News

Advanced fibre laser drilling at MTC aims to improve aero components

The speed and quality of aerospace component manufacture is to be improved with the introduction of advanced fibre laser drilling at the Manufacturing Technology Centre in...

Published on Thu 13 Aug 2015 | More ›

Senseye solution widens reach of Internet of Things

Smaller manufacturers are being urged to take part in trials of an online tool proven to reduce overall operations and maintenance costs by 20%.

Published on Wed 12 Aug 2015 | More ›

Sertec to create hundreds of jobs with £20m support package from Lloyds Bank

Automotive manufacturer Sertec has secured a £20m working capital facility from Lloyds Bank to accelerate its expansion plans and create hundreds more jobs.

Published on Wed 12 Aug 2015 | More ›

Exports cast shadow over brightening growth outlook

Growth among manufacturing SMEs in the three months to July remained positive but exports continue to hamper overall performance, according to the CBI’s latest SME Trends...

Published on Tue 11 Aug 2015 | More ›

Precision Castparts acquired by Berkshire Hathaway for $37bn

Berkshire Hathaway is to acquire Precision Castparts in a deal valued at $37bn including debt.

Published on Tue 11 Aug 2015 | More ›

Eade awarded ISME Gold Medal award for contribution to manufacturing

Nearly 20 years of service to the West Midlands supply chain has been acknowledged with a prestigious award from the Institute of Sheet Metal Engineering (ISME).

Published on Tue 11 Aug 2015 | More ›

Huddersfield University and Machine Tool Technologies sign technology tie-up

A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Huddersfield University and Machine Tool Technologies (MTT), a specialist machine tool service provider headquartered in...

Published on Mon 10 Aug 2015 | More ›

Investment drive puts Alloy Wire on target for £10m sales by 2016

An employee-owned company hopes to increase capacity at two sites in a bid to hit sales of £10m by 2016.

Published on Thu 06 Aug 2015 | More ›

David Brown Gear Systems to deliver gearboxes for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme

David Brown Gear Systems has been awarded the largest single order in the company's 150-year history to deliver gearboxes for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme.

Published on Wed 05 Aug 2015 | More ›

Investment in software keeps £10m target in sight for Alucast

Plans to become a £10m company by 2018 have moved forward for Alucast with the acquisition of new casting simulation software.

Published on Tue 04 Aug 2015 | More ›

Pages