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NMIS Boeing programme takes off from Westway, Renfrew

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland has signed a lease with property investment firm Canmoor for a unit at Westway Park in Renfrew, part of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland. The facility will be primarily...

Covid-19 to Stunt Manufacturing Growth until 2022: Digital, Global and Green Initiatives Central to Aiding Recovery

Forecasts reveal it will take until 2022 for manufacturing to recover to its pre-Covid-19 growth track, while it could cost a potential £35.7 billion in Gross Added Value this year alone, according to a...

Sumitomo Bakelite Announces Investment in New European Manufacturing Line to Produce Epoxy Encapsulation Materials for Automotive

Sumitomo Bakelite has announced its intention to open a new manufacturing line to produce epoxy encapsulation composite materials for automotive applications at its Belgian production subsidiary, Vyncolit NV.

The investment will provide local manufacturing capacity...

New Digital Engineering Platform to Upskill Engineering and Manufacturing Workers with Unique Content from UK’s Most Creative Firms

Made Smarter and engineering skills organisation Enginuity have worked together to launch a unique platform which delivers digital engineering skills in one place to Britain’s engineers and manufacturers.

ENGAGE is the first learning hub to...

Shape Adds Manufacturing Capacity for F1 Car Build

Shape Machining Ltd has increased its workforce by employing additional pattern makers, allowing for reduced lead times and also quicker reactivity to tight deadline RFQ’s.

Managing Director, Ryan Muller said “We are absolutely delighted to...

TRB Announces US Manufacturing Facility

TRB Lightweight Structures has announced that it will soon be opening a composites manufacturing centre in Richmond, Kentucky, as a joint venture with Toyota Tsusho America. The 40,000 square foot facility will be equipped with...

Atlas Composites Optimises Manufacturing Operations with Plataine's IIOT Solution

Atlas Composites, one of the UK’s most accredited composites parts manufacturers, has announced major improvements in manufacturing optimisation and efficiencies through implementing Plataine’s Industrial IoT solution. Atlas, which supplies a variety of industries – including...

Funding Secured for Silverstone Based Digital Manufacturing Centre

Funding has been secured for a new Digital Manufacturing Centre at Silverstone Park, that is forecast to generate £9 million additional economic value for the area. The project is led by high-performance engineering consultancy KW...

ELG Carbon Fibre and INEOS Team UK Commit to Closing the Loop in Marine Manufacturing

ELG Carbon Fibre, a market leader in recycled carbon fibre materials, and INEOS Team UK are working together to ensure sustainable materials and practices are incorporated into The America’s Cup 2021 build programme.

ELG has...

Additive Manufacturing for Composites

We're looking for speakers for this new event, taking place on 17th September at iMet in Huntingdon.

The use of additive manufacturing – or 3D Printing – is gaining momentum within the composites industry, whether...

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