The Qimtek Blog

We are a dedicated team of experts watching, thinking and talking about the UK manufacturing industry.

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    Northern Manufacturing 2019 - Day 2 Review

    Sarah Venning Thursday, October 3, 2019

    This morning, Northern Manufacturing opened its doors for the second - and final - day. Taking place at EventCity in Manchester, expectations from exhibitors were high after an extremely busy first day of the show.

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    Northern Manufacturing 2019 - Day 1 Review

    Sarah Venning Wednesday, October 2, 2019

    The Northern Manufacturing Show opened its doors this morning at EventCity in Manchester, kicking off the two-day event. Read our review of day one.

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    TCT Show 2019 Review

    Sarah Venning Friday, September 27, 2019

    The additive manufacturing industry’s flagship event, the TCT Show, returned to the NEC in Birmingham this week. Taking place from the 24th to the 26th September, the TCT Show is a long-established hub for AM innovation - something which is especially prudent in line with the unprecedented boom amongst the adoption of these technologies

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    Subcon 2019 Review

    Sarah Venning Friday, June 7, 2019

    Returning to the NEC in Birmingham, the Subcon show embarked on its forty-third year this week. Having taken place over the course of three days, Subcon once again co-located with both The Engineer Expo and the Advanced Manufacturing Show, offering visitors the opportunity to visit three different shows under one roof.

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    Southern Manufacturing 2019 Review

    Sarah Venning Friday, February 8, 2019

    The 2019 engineering exhibitions calendar got underway this week, with Southern Manufacturing taking place from the 5th to the 7th February at the Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre. Southern Manufacturing is the largest regional show dedicated to subcontract engineering, meaning that it always enjoys a good attendance from both visitors and exhibitors alike.

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    Your Guide to Engineering Exhibitions in 2019

    Sarah Venning Wednesday, January 2, 2019

    Within the UK engineering and manufacturing industries, we’re very lucky to have a range of fantastic exhibitions to choose from. If you’re looking to exhibit over the coming year, or if you would like to take the opportunity to meet potential new suppliers, then here are some dates for your 2019 diary.

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    Advanced Engineering 2018 Review

    Sarah Venning Friday, November 2, 2018

    As one of the most comprehensive events dedicated to the engineering and manufacturing sectors, Advanced Engineering has a lot to offer both exhibitors and visitors alike.

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    TCT Show Birmingham 2018 Review

    Sarah Venning Friday, October 5, 2018

    As the UK’s largest event dedicated to additive manufacturing and 3D printing, the TCT Show has an unrivalled reputation within the industry. So how did the TCT Show 2018 stack up?

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    Subcon 2018 Review

    Sarah Venning Thursday, June 14, 2018

    Subcon returned to the NEC in Birmingham this month for its forty-second year. Running from the 5th to the 7th June, it also marked Qimtek’s fifth year of exhibiting at the event.

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    How To Fly High at Subcon

    Dean Munkley - Sales & Marketing Manager Friday, May 4, 2018

    Subcon 2018 will take place from the 5th-7th June 2018 at the NEC in Birmingham. It attracts a steady footfall of high quality purchasers, who have an active need for the services of subcontract engineering suppliers.