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

Don't get caught by German fines

11 Dec 2018 by Engineering Capacity

UK companies which sell goods to Germany have less than a month to comply with the country’s updated packaging laws or face fines of up to €200,000.

Businesses could also be prohibited from selling goods on the German market if they fail to adhere to the new legislation.

3D print for white goods spares

11 Dec 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Spare Parts 3D and global home appliance manufacturer Whirlpool are working together on a new 3D printing project based on spare parts production.

Whirlpool is partnering with the Singapore-based company to apply leverage to its 3D printing expertise and accelerate industrialization.

Whirlpool is taking a step into the expansion of the process by scaling-up the printing its first parts. The first part, a push button made in Nylon with the MFJ technology, paves the way of a new way of thinking spare part management in aftersales.

Hot spot in Rotherham

11 Dec 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Thermal processing specialist Bodycote has opened a new facility on Rotherham’s Advanced Manufacturing Park (AMP) to support UK and European aerospace and power generation markets.

Sealing the deal on AM parts

11 Dec 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Solving porosity problems has allowed a breakthrough in additive manufacturing applications and quality at Graphite AM

Electronics switchover

11 Dec 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Newbury Electronics has appointed John Rowley as Managing Director.He takes over from Philip King, who becomes Chairman.

The company specialises in the provision of bare PCBs, assembled electronics and electronics design.