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Engineering company given funding for high-tech inspection machinery 01/11/2017

N&R Needham has been awarded £52,425 from the University of Derby to invest in new machinery to broaden measuring capacity and to be able to take on work that they couldn’t have inspected previously.  Read More

AGS and Rollomatic create UK partnership 19/10/2017

Coventry-based Advanced Grinding Solutions (AGS) has been officially appointed as the sole UK and Irish agent for Swiss-based manufacturer of high precision CNC tool grinding machines Rollomatic.  Read More

Helander Precision Engineering selected for SiG 13/10/2017

Tewkesbury-based Helander Precision Engineering has been selected for Sharing in Growth (SiG) – the government-backed supply chain competitiveness programme.  Read More

Rockford Components’ business success secures award 13/10/2017

Rockford Components has won a new national award that recognises how its staff and management have worked together to grow the business.  Read More

UK etching specialist boosted by German growth 12/10/2017

Photo etching supplier Precision Micro has seen a huge uptake in demand for its services from German-based companies in the last three years.  Read More

Proto Labs announces additional injection moulding capabilities 05/10/2017

Proto Labs is demonstrating its strategy of continual evolution with new injection moulding services for European customers.  Read More

Master Abrasives appointed agent for ActOn vibratory finishing machines 06/09/2017

Master Abrasives has been appointed as an official agent for the range of vibratory finishing machines manufactured in Britain by ActOn Finishing.   Read More

FC Laser achieves record monthly turnover 17/08/2017

Precision laser cutting specialist FC Laser saw its customer activity grow 20% last month, which led to the company achieving its highest ever monthly turnover.  Read More

Hillfoot expands international operation with appointment 14/08/2017

Specialist carbon and alloy steel stockholder Hillfoot has moved to build on its international operation with the appointment of a new position of export manager.  Read More

Machine tool sales orders for Mills CNC top 100 13/07/2017

Orders in Q2 for Mills CNC, the exclusive distributor of Doosan machine tools in the UK and Ireland, exceeded the 100 machine tool mark.  Read More

TRUMPF ensures greater service and support 11/07/2017

High-technology metalworking specialist TRUMPF is moving away from centralised service and technical support management, in favour of a regionalised structure.  Read More

FC Laser installs 10 kW Bystronic laser profiler; two more to follow 16/06/2017

FC Laser has installed a 10 kW Bystronic fibre optic laser centre that is capable of cutting materials as thick as 30 mm; two more identical machines are to be ordered over the coming months.  Read More

RP Technologies invests £120,000, employs more, slashing lead times 14/06/2017

Prototype and production tooling and plastic injection moulding company RP Technologies has invested £120,000 to increase its toolroom and injection moulding capacity.   Read More

Ficep UK picks up Costa Lev agency 08/06/2017

Ficep UK has been appointed exclusive UK agent for manufacturer of automatic metal deburring and surface finishing machines Costa Lev.   Read More

RK International Machine Tools and Lagun Machine Tools enter agreement 01/06/2017

RK International Machine Tools has entered in to an agreement with Spanish company Lagun Machine Tools to provide commercial and promotional support for its range of large capacity bed-type and moving column milling machines.  Read More

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

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