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The Machinery Interview - Paul Allen - HV Wooding

21/07/2021

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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Supply side: Show of strength

18/06/2021

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

15/06/2021

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 ...

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Nothing lightweight about lightweighting

21/05/2021

I​n their quest to create greener and more economical components, manufacturers across many sectors are increasingly moving to lightweighting due to the benefits it brings, but this shift is also presenting some puzzles ...

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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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MACH 2020 preparations

18/02/2019

MACH2020 (www.machexhibition.com) will take place from 20-24 April, 2020 at the National Exhibition Centre, Birmingham. It will be the second show since the move to new halls, with the event last year attracting 25,000+ ...

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Precision Performer

11/06/2018

With prestige parts destined for Jaguar Land Rover, Bentley, Porsche, Bugatti and F1 Teams, GW Machining sets the bar high for the high precision processing of highly complex parts in low volume, employing methods that ...

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Peak combustion

29/09/2017

Our supplement on the energy sector kicks off on p53 (see online magazine section, September). No prizes for spotting that this area has been hit hard, with activity in engineering companies that serve this sector ...

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Vision of steel

13/04/2017

Driven by a new vision of integrated British steelmaking, commodities trader Sanjeev Gupta has, in the last few years, built an industrial conglomerate that aims to underpin British manufacturing post-Brexit, starting ...

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Science non-fiction

03/01/2017

The Advanced Forming Research Centre could reasonably be accused of hiding its light under a bushel. But it is now revealing more of its work and future direction, which is taking in more metalcutting, but with a ...

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Future vehicles: spaceframe with AM elements

07/12/2016

A consortium of four engineering firms have developed an automotive spaceframe partly produced by additive manufacturing to highlight a new way of making bodywork. They are: German companies EDAG Engineering, Laser ...

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This month 25 years ago: November 1991

02/11/2016

Manufacturing’s image; Cincinnati Milacron – another low-cost VMC, eyes growing market share; Yamazaki Machinery UK one of the 10 best in the world; Renishaw easy accuracy check; modular fixturing; gang-tooled lathes; ...