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

Production control gives the edge

09 Oct 2017 by Engineering Capacity

Following significant growth in its business, Cutting Edge Precision invested in a PSL Datatrack production control system to ensure that it could provide the administrative support required to provide a smooth service to this expanded customer base,

High technology turning at HPC

03 Oct 2017 by Engineering Capacity

Derbyshire subcontractor HPC services has invested in a sliding head machine with special low frequency vibration technology to speed the machining of difficult materials.

The Citizen Cincom L20-VIIILFV turn-mill centre from Citizen Machinery UK, incorporating Low Frequency Vibration (LFV) machining technology will give the business a lead in the market by revolutionising the production of materials such as 321 corrosion resistant and 416 chromium steel alloy stainless steels and plastics type materials, says the Managing Director of HPC Paul Cobb.

Hot-stamped prototype service

03 Oct 2017 by Engineering Capacity

Proto-Tech Group is now supporting Tier 1 and OEM automotive customers with the supply of hot stamping prototypes – a service the company believes is unique in the UK.

Since 2004 Proto-Tech group hase been developing and growing its services for automotive development across Europe.

These encompass engineering support, machining, fabrication, rapid and traditional prototyping and model making up to full car size in plastics and metals – as well as jigs, fixtures and partial cubing.

Awards and SEO from Aro

03 Oct 2017 by Engineering Capacity

Aro PR and Marketing – a specialist agency for composites, engineering and scientific companies – is launching its new awards applications and SEO services at Advanced Engineering 2017.

Aro’s new awards service came about after several clients asked for support in applying for a range of industry awards, including EEF Future Manufacturing Awards and the Queen’s Award for Enterprise - the UK’s highest accolade of business success.

Pressmark MBI boosts auto contracts

03 Oct 2017 by Engineering Capacity

Following a management buy-in a year ago, Pressmark Pressings has secured new contracts worth £2m for Honda and Nissan components.

Pressmark Pressings, which provides high volume components for automotive manufacturers was bought by management team  Alan Gardner, John Nollett and Les Wilkins in July last year after they spotted an opportunity to turn around one of the sector’s most under recognised businesses.

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