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

Benefit from global sourcing

22 May 2019 by Engineering Capacity

For over 30 years, Darian Global Sourcing (Stand E13) has been helping companies benefit from the advantages global sourcing has to offer.

As purchasing professionals with backgrounds in engineering and manufacturing, Darian have a wealth of experience in low cost sourcing and supply technically challenging, high quality components to the manufacturing industry in the UK and Germany. Darian’s mission is to ensure the lowest comparative production cost for components whilst demanding the highest standards of quality and service from accredited manufacturers.

Celebrating 10 years at JFL

22 May 2019 by Engineering Capacity

Specialist subcontractor and tooling supplier JFL Broaches & Broaching Limited is celebrating its tenth anniversary by exhibiting at Subcon 2019 (Stand A4).

Charles Manning, who has over 40 years’ experience in broaching, started the family business in June 2009 when the company he had been working for closed and he was able to acquire its machinery, tooling and customer base.

Voice of the Bloodhound

14 May 2019 by Engineering Capacity

Ian Warhurst, the man behind the rescue of the Bloodhound land speed record (LSR) project, will be speaking at The Engineer Conference next month.

The conference is co-located with Subcon, the UK's premier subcontract manufacturing supply chain show, and takes place 4-6 June at the NEC, Birmingham.  

New aerospace treatments line

14 May 2019 by Engineering Capacity

Aerospace specialist Kaman UK has invested over £1m in a new chemical surface treatment line at its Darwen site.

On Tuesday 21 May 2019, the Kaman UK team will celebrate this investment with live demonstrations to the industry, highlighting this new capability.

Christopher Morris, Kaman UK’s Managing Director sees the new chemical treatment line as an excellent addition to the existing production processes.

More sawing capacity

14 May 2019 by Engineering Capacity

Steel stockholder Thomas Graham has added new sawing capacity to service a new 350t per annum order for boron-alloyed mild steel.

Established in 1892 and employing more than 200 staff, family-run firm Thomas Graham & Sons, now in its fifth generation, operates a multi-faceted business in Carlisle. One division is devoted to steel stockholding, which has seen a significant rise in cutting capacity following the purchase of a new KASTOwin 4.6 bandsaw built by Kasto, Germany and supplied through its Milton Keynes subsidiary.