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Metrology research centre gets official launch 21/09/2017

The rapid evolution of manufacturing makes the role of metrology – the science of measurement – more vital than ever, as firms demand greater accuracy and efficiency in their increasingly complex and automated production processes. A new £40 million research centre based at the University of Huddersfield will play a crucial role in what has been dubbed the Fourth Industrial Revolution.  Read More

Creaform signs strategic OEM agreement with Ottobock 08/09/2017

Creaform, worldwide developer, manufacturer, and seller of 3D portable measurement technologies, has signed an original equipment manufacturing (OEM) agreement with Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH, a market leader in orthotics and prosthetics based in Germany.   Read More

German manufacturing technology firms form group to offer global Industrial Internet of Things platform 05/09/2017

An alliance involving German manufacturing technology firms is setting out to establish a global platform for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), with the launch of ADAptive Manufacturing Open Solutions (ADAMOS).  Read More

Renishaw is highly commended at Job Crowd Awards 2017 08/08/2017

Gloucestershire-based global engineering company Renishaw has been highly commended in the graduate employer benefits category at The Job Crowd Awards 2017.   Read More

Hexagon arm helps technical students 18/07/2017

Pupils at University Technical College (UTC) South Durham are using a Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence ROMER Absolute portable measuring arm as part of their studies.  Read More

UK key account manager & India country manager appointed at Bowers Group 17/07/2017

Bowers Group, a supplier of metrology instruments, has appointed a UK key account manager and India country manager.  Read More

Zeiss works with Cisco to build Industry 4.0 connectivity 10/07/2017

German optics, optoelectronics and metrology specialist Zeiss has linked up with networking technology firm Cisco to deliver an Industry 4.0 solution.  Read More

Hexagon AB acquires FASys 08/06/2017

Hexagon AB has completed its acquisition of FASys Industrie-EDV-Systeme GmbH – a German system integration specialist and provider of software and hardware solutions for production-oriented tasks.   Read More

Hexagon offers automated white light sensor system demos 05/06/2017

Demonstrations of an automated white light sensor system for measuring a vast array of objects from small parts to complete car bodies are being offered by Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence.  Read More

Hexagon launches new advanced GD&T course 19/05/2017

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence has launched a new, two-day advanced PC-DMIS software modular training course that is suitable for CAD and CAD++ users.  Read More

Creaform HandySCAN 3D scanner certified by Airbus 08/05/2017

A metrology-grade portable 3D scanner – the HandySCAN 3D – by Creaform has been certified by Airbus and will be added to the company’s next Technical Equipment Manual release, it has been announced.  Read More

Bowers Group launches Mobile Metrology Centre 27/04/2017

A new mobile metrology centre offering on-site customer demonstrations on a wide range of metrology equipment has been launched by precision measurement expert Bowers Group.   Read More

Etalon heralds world innovation for volumetric error compensation of 3-axis machines and equipment 17/04/2017

Germany’s volumetric error compensation expert Etalon (UK: Mantech Geometrics) is to launch a world innovation for volumetric calibration of 3-axis measuring and machine tools at the Control exhibition (link below story) next month, LineCal.  Read More

Mitutoyo publishes second edition of metrology handbook 13/03/2017

A new and much enlargened edition of Mitutoyo UK’s Metrology Handbook is now on sale, via online vendor and direct from the company. Extensive revisions and additions have increased the page count by 50%; however, the original cover price (£25) remains the same.  Read More

Jemtech plays key role at Harlow College 07/03/2017

Harlow College’s £11 million Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Centre (HAMEC), which is to officially open in early March, features advanced machine tools and technologies to help prepare young people for manufacturing.  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

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

FARO buys augmented reality developer 20/12/2016

Metrology firm FARO has acquired MWF-Technology GmbH, an innovator in mobile augmented reality (AR) solutions.  Read More

To Renishaw, government comes calling 28/11/2016

The Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond visited Renishaw's headquarters site near Wotton-under-Edge in Gloucestershire, on 24 November for a tour of the company's main research and development (R&D) facilities.   Read More

NPL launches instrument-making business 25/11/2016

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has officially launched its instrument-making arm, NPL Instruments, a bespoke instrument supplier with ISO 9000-compliant design, build and supply capability.  Read More

DMG Mori supports Harlow College’s Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Centre training effort 20/10/2016

Harlow College’s Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering Centre (HAMEC) has selected DMG Mori machine tools to support vocational training for apprenticeships and degree apprenticeships, allowing the facility to provide a pool of talent ready for the challenge of modern manufacturing.  Read More

New sales exec welcomed at Physical Digital 19/10/2016

3D optical measurement company Physical Digital welcomes Steve Fletcher as business development manager, a newly-created role at the expanding firm, to service clients across high-value sectors such as aerospace, automotive, motorsport and marine.  Read More

Custom workholding producer launches prove-out service 23/09/2016

An innovative prototyping and prove-out service is now being offered by Coventry based Hyfore Engineering, following the installation of two additional machining centres, a Quaser MV 184 and 235 from parent Engineering Technology Group, and a Mitutoyo coordinate measurement machine, at its Coventry facility.   Read More

MSP joins ISO 9001:2015 club 12/09/2016

metrology software products (MSP) has become one of the first manufacturing software companies to be certified with the latest version of the ISO 9001:2015 quality management standard.   Read More

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence metrology portfolio gets composite part capability boost 01/09/2016

Sweden-headquartered Hexagon AB has acquired German company Apodius GmbH, a start-up specialising in measurement solutions for fibre composite components.  Read More

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