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Quality & metrology: Accelerating Industry 4.0


Hexagon has introduced the HxGN Robotic Automation platform to accelerate autonomous quality assurance for Industry 4.0. President of metrology and production Stephen Graham tells us more

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MACH 2022: The four-year wait is nearly over


UK manufacturing technology event MACH is usually held biennially, but has not taken place for four years as the 2020 edition was cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic. A lot has taken place in that time and this ...

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Supply side: Mazak Open House


Yamazaki Mazak held its EMO Encore Open House in Worcester last month where it gave UK debuts to new machines and gave details of its core strategic business focuses

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Supply side: Hurco Open House


Hurco UK held an open house last month where it showed off the latest machine tools it offers the market like the VM ONE and BX60i. In total there was 12 machines on display and cutting metal

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Next step to fusion energy


The UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has opened a new fusion energy research facility in Rotherham where a machine that will test prototype components for future fusion power plants will be built. Justin Burns went ...

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AMPI: Machinery initiative backed


The UK Research and Innovations’ (UKRI) Strength in Places Fund (SIPF) has awarded £22.6m for development of the Advanced Machinery & Productivity Institute (AMPI). The AMPI will work to develop work leading machinery ...

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Supply side: VIA Machine Tools


New CNC machining centres and CNC lathes fitted with the latest technology have been launched by Yorkshire firm VIA Machine Tools Ltd

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The Machinery Interview - Alan Mucklow - Yamazaki Mazak


Yamazaki Mazak continues to invest in its Worcester-based European Manufacturing Plant and is at the forefront of the UK machine tools industry. Alan Mucklow, managing director UK & national distributor sales, discusses ...

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Entry to Industry 4.0


The majority of machine shops operate mixed machine tool fleets and many are in need of low-cost easy to use vendor-neutral machine monitoring technology to assess productivity. Sheffield-based FourJaw Manufacturing ...

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The Machinery Interview - Paul Allen - HV Wooding


Market-driven manufacturer: ​Subcontract metal component manufacturer HV Wooding employs more than 85 at three sites in Hythe, Kent. Sales director Paul Allen, a qualified engineer, talks to Machinery about new capital ...

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A carbon-free energy future on the horizon


The UK is playing a leading role in the development of nuclear fusion energy and new technological advancements have been made. The potential energy source is seen as the answer to a carbon-free sustainable future

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Supply side: Show of strength


Traditionally, Studer holds a press conference as part of an annual worldwide sales event, but this year the company held it online, where it gave an update about how business has been and revealed it plans to make some ...

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Raft of new AM machines launched to the market


The additive manufacturing/3D printing market is vibrant and new machines have arrived in the marketplace, to tap into the growing opportunities. Justin Burns takes a look at the different new AM machines that have been ...