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Trike and nPB alternative offered by 3M


The Solvents Emissions Directive, which becomes mandatory at the end of October 2007, has major implications for the thousands of companies who currently use Trike as a solvent for cleaning and degreasing purposes.

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600 Group wins £4.4 million Airbus order


The 600 Group has reported the winning of a £4.4 million contract for the supply of four Mitsui Seiki horizontal machining centres and a Fastems materials handling system to Airbus UK.

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Mighty fine agreement


BSA Machine Tools & Mighty USA have signed an agreement which sees BSA market the Churchill Viper range of CNC in the UK and Ireland and other markets in China and the Far East.

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Renishaw and Delcam join up to boost productivity


Delcam, developer of the PowerINSPECT inspection software, and Renishaw, one of the world’s leading metrology companies, have joined forces to offer On-Machine Verification (OMV) technology to all companies seeking to ...

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Dean Smith & Grace order for new breed CNC lathe


Dean, Smith & Grace of Keighley, West Yorkshire has received the first order for one of its new breed of CNC shaft lathes - purpose-built for fully automated, high-precision, internal and external machining of large ...

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South East firms get innovation help


The Innovation Advisory Service, a programme designed to help manufacturing firms in the South East gain access to resources and funding for innovation, was officially launched earlier this month (April).

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Nissan export milestone celebrated


Nissan UK has now exported more then 3 million cars from its Sunderland plant since 1984 and the event was marked by a visit from Rt Hon Tony Blair and Nissan president and CEO Carlos Ghosn.