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High-precision rendezvous in Geneva

18 Mar 2019 by Engineering Capacity

International high precision event, the EPHJ-EPMT-SMT Show, returns to Palexpo, Geneva, on 18 to 21 June.

The event is recognized worldwide for the quality of exhibiting companies and for the diversity of innovations presented. Leading players from three sectors (watchmaking, jewelry, micro-technologies and medtech) will present their products and services to some 20 000 professional visitors from 5 continents. It will feature more than 800 exhibitors from 18 countries.

Automation adds service

18 Mar 2019 by Engineering Capacity

Automated laser cutting and press braking is boosting capacity and giving added flexibility to serve customers at sheet metal specialist Glenmore Hane.

Coatings to extend turbine life

18 Mar 2019 by Engineering Capacity

EDF Energy is to carry out field tests to confirm lab results which show that a Hardide CVD coating can extend the life of steam turbine blades

Top names for ADDIT3D

18 Mar 2019 by Engineering Capacity

HP, SLM Solutions, Stratasys, EOS and TRUMPF are among the additive manufacturing industry leaders exhibiting at ADDIT3D 2019, which will take place at the Bilbao Exhibition Centre from 4 to 6 June 2019.

Also present will be leading companies such as Dynamical Tools, Addilan, Optimus 3D, Hage and Sicnova, who will be presenting interesting new developments in the sector, mainly in the “systems and machinery”, “industrial applications” and “materials” categories.

One-hit cuts customers’ costs

18 Mar 2019 by Engineering Capacity

Moving to ‘one-hit’ machining has cut customers' total component acquisition costs and delivered a £500,000 order boost at Merc Aerospace.

Merc Aerospace, which employs 50 people at its facility in Barrowford, has seen turnover rise to £4.2m thanks to a sustained investment drive that has included the purchase of two Nakamura turning centres from the Engineering Technology Group (ETG).