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Laser and waterjet capability

26 Apr 2017 by Engineering Capacity
The ByJet Flex waterjet cutting machine at Proform is equipped with two 3D heads, raising the productivity potential for complex parts

Proform, a new sheet metal subcontractor that has opened on the Wirrall, brings together the engineering expertise of two businessmen - Ian Hazlehurst and Russ Canner.

Model machining performance

26 Apr 2017 by Engineering Capacity
Because of the wide range of jobs it undertakes, Ogle need a machine that can take on a variety of materials

A company that has made models and prototypes for customers that include Bentley, Virgin Atlantic, Lamborghini and the original Star Wars film has invested further in CNC machining.

To win these projects Letchworth-based Ogle Models & Prototypes applies capabilities that include both expert model making and hand crafting alongside modern technology such as industrial 3D printing, vacuum casting and CNC machining. To keep abreast of this technology, the company recently purchased a FANUC ROBODRILL D21LiA5.

Top quality performance

25 Apr 2017 by Engineering Capacity
Cogent Technology says it has achieved unsurpassed audit results for the first quarter of 2017

Contract Electronics Manufacturer, Cogent Technology says it has achieved unsurpassed audit results for the first quarter of 2017.

The company’s quality manager said these positive results are largely due to the fact that the firm puts continuous improvement at the heart of everything it does, which is fundamental in a competitive market.

Bright future for MIM in medical

24 Apr 2017 by Engineering Capacity
CMG's Rachel Garrett says: “More and more medical devices are single use and this is where MIM really comes into its own”

CMG Technologies is predicting a bright future for Metal Injection Moulding (MIM) in the medical sector with exciting growth opportunities available as new products are developed to cater for an increasingly aging population.

Rachel Garrett, managing director at CMG Technologies, said there is scope to develop the sector even further by using MIM, which is already popular for use in keyhole surgery, as well as devices used to manage diabetes, implantable devices and fracture/fixation applications.

Successful contract electronics manufacturing

22 Apr 2017 by Engineering Capacity
The CEM and EMS sector is evolving alongside shifts in technology

An electronics supplier says that the practice of working with Contract Electronic Manufacturing (CEM) or Electronic Manufacturing Service (EMS) providers is evolving to offer OEMS greater opportunities than ever before.

Steve Marshall, managing director of Offshore Electronics, said: “The CEM and EMS sector is evolving alongside shifts in technology and the growing demand for electronics products.”

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