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Spring manufacture expands at William Hughes’ factory in Bulgaria

Since it was opened in 2004, William Hughes’ production facility in Bulgaria has expanded four-fold. Located near Plovdiv, the 4320 square metre, custom-built factory now employs 131 people and its ... more

$1 million motor controller contract awarded to Curtiss-Wright Controls

Curtiss-Wright Controls has received a contract from a leading manufacturer of floor-cleaning machines to supply its motor controller technology for use in a new electric floor-cleaning machine. ... more

Report highlights the issues that stop consumers purchasing electric vehicles

According to a report from the WWF, 1.7 million electric vehicles (EVs) need to be sold by 2020 and 6.3 million by 2030, if the UK is to meet its agreed carbon reduction target of at least 80% by ... more

ABB acquires Dynamotive

ABB has completed the acquisition of Dynamotive, a company based in Coalville, UK, which designs, commissions and upgrades systems of drives, controls and motors for industrial and marine ... more

Unison's new facility accelerates machine building times by 15%

All-electric tube bending machine manufacturer, Unison, has opened a new facility in Scarborough. Purpose-fitted for machine design and manufacture, the building more than doubles the production ... more

Murrelektronik: 30 years on

It is now 30 years since German-born manufacturer Murrelektronik opened its UK branch from the front room of a terrace house in Greater Manchester. Since then the company has grown on a global scale ... more

Helping machine builders and engineers to improve efficiency

Festo has published a new whitepaper – Function integration saves time all around – which outlines how machine builders and engineers can improve efficiency and productivity.As well as exploring some ... more

UK company announces ‘Apprenticeship Bank' to give young workers £8,000 helping hand

Eaves Machining of Manchester has established its own ‘Apprenticeship Bank’ where it saves £20 per week on behalf of each apprentice for the duration of their time with Eaves, and then gives the ... more

Defence industry components from Aerco to be displayed at DSEi

Aerco is to display a wide range of components designed for the defence industry at DSEi 2013. Aerco is an official franchised distributor for many OEM component manufacturers in the defence market, ... more

HepcoMotion expands its production site to meet growing demand

To keep pace with demand for its MCS aluminium frame and machine construction system, HepcoMotion has established a separate factory adjacent to its main linear motion products production site in ... more

Pininfarina selects 3DEXPERIENCE CATIA for Creative Designers for the development of a new concept car

Dassault Systèmes has announced that leading Italian design house Pininfarina, has selected its 3DEXPERIENCE CATIA for Creative Designers application, to design and manufacture a new concept car in ... more

Medical standard ISO13485 awarded to Rutland Plastics

Rutland Plastics has attained the medical standard ISO13485. Building on its ISO9001 accreditation, the company now has additional approval for the manufacture of non-sterile injection and flow ... more

Heavy fuel two-stroke engines developed for UAVs

3W-International has announced a new range of two-stroke, Twin Spark heavy fuel engines for the UAV industry. The range comprises 10 engines designed to increase reliability and reduce fuel ... more

School workshop helps to inspire young people into becoming the engineers of the future

Cambridge Design Partnership has held its first school workshop with GCSE pupils from Stanborough School in Hertfordshire. The initiative is part of a wider campaign by the company to support STEM (... more

Mouser sponsors Le Mans racing team

Mouser Electronics is sponsoring the 2013 Rebellion Racing Team, led by German race car driver Nick Heidfeld, at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Mouser is sponsoring the Rebellion team in partnership with ... more

Fabricating tubing for use in the production of the Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft

Metal tubes manufacturer, Fine Tubes, is working in partnership with other Western suppliers on the Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft. The company has fabricated and supplied 6000m of nickel alloy ... more

A global network of SKF Solution Factory sites

SKF opened five new SKF Solution Factory facilities in 2012. The global network of sites, which offer knowledge and resources from all SKF technology platforms, now stands at a total of 21, from ... more

Record number of engineering apprentices in Scotland

According to new figures from Semta, record numbers of young scots are becoming Modern Apprentices. More than 1,000 school and college leavers, aged between 16 and 19, took up the positions to earn ... more

TDK-Lambda supports education scheme competition winning team

A team of AS-Level pupils at Blundell’s School, working with TDK-Lambda UK, has won this year’s South West Engineering Education Scheme (EES) competition.EES is a programme run by the Engineering ... more

Sourcing high quality castings from low cost base countries

For nearly forty years, Blue Diamond has been combining its engineering skills with the ability to source manufacture of metal, plastic and rubber components from off-shore suppliers, particularly in ... more

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