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Who dares (invest) wins

05/03/2004

Contract manufacturers can’t plan forward with any confidence. The fax machine is quiet for three weeks out of four, with the last week of the month bringing a deluge that is wanted ASAP. So it takes confidence to ...

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Waterjet profiling complements metalcutting

05/03/2004

Abingdon-based Holifields has found a method of economically producing small quantities of mounting plates for a Formula One team. From 0.9 mm thick, free-issue titanium plate, Holifields cuts out blanks using one of ...

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Magic formula

05/03/2004

The machine shop within McLaren’s new Technology Centre,Woking, Surrey blends in so well with its surroundings, you could almost miss it. The new machine shop has two levels: the main machine shop at ground level and ...

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Testing the limits

17/10/2003

Mercedes-Ilmor, Brixworth, Northants counts machine tool maker Mori Seiki as one of its manufacturing technology partners (others include Charmilles, Iscar and Renishaw). Indeed, so good is the relationship that Mori ...