Monthly Archives: February 2016

New XYZ Technical Centre boosts customer support

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XYZ Machine Tools will officially open its newly constructed Nuneaton Technical Centre on the 9th/10th March. This new 6000 ft2 facility is double the size of its previous Nuneaton showroom allowing XYZ to significantly expand the support provided to customers … Continue reading

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ITC enhances visibility with new website

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In line with its expansion strategy, Industrial Tooling Corporation Ltd (ITC) has now launched a new company website www.itc-ltd.co.uk. The aim of the new website is to enhance accessibility to the exponentially growing product lines and make the Tamworth business … Continue reading

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Team WNT F2 Racing pulls together for more performance in 2016

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Not resting on their laurels of being the 2015 British Formula 2 Powerboat champions, Team WNT F2 Racing is already developing its boat for the 2016 season, with new parts being designed and manufactured at WNT’s Sheffield Technical Centre, with … Continue reading

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Sandvik Coromant strengthens its offering in digital manufacturing

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Acquisition of German company Prometec GmbH is a ‘natural step’ Prometec is a leading supplier of advanced solutions for monitoring and control of machining processes in production machines. The company also supplies equipment for laser beam diagnostics and primarily operates … Continue reading

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New index shows subcontract manufacturing on the rise

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According to a new manufacturing index, the value of contract and subcontract manufacturing in the UK engineering sector was 18 percent higher over the course of 2015 than it was in 2014. In the last quarter the value of the … Continue reading

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Hexagon and NPL sign new 10-year deal

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Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence has signed a new 10-year license agreement with the UK’s National Measurement Institute to produce gauge block interferometers. It marks a long-established relationship between the leading measurement solutions provider and the NPL that now spans three decades … Continue reading

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Recognition of dedication to industry

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The winner of the 2015 Cyril Johnson Memorial Award was Bill Neal of Roemheld UK in recognition of his achievements and dedication to both Roemheld and the engineering industry as a whole. The Cyril Johnson Memorial Cup is awarded to … Continue reading

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100 years of innovation and going stronger than ever

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  The year was 1916, Great Britain ruled 25 percent of the world, women were on the cusp of getting the vote, Einstein was writing theories nobody could understand and in the Gangwon Province in South Korea, cutting tool manufacturer … Continue reading

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ABB introduces YuMi to the UK market

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  ABB has launched YuMi, a collaborative dual-arm robot, to the UK market. Aimed initially at the computer, communication and consumer electronics, toys and watch-making industries, YuMi has no barriers, cages or zones. Its padded arms and motion control technology … Continue reading

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