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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 Amazon.co.uk 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

Renishaw gives 108 school students a taste for engineering 31/08/2016

Global engineering company Renishaw opened the doors of its Gloucestershire headquarters to 108 school students for work experience in July 2016, as part of a programme that aims to inspire more young people to consider STEM careers. The students took on a series of engineering projects to get a taste of what a career in the field entails.   Read More

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence event in Rotherham to highlight how quality can drive productivity 18/08/2016

A metrology event at the Nuclear AMRC, Rotherham, held from September 14-15 and hosted by Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, will showcase an offline robot cell, designed to automatically measure sheet metal parts in the most challenging shopfloor conditions.  Read More

MSC Big Book catalogue 2016 release - over 10,000 new products added 17/08/2016

?MSC has launched its new Big Book catalogue featuring over 300 new pages of products and brands, new to MSC, which “are guaranteed to transform how you work”.   Read More

Faro acquires Canadian metrology software brand BuildIt 11/08/2016

Metrology equipment manufacturer Faro has acquired BuildIT Software & Solutions, a leader in process-configurable 3D metrology software solutions with interfaces that are hardware-independent.  Read More

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence-managed Silverstone Park Metrology Facility opens 19/07/2016

The Silverstone Park Metrology Facility, managed by Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, has been officially opened. Described as Britain’s first dedicated subcontract inspection metrology centre, the 3,000 ft2 state-of-the-art facility is a joint venture between Silverstone Park developer MEPC and metrology expert Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence.  Read More

Lively North East event brings manufacturing and engineering innovation to the region 18/07/2016

The North East’s largest showcase of manufacturing and engineering suppliers has closed its doors on another successful year. Running from 6-7th July at the Radio Metro Arena, Newcastle, Manufacturing & Engineering North East provided a regional platform for the best of British design and manufacturing innovation.  Read More

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence supports Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering project 14/07/2016

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence quality control equipment has supported an innovative project to develop a lightweight exhaust system for a luxury sports car, working with the Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering, plus Coventry University.  Read More

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence adds intermediate and advanced programming for PC-DMIS measurement software course 08/07/2016

Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence has added a modular course offering intermediate and advanced programming for PC-DMIS measurement software to its training programmes.  Read More

Vision system expert Industrial Vision Systems targets inspection tasks with collaborative robots from Universal Robots 19/05/2016

Supplier of machine vision and artificial intelligence solutions Industrial Vision Systems (IVS) is now offering vision-enabled collaborative robots (cobots), which can work safely alongside humans, aiming them at tasks such as complex component inspection.   Read More

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