News

Record year sees Haas Automation break the $1bn mark

2014 was a record year for Haas Automation with the company reporting revenues in excess of $1bn for the first time in its history.

England's SME manufacturers post increases in current and predicted sales

England’s manufacturing SMEs are defying predictions of a slowdown by posting increases in current and predicted sales.

Government must back Britain's willingness to embrace Industry 4.0

Research shows that Britain is on the verge of a global, technology-driven 4th industrial revolution.

LPW and Shaanxi 3D Technology form additive manufacturing partnership

LPW have announced a strategic partnership with Shaanxi 3D Technology to advance additive manufacturing in China.

CBI predicts growth for manufacturing sector

Activity in the manufacturing sector gained momentum in February, with output expected to grow in the next three months, according to the latest CBI Industrial Trends Survey.

Product News

Sponsored feature: Major investment boosts apprentice training on the Isle of Man

XYZ Machine tools has supplied 38 machines as part of a £1 million investment in engineering training at Isle of Man College of Further and Higher Education

Larger capacity gets affordable

The new XYZ XL 780 heavy-duty lathe is the latest addition to the XL range of medium to large capacity lathes available from XYZ Machine Tools, and says XYZ, is proving popular with customers looking for larger capacity turning without breaking the bank.

Complex part production in 20mm sliding head lathe category

Star has launched the latest offering in the 20mm sliding head lathe category – the ST-20 is geared towards complex “high value” part production and its capabilities mirror that of its bigger sibling the ST-38.

Roemheld grips 5-axis clamping

Carbide inserts have been recently introduced to the Hilma MC 100 vice range of vices and jaws from Roemheld, which enable end users to hold concentric components on just 3mm in a vice.

Economic solution for automated drill sharpening

A new, versatile, automatic drill sharpening machine manufactured by the US firm, Darex, has been introduced to the UK by agent, 1st Machine Tool Accessories. Called XT-3000 Auto, it bridges the gap between a manually operated machine and a fully automated CNC sharpening system.