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  • Submitted on 29 Jul 2019
    Entry to Automechanika Birmingham

    Automechanika Birmingham 2019 has been hailed a record-breaking success, attracting more than 12,000 visitors from the UK automotive industry, the highest ever attendance.  

    500 exhibitors from 23 countries attended the largest industry gathering of...

  • Submitted on 29 Jul 2019
    Tufcot Wear Strips

    Tufcot wear strip is used in hydraulic cylinder applications such as:

    • Piston Rings
    • Rod Guide Rings
    • Gland rings

    Tufcot wear strips are produced from several grades in the company's material range.

    In many...

  • Submitted on 23 Jul 2019
    According to government data the rate of UK businesses closing since 2012 has increased by 15%
    Failure is an unfortunate, but generally inevitable part of business and can be incredibly difficult to move on...
  • Submitted on 23 Jul 2019

    Ahead of this year’s show, Advanced Engineering, the UK’s largest annual exhibition for manufacturers and supply chain professionals, has launched a new report gauging uncertainty in the engineering sector. The report, entitled Voice...

  • Submitted on 23 Jul 2019

    Composites UK member company, Prea, based in Manchester are looking for companies that are looking to sell their company or buy another company nationally globally.

    A few companies the company are representing, that are for...

  • Submitted on 22 Jul 2019
    Tufcot's Heave Compensators

    One of the many issues with traditional spherical arrangements on heave compensators is that they can be very difficult to reach for standard servicing and maintenance. Due to the harsh nature of the environment, traditional...

  • Submitted on 22 Jul 2019
    Tebis Interform Mould

    Up until recently, Interform Manufacturing had no CAD/CAM capabilities in place. By introducing Tebis to their shop floor they are now achieving the accuracy they had been striving for and are eager to learn more...

  • Submitted on 19 Jul 2019
    Rob Nixon, Software Engineer at IMG, with the IBM AI hardware.

    Leading-edge IBM AI hardware on the shop floor of Factory 2050, at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, is giving UK manufacturers access to artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies that is accelerating...

  • Submitted on 17 Jul 2019

    Haydale has announced that its graphene-enhanced prepreg has now been incorporated in the composite tooling and automotive body panels of the new BAC Mono R, which made its debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed.


  • Submitted on 17 Jul 2019
    BAe 2000 Ton SPF

    Rhodes Interform, a specialist in bespoke composite and metal forming machinery, will be showcasing its expertise in superplastic forming and diffusion bonding at the Advanced Engineering Show (NEC, Birmingham 30-31 Oct 2019, Hall 3A -...


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