Interviews

Yamazaki Mazak: tools of the trade

Yamazaki Mazak's Worcester production line.
Machine tools are the cornerstone of the UK manufacturing industry, used directly and indirectly in every sector from aerospace to oil & gas. Victoria Fitzgerald caught up with Group Product Manager Europe at Yamazaki Mazak, Alan Mucklow, to get his take on the sector’s health.

Feeding the 1,000mph Bloodhound beast

With the support of its manufacturing partners, the car will be on its wheels very soon.

The incredible Bloodhound SSC has one almighty and unrelenting appetite when it comes to being fed by its supply chain. Callum Bentley spoke with the project’s Engineering Lead – Commercial, Conor La Grue to see what it takes to handle such a beast.