Ljunhäll Group sold to Gnutti Carlo

Automotive component supplier Ljunhäll Group sold to Gnutti Carlo

Manufacturing sector ends 2014 on ‘more upbeat note’

Activity in the manufacturing sector remained steady in December, and production is expected to continue rising in the next three months.

Projects aim to boost the effectiveness of managers

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills is investing over £875,000 in pilot projects that will develop innovative ways of boosting leadership and management skills in UK

Manufacturers urged to take advantage of £7m offshore wind support

Manufacturers looking to take advantage of the growth in the offshore wind market have received £7m in business support and capital funding.

Regional Growth Fund award enables expansion at Hayward Tyler Group

Expansion work has begun at Hayward Tyler Group’s main manufacturing facilities in Luton following a Regional Growth Fund award of £3.5m.

Product News

Sponsored Feature: Machinery takes centre stage at Southern Manufacturing

Southern Manufacturing returns to FIVE Farnborough from the 10th to the 12th of February 2015.

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.

Track and field

Hexagon Metrology UK also offers the Leica Absolute Tracker AT930 system, a transportable 3D solution with unprecedented dynamic capabilities and real-time operation. It has all the features and functionality of the AT960 apart from the 6DoF compatibility.

A focus for UK manufacturing

Three key events come together from 2 to 4 June 2015, when the Advanced Manufacturing Show returns to the NEC, Birmingham, alongside Subcon and a new The Engineer Design & Innovation Show.