Citizen takes Grand Prix at the MWP Award

An enthusiastic audience witnessed Citizen Machinery UK take the Grand Prix at last night’s (Tuesday 8 May) MWP Awards held at the Hilton Metrolpole Hotel at the NEC Birmingham

European Council supports manufacturing but remains shy on industrial policy

The European Council summit held on 20-21 March tackled industrial competitiveness as a top priority issue, for the first time in more than thirty years in such a meeting.

Make the most of the investment allowance at MACH

The MTA is recommending that manufacturers take advantage of the investment allowance at the MACH exhibition, which starts on 7 April at the NEC.

Planning permission granted for Vision Engineering’s Global HQ

Vision Engineering has been granted planning permission to build a new 7432m2 Global HQ behind the existing facility in Send, Surrey, with construction of 23 new houses to

Expert Group buys Tracoinsa Systems

Expert Group, which is based in Coventry and specialises in automation production systems, has acquired Tracoinsa Systems UK, based in Widnes, which deals in conveyor systems

Product News

Stainless steel rings with less waste

Production of near-net-shape rolled and forged stainless steel rings by Ovako, is helping customers to reduce process costs and cut down on waste.

CoroCut QD – Secure and efficient parting off with plug and play coolant

On March 3rd, CoroCut QD – the reliable system from Sandvik Coromant for deep grooves and parting off with long overhangs expands the offer of inserts and durable tools with over and under coolant.

Visual Factories Makes UK Debut at MACH 2014

Visual Factories, which recently opened its UK facility is using the MACH exhibition to introduce its Performance Improvement Management (PIM) system to the UK marketplace.

MS2050 for productivity with machining titanium alloys

Designed and manufactured for challenging conditions, Seco’s latest MS2050 milling insert grade incorporates a new coating technique and substrate that delivers improved process reliability and the ability to use higher cutting data when machining titanium alloy materials in stable conditions.

Renishaw to highlight new metrology products at MACH 2014

At the MACH 2014 exhibition taking place at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, from 7 – 11 April, Renishaw (hall 5 stand 5730) will highlight a range of process control solutions that help tackle the increasing drive to lean manufacturing, from new technologies for pre-process machine calibration, to on-line and off-line post-process measurement.