Advanced Engineering 2018

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

Showcasing metal sector support

14 Aug 2018 by Engineering Capacity

The new Confederation of British Metalforming (CBM) president, Steve Morley, is launching his spell in office with an open day to show highlight the trade association’s work.

Offline setting gives customer confidence

13 Aug 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Offline tool pre-setting at die castings specialist MRT Castings increases accuracy and part quality, save time and gives customers ‘right first time’ confidence.

Since purchasing a smile420 machine from ZOLLER UK, MRT Castings estimates a 15-minute time saving on each of up to eight daily tool set-ups, dramatically increasing its productivity.

Customer benefit is clear to see

13 Aug 2018 by Engineering Capacity

New status boards at Seychell Engineering ensure that customer deliveries are always punctual.

The company has added the Status Board display system to the PSL Datatrack production control software modules used to run the business.

Double success for labs

13 Aug 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Keighley Laboratories successfully completed both AS9100 and Nadcap assessments just two weeks apart.

The Heat Treatment division of Keighley Labs first underwent an intensive, week long assessment from BSI, successfully transitioning to AS9100 Rev D / ISO 9001:2015.  This revised standard focusses on quality and continuous improvement being at the heart of the business.

Inspection capabilities upgraded

13 Aug 2018 by Engineering Capacity

After boosting its manufacturing capacity with three new Mazak Integrex machines, Bushell & Meadows upgraded its inspection capabilities with a new Mitutoyo CMM.

The Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire based subcontractor has invested heavily in advanced, high-speed CNC machine tools and serves a range of demanding markets including the medical, aerospace and defence sectors.