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

Transformative work honoured

18 Aug 2020 by Engineering Capacity

The Royal Academy of Engineering has awarded 19 individuals and teams of engineers with the President's Special Awards for Pandemic Service for exceptional engineering achievements in tackling COVID-19 throughout the UK.

Machining update

12 Aug 2020 by Engineering Capacity

Ayrshire-based NPI Solutions has installed two new vertical machining centres and a new Doosan cobot to replace to older machines.

The machines – a Doosan DNM 4000 and a DNM 6700 supplied by Mill CNC – were installed at the company’s 46,000 square foot facility in the first week of July and replace two older machining centres that had served the company well but which had seen better days.

The Doosan M1013 cobot, the company’s first investment in a robotic automation system, was delivered and installed in late July.

Aerospace additive production

12 Aug 2020 by Engineering Capacity

Latvia-based AM Craft, a contract aerospace additive manufacturer, has invested in four new large-scale production-grade 3D printers that will make it one the largest suppliers of its kind in Europe.

Springing to the rescue

12 Aug 2020 by Engineering Capacity

William Hughes has come to the aid of a leading automotive tier-one seat manufacturer by applying its broad set of skills and advanced capabilities in the production of complex wire forms.