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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

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

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