Last year saw Germany’s machine tool industry report all-time high levels of exports and production levels close to that of the record-breaking 2008.
Manufacturing technology companies were urged last night to up their game, export to new markets and make world class as standard by MTA president Mark Ridgway OBE.
Mec Com, a precision engineering specialist, is looking to hit £12 million of annual sales in 2013 after demand for its solutions secured more than £2.5 million of orders from China, India and Tunisia.
More than 100 manufacturers discovered the capabilities of a giant new waterjet machine installed at the University of Sheffield AMRC with Boeing last week.
A StarragHeckert HEC1800 with a unique ‘planetary’ head is being commissioned at the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre in Rotherham.