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Automated sheet metal processing boosts fabricator’s competitiveness

Fabrication specialist Hydram Engineering has invested £2 million in two automated sheet metalworking cells at its factory in Chilton, County Durham. One is an...
Carter

Correct installation of bearings maximises operating life in critical applications

In order to exploit the full potential that bearings have to offer, they must be correctly installed by using the appropriate tools. The repercussions...
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...
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...
Berck Limited

Pressings subcontractor replaces two CMMs with one Nikon video measuring machine

Optical inspection time halved and touch probing cycles cut 15-fold Second-tier supplier of light pressings and small assemblies to the automotive industry, Berck Limited, has...
DSM-NE

Five-axis machining slashes production time by 75%

Toolmaking and subcontract CNC machining specialist DSM-NE, Newton Aycliffe, has increased its stock of Hurco machining centres to seven, including a large three-axis model...
Mitsubishi Electric

Guided Operator Solutions improve quality and performance in assembly processes

Eliminating human mistakes is one of the main quality challenges facing manufacturing industry today. To overcome this challenge, Mitsubishi Electric has launched a set...
Matrix International

Benefits for all with lean manufacturing

As global markets become ever-more competitive, companies are looking to improve efficiency, productivity and quality in order to increase profitability and customer satisfaction. In...
Mitsubishi Electric

The 5 Golden Rules of PLC specification

With so many choices and configurations available to the user, how should you go about selecting the correct controller for your application? Mitsubishi Electric...

Press & Shear case study – CNC folding machine is just as productive as...

At the Telford factory of Proteus Switchgear, throughput of bent sheet metal components is just as high using a manually operated, CNC folding machine...