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

Northern engineering showcase

25 Sep 2019 by

Northern Manufacturing & Electronics returns to EventCity, Manchester next week from October 2nd to 3rd, bringing together over 200 top engineering firms from around the UK.

ERP boosts die casting service

25 Sep 2019 by Engineering Capacity

A new ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system will help Mark Aluminium Die Casting offer increased flexibility and reduced lead times to its OEM customers in the automotive, rail and electronics sectors.

The investment was made to safeguard the company’s recent growth.

Cutting it on textiles

17 Sep 2019 by Engineering Capacity

Manchester Print Services is meeting demand for bespoke point of sale and display textiles with laser cutting and routing.

Based in Middleton, Manchester Print Services has grown over its eight-year history to attract a range of customers in the retail POS and exhibitions markets. Recognising that these industries were moving away from typical board graphics and towards fabric materials, the business has invested in dye-sublimation and direct-to-textile printing systems and, in 2018, a new Blackman & White laser cutting and routing table. 

The UK Engineering Marketplace

17 Sep 2019 by Engineering Capacity

Reshoring UK is a new free website giving comprehensive information on sourcing products and services from the UK for almost any requirement.

More composite capacity

17 Sep 2019 by Engineering Capacity

Rockwood Composites has increased its workforce by 50% and is building two new 100 tonne presses to meet growing aerospace demand.

Mark Crouchen, Managing Director of Rockwood Composites, said: “By increasing our workforce and our capacity we can ensure a continuing supply of complex, bespoke components to our customers and maintain the highest possible level of customer service.