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28 Jan 2008 by Astrium Ltd (dissolved)
BepiColombo is scheduled to leave Earth in 2013 and is considered to be the most sophisticated scientific mission in the history of European space exploration to date.
21 Jan 2008 by Claro Precision Engineering Ltd
North Yorkshire based Claro Precision Engineering, one of the UK's leading manufacturers of specialist metal and plastic components, has just won a further contract for the sole manufacture and assembly of infrared milk analysers. The decision by On-Line instrumentation of York, to avail themselves of Claro Engineering's technical expertise to produce various parts for an innovative new machine, was not a difficult one.
21 Jan 2008 by Elesa UK Ltd
Elesa now have an extensive range of ESD compatible standard machine components and have recently added to this with their M443-ESD grab handle and three variants of their BT fluted grip knob.
Primary uses are expected to be in electronic assembly, e.g. chip insertion equipment, PCB test and sub-assembly handling equipment, where their ability to deal with the build-up of electrostatic charge is especially important.
21 Jan 2008 by BAE Systems
BAE Systems has been awarded its first F-35 Low Rate Initial Production full funding contract worth over £25M.
21 Jan 2008 by Jaguar Land Rover
Jaguar is proud to announce that the new XF has won the most prestigious award in the automotive calendar, What Car? 'Car of the Year 2008', as well as 'Best Executive Car'. We are also pleased to be category winners, with the XJ winning 'Luxury Cars Under £50,000' with the XKR winning 'Coupes Over £40,000'.
XF fuses sports car styling and performance with the refinement, features and space of a luxury saloon. It is one of the most visually striking, technically sophisticated and driver-orientated saloon cars that Jaguar has ever produced.
21 Jan 2008 by BAE Systems
BAE Systems announced yesterday that will develop an interim all-quadrant defensive weapon system for the CV-22 Osprey aircraft.
The contract awarded by the US Special Operations Command, calls for rapid development, installation, testing, and qualification of a weapon capability that provides defensive fire protection to all quadrants of the aircraft.
17 Jan 2008 by Metal Assemblies Ltd
Tier 2 automotive component manufacturer West Bromwich Tool & Engineering Co Ltd has purchased an additional 26,000 sq ft of manufacturing space adjacent to its existing facility on Oldbury Rd Industrial Estate.
Operators loading a 400 tonne press producing components for the Honda Civic
15 Jan 2008 by Phoenix Precision Engineers Ltd
Visitors to the toilets at Terminal 5, when it opens, will be able to admire the high quality interiors that were produced by Edinburgh based Grant Westfield supported by Phoenix Precision, the high value sheet metal manufacturer from Glenrothes.
14 Jan 2008 by Westfield Sportscars Ltd
Automotive manufacturer Westfield Sportscars has launched a new electric race car, with 0-60 acceleration of just three seconds!
The company, which had been facing bankruptcy a little over a year ago, put its name well and truly back on the automotive map with its impressive unveiling at the Auto-Sport International Show at the National Exhibition Centre.
The new car will act as a gauge to assess the possible consumer demand for such a vehicle.
14 Jan 2008 by CS PRODUCTS LTD
Robin Chisnall set up CS-Products Ltd in 2000 to provide a tooling maintenance and repair service to local industry. It has since expanded to include the design and development of prototype and production tooling, components and equipment. Just over a year ago the Telford-based company invested in a digitiser, having identified a requirement for the reverse engineering of tooling and components.
CS-Products is can offer a reverse engineering service for press tool components using its two XYZ vertical machining centres.
01 Jan 2008 by EMKA UK Limited
As market leader in supply of specialist enclosure furniture, EMKA are frequently asked for 'something different - something special'. The response to this is - 'OK, lets look at what you need'. For specialist panel builders who want to 'add their own identity' or for large projects where the client wants particular features, then EMKA are able to draw on the breadth of their technologies to fulfil those needs.
31 Dec 2007 by Elesa UK Ltd
As part of their product range expansion Elesa are pleased to offer a stainless steel tri-lobe clamping knob for food processing, marine, pharmaceutical, offshore and other aggressive environmental applications that make the use of stainless steel mandatory either by virtue of legislation or simple utility. Typically these will be of interest to machine and equipment builders where quick adjustment or dismantling is required - from bench top units to stand-alone production plant.
18 Dec 2007 by Elesa UK Ltd
A curved-circular profile handle design is unusual but ideal for usage on trailers, horseboxes and other animal transport where the operator is likely to be wearing gloves and require greater clearance than other designs. Typically Elesa have introduced not just one but two variants to enable rivet or screw fixing, as well as blind fixing from the rear.
17 Dec 2007 by Qimtek Ltd
As much as 99 per cent of all UK businesses do not know their carbon footprint and so lack key information for being able to reduce CO2 emissions, according to a new report
But the Carbon Trust study found that almost half of blue-chip FTSE-listed companies can assess their carbon footprint.
Such larger companies were more likely to see climate change as creating an opportunity to reduce costs rather than to generate new business, compared with smaller and medium-sized businesses.
17 Dec 2007 by Rolls Royce plc
Rolls-Royce announced today that Emirates Airline has signed a long-term TotalCare® services agreement valued at $340 million covering fleet management of the carrier s Trent 500 engines. The contract relates to ten Rolls-Royce powered Airbus A340-500 aircraft.
Under the contract, Emirates will hand over full responsibility for management of the engine fleet at an agreed dollar rate per flying hour.
17 Dec 2007 by ABB Ltd
ABB's fast-track transformer remanufacturing service has enabled ScottishPower to bring its 400MW Shoreham Power Station back on-line in record time after it suffered a major fault in its GSU (generator step-up unit) transformer. The 226 tonne transformer is the largest UK unit to date to have been factory remanufactured by ABB's power systems service team.
17 Dec 2007 by Jon Sutton Engineering
Sutton adopts a very pragmatic approach to sub-contracting: Buy the best machines, equip them best you can and use the best operators and you ll succeed.
It s a philosophy that has stood him in good stead as owner of Intersat Manufacturing, a company he started in the early 1990s in his garage with a lathe and a mill, and with which he gained his first order for £6.75p.
That s a far cry from where the Hampshire company is today with 22 employees, a £1.8 million turnover and a determined focus on high-value, complex parts.
17 Dec 2007 by Qimtek Ltd
Businesses in energy-intensive sectors such as cement, steel and aluminium will be asked to sign up to industry-wide pacts on cutting their greenhouse gas emissions, under plans due to be agreed at an international climate change conference on Friday.
17 Dec 2007 by TW Ward CNC Machinery Ltd
17 Dec 2007 by Rolls Royce
Following the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Airbus, Taiwan s China Airlines has selected Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines for 14 firm and six option Airbus A350 XWB twinjets.
If all the options are exercised, the business, at engine list prices, is potentially worth around $800 million. Deliveries start in 2015.
This is the first time Rolls-Royce has been chosen as an engine supplier by China Airlines. The announcement also marks the debut of the Trent series in Taiwan.
17 Dec 2007 by Qimtek Ltd
A new report from The Engineering and Technology highlights concerns over Government targets for doubling the number of apprenticeships by 2020. The report also underlines the need for Government, business, industry and the wider engineering community to work together to improve Further Education for the benefit of the economy.
The Engineering and Technology Board (ETB) today launched Engineering UK 2007, its annual review of the engineering and technology labour market.
17 Dec 2007 by Jaguar Land Rover
Some $4m is to be invested in a 'virtual reality centre' which will allow engineers and designers to see life-size three-dimensional models of vehicles and components. It will reduce the need for physical prototypes, saving time and money in the process.
11 Dec 2007 by GKN Aerospace Services Ltd
One of Britain s leading engineering groups, GKN, is vying with an American rival to buy part of Airbus s high-tech wing complex at Filton, near Bristol, according to reports.
Airbus, which put the facility up for sale earlier this year, has narrowed the list of bidders for the site to just two GKN and America s Spirit Aerosystems, it was reported.
11 Dec 2007 by EEF - East Midlands and Mid Anglia
The lack of a proper, consistent strategy on business taxation is damaging UK industry, say manufacturers.