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WorldSkills names team for Russia 2019


The UK’s best and brightest young skilled apprentices and students have been selected to represent all four nations in Team UK at the ‘Skills Olympics’ in Russia. More than 30 young professionals from sectors such as ...

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Prima Power UK achieves record year


The UK division of the Italian-owned Prima Power Group recorded its best ever year in 2018, with sales surpassing all previous years since the subsidiary was founded. A significant number of orders were received for ...

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Lantek grows turnover 10% to €19.25 million


Lantek, a specialist in software and solutions for the sheet metal and fabrication industries, reached a turnover of €19.25 million in the 2018 fiscal year, a 10% increase in comparison with the previous period. The ...

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Wenzel reaches 9,000th measuring machine installation


The Wenzel Group is celebrating following the installation of its landmark 9,000th measuring machine, a feat that follows another important milestone in the German metrology specialist’s history – its 50th year in the ...

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FANUC warns UK government about lack of automation


The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee has heard evidence from a number of UK leading manufacturing experts, including the managing director of FANUC UK, Tom Bouchier, about the dangers of falling behind ...

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Big year at Control 2019 for RPI UK


RPI UK, a specialist in precision positioning devices for high-accuracy rotary and angular inspection systems, will be launching its QuadProfile rotary table at Control 2019 in Stuttgart (7-10 May). On stand 7108, the ...

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MTC’s ‘Made for Space’ conference date set


The MTC's two-day ‘Made for Space’ conference will be held on 2-3 May in Coventry. The event will host international experts who will explain the opportunities available for manufacturers in the space industry. MTC ...

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Fronius gears up for open house


Welding technology specialist Fronius will be opening its doors to visitors on 15 May (09:00-16:00). The free event in Milton Keynes offers guests the chance to do a lap of the company’s technology centre, test their ...

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Carfulan apprentices graduate in record time


Two youngsters have become the first to successfully complete apprenticeships at a south Derbyshire engineering specialist – and they have done it 12 months ahead of schedule. Cameron Reeves and Ed Cartwright have spent ...