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Registration opens for July’s Manufacturing & Engineering North East 01/03/2017

Registration is now open for the award winning Manufacturing & Engineering exhibition and conference that returns to the North East on 5-6 July. Now in its third year, Manufacturing & Engineering is the leading exhibition and conference in the North East, celebrating manufacturing technology and design engineering and their importance to the economy of the Northern Powerhouse.  Read More

Mazak continues as sole ‘Official Supplier’ of CNC machine tools to the McLaren-Honda Formula One team 28/02/2017

Yamazaki Mazak is to continue as the sole ‘Official Supplier’ of CNC machine tools to the McLaren-Honda Formula One team, following extension of its existing contract.  Read More

Extra-large Bost VTL and borer coming to Sheffield Forgemasters 28/02/2017

Sheffield Forgemasters is installing two huge Bost machine tools in a £6.5 million initiative to process ultra-large cast and forged shapes for industries such as civil nuclear power and defence.  Read More

The UK's trading relationship with the world revealed by the ONS 23/02/2017

As the UK starts the process to remake its political and economic relationship with the European Union, the future trade relationships we will have with the EU and the rest of the world are a key talking point.   Read More

Mazak installs large machining centres at Worcester to boost capacity and productivity 21/02/2017

In its 30th year of UK manufacturing, Yamazaki Mazak is increasing capacity at its European manufacturing plant in Worcester.  Read More

Delapena launches sintered products division 20/02/2017

Honing and grinding machinery manufacturer Delapena Group has launched a new division: Delapena Sintered Products. This specialist manufacturer will develop and produce super abrasives specifically for the honing market at a new purpose-built laboratory in the UK.  Read More

Electroimpact celebrates Worldskills success 17/02/2017

Welsh aerospace tooling and automation systems provider Electroimpact is celebrating after its apprentices scored well in the recent Worldskills championships.   Read More

North East defence suppliers meet minister 14/02/2017

The UK’s minister for defence procurement, Harriett Baldwin MP, met a dozen North East defence industry chiefs in Newcastle-upon-Tyne to highlight the important role that SMEs in the region play in equipping the UK’s armed forces.   Read More

McLaren Automotive and the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre in composites partnership 13/02/2017

A new composites centre where the advanced carbon fibre chassis for McLaren Automotive’s super cars will be developed has resulted from a partnership between the luxury car maker and the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.  Read More

FC Laser takes quantum leap with £2 million laser profiler order 06/02/2017

Draycott, Derbyshire sheet metal business FC Laser has placed an order for three Bystronic profilers with 10 kW fibre laser sources, one of the highest power ratings currently available on the market.   Read More

Hexagon to buy MSC Software for $834 million 03/02/2017

The corporate parent of Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, the Swedish metrology equipment and CADCAM software provider, is buying computer aided engineering (CAE) software developer MSC Software.  Read More

Team to develop productivity-boosting plan involving digital technology use across advanced manufacturing 02/02/2017

Today sees a meeting of senior business leaders and politicians that may result in a ‘Sector Deal’ for manufacturing and industrial sectors, which could see government and business partners increase the take up of Industry 4.0 digital technologies in the UK.  Read More

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence employs more, gets behind new high-tech engineering initiative 30/01/2017

Measurement solutions provider Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence UK is taking on six new applications engineers and product line specialists, and has also become part of a broader initiative in high-tech engineering.  Read More

Scarborough UTC Invests in 600 UK’s industrial machine tools 24/01/2017

The new University Technical College at Scarborough, North Yorkshire features a training workshop stocked with machine tools almost entirely sourced from 600 UK.  Read More

Haco acquires Polish maker of large machine tools Design Technologies International 19/01/2017

Belgian machine tool firm Haco has acquired Polish maker of large machine tools Design Technologies International (DTI). Existing machines from the Haco stable are offered in the UK through various companies.  Read More

CovPress acquired by Liberty Group 12/01/2017

Tier 1 vehicle pressings and assemblies manufacturer CovPress, which has been in administration since September last year, has been acquired by industrial group Liberty House.   Read More

German manufacturer Leipold Group launches into aerospace market 11/01/2017

Leipold Group, which has an office in Telford, has expanded into aerospace through a partnership with aerospace part supplier GMT of Germany.   Read More

Innovative Markforged metal 3D printer introduces new process to eliminate layer-to-layer weakness 11/01/2017

Innovative US additive manufacturing machine maker Markforged unveiled its first metal 3D printer at the recent Consumer Electronics Show, held in Las Vegas last week, claiming unique technology - Atomic Diffusion Additive Manufacturing (ADAM), which it says makes metal 3D printing easier and more affordable.  Read More

Dynashape supports JLR switch to aluminium by helping deliver teardown cell cutting 10/01/2017

UK saw blade service agent Dynashape has been awarded a maintenance contract for the bandsaws used in Jaguar Land Rover’s Lode Lane teardown cells.  Read More

GF Machining Solutions set to acquire Microlution Inc 05/01/2017

Switzerland-headquartered GF Machining Solutions has entered into an agreement to purchase 100% of the shares of Microlution Inc, a Chicago-based developer of micro-machining solutions that incorporate milling and laser technologies.   Read More

EMO 2017 heading for a record 27/12/2016

With less than a year to go to EMO Hanover, Germany – 18-23 September 2017 -- more than 1,700 exhibitors from 40 different countries have booked a stand area totalling 152,000 sq m.  Read More

MTA partners with EEF out of Brexit uncertainty 22/12/2016

The Manufacturing Technologies Association, MTA, organisers of the biennial MACH exhibition, has joined manufacturing trade association EEF as an affiliate partner.  Read More

New faces in metalworking 21/12/2016

Three companies across the industry have welcomed new staff.  Read More

AFRC joins Safran Landing Systems to produce cheaper titanium 05/12/2016

A consortium comprising the world’s leader in aircraft landing gear, a leading specialist metals producer and two UK universities is working on a project aiming to produce aerospace-grade titanium at a third of the current price.   Read More

MACH 2018 – new upgraded home for UK’s première manufacturing technology show 02/12/2016

Exhibitors and visitors to 2018’s MACH exhibition (9-13 April at Birmingham’s NEC) can expect both a better exhibition experience and supporting facilities.  Read More

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