Machine tools

MACH 2012 exhibitors – what they said

Posted on 24 Apr 2012 by

The Manufacturer asked a selection of companies who exhibited at MACH 2012 how they found the show this year. Both positives and constructive criticism were encouraged! On balance MACH 2012 seemed to be a success for many and it points to higher confidence for end-users of manufacturing technologies.

Delcam, NPL and B-Tek Precision take honours at MTA Awards 2012

Delcam designed biycle
Posted on 2 Feb 2012 by

Delcam/Coventry Engineering, the National Physical Laboratory and B-Tek Precision Engineering were among the winners at the Manufacturing Technology Association’s awards and annual gala dinner last night.

Over 400 manufacturing technology companies, distributors, sub-contract manu…

Renishaw posts record first half year revenues of £147.1m

Renishaw's Stonehouse site. Inside the machine shop - workers operating lathes
Posted on 25 Jan 2012 by

The Gloucestershire-based manufacturer of metrology equipment and gauges has made important investments in order to advance its manufacturing capabilities.

Sir David McMurtry CBE, CEO of Renishaw Sir David McMurtry CBE, chairman of Renishaw

The strongest growth over the period from this time in 2010 was seen in Europe and the US, at …

Who’s heading where in manufacturing?

Posted on 23 Nov 2011 by


The Board of Directors of Tata Sons unanimously recommended Mr. Cyrus P. Mistry as deputy chairman. He will work with Mr. Ratan N. Tata over the next year and take over from him when Mr. Tata retires in December 2012. This is as per the unanimous recommendation of the Selection Committ…

Industry reaction to CBI recommendations

Posted on 21 Nov 2011 by
Alan Pickering, managing director at Unison Alan Pickering, managing director at Unison

Alan Pickering, managing director at Unison, a Scarborough-based manufacturer of tube bending machines, commented:

“Exporting into mainland Europe is extremely difficult, they have a much more patriotic nature. For example, if a German company …