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THIS WEEK’S HIGHLIGHTS

UK NEWS View All

Winds of change

PUBLISHED: March 3, 2021

Sheffield Forgemasters is now working with the Offshore Wind Growth Partnership (OWGP). The company has...

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More encouragement needed

PUBLISHED: March 2, 2021

Despite being one of the UK’s most prominent sectors, the metalworking industry is struggling to...

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Vargus UK strengthens team

PUBLISHED: March 1, 2021

Vargus Tooling UK, a manufacturer and supplier of threading, grooving, turning and hand deburring tools,...

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Smart factory production line

PUBLISHED: February 25, 2021

LISI Aerospace (BAI UK) and the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) have...

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Expanding to meet demand

PUBLISHED: February 24, 2021

Reeco is doubling the size of its premises in Newtown, Wales, from 5500 sq ft...

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Supply chain pumps up for SMR ...

PUBLISHED: February 23, 2021

Pump and motor manufacturer Hayward Tyler is working with the Nuclear AMRC on the development...

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Robot ends labour-intensive pr...

PUBLISHED: February 22, 2021

RARUK Automation has supplied Plymouth-based Oakmount Control Systems with a new FlexiBowl parts feeder and...

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316 joins Go2

PUBLISHED: February 18, 2021

Go2 Engineering has acquired Peterborough-based stainless-steel fabrication specialist 316 Engineering. 316 offers nearly 20 years...

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Heatrod acquires Graybar

PUBLISHED: February 17, 2021

Bolton-based electric-heating specialist Heatrod Industrial has acquired Wellingborough-based GrayBar Ltd, a manufacturer of products for...

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Additive Casting comes to DMC

PUBLISHED: February 16, 2021

The Digital Manufacturing Centre (DMC) has struck a partnership with Enable Manufacturing, the UK-based start-up...

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS View All

EMAG expands portfolio with Sa

PUBLISHED: March 2, 2021

The acquisition of Samputensili Machine Tools and Samputensili CLC by the EMAG Group - including...

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Alstom acquires Bombardier Tra

PUBLISHED: March 1, 2021

Alstom has completed the acquisition of Bombardier Transportation. The enlarged group has a combined proforma...

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5G and TSN drive communication

PUBLISHED: February 23, 2021

The Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology (IPT), together with partners from mechanical engineering, network technology...

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Minimise gearbox maintenance...

PUBLISHED: February 22, 2021

According to a study by OneServe, manufacturers lose between £60,000 and £500,000 a year due...

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All-electric aircraft deal...

PUBLISHED: February 15, 2021

GKN Aerospace and Eviation have signed a collaboration agreement on wing, empennage and EWIS (electrical...

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Robot density list revealed...

PUBLISHED: February 9, 2021

According to the latest World Robotics statistics issued by the International Federation of Robotics (IFR),...

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Smart factory has 30 connected

PUBLISHED: February 8, 2021

Trumpf has opened a new smart factory at its headquarters in Ditzingen, where the facility...

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Protolabs acquires 3D Hubs...

PUBLISHED: February 3, 2021

Proto Labs, a global technology-enabled digital manufacturing specialist, has entered into a definitive agreement to...

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Machine digitalisation...

PUBLISHED: February 2, 2021

The VDW (German Machine Tool Builders’ Association) has acquired a minority stake in Munich-based Spanflug...

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BCN3D enjoys growth in 2020...

PUBLISHED: February 1, 2021

BCN3D, an additive manufacturing provider of 3D printing solutions, closed 2020 with record growth, appointing...

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SUBCONTRACTING NEWS View All

EAG Precision hits the ground

PUBLISHED: March 1, 2021

Mills CNC, the exclusive distributor of Doosan machine tools in the UK and Ireland, says it is not only the...

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Subcontractor orders second au

PUBLISHED: February 22, 2021

Having installed a Brother production cell at the end of 2019 comprising two five-axis Speedio M140X2 mill-turn centres served by...

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HPC started with one Citizen C

PUBLISHED: February 15, 2021

Back in 1997, when physics graduate Paul Cobb asked his father Reg to help him invest in a subcontract machining...

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Using Vericut to safeguard mac

PUBLISHED: February 8, 2021

Those who have filled up their vehicles this week might want to thank Conroe Machine. That’s because this specialty job...

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Parker gets a grip on automati

PUBLISHED: February 1, 2021

As a $14bn corporation, the journey of Parker Hannifin started over 100 years ago when Arthur Parker founded the Parker...

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Getting it right, from the sta

PUBLISHED: January 25, 2021

Mills CNC, the exclusive distributor of Doosan machine tools in the UK and Ireland, has supplied precision subcontractor MRN Engineering...

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40% faster turning and 100% m

PUBLISHED: January 18, 2021

Towards the tail end of last year, Merseyside subcontractor Bryken took delivery of its sixth Miyano BNE-51MSY turn-mill centre, having...

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Medical parts gain from single

PUBLISHED: January 11, 2021

A trio of Bumotec multi-axis, multi-tasking machining centres are helping Shanghai Medical Instruments (Group) to maintain its 50% market share...

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Radan delivers higher profit m

PUBLISHED: January 4, 2021

Automatic nesting capability in Radan CADCAM software is achieving a sheet-metal subcontractor’s target for its raw material utilisation as part...

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Plastic injection moulder upgr

PUBLISHED: December 21, 2020

It was as recently as 2012 that manual plus two-and-a-half-axis CNC milling gave way to full 3D machining of plastic...

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FEATURE ON CNC MILLS & MACHINING CENTRES View All

Matsuura unveils latest VMC...

PUBLISHED: March 3, 2021

Matsuura Machinery has released its MAM72-52V, a high-speed, large-capacity five-axis vertical machining centre. Designed from the ground up and based...

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DMG Mori unveils entry-level V

PUBLISHED: March 2, 2021

DMG Mori has entered the vertical machining centre market at the lower end of the price range with a new,...

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Next-generation compact five-a

PUBLISHED: March 2, 2021

Yamazaki Mazak has unveiled a new, high-accuracy, simultaneous, five-axis vertical machining centre, the Variaxis C-600. The C-600, which is the...

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SLAC starts with pair of Hurco

PUBLISHED: March 1, 2021

Shortlisted for the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2021 and a finalist in 2020, 27-year-old Alun Cheung attended Farnborough...

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Simultaneous turning on five-a

PUBLISHED: January 8, 2021

GF Machining Solutions has introduced the Mikron Mill P 800 U ST machining centre, which integrates milling and turning in...

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JWA invests in British-built m

PUBLISHED: January 7, 2021

A Leicester-based precision engineering company has reaffirmed its commitment to high-quality, high-accuracy production by becoming one of the first to...

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Large workpiece machining solu

PUBLISHED: January 6, 2021

High-precision, five-axis machining of components up to 2300 mm long may be carried out productively on the new DMF 200|8...

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High-speed automated machining

PUBLISHED: January 5, 2021

Speedio 30-taper, three- to five-axis machining centres built by Brother are able to produce components in such short cycle times...

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HB Bearings opts for Leadwell...

PUBLISHED: January 4, 2021

In August 2021, a pair of BT40 vertical machining centres built in Taiwan by Leadwell was supplied by UK and...

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Investment doubles business at

PUBLISHED: January 4, 2021

A Scottish precision engineering company and tool maker to the plastics industry has doubled turnover since 2014 when it embarked...

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AUCTIONS View All

3rd March: Metalworking Machin

PUBLISHED: February 7, 2021

GoIndustryDoveBid are offering by online auction the sale of Metalworking, Machinery, Driveline, Manufacturing, Assets from well-known Automotive Company in Korea...

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16th March: Online Auction on

PUBLISHED: March 1, 2021

Apex Auctions are offering by online auction on behalf of Voestalpine Stahl GmbH, A TOS Boring Mill Machine and an...

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18th March: Stama MC526 Machi

PUBLISHED: March 2, 2021

Cottrill & Co. are offering by online auction the Stama MC526 Machining & Turning Centres Viewing: by appointment only Auction...

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24th March: CNC Lathes, Machin

PUBLISHED: March 2, 2021

Cottrill & Co. are offering by online auction the CNC Lathes, Machining Centres and EDM Machines, Conventional Machinery and Ancillaries...

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21st April: Online Auction on

PUBLISHED: March 2, 2021

Apex Auctions are offering by online auction on behalf of Voestalpine Stahl GmbH, a TOS Boring Mill Machine Viewing: By...

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AUCTION SPOTLIGHT

AUCTION SPOTLIGHT

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