Sigma to develop composite drive shafts for aerospace industry

Sigma Precision Components is to develop composite drive shafts for aerospace applications after securing investment from the Advanced Manufacturing Supply Chain Initiative.

Published on Thu 09 Apr 2015 | More ›

Aixtron acquires PlasmaSi for $16m

Germany’s Aixtron, a manufacturer of deposition systems for the semiconductor industry, has acquired PlasmaSi for $16m in cash.

Published on Wed 08 Apr 2015 | More ›

GB Innomech to design and develop automated manufacturing equipment for Rayner

Intraocular lens manufacturer Rayner is to open a new production plant in Worthing this July, using automation consultancy Innomech to design and develop its automated...

Published on Wed 08 Apr 2015 | More ›

Lotus on track with 55 per cent rise in sales

A new product development strategy at Lotus is paying off with a 55 per cent increase in global car sales for FY 2014/15.

Published on Tue 07 Apr 2015 | More ›

Airbus announces orders and deliveries for March

Airbus booked orders for 84 A320 and A330 family aircraft during March, with 52 deliveries in the same month covering all of its current-production jetliner product lines.

Published on Tue 07 Apr 2015 | More ›

Renishaw relocates additive manufacturing products division to new site in Staffs

The UK’s only manufacturer of metal additive manufacturing systems has relocated its Additive Manufacturing Products Division to a new site in...

Published on Thu 02 Apr 2015 | More ›

Honda demonstrates commitment to UK with £200m investment

Honda’s manufacturing facility in Swindon is to become a global production hub for the next generation Civic following an investment of £200m.

Published on Tue 31 Mar 2015 | More ›

Small manufacturers missing out on online sales opportunities

Around 70 per cent of small manufacturing businesses feel inspired to grow but many are missing out on their share of the £193bn generated by online sales.

Published on Mon 30 Mar 2015 | More ›

C*Blade sold to SIFCO Industries

An Italian company that specialises in the manufacture of steam turbine blades and gas compressor blades for the energy market is to be acquired by SIFCO Industries.

Published on Mon 30 Mar 2015 | More ›

Funding boost for low carbon projects in automotive sector

Projects that will bring fuel cells into van fleets, develop high efficiency transmissions and create the next generation of electric and hybrid buses are among the latest to...

Published on Fri 27 Mar 2015 | More ›