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

Tooling technology boost 5-axis service

30 Oct 2018 by Engineering Capacity

East Sussex based UHV Design has invested in workholding technology that will allow to to give customers the maximum benefit from its 5-axis CNC machining capacity.

One of the company’s key capabilities is the manufacture of components for university and government research laboratories.

Smart solutions win orders

30 Oct 2018 by Engineering Capacity

New orders worth £1.5m at Mechatronic Solutions include contract wins across aerospace, automotive, food and drink and healthcare.

The Birmingham-based automation and smart factory specialist is currently celebrating its 30th birthday.

The new orders include assembly systems for self-administering drugs, a robotic sensory test facility and new machines that will help companies assemble parts for one of the UK’s leading car makers.

Another link in the supply chain

30 Oct 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Causeway Aero Group, a full design, build and supply chain management company, has acquired Belfast Aircraft Stress Engineers Ltd (BASE).

This is its first acquisition and the company will also move to new premises in Lisburn. Altogether this represents a seven-figure investment.

The company aims to be a ‘one-stop-shop’ of manufacturing and technical solutions combining quality management, procurement, subcontract and assembly capabilities. It primarily operates in the aerospace and mass transit sectors.

Olympic inspiration at aerospace event

25 Oct 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Olympic gold medallist Amy Williams MBE will be the key note speaker at the West of England Aerospace Forum (WEAF) Gala Dinner. The dinner will take place on the 28th November at the Bristol Marriott Hotel.

Amy Williams, a skeleton bobsleigh athlete, was the first British female individual Winter Olympics gold medallist since 1952. She was the first British individual gold medallist at a Winter Olympics for 30 years and the only British medallist in the 2010 event.

New to see at the show

24 Oct 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Next week’s Advanced Engineering Show 2018 will see the launch of sixty products, services and updates.

With its 10th anniversary set to be bigger and better than before, the 2018 Advanced Engineering show’s companies are showcasing their technical capabilities and cutting-edge products.