CNC Metalworking & Manufacturing

CNC Metalworking & Manufacturing

Engineers hail Made Smarter impact during Minister for Industry visit

BEP Surface Technologies, based in Radcliffe, manufactures and refurbishes chill rolls using electroplating, precision grinding and surface finishing processes. It has been engaged with the Made Smarter adoption programme in the North West for the last three years and has reaped the benefits of fully funded impartial expert technology advice, a digital transformation workshop, two…

CNC Metalworking & Manufacturing

DMG Mori exceeds forecasts for 2021

Chairman of the executive board Christian Thönes: “Challenging, but successful – that was 2021 for DMG Mori. We demonstrated financial strength, resilience, innovative power and team spirit. “We were able to mitigate the economic consequences of the pandemic to a considerable degree and solve the global supply shortages for the most part in close cooperation…

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150 jobs boost for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire manufacturers

The Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP), which is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and designed and delivered by Oxford Innovation Advice, has delivered more than eighty strategic reviews to firms in the region – despite being in the midst of the pandemic. Specialist assistance from dedicated Manufacturing Growth Managers has helped companies to…

CNC Metalworking & Manufacturing

Airbus partners with Spirit AeroSystems to develop the wings of CityAirbus NextGen

Spirit AeroSystems will be responsible for developing and manufacturing CityAirbus NextGen’s wings in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Both partners’ ambition is to achieve a minimum weight solution while ensuring the highest levels of safety. The structural concept of the eVTOL’s fixed wings will be able to transmit the related aerodynamic loads while being optimised for the…

CNC Metalworking & Manufacturing

Huge productivity gains key to beating inflationary pressures, MTA tells manufacturers ahead of MACH 2022

James Selka, CEO of The Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), said outside forces were converging on manufacturers and it was important they held their nerve in the face of cost challenges. Manufacturing resolve is already being firmly tested by rising energy prices, a growth in factory gate inflation due to the increasing cost of raw materials,…

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Additive Flow becomes member of the MTC

London-based Additive Flow has worked with the MTC-based National Centre for Additive Manufacturing (NCAM) in Coventry on projects with major multi-nationals, using their unique software technology for optimising the speed, cost and quality additive manufactured products, which deliver major efficiencies and innovation across the manufacturing production life cycle. Founded in 2017, Additive Flow pioneered unique…

CNC Metalworking & Manufacturing

Cummins to open a new Powertrain Test Facility at Darlington with fuel-agnostic capability

Ground preparation work for the new facility is now underway with the first phase of the £14m investment expected to open for operations by May 2023. The facility is designed to be fuel-agnostic and will enable Cummins to develop and test a wider range of power technologies, including the latest universal engine platforms with variants…

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Forged Solutions Group adds its weight to CBM’s call for Government support on energy prices and steel quotas

Matlock-headquartered Forged Solutions Group, which works with high profile clients in the aerospace, energy production, underground mining and off-highway vehicle sectors, is calling on Government to address rocketing gas and electricity prices by exploring potential subsidies or removing some of the tax burdens. The company has decided to increase its membership of the Confederation of…