Monthly Archives: July 2016

BEL purchases first ETG supplied Pietro Carnaghi mill/turn centre

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  BEL Engineering, a division of Newcastle upon Tyne-based British Engines, is the first UK purchaser of a Pietro Carnaghi Flexturn 25 large capacity multi-tasking machining centre following Carnaghi being represented in the UK by the Engineering Technology Group. BEL … Continue reading

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“Quality drives productivity”

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Hexagon opens new metrology facility for subcontractors The brand new MEPC metrology facility has been officially opened at Silverstone Park managed by Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence. The purpose-built, 3,000 sq ft, state-of-the-art facility has been set up within the Innovation Centre … Continue reading

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Laser cutting firm hit on target

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Sheet metal subcontractor Accurate Laser Cutting has announced a record breaking month in June having smashed its £400,000 sales target. The Oldbury based manufacturer, who specialise in laser cutting & bending metal, currently employs 35 people and is now aiming … Continue reading

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Siemens in collaboration agreement with BAE Systems

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Siemens and BAE Systems, the global defence, aerospace and security company, have further strengthened a decade-long working relationship through an agreement to develop closer strategic collaboration to drive growth in skills and technology solutions, while supporting key industrial UK and … Continue reading

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New guide for manufacturers

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Enhance component functionality while reducing cost with new guide to value engineering from Dawson Shanahan Dawson Shanahan, a leading specialist in precision engineering, has released a new guide explaining how to enhance the functionality of components while reducing production cost. … Continue reading

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New modular PC-DMIS course from Hexagon

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A new modular course offering intermediate and advanced programming for PC-DMIS measurement software has been added to Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence’s training programme. The flexible course consists of a series of modules, which enable candidates to undertake either three or five … Continue reading

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Partners in productivity

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CNC Machine Tools Ltd and Huvema UK Ltd announces new UK distribution agreement CNC Machine Tools Ltd has signed a distribution agreement with Huvema UK Ltd for distribution of Huvema metalworking machines and tools in the United Kingdom. As part … Continue reading

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XYZ goes full circle as Nigel Atherton takes back control

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XYZ Machine Tools began life 32 years ago with just £3000 of capital. Since then, under the guidance of managing director Nigel Atherton, the Devon-based company has grown into a £30 million plus turnover business, and what is probably the … Continue reading

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SCHUNK Introduces Trade-In Offer

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With so many manufacturers using underperforming toolholding and workholding equipment in the workshop, SCHUNK has now introduced an attractive ‘trade-in’ offer to improve the productivity of the industry. This limited period offer encompasses both tool and workholding with an offer … Continue reading

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