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Multimode sensors help humans and robots work together safely, say developers 21/12/2017

Multimodal sensors that combine functions eliminate single-mode types and open the way to flexible automation and effective human-machine interaction in industrial applications, say their developers, Germany’s Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).  Read More

First UK installation of a Prima Rapido 3D laser cutter with high power in-house developed fibre laser source 21/12/2017

The first Prima Power machine sold in the UK featuring the company’s own high power in-house developed fibre laser source, an advanced Rapido 3D laser cutter, was recently installed at the premises of PAB Coventry Ltd, along with a 2 m Prima Power pressbrake.  Read More

Reginson Engineering boosts capacity with trusted supplier Ward CNC 21/12/2017

A batch of 10 Hyundai Wia vertical machining centres and CNC lathes supplied by T W Ward CNC Machinery (Ward CNC) has been installed at 80-plus-employee Reginson Engineering to help meet the demands of an ever-increasing order book for aero-engine components.  Read More

Rotomors tailor-made solutions now available from Leader 20/12/2017

Workholding and productivity enhancing ancillary specialist Leader Chuck Systems has partnered with Turin-based tailor-made workholding and component manipulation specialist Rotomors.   Read More

CBI: Bumper orders continue for UK manufacturers 20/12/2017

Manufacturing order books were stable and close to a 30 year high in the three months to December.  Read More

hyperMILL now with virtual machine 20/12/2017

OPEN MIND Technologies will exhibit its NC code-based hyperMILL VIRTUAL Machining Centre machine simulation for the first time in 2018 at Southern Manufacturing.   Read More

Production returns to Aston Martin’s Newport Pagnell site 19/12/2017

Production has officially returned to Aston Martin’s historic Newport Pagnell site.  Read More

Young engineers crack the Land Rover code 19/12/2017

More than 150 talented future software engineers from schools in 16 countries gathered in Abu Dhabi for the Land Rover 4x4 in Schools Technology Challenge world finals.  Read More

AMRC Castings unveil largest ceramic shell titanium casting created in Europe 19/12/2017

The Castings Group of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) has unveiled what it says is the largest ceramic shell titanium casting ever created from a single pour in Europe.  Read More

Irish aerospace group aims to boost country's exports 18/12/2017

A new grouping of Irish subcontractors is anticipated as being pivotal in boosting the country’s aerospace-related exports from 2016’s £13.2 million to £30.1 million in three years.  Read More

First cohort from ‘Faculty on the Factory Floor’ graduate 18/12/2017

An initiative to develop industry-ready engineers has seen its first cohort of students graduate.  Read More

JJ Churchill recruits more apprentices 18/12/2017

Engineering firm JJ Churchill is celebrating 80 years in business by recruiting the highest number of apprentices in its history.   Read More

McLaren Automotive names second Bruce McLaren international internship winner 18/12/2017

British car manufacturer McLaren Automotive has awarded an international internship to a budding engineering student from the University of Auckland in New Zealand.  Read More

Productivity gains highlighted at WNT milling strategy days 15/12/2017

WNT hosted two days of ‘milling strategy days’ in conjunction with Open Mind and XYZ Machine Tools, where delegates were introduced to the significant benefits delivered by the combination of cutting tool, software and machine technology.  Read More

Bystronic enters partnership with tube processing specialist 15/12/2017

Bystronic, a Swiss manufacturer of CNC laser cutting and bending solutions for processing flat sheet metal, is now able to support more comprehensively OEMs and subcontractors wishing to expand into tubular component manufacture.   Read More

Broadbent Stanley in strategic agency agreement 15/12/2017

Halifax-based Broadbent Stanley has announced a strategic agency agreement with Radar Industrial, a Taiwan-based manufacturer of CNC VTLs.  Read More

Turbex receives health and safety accreditation 14/12/2017

Aqueous cleaning systems supplier Turbex has received accreditation under the Alcumus SafeContractor scheme.  Read More

Gewefa ends 2017 on a high 14/12/2017

Corsham-based independent toolholding specialist Gewefa UK has signed off 2017 with a record order book.   Read More

Vero launches new direct modelling CAD system 14/12/2017

Vero Software has launched a powerful new direct modelling system to fill the gap between CAD and CAM – focusing on the specific needs of machinist programmers.  Read More

Family-owned scissor manufacturer teams up with AMRC 13/12/2017

Family-owned scissor manufacturer William Whiteley & Sons (Sheffield) Ltd, which has been in operation in Sheffield since 1760, has teamed up with the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre’s (AMRC’s) Design and Prototyping Group (DPG) to create an innovative new state-of-the-art design for their hand-crafted EXO range of scissors.  Read More

Public believe skilled apprenticeships offer more job security than university degrees 13/12/2017

More than half (58%) of the public believe that skilled apprenticeships offer more secure job prospects than a university education, a poll has found.  Read More

New projects tackle challenges of large-scale manufacturing 13/12/2017

The Nuclear AMRC is leading two new R&D projects to address fundamental challenges in nuclear manufacturing.  Read More

Location for new National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland unveiled 12/12/2017

A new ‘Factory for the Future’ will be built on the banks of the Clyde in Scotland, it has emerged.  Read More

Hurco Europe reports record year and reveals MACH 2018 launches 12/12/2017

Hurco Europe is reporting a record year for sales, with growth of 22% on its previous financial year taking turnover to £23 million. The High Wycombe-based operation sold close to 300 Hurco machining centres and lathes into the UK and Ireland, 38% of which went to first-time users of the company's machine tools.   Read More

Geo Kingsbury becomes Tier 1 member of AMRC 12/12/2017

Geo Kingsbury has been appointed a Tier 1 partner by the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing – located at the University of Sheffield’s Rotherham facility.   Read More

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