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Master Fluid invests in Makino machining centre


To accelerate and expand its development of metalworking fluids, Master Fluid Solutions has invested in a Makino PS105 CNC vertical machining centre with through-spindle, high-pressure coolant, and 30-tool storage ...

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UK falling back in global automation race, says IFR


UK installations of industrial robots fell by 3% to 2,306 units in 2018. In the previous year, robot sales in the UK had risen by 31%. The European Union´s recent sales numbers are still positive, up 12% according to ...

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Mills CNC Automation appoints product manager


Mills CNC has appointed a seasoned sales manager with significant production engineering and automation systems experience to head up its collaborative robot (cobot) business. Peter McCullough has been named as product ...

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FANUC shares expansion plans with CWLEP


Tom Bouchier, managing director of FANUC UK, shared plans for the company’s expansion during a visit from West Midlands Mayor Andy Street. Bouchier spoke with the former John Lewis boss on plans to expand the company’s ...

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AMT registers growth


Additive Manufacturing Technologies (AMT) has achieved rapid growth and secured key personnel in its mission to provide industrial AM post-processing solutions.

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Citizen Machinery sponsors triathlete


Megan McDonald now has an additional sponsor, Citizen Machinery UK, to help her rise in the ITU rankings for elite women triathletes from her current position of 667th in the world.

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SevenHills launches £60,000 tube-bending facility


Sheffield-based SevenHills Fabrication, part of the Steetley Corner Group of companies, has expanded its production to include bespoke tube bending through inward investment. The company has invested £60,000 in an ...

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Halter robot from ETG boosts productivity at Brimor


A specialist in precision machined components has invested in its first ever robot to help it boost capacity and achieve ‘lights-out’ automation. Dorset-based Brimor Engineering, which celebrates its 20th anniversary ...

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Erodex set to achieve £20 million turnover


Halesowen-based Erodex UK Ltd, a supplier of EDM graphite and tooling to the aerospace market, has reported record levels of turnover, with the company set to hit the £20 million mark for the first time in its history.