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Emco/ESPRIT agreement


Austria’s Emco Maier and US CADCAM company DP Technology have launched a joint CNC programming agreement to co-operatively market DP Technology’s ESPRIT programming system, specifically adapted to fit Emco’s product ...

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More diesels for Dagenham


As of last month, Ford Motor Company is building a new family of diesel engines at its advanced engine plant, Dagenham. It is one of a line of recent diesel engine production announcements made for the Dagenham plant.

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Gildemeister EMO sales


During the week-long EMO exhibition, the Gildemeister Group sold 451 machines valued at a € 87.4 million - the highest order intake that Gildemeister has ever recorded at a trade fair, with eight of these machines are ...

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Horn ups production


A night shift has been introduced at Horn UK, Ringwood, Hamps and will support manufacture of 300-Series groove milling inserts as well as the Type 105 Mini series inserts that have been produced since start-up.

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Thermoforming research warms up with EU funding


GTMA is co-ordinating UK activity under the Europe-funded thermal forming project T-ForM. Benefits expected are reduced throughput time by as much as 40 per cent and reduce costs by 35 per cent.

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Maxcor Inc, in partnership with Silver Point Finance LLC, has completed the purchase of ThyssenKrupp’s MetalCutting Group.

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News for UK wind power sector blows hot and cold


Wind-farm developer Airtricity is drawing up plans for a £16 billion project to build a “super-grid” in the North Sea, connecting a huge 10,000 MW wind farm to the UK, Germany and the Netherlands.

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Oil business win


Rotherham-based Newburgh Engineering has secured two new contracts, worth more than £2 million a year.

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New supply chain study for offshore wind power


The European POWER (Pushing Offshore Wind Energy Regions) Project has asked Douglas-Westwood, Canterbury to conduct a North Sea wide supply chain study on the offshore wind energy sector.

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Higher capacity benefit


BTMA member and sliding-head lathe sub-contractor WML Engineering has purchased a Miyano BND 51SY fixed-head lathe to meet changing requirements of its customer base.