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Autodesk University, London - Generation generative

24/10/2019

​For two days in July, Autodesk hosted a London-based edition of Autodesk University.It provided a push to its cloud-hosted design-to-production collaborative software, Fusion 360, which it also expanded; saw its cloud- ...

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Convergence in view

24/10/2019

​Autodesk is a $2.6bn software business that has for a few years been talking about the convergence of design and manufacturing. Rather than separate processes, this sees the two as a single continuous effort. It takes ...

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Thoughts on EMO 2019 - Treading water

15/10/2019

”Seen anything interesting?” That’s the question, meaning ‘what’s the buzz here?’ that all journalists ask each other at any major exhibition, most recently at the biennial EMO manufacturing technology show, held last ...

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More than technology

11/07/2019

It is a widely held tenet that to succeed companies must principally have access to the very latest manufacturing technology, which often these days is complemented by its supplier’s process knowledge. The big welcome ...

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Staying relevant

08/07/2019

Castle Precision Engineering won an £80 million Rolls-Royce order last year, its largest ever contract. But the company had to travel a hard road to before that, learning a critical lesson along the way – that it was ...

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Team with the edge

18/06/2019

Andrew Allcock explains the Ceratizit Group’s four cutting tool brands’ places in the total offer that is now brought together under the umbrella of ‘Team Cutting Tools’. He also has news of the “biggest turning ...

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Push, pull, action

10/06/2019

I write this just as the Extinction Rebellion main event in London leading up to and after Easter weekend is winding down. The environment, specifically global warming, is hitting the news headlines. Much touted is the ...