comment

Change to NSK ballscrews at automotive supplier's works yields downtime and maintenance cost savings 25/11/2017

The change to NSK ballscrews at a factory in Spain producing automotive brake systems for the global marketplace has seen ballscrew lifespan increased by a factor of six and total yearly cost savings of approximately €266,000 achieved.   Read More

3D-printed spare parts research in Finland 24/11/2017

The manufacture of spare parts via 3D printing has been investigated in a two-year project led by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland and Aalto University as part of the Nordic country’s publicly-funded research.  Read More

XYZ awarded major safety accreditation 24/11/2017

XYZ Machine Tools has been awarded accreditation from third-party accreditation scheme Alcumus SafeContractor for its excellence in health and safety in the workplace –  an award that is used and recognised by SMEs and FTSE 100 companies across the UK.   Read More

AMRC Composite Centre revamps sled for Royal Air Force Bobsleigh Team 24/11/2017

The Royal Air Force’s (RAF) bobsleigh team will compete in the British Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association’s British Championships on the 25 November, in a bobsleigh that has been given a new lease of life with custom composite repairs manufactured by the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre’s (AMRC) Composite Centre.  Read More

Autumn Budget 2017: Key points 24/11/2017

This week Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his second Budget address of the year to Parliament. But, what are some of the key points that UK manufacturers should be aware of?   Read More

Overseas order boost for AWI 24/11/2017

A sustained campaign focused on increasing export work is reaping dividends for a specialist UK manufacturer.   Read More

Sheet metal manufacturer undergoes management buy-out 23/11/2017

Fife-based precision sheet metal manufacturer Fife Fabrications has secured a seven-figure funding deal from Royal Bank of Scotland to assist the company in undertaking a management buy-out.  Read More

SolidCAM UK’s successful seminars leads to relocation of Technology Centre 23/11/2017

SolidCAM UK Ltd has relocated its Technology Centre to a more spacious and prestigious workshop within the premises of alimex UK Precision in Aluminium Ltd, based in Stonebridge, Milton Keynes.  Read More

Dedicated Industry 4.0 Sheet Metal event to take place at Mazak 23/11/2017

Several leading suppliers from across the UK sheet metal industry are to host an event dedicated to new technology that can facilitate the implementation of Industry 4.0, at Yamazaki Mazak’s European Technology Centre in Worcester.   Read More

Welsh college bolsters expansion with XYZ-supplied machine tools 22/11/2017

XYZ Machine Tools has supplied four CNC machine tools supplied to one the biggest and most successful colleges in Wales, Coleg Gwent. The investment will support an ambitious expansion programme to deliver day-release and full-time apprenticeships in support of the engineering sector in its catchment area.   Read More

Houghton re-structure creates new sales director post 22/11/2017

Houghton International plc has re-structured its UK sales division with the announcement that Matthew Bartle will take the reigns as the new UK sales director.  Read More

Manufacturers look to people and existing equipment before automation to solve UK’s ‘productivity puzzle’ 22/11/2017

Small to medium sized manufacturers (SMEs) are looking for productivity gains from their workforce and existing equipment ahead of investment in automation, according to the latest National Manufacturing Barometer.  Read More

Aston Martin & former Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand to inspire next-gen talent 21/11/2017

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.   Read More

Mollart to focus on BTA drilling expertise & subcontract production capability at MACH 2018 21/11/2017

Mollart Engineering will be focusing on its sub-contract and expertise in BTA deep hole drilling technology at MACH 2018 following the setting up of its BTA Application Centre in the Chessington headquarters.  Read More

Two-day tech demo delight 21/11/2017

Dozens of representatives from across 40 businesses descended on South Derbyshire to witness first-hand how brand-new technology can improve their manufacturing processes.  Read More

Prime Minister visits EEF apprentice training centre in Birmingham 20/11/2017

Prime Minister Theresa May visited EEF's Technology Hub in Aston, Birmingham, with the Chancellor Philip Hammond and Business Secretary Greg Clark on Monday.   Read More

Adams places first morning order at Citizen Open House 20/11/2017

Three directors of precision sub-contractor Adams Engineering (Ilkeston) ordered a Citizen Cincom L32 –VIII sliding head turn-mill centre within a couple of hours of Citizen Machinery UK opening its doors for the Technology Days Open House.  Read More

XYZ makes five-axis centre of attention at Southern Manufacturing 20/11/2017

XYZ Machine Tools attendance at Southern Manufacturing (Stand E190) will focus attention on its UMC-5X simultaneous five-axis, gantry-style, machining centre.   Read More

Advanced Engineering 2017: Attendance up 15% on last year 20/11/2017

Representatives spanning a huge breadth of engineering & manufacturing applications came together at Advanced Engineering at the NEC on 1 and 2 November – creating a record 2-day attendance for the event and sparking an exhibitor booking frenzy for 2018 – 35% higher than the previous year.  Read More

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