News - Machining

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Essentra upgrades to electric machines


​Essentra Components, the global manufacturer of essential industrial components, has embarked on a multi-million pound, long-term investment programme to upgrade its hydraulic injection moulding machine portfolio to ...

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DMC to pioneer Renishaw central data platform


The Digital Manufacturing Centre (DMC) - an additive manufacturing (AM) focused facility located within the Silverstone Technology Cluster - will be the first business to officially adopt Renishaw’s revolutionary new ...

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From couture to composites: spinning a high-tech yarn


​Fabric producer Antich and Sons has achieved a step change in its manufacturing capability to produce finished 3D multilayer woven preforms for advanced composites used in aerospace and automotive through a pioneering ...

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CKF enable Laithwaites to reach 98% productivity


​CKF has recently designed, installed and commissioned an extensive new case feed and palletising system for Laithwaites wine, an established, thriving ecommerce and retail business based in Gloucester.

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Mikron’s Swiss subsidiaries to be merged


​The Mikron Group has announced that its four Swiss subsidiaries Mikron SA Boudry, Mikron SA Agno, Mikron Tool SA Agno and Mikron Management AG, Langenthal will be merged, retroactively effective as per 1 January, 2021.

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Dugard adds to its growing team


​As the UK gradually returns to post-pandemic levels, Dugard has now appointed David Rawson to support the relentless growth that the Hove company is enjoying across all brands in its portfolio.

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Historic locomotive manufacturer set to close


Historic Leicestershire-based locomotive manufacturer Brush Traction is set to close after more than 150 years in business after US owner Wabtec said the site was "unstainable" - putting around 300 jobs at risk.

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Sheffield Forgemasters adopts pioneering cobot


​Sheffield Forgemasters has adopted pioneering collaborative robotic (Cobot) assistance for Foundry operatives, dramatically reducing exposure to vibration, improving safety and increasing productivity within its ...