Engineering Capacity is the UK's news source for subcontract and contract manufacturing.

New windows of opportunity

20 Sep 2017 by Engineering Capacity

One of the UK’s market leaders in cold roll formed products for the fenestration market is set to offer its expertise to customers in new markets after investing heavily in its manufacturing capabilities.

Wolverhampton-based EWS (Manufacturing) Ltd, part of Arc Specialist Engineering Group, is targeting significant sales growth in a host of new markets as a result of the £500,000 investment.

Taking the ‘FUD’ out of smart devices

20 Sep 2017 by Engineering Capacity

Leading security testing consultancy, Pen Test Partners, has turned to Newbury Electronics for assistance with one of its most recent security product collaborations.

With the IoT and ‘smart’ living becoming a part of everyday life, organisations are having to incorporate far more robust security elements into an ever-wider range of products. 

In an effort to get beyond the unhelpful FUD (Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt) put about by many security vendors Pen Test Partners often share their research, and have recently been focussing on the Internet of Things.

Superbike racer on track for success

20 Sep 2017 by Engineering Capacity
Malton Laser is supporting the racing dreams of Scott Ogden

A Yorkshire-born, up-and-coming motorbike racer is one step closer to achieving his dream of becoming a professional superbike racer thanks to sponsorship from a Malton Laser.

Scott Ogden, from Doncaster, has been racing motorbikes since the age of six and his talent was recently spotted by Charles Corner, managing director of full service sheet metalwork manufacturer, Malton Laser. Charles is an avid motorbike racer himself and recognised 13-year-old Scott as one of the most promising young riders in his field.

Armoured vehicle fabrications

20 Sep 2017 by Engineering Capacity

MTL Advanced has won a new contract for serial production of armoured steel hulls for one of the largest defence OEMs in Europe.

Karl Stewart, Director at MTL Advanced, said: “This contract demonstrates the continued growth of MTL Advanced and the confidence our customers have in the team to deliver projects of this type, on time, whilst meeting exacting quality requirements.

“This builds on the success of several recent multi-million pound contracts with NIMR Automotive, which were delivered on time and within budget.”

Northern showcase for manufacturing

20 Sep 2017 by Engineering Capacity

Northern Manufacturing & Electronics returns to its regular venue, EventCity Manchester, for the fifth consecutive year from September 27 to 28.

Once again the show provides a unique opportunity meet potential subcontract suppliers and see the latest machines from many leading manufacturers being put through their paces.