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

Top South West Apprentice

20 Nov 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Andrew Burrows, an apprentice with Exeter based heavy engineering specialist, Blackhill Engineering, has won Apprentice of the Year at the Made in the South West Awards. 

The prestigious event hosted by South West Insider Media showcases and celebrates excellence in the diverse manufacturing industries across the region. 

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20 Nov 2018 by Engineering Capacity

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Composites for Overfinch

20 Nov 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Prodrive Composites is supplying carbon fibre composite components to allow bespoke Land Rover specialist Overfinch to significantly increase production.

Prodrive is fully integrated into Overfinch’s supply chain, providing finished, ready-to-fit components matching the company’s demanding build schedule

Technology secures fastener quality

20 Nov 2018 by Engineering Capacity

NDB Engineering has invested £1/2m in the latest turn-milling technology to ensure production errors are eliminated.

NDB Engineering is a highly specialist sub-contract fastener machining business. Its portfolio of fastener production contains many that are bespoke with most demanding high precision components machined from toughened and corrosion resistant higher-grade super alloys including exotic materials, Hastelloy, Super Duplex stainless, cobalt and nickel alloys.

Saving energy, winning orders

20 Nov 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Telford fabrication specialist Hitherbest has taken on board energy saving assistance that has saved it thousands of pounds.

The company, which provides sheet metal/punching, folding and powder coating capabilities has also won new contracts that have contributed to a 20% increase in turnover.