Nissan announces £37 million investment in its Sunderland manufacturing plant.

Nissan has announced a £37 million investment in its Sunderland manufacturing...

Published on Thu 18 Jun 2015 | More ›

New technique from Oxford University produces high-quality sheets of graphene

Materials scientists at Oxford University have developed a technique for producing graphene in large high-quality sheets, writes Ben Hargreaves.

Published on Thu 18 Jun 2015 | More ›

3D printer aims to challenge injection moulding on high volume production

A 3D printing machine capable of rapidly producing anything from aerospace components and car parts to running shoes as cheaply as traditional manufacturing techniques is being...

Published on Thu 18 Jun 2015 | More ›

European space agency trials 3D printed spacecraft thruster

A spacecraft thruster featuring a 3D-printed platinum combustion chamber and nozzle has successfully completed a series of test-firings at the Airbus Defence & Space...

Published on Wed 17 Jun 2015 | More ›

Project aims to cut set up times of machine tools

New research has been launched that aims to cut time lost checking and setting up machine tools.

Published on Wed 17 Jun 2015 | More ›

Proving Factory helps launch innovative automotive transmission

An automotive industry start-up involved in the Tata Steel-backed Proving Factory in Coventry expects to commence low volume production soon and be profitable in three years’...

Published on Wed 17 Jun 2015 | More ›

Beluga X to take shape following selection of aerostructure suppliers

Airbus has chosen major aerostructure suppliers for the Beluga XL, the new air transporter set to expand Airbus’ industrial air transport capability from 2019...

Published on Wed 17 Jun 2015 | More ›

FANUC enters machine-learning venture to bring artificial intelligence to robots

FANUC has announced a partnership with Preferred Networks Inc, a Tokyo-based machine-learning venture.

Published on Tue 16 Jun 2015 | More ›

ALPRO MD eyes sales growth by tackling skills challenge head on

The new managing director Aluminium Products (ALPRO) sees export opportunities and enquiries from core markets as key to increasing sales to £2m.

Published on Tue 16 Jun 2015 | More ›

AMRC takes delivery of KUKA Titan robot

The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing has taken delivery of a KUKA Titan Robot for use in its Integrated Manufacturing Group (...

Published on Mon 15 Jun 2015 | More ›