Advanced Engineering 2018

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

30 years and two million seats

13 Sep 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Brose, a leading tier 1 automotive supplier, has celebrated 30 years of production in the UK by producing its two millionth seat structure in a year.

The company, which employs 900 people across its two plants in Coventry, announced the manufacturing milestone during the official presentation of its Queen’s Award for Enterprise by Timothy Cox, Lord-Lieutenant of Warwickshire.

New material unveiled

13 Sep 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Alvant is launching a new multi-phase metal matrix composite that is a sustainable and capable alternative to titanium and carbon composites.

Hail the electric taxi

05 Sep 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Optimas is providing the nuts and bolts that underlie the re-invention of the classic London taxi as an electric vehicle.

Blockchain builds growth

05 Sep 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Terri Hiskey of Epicor Software Corporation says blockchain can be an enabler for supply chain transparency and business growth

Recent research by the Economist Intelligence Unit has uncovered significant issues in the way multi-national firms manage the ethical performance of their supply chains. With less than a third of organisations addressing issues such as ethical breaches or supply chain corruption, this represents a major concern across all industries.

Furniture with brains

05 Sep 2018 by Engineering Capacity

Newbury Innovation is helping Armor Associatiates create internet connected intelligent charging trolleys for mobile devices in schools.