food industry technology

Connectivity trends in the food industry

With the food processing industry under ever-growing pressure to reduce costs, boost quality, guarantee food safety and operate with smaller and smaller batch sizes,...
Altra motors

Motors and drive systems in the water industry

The water industry provides one of our most vital resources right to our doorstep, but the processes that are required to maintain this service...
Hurco

Precision engineering and rail industry refurbishment specialist relies on Hurco machine tools

The rail and engineering divisions of Jones Nuttall, occupying two adjacent buildings on the Bewsey Industrial Estate in Warrington, provide extensive subcontract manufacturing and...
1st MTA CNC tooling

Multiplicity of workplace clamping solutions for flexible machining cell

Workholding equipment supplier, 1st Machine Tool Accessories - has provided tombstones with quick-acting, versatile clamping fixtures for six of the 10 pallets in an...
Citizen

Andair flies out of subcontract into world market production with own aerospace developed products

The dream and ambition of many subcontract machinist firms has been realised by Andair in developing its own product.  As a result, it has...
Mitsubishi Electric robot training

Single source supply can massively reduce costs for machine builders of any size

The automotive industry and other global manufacturing businesses have long espoused the mantra of a reduced supplier base in order to find assembly efficiencies...
Universal Robots

Universal Robots racks up the benefits at Etalex

Installing a Universal Robot to pick metal parts out of a press brake solved several automation headaches at Etalex; a manufacturer of shelving systems...
BEKO TECHNOLOGIES UK

Why calibration of your instruments is so important

The main reasons for this are to ensure the reliability of the instrument, that it can be trusted. To determine the accuracy of the...
Whitehouse Machine Tools Ltd

Die casting company installs two more high-speed machining centres

In medium volumes, there is little difference between the cost of producing machined castings in China and in the UK Zinc and aluminium high-pressure die...
Bystronic

US banker becomes sheet metalworking subcontractor in the UK

Former investment banker Troy Barratt believes passionately in promoting manufacturing in the developed world – so much so that he gave up his career...