Zinc and aluminium pressure diecaster BSC has invested £100k in an ERP system after narrowly escaping administration in 2009.
The Duke of York officially opened the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre in Rotherham on Monday.
The new machine will be on display at Farnborough Air Show, boasting rapid and repeatable software-based set-up, and lower energy consumption and noise than hydraulic alternatives.
Managing director of Premier Mould Services Liam Eley ordered the machine at the recent MACH exhibition – making his company the first company in the UK to own a Milltap 700 machine.
Bystronic UK, agents for Bystronic laser cutting and metal processing machines, opened the doors of its Coventry showroom in April for Innovation 2012 - a week of machine demonstrations, technical information and practical presentations.
Indian-owned Tata Steel is set to invest £800m in upgrading its steel plants in Wales over the next five years.
The blast furnace at the former Corus plant in Teesside has been relit, with new owner SSI re-employing many of the workers Tata Steel made redundant in 2010 after mothballing its Redcar plant.
Base metal prices traded lower last week driven down, according to ForexPros, by continued uncertainty over the Euro Zone debt crisis, while crude oil prices increased due to the tensions with Iran.
Copper declined around 0.2% on the London Metal Exchange (LME) as well as on the Multi Commodity Exc…