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600 Group wins £4.4 million Airbus order


The 600 Group has reported the winning of a £4.4 million contract for the supply of four Mitsui Seiki horizontal machining centres and a Fastems materials handling system to Airbus UK.

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Mighty fine agreement


BSA Machine Tools & Mighty USA have signed an agreement which sees BSA market the Churchill Viper range of CNC in the UK and Ireland and other markets in China and the Far East.

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Renishaw and Delcam join up to boost productivity


Delcam, developer of the PowerINSPECT inspection software, and Renishaw, one of the world’s leading metrology companies, have joined forces to offer On-Machine Verification (OMV) technology to all companies seeking to ...

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Dean Smith & Grace order for new breed CNC lathe


Dean, Smith & Grace of Keighley, West Yorkshire has received the first order for one of its new breed of CNC shaft lathes - purpose-built for fully automated, high-precision, internal and external machining of large ...

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South East firms get innovation help


The Innovation Advisory Service, a programme designed to help manufacturing firms in the South East gain access to resources and funding for innovation, was officially launched earlier this month (April).

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Nissan export milestone celebrated


Nissan UK has now exported more then 3 million cars from its Sunderland plant since 1984 and the event was marked by a visit from Rt Hon Tony Blair and Nissan president and CEO Carlos Ghosn.

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Stillage tagging idea could save firms millions


A scheme to electronically tag metal cages (stillages) used to transport components could save firms millions of pounds in lost equipment and lost production by ending widespread stillage ‘disappearance’.

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Wagon buys Oxford Automotive


Engineered structures supplier Wagon Automotive has acquired Oxford Automotive ApS, a supplier of modular automotive body structures and mechanisms.