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  • Submitted on 28 Nov 2018
    Richard Fletcher presents ECS Engineering Services James Kirk (Right) a UK Tekla Award

    ECS Engineering Services’ ability to use software to enhance every stage of complex construction projects has won it a UK Tekla Award and it will now go forward to the international stage of the competition....

  • Submitted on 27 Nov 2018

    Shape says it has unlocked the key to high-volume composite part manufacture.

    Recent improvements to the way in which thermoplastic carbon fibre parts are press moulded at Shape, has resulted in a significant reduction in...

  • Submitted on 27 Nov 2018
    TFP's Carbon Fabric in Production

    Technical Fibre Products (TFP) has announced a planned capacity increase of 50% by 2020. This significant financial investment is in response to rapidly increasing demand for TFP’s advanced nonwovens across all markets, following an already...

  • Submitted on 26 Nov 2018

    On 23 November, the General Assemblies of the European Standards Organizations CEN and CENELEC approved a plan that secures BSI’s full membership post-Brexit. BSI welcomes the outcome as a pragmatic solution that provides stability for...

  • Submitted on 22 Nov 2018
    Interform mould

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

  • Submitted on 21 Nov 2018
    Tebis together with CNC Robotics driving a Kuka robot to trim polo helmets with composite material

    Using the right CAD/CAM software is crucial when it comes to precision manufacturing. By introducing Tebis CAD/CAM software to CNC Robotics, they can produce high quality parts while reducing cycle times. 

    Robots are becoming more...

  • Submitted on 19 Nov 2018
    Apprenticeships at iMet

    iMET has opened its doors to welcome the first cohort of Composite Technician Apprentices at its new multi-million pound Advanced Training facility at Alconbury Weald.

    The new Composites Apprenticeship has been developed through the close...

  • Submitted on 19 Nov 2018
    Film application

    The WP10 Spray Booth Wall Protector continues to take the market by storm, latest in the line-up of clients is world renowned motorsport and advanced technology leaders Prodrive.

    Prodrive’s spray booths are in use daily,...

  • Submitted on 19 Nov 2018
    Cristex Stand at Advanced Engineering

    Cristex recently exhibited at the “country’s largest sector show” according to Minister for Investment, Graham Stuart who also commented “Advanced Engineering offers enormous opportunities for the future and young people right across the country should...

  • Submitted on 15 Nov 2018
    Broadbent Stanley

    Tufcot has made its biggest investment ever with the recent purchase of its new Broadbent Stanley lathe. Tufcot has been heavily investing in the recent years into new machines to help it to expand into...

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