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UK NEWS View All

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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Virtual work experience provid...

PUBLISHED: February 15, 2021

Renishaw is running a virtual UK work experience programme in 2021. The company will virtually...

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Large investment

PUBLISHED: February 10, 2021

Bedford-based Midas Pattern has taken delivery of a new Haas VF-11/40 CNC machining centre, which...

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Smartflow expands

PUBLISHED: February 9, 2021

Couplings manufacturer Smartflow has expanded its production capacity by moving to a new larger facility...

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INTERNATIONAL NEWS View All

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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Robotic welding at LaShip...

PUBLISHED: January 25, 2021

Following strong organic growth in US markets, Pemamek has delivered a Pema VRWP-C robot welding...

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Fastener investment at Bumax...

PUBLISHED: January 15, 2021

Bumax has recently invested several million SEK in three new state-of-the-art machines to further enhance...

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SUBCONTRACTING NEWS View All

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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Quick on the uptake...

PUBLISHED: December 14, 2020

Mills CNC, the exclusive distributor of Doosan machine tools in the UK and Ireland, has supplied Quick Machining Solutions, a...

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FEATURE ON EDM View All

Winbro strikes partnership dea

PUBLISHED: February 25, 2021

Machine tool manufacturer Winbro Group Technologies has signed a partnership deal with the Engineering Technology Group. The new agreement will...

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Micro-hole EDM gives boost...

PUBLISHED: February 24, 2021

Dynomite Diesel Products, a US-based company with a 20-year history in the manufacture of high-performance diesel fuel injectors, has recently...

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EDM essential at Raysun...

PUBLISHED: February 23, 2021

Raysun Innovative Design, a Rugby-based end-to-end precision engineering, design and manufacturing business, has invested in a second Mitsubishi EDM machine,...

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Wire proves 10% faster in tria

PUBLISHED: February 22, 2021

Betterbrass, the next-generation brass alloy wire launched recently in the UK by Erodex, has helped users to increase cutting speed...

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Slug management made easy...

PUBLISHED: February 22, 2021

GF Machining Solutions says that its new Automatic Slug Management (ASM) makes true uninterrupted and unmanned wire EDM operations a...

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ONA’s QX Neo improves contro

PUBLISHED: October 30, 2020

The latest range of ONA’s die-sink EDM has a graphical interface with more intuitive and visually friendly menus. In short,...

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EDMs boost tool-making capabil

PUBLISHED: October 29, 2020

The Teisnach facility of Rohde & Schwarz, a specialist in electromechanical assemblies, has installed two Mitsubishi Electric EDM machines from...

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Online customer training...

PUBLISHED: October 28, 2020

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and associated protective measures, almost all planned customer training courses at Walter have had...

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Micro-erosion drill unveiled...

PUBLISHED: October 27, 2020

New from Sarix is the SX80 hpm Pulsar micro-erosion drilling machine. Offering precision of ±0.002 mm and travels of 300...

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Small but perfectly formed...

PUBLISHED: October 27, 2020

The AgieCharmilles Form E 350 is a compact, high-performance die-sink machine that is suitable for mouldmakers and precision component manufacturers....

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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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