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Dawson Shanahan chosen as CommonwealthFirst Export Champion 05/05/2017

Dawson Shanahan, a leading precision engineering specialist, has been chosen as an Export Champion in the prestigious CommonwealthFirst programme.   Read More

Post processing welding services launched by RP Technologies 04/05/2017

West Midlands based manufacturer of injection moulded prototype and production components, RP Technologies, has launched two post processing welding services – hot plate welding and ultrasonic welding.  Read More

Paul Fabrications handed 2016 Rolls-Royce Fabrications Supplier of the Year Award 03/05/2017

Fabricated and precision machined components supplier Paul Fabrications has been handed the 2016 Rolls-Royce Fabrications Supplier of the Year award.  Read More

Employees with good ideas save KMF more than half a million pounds 29/04/2017

At sheetmetalworking subcontractor KMF, 194 employees have contributed to cost savings this year of £530,589.26.  Read More

Speaker line-up announced for Newcastle’s July manufacturing conference and exhibition 17/03/2017

Manufacturing & Engineering 2017 will feature its strongest conference line-up yet when it opens in Newcastle this July. Visitors attending the event at the Metro Radio Arena on 5-6th July can hear from world-class speakers including Liberty House Group, Hitachi Rail and the Scale-up Institute, focusing on opportunities for growth, the latest technology and inspiring case studies in the North East.  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

New faces in business: XYZ and MNB Precision 07/12/2016

XYZ Machine Tools and MNB Precision announce details of their latest recruits.  Read More

Grenville Engineering invests in laser profiling 06/12/2016

Sheet metal fabricator Grenville Engineering (Stoke-on Trent) has invested £500,000 in a Bystronic BySprint 3015 fibre laser profiler, joining two other Trumpf 3030 laser profilers. That investment is supplemented by two CNC pressbrakes expected to be installed in December 2016.  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

ETG prepares to leave Southam, home of its Permanent Trade Show, but will create UK showroom network 21/11/2016

Engineering Technology Group has completed the second phase of a business restructuring, 18 months after the management buy-out, by consolidating the Capital Equipment Division and the Operations Division under one roof to focus on efficiencies and customer care.  Read More

Dawson Shanahan opens dedicated engineering apprentice training school 18/11/2016

Precision engineering firm Dawson Shanahan has opened a dedicated apprentice training school at its Welshpool-based engineering facility.  Read More

Formaplex adds more capability to new Voyager Park manufacturing facility 27/10/2016

Having recently moved into its new manufacturing facilities - a new 120,000 sq ft, purpose-built factory – automotive-focused tooling and parts supplier Formaplex is now set to expand capabilities there.  Read More

Machinist and 3D printer merge to form hybrid subcontractor UPDATED 29/09/2016

A supplier of both precision machining and metal 3D printing has been created following the merger of Newbury-based Progressive Technology and Birmingham’s Innovate 2 Make (i2M).  Read More

Supply chain movements push cryogenic machining towards the mainstream 13/09/2016

Following the acquisition of cryogenic machining technology patents, US manufacturing technology company 5ME has signed sales deals with US firms Fullerton Tool Company (which has representation in the UK) and Star SU (a collaboration between Star Cutter Company and SU America, US subsidiary of Italian machine manufacturer Samp Utensili).   Read More

MACH 2018 website live; space ballot process set for kick-off 19/08/2016

With a successful MACH 2016 exhibition behind it, show organiser and trade association the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) has already got the MACH 2018 event in its sights, unveiling a website and kicking off the space ballot process.  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

Sub-CNC Precision snaps up MACH 2016 exhibition machine for nuclear parts order 23/06/2016

A high volume order with an eight-week delivery deadline received by Sub-CNC Precision two days before the opening of April’s MACH 2016 exhibition prompted the subcontractor's search for new sliding-head turning capacity at the show, with a MACH-demonstrated 32 mm bar capacity Citizen Cincom L32-XII snapped up.  Read More

Automechanika Birmingham presents £4 billion supply chain opportunity 25/05/2016

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders' (SMMT) Meet the Buyer event is relocating to join Automechanika Birmingham, 7-9 June at the NEC, with opportunity valued at £4 billion billed as on offer by the SMMT.  Read More

Midas produces prototype models for self-tanning unit 20/05/2016

4c Design, a Glasgow-based product design engineering consultancy, turned to Midas Pattern Company when it required a quick turnaround on prototypes of a new self-tanning unit.   Read More

More work for UK subcontractors 19/05/2016

The outlook for UK subcontractor manufacturers looks to be strongly positive, according to new research by the organisers of Subcon (7-9 June at the NEC), with the volume of work increasing and more contracts being re-shored from low-cost economies.  Read More

Sigma set for growth with new facility 10/05/2016

West Yorkshire-based subcontract machinist Sigma Technologies has relocated to a new 22,000 ft2 facility, doubling its previous floorspace, in Kingsford Freeway, Bradford.   Read More

Delapena expands offering; targets doubling of turnover in two years 15/04/2016

Honing machine and tooling specialist Delapena revealed an expanded portfolio of activities and hopes for major business growth at MACH 2016 this week. The company has added Engis machines and tooling plus Cumi grinding machines and abrasives to its portfolio, while it is also offering a subcontract honing service, Machinery learned at the Birmingham exhibition.  Read More

Mollart Engineering sold to management team 21/03/2016

Mollart Engineering, a specialist in the manufacture and supply of deep hole drilling machines and tooling for drilling and more, as well as a significant subcontractor, has been sold to its management team.  Read More

Hone-All Precision shows off diverse subcontract capabilities at MACH (stand 5488) 11/02/2016

Hone-All Precision is demonstrating how its diverse manufacturing service has given the Leighton Buzzard business the X-Factor through a challenging economic period.   Read More

Sub-CNC promotes Call-Off cell at MACH (stand 5272) 02/02/2016

Subcontract machining specialists Sub-CNC Precision is introducing its new designated stock-holding facility and the Call-Off cell.  Read More

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