Following the launch of its new strategy (see Machinery November 2006, page 16) and its positive progress (see Machinery, April 2007, page 58), 600 Group most recently successfully unveiled its new China-made/600 Group-designed Dalian machine tool range at EMO last September. But in November last year the Group turned the spotlight on its UK manufacturing activities, lest anybody thought this was being overshadowed by sales company developments and outsourced product initiatives.