Machine tools

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 manufa…

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.

The strongest growth over the period from this time in 2010 was seen in Europe and the US, at 25% and 23% respectively. While Renishaw’s …

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, 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 can buy from a German company, they will, even if …

Export strategy: Details of the CBI’s plans to boost exports

Posted on 21 Nov 2011 by

A new report by the CBI and Ernst & Young asks the Government to reform its exports strategy so that companies, especially SMEs, can capitalise on new export markets more effectively than they are currently doing.

‘Winning overseas: boosting business export performance’ urges the Governmen…