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UK manufacturers respond to rising energy costs

More than half of UK manufacturers would consider changing their energy source to a renewable supply according to a study just published.

Published by: Maria Hadlow - Fri 28 Feb 2014 | More ›
PTG’s HR Director, Don Whittle (left), and Chief Financial Officer, Laurence Neary (centre), with Clive Drinkwater (right), Regional Director of UKTI North West.

Greater China Business Award for PTG

Rochdale-based Precision Technologies Group (PTG) was awarded the Greater China Business Award for the North West, at the Greater China Awards and Chinese New Year Dinner on 21...

Published by: Maria Hadlow - Fri 28 Feb 2014 | More ›

Wilson Tool helps students learn to love engineering

Wilson Tool International, a sheet metal tooling manufacturer in Swindon, has been working with students from Ormiston Sir Stanley Matthews Academy in Stoke on Trent to design...

Published by: Maria Hadlow - Thu 27 Feb 2014 | More ›

Look out for the Awards shortlist

The results are now in for the MWP Awards, we had some really terrific entries this year which really tested the not inconsiderable expertise of our judges.

Published by: Maria Hadlow - Thu 27 Feb 2014 | More ›

XYZ offers an alternative to finance

While confidence in the manufacturing sector continues to rise there are some that remain reluctant to employ their cash reserves or take out long-term finance for new machine...

Published by: Maria Hadlow - Thu 27 Feb 2014 | More ›

Burkhardt+Weber now available from Geo Kingsbury in UK and Ireland

Precision, horizontal-spindle machining centres and special-purpose machines manufactured by Burkhardt+Weber are now being sold in the UK and Ireland by Geo Kingsbury, Gosport...

Published by: Maria Hadlow - Thu 27 Feb 2014 | More ›

Inspiring a new generation

Renishaw has renewed its sponsorship of The Big Bang Fair as part of its ongoing commitment to develop the UK's next generation of engineers and scientists.

Published by: Maria Hadlow - Thu 20 Feb 2014 | More ›
Mark Burton of Broder

Late delivery of raw materials costing UK up to £166 million

 A recent survey has revealed that the UK manufacturing industry could be losing up to £166 million on any given day, due to the late delivery of essential raw materials.

Published by: Maria Hadlow - Thu 20 Feb 2014 | More ›

PTG and Huddersfield Uni collaborate over machine tool modelling

The Precision Technologies Group (PTG) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Centre for Precision Technologies at the University of Huddersfield. 

Published by: Maria Hadlow - Wed 19 Feb 2014 | More ›
Bloodhound SSC one of the seven LIGHT partners

Delcam leads AM project

The UK’s manufacturing sector is set to benefit from a major £887,000 research and development project called LIGHT that began on 12 December with a kick-off meeting at Delcam’...

Published by: Maria Hadlow - Wed 19 Feb 2014 | More ›

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