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Nissan export milestone celebrated

02/04/2006

Nissan UK has now exported more then 3 million cars from its Sunderland plant since 1984 and the event was marked by a visit from Rt Hon Tony Blair and Nissan president and CEO Carlos Ghosn.

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Stillage tagging idea could save firms millions

02/04/2006

A scheme to electronically tag metal cages (stillages) used to transport components could save firms millions of pounds in lost equipment and lost production by ending widespread stillage ‘disappearance’.

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Wagon buys Oxford Automotive

02/04/2006

Engineered structures supplier Wagon Automotive has acquired Oxford Automotive ApS, a supplier of modular automotive body structures and mechanisms.

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Bridgeport knee-mill IP

03/03/2006

Hardinge Inc has taken total control of the Bridgeport knee-mill product with the purchase of technical information from BPT IP, LLC.

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JCB factory opened, officially

03/03/2006

HRH The Duke of York officially opened JCB’s new Valley Park, Foston, Derbyshire engine assembly factory last month (16 February).

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MTA’s Urals adventure

03/03/2006

Following recent successes after last year’s seminar missions to Russia, the Manufacturing Technologies Association - with the support of UK Trade and Investment – opened a representative office in the World Trade ...

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Tidal power gets helpful fillip with Welsh funding

03/03/2006

UK tidal energy firm Marine Current Turbines (MCT), supported by Welsh Assembly Government funding, is to lead an 18-month project to examine and identify locations around the Welsh coastline where its tidal stream ...