News

Punch and die maker expands in Europe

04/11/2005

AW Precision, Europe’s leading manufacturer of punches, dies, die sets and press tool accessories, has opened a new high-tech manufacturing facility in central Belgium.

Emco/ESPRIT agreement

04/11/2005

Austria’s Emco Maier and US CADCAM company DP Technology have launched a joint CNC programming agreement to co-operatively market DP Technology’s ESPRIT programming system, specifically adapted to fit Emco’s product ...

More diesels for Dagenham

04/11/2005

As of last month, Ford Motor Company is building a new family of diesel engines at its advanced engine plant, Dagenham. It is one of a line of recent diesel engine production announcements made for the Dagenham plant.

Gildemeister EMO sales

04/11/2005

During the week-long EMO exhibition, the Gildemeister Group sold 451 machines valued at a € 87.4 million - the highest order intake that Gildemeister has ever recorded at a trade fair, with eight of these machines are ...

Horn ups production

04/11/2005

A night shift has been introduced at Horn UK, Ringwood, Hamps and will support manufacture of 300-Series groove milling inserts as well as the Type 105 Mini series inserts that have been produced since start-up.

Thermoforming research warms up with EU funding

04/11/2005

GTMA is co-ordinating UK activity under the Europe-funded thermal forming project T-ForM. Benefits expected are reduced throughput time by as much as 40 per cent and reduce costs by 35 per cent.

ThyssenKrupp-Maxcor

04/11/2005

Maxcor Inc, in partnership with Silver Point Finance LLC, has completed the purchase of ThyssenKrupp’s MetalCutting Group.

News for UK wind power sector blows hot and cold

04/11/2005

Wind-farm developer Airtricity is drawing up plans for a £16 billion project to build a “super-grid” in the North Sea, connecting a huge 10,000 MW wind farm to the UK, Germany and the Netherlands.