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

Sponsored by Leonardo

25 Mar 2020 by Engineering Capacity

Specialist subcontractor CBE+, which offers precision engineering, electroless nickel plating, gear cutting, artificial lifting and metal testing service has been sponsored by helicopter company Leonardo on the  SC21 Operational Excellence programme. 

Machine tools on offer

25 Mar 2020 by Engineering Capacity

Machine Tools Sales Online has offered to lend used CNC and manual machines and equipment to companies involved in the manufacture of Covid-19 related emergency medical equipment.

Machine Tool Sales Online, part of the Vigilance Group, is offering to lend any UK company involved in the manufacture of Covid 19 related emergency medical equipment, quality used CNC or manual machine tools and/or engineering equipment (should they need it) - to help them increase their machining and production capacity and capabilities.

3D-print and metrology help

25 Mar 2020 by Engineering Capacity

A Derbyshire engineering group is making its 3D-printing and metrology technology available for subcontracting work to help ease the pressure heaped on UK manufacturers by the Covid-19 outbreak.

OGP UK, SYS Systems and VICIVISION UK – all part of the Carfulan Group – specialise in the supply and servicing of multi-sensor metrology, 3D-printing and optical measurement systems.

Ventilator supply specification

25 Mar 2020 by Engineering Capacity

Following its call for companies who might be able to help manufacture respirator components, the Government has now issued a ventilator supply specification. You can register and find our more  here

You can register to supply other necessary goos and services here 



Subcon moved to September

19 Mar 2020 by Engineering Capacity

MA Exhibitions Limited, which owns and runs Subcon, The Engineer Expo, and The Manufacturing Management Show, has announced that it has decided to reschedule the event from June 9 -11 to September 28 -30, 2020.