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Driving high-tech manufacturing in Cornwall

23/04/2021

​A wealth of new high-tech manufacturing opportunities exist in Cornwall over the next few years and Feritech Global is on a mission to drive the county and the region across all sectors, when it moves into a new £3m ...

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Supply side: Grob Open House

19/04/2021

German machine manufacturer Grob held an online Open House in March, where it launched its new 4-axis universal machining centres and hosted a series of webinars.

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DMG Mori: End-to-end solutions provider

10/03/2021

​DMG Mori’s Open House in Pfronten, Bavaria, Germany, is a major event for the company, but due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it was held digitally this year, where the machine tool manufacturer revealed three new world ...

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Decarbonising UK energy

08/03/2021

​An innovative decarbonising energy project that will help increase the amount of renewable energy transmitted on the UK electricity system and prevent power blackouts, is taking shape and on target to be operational ...

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The whole package

12/02/2021

​Covid-19 has had a profound effect on every machine tool industry business and for the Ceratizit Group it was an opportunity to reposition the company for future growth.

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The future of hot forging

11/01/2021

​The new £20 million advanced manufacturing facility at the Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC)– FutureForge – will give a boost to Scottish manufacturing and help create the ‘forge of the future’ and develop new ...

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MTC installs UK’s first waterjet guided laser machine

08/01/2021

The MTC has made a significant six-figure investment in its laser processing capability with the installation of a high precision Synova LCS305 waterjet guided laser machine – the first of its kind to be operated in UK ...

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Machinery safety - two become four - CE moves to UKCA

07/12/2020

The first of January 1995 is a distant memory, but the EU Machinery Safety Directive became mandated in the UK on that date and saw the CE mark of conformity become a visible feature on many commercial and industrial ...

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GTMA medical supply chain initiative looks to grow

05/10/2020

​The GTMA formed a cluster of member companies interested in working in the medical sector in March 2020, anticipating the need for an immediate response to the Covid-19 pandemic and ongoing medium-/long-term growth in ...

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Is the tide turning for reshoring?

27/07/2020

’Reshoring’ is a much-mentioned word in the manufacturing industry, especially amongst engineering component suppliers that took part in Ventilator Challenge UK. Andrew Allcock takes a look at the history of such talk ...

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Four manic weeks

01/06/2020

At the beginning of March, life in the UK was still close to normal, albeit with heightened awareness of Covid-19’s threat and approach, plus a focus on hand-washing. But from Monday, 16 through into mid-April as peak ...