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Horn ups production

04/11/2005

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

04/11/2005

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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ThyssenKrupp-Maxcor

04/11/2005

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

04/11/2005

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

04/11/2005

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

04/11/2005

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

04/11/2005

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.