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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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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 ...

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Nothing lightweight about lightweighting


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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GTMA medical supply chain initiative looks to grow


​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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Four manic weeks


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 ...

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MACH 2020 preparations


MACH2020 ( 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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DMG/Mori Seiki global expansion


Andrew Allcock attended the annual DMG/Mori Seiki Open House event in Germany, held during late January. Global plans, market opportunities and the unveiling of more new machine tools were on the menu, including ...

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MEDTEC 2011 - exhibition preview


Machinery is an official media partner of the forthcoming MEDTEC UK 2011 exhibition from 6-7 April at the Birmingham NEC. Steed Webzell previews the main attractions

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Medical technology examined


Machining contracts for the medical sector are reviving nicely, with a string of recent investments driving the competitive stakes even higher. Machinery reports

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Sandvik Coromant Coropak 2 highlights


Sandvik Coromant releases products in two stages throughout the year. Andrew Allcock reviews some of the highlights from the Coropak 2 unveiling last year. Composites machining, medical, wind power plus specific product ...

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Immediate response


Paul Crux, founder of sub-contractor P&C Precision Engineering, is ramping up his investment strategy in anticipation of the upturn. Steed Webzell called by to find out how and why