machining

At full stretch - stretchforming of wing leading edges

10/01/2018

Nottingham-based Aero Fabrications has made a multi-million-pound investment in setting up a new stretchforming operation. It is a one-of-a-kind UK facility that employs leading-edge technology to produce wing leading ...

Engine component machining investment at JCB

09/11/2017

JCB started assembling a range of own-design diesel engines to power its vehicles in 2004. Volumes have since ramped up and now the company has, following a £10 million investment, brought in house related machining ...

Established; connected

24/10/2017

RK International Machine Tools is a well-established supplier of machine tools sourced from Europe and Taiwan, as well as a second-hand machine dealer of significance. Andrew Allcock called by to catch up on latest news ...

The future for titanium airframe parts

22/08/2017

After three years of research into how to save material and reduce machining costs when producing titanium airframe parts, Steed Webzell heard about a project’s successful outcome and of a bright future for linear ...

EMO 2017 - Industry 4.0 gains momentum

02/08/2017

This year’s edition of biennial show EMO returns to Europe’s manufacturing technology heartland, Germany, with the six-day event kicking off on 18 September at its usual home, the Hanover show ground. Andrew Allcock ...

Trumpf reveals the full picture

31/07/2017

The UK market and Brexit, service reorganisation, new technology developments, first-in-the-UK installations. Andrew Allcock has this update from sheet metalworking expert Trumpf

FANUC UK - House warming

03/07/2017

FANUC UK has consolidated all its activities into a single, massive new home in Coventry. Andrew Allcock was at the official opening ceremony and has this report, including exclusive details from FANUC’s top man of ...

Solid efforts

29/06/2017

A 2,000 m2 forming scale-up centre for industry and academia scheduled to open in August is just the latest development of a Brunel University London institute that wants to change the UK’s industrial supply chain ...

Large titanium part casting at AMRC Castings

26/06/2017

Following recent investment at AMRC Castings, the UK has gained a unique resource for research into the manufacture of large structural titanium castings for the aerospace sector. The realisation of a commercial ...

Citizen Machinery UK - Change of leadership

24/04/2017

After some 42 years’ involvement with Citizen CNC sliding-head machine tool sales, and around six with Miyano, Geoff Bryant is stepping down as managing director of Citizen Machinery UK. A new team is already in place. ...