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.
Britain’s business leaders marked the 30-day countdown to the International Festival for Business 2016 yesterday evening (May 17) at an exclusive showcase at BT Tower.
Ultrasonic welding is a technique used to create a solid-state weld where ultrasonic vibrations and pressure are used to create a weld that is fast and doesn't require any additional bolts or adhesives.
Bott becomes official supplier to the Ford Chip Ganassi Racing WEC Team.
Stourbridge manufacturer, Worcester Presses is celebrating the best twelve months in its 67-year history after selling more than 50 machines and seeing turnover double to £2.8m.
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.
With 119 days to go until MACH 2016, the upcoming exhibition is set to be twice the size of the 2014 event.
Automotive OEM, Opel, has reportedly slashed its manufacturing tool production costs by up to 90% using 3D printers, and is now able to 3D print assembly tools in less than 24 hours.
BCW Engineering is building a new factory unit to specifically drive the firm's expansion in to the aerospace industry.
Many manufacturers of capital goods have extended the service side of their business and realised that the majority of profit is generated during the lifecycle of a piece of equipment.