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

Showcasing extensive CNC capability

23 May 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Major North East subcontractor Express Engineering is exhibiting at Subcon for the first time since 2002 and will be showcasing some of the extensive capabilities that have been enabled by a £20m investment over the past ten years.

Share your knowledge at Advanced Engineering

15 May 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Advanced Engineering is inviting exhibitors, visitors and associations to put themselves forward as presenters in its 2018 conference programme.

The presentations will take place at the largest, free to attend Open Forum programme of its kind. They will highlight the latest developments in key industries - aerospace, automotive, composites, connected and, digital manufacturing, advanced materials and new for the show this year – civil nuclear new-build engineering. Topics will cover the full range of advanced engineering capabilities, including: 

Seven up for FSL at FIA

15 May 2018 by Engineering Capacity

FSL Aerospace it is going for its seventh consecutive SC21 Bronze Award at Farnborough International Airshow, one of the first organisations in the UK to achieve this.

The specialist supplier of fasteners and fixings has an impressive 99.3% right first-time and 96.5% OTIF accuracy rate.

Farnborough is the most important event in FSL’s calendar. Over half its staff across the key functions of purchasing, sales and quality will represent the company over seven days and it has scheduled meetings with 41 suppliers and customers.

Targeting UK rail and transport

14 May 2018 by Engineering Capacity

With a new UK business development manager on board,  Compotech is showcasing its rail industry composites expertise at three key shows.

Exhibiting at RAIL LIVE at Long Marston in June , RVE Modern Railways exhibition Derby in October and INNOTRANS in Berlin September , with multiple SMC presses – with the largest ones supporting  up to 2,000 tonnes – Compotech is further developing their capabilities across Europe with the appointment of Peter Rawson as UK business development manager for segments serving Transportation and machine building.

More 3D print production capacity

14 May 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Bowman Additive Production (Bowman AP) has significantly increased capacity by adding the latest HP Jet Fusion 4200 3D printer.

Coming 18 months after the launch of the venture, this will allow it to dramatically increase the size of their production 3D printing business and complements the company’s existing SLS 3D printer.