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

Special brew for coffee shop

06 Mar 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Malton Laser used advanced laser cutting technology to create a series of functional and aesthetically pleasing sheet metal products for local coffee shop, Leoni’s.

These include bespoke shelving and sheet metal components for a coffee dispensing area, which have enhanced services for Leoni’s customers.

Precision engineering event

06 Mar 2018 by Engineering Capacity

The 18th Annual Conference & Exhibition hosted by the European Society for Precision Engineering and Nanotechnology (euspen) is a leading networking forum for the precision engineering community.

euspen’s annual event attracts leading experts from the commercial, academic, and research communities working in the area of micro and nano manufacturing.

Last chance for aerospace conference

05 Mar 2018 by Engineering Capacity

How UK manufacturing is coping with current economic uncertainties and the best ways aerospace suppliers can prepare for Brexit will be top of the agenda at this year's MAA Conference on Thursday 8 March.

Run by the Midlands Aerospace Alliance (MAA), at this year's event delegates will also hear from major aerospace companies, including Airbus and Rolls-Royce, on their approach to managing growth.

High speed line boosts CEM

28 Feb 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Hampshire based Contract Electronic Manufacturer (CEM) Esprit Electronics has increased its surface mount capacity by a further 50% following the installation of one of the fastest lines in the UK.

The line, which cost in the region of £350,000 is made up of two Yamaha I-pulse S20 machines, together with associated printer, conveyers, reflow and up/off loaders.

Aerospace buyer for foundry

28 Feb 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Aeromet International, which supplies of airframe and aero engine components, has announced an agreement to acquire the business and assets of Stone Foundries Ltd from Langham Industries.

Aeromet and Stone Foundries have a long track record of providing aluminium and magnesium cast components to the aerospace and defence industries.  Following the acquisition, the combined business will continue to provide world class sand and investment castings to its customer base that includes Airbus, Boeing, Embraer, Leonardo, Meggitt and Rolls-Royce.