Machine tools

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.

SOLIDWORKS World 2016: Taking it all in

Gian Paolo on the main stage at SOLIDWORKS World 2016 in Dallas, Texas.
Posted on 4 Feb 2016 by Tim Brown
SOLIDWORKS WORLD 2016 (SWW16) - Day 1: The call for General Session doors to open at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center in Dallas came just after 8:00am. Seconds later, spurred on by the thunderous sounds of AC/DC, the world’s best engineers quite literally sprinted (see circa the 28 second mark in the top video) through Hall D to claim their seats at one of the biggest shows in design technology.