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Renishaw’s founder awarded honorary doctorate

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The University of Huddersfield has awarded an honorary doctorate to Sir David McMurtry, chairman and chief executive of global engineering technologies company, Renishaw. Sir David is a visiting professor at the University, which is a leading centre for the study … Continue reading

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Mazak supplies six machines to Renault Sport Formula One Team

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For the 2017 season, Yamazaki Mazak has supplied six state-of-the-art machines tools to Renault Sport Formula One Team. The machine tools are located at Renault Sport Formula One Team’s base in Enstone, Oxfordshire and include a number of models from … Continue reading

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BTA drilling application centre set up by Mollart

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Deep hole drilling specialist Mollart Engineering has extended its support operation for BTA drilling by creating a BTA application centre at its Chessington headquarters with two regionally based ‘local’ specialists based in the Midlands and north to also directly support … Continue reading

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Award winning solutions

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123 Insight wins ‘SME Solution of the Year’ for the second year and releases 45 Evaluation Workshop dates 123 Insight Ltd has scheduled 45 MRP/ERP Evaluation Workshop events for the remainder of 2017 as a result of increasing interest, and … Continue reading

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FANUC ROBOCUT production hits 30,000 units

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FANUC, the leading global manufacturer of factory automation solutions, has announced that the total production of its acclaimed ROBOCUT range has reached 30,000 units. The portfolio of wire-cut electronic discharge machines (EDMs), which FANUC has manufactured since 1975, now comes … Continue reading

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Holroyd Precision awarded with Queen’s Award for Enterprise

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Warren J Smith Esq JP, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, has presented Holroyd Precision Ltd with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise – the UK’s highest accolade for business success. The presentation took place at Holroyd Precision’s Rochdale HQ on 29th … Continue reading

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LVD opens new “Experience Center”

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New facility connects visitors to advanced metalworking technology, experts, education LVD Company nv has announced the opening of its new “Experience Center” (XP Center) at the company’s corporate headquarters in Gullegem, Belgium. The ultra-modern 2,500 square metre facility is designed … Continue reading

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Xaar expands its 3D business with new Xaar 3D centre and team

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    Xaar plc, a world leader in industrial inkjet technology, has announced its new Xaar 3D Centre in Nottingham, UK. This new facility, which opens in January 2017, will deliver 3D printing services and equipment to OEMs, material suppliers … Continue reading

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Mitsui Seiki reflects on major investment

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Ultra-high accuracy solution to machining mirrors for James Webb telescope In November, the primary mirror for use in the James Webb infrared optimised space telescope passed its test for the ‘Centre of Curvature’ at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in … Continue reading

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Lantek integrates online shopping for sheet metal parts

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Lantek, a world leader in sheet metal technology, has developed new functionality powered by its CAD/CAM software, which integrates online shopping for sheet metal parts. With this new capability Lantek’s customers can integrate with their own customers into a supply … Continue reading

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