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10 Sep 2007 by Qimtek Ltd
EAST HARTFORD, Conn, Sept. 6, 2007 Flyington Freighters Private Limited has selected Pratt & Whitney PW4000-100 engines to power their fleet of new A330-200F aircraft. The contract covers installed and spare engines for 12 firm aircraft and an exclusive long-term service agreement provided by Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners. The agreement is valued at more than US$715 million. Pratt & Whitney is a division of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX).
10 Sep 2007 by Qimtek Ltd
Senior executives from big US defence contractors, including Lockheed Martin, Boeing and General Dynamics (GD), will be out in force at the Defence Systems & Equipment International show in London's Docklands this week.(11-14 September 2007)
But unlike the usual combination of glad-handing, schmoozing and tourism that characterises m! any international arms fairs, this time serious business is on the agenda.
03 Sep 2007 by BAE Systems Land & Armaments
Affordable, life-saving enhancement for M1114 HMMWV available immediately
BAE Systems announced today it received a $12.5 million contract to provide 1000 Vehicle Emergency Escape (VEE) Window kits plus 2,000 spare VEE Window panels to the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM) for use on the up-armored M1114 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV).
03 Sep 2007 by TW Ward CNC Machinery Ltd
North East Engineering, a start-up company that has already developed a strong order book for the oil/gas and power generation industries, has centred its machining operations around machine tools supplied by Ward CNC of Sheffield (www.wardcnc.com): the Takisawa Taiwan EX-310 three-axis slant bed lathe and a Hartford Omnis 1270AP heavy duty, open-fronted vertical machining centre with fourth axis are considered vital to ongoing success for the Newcastle-based firm.
31 Aug 2007 by EMKA UK Limited
EMKA Swinghandles have been developed in response to the needs of specialist panel builders whose equipment will be installed in crowded situations or where style and simplicity are key factors. Their low profile and smooth style minimises the personnel hazards of caught clothes and arms. At the same time their clean lines with recessed handle offer looks which can be seen 'in public'. Good examples of this are the new 1150 series and the elegant 2100 series.
30 Aug 2007 by Elesa UK Ltd
The benefits of stainless steel equipment components are now becoming available at greatly reduced cost, for reasons of hygiene, aesthetics and strength. Consequently, the GN333.5 Tubular Handle in stainless steel from Elesa will prove valuable to equipment manufacturers - especially those supplying the food processing, medical or pharmaceutical industries.
30 Aug 2007 by Northern Precision Engineering Ltd
Fasteners probably represent the lowest constituent part cost of every sheet metal assembly manufacturing process but, according to Grahame Humphries, that doesn t mean they are any less important.
29 Aug 2007 by EMKA UK Limited
Whether it s our weather or our history, UK industry is particularly demanding, especially when it comes to cabinet sealing. Consequently we are not surprised to find EMKA (UK) launching a full range of compression latches designed especially to enhance gasket compression with a soft landing clamp action, so ensuring longevity of the seal and equipment. These are especially useful in situations where equipment vibration may affect the integrity of normal ¼ turn systems, e.g. on vehicles, gensets or mobile mounted controls.
27 Aug 2007 by BAE Systems Marine Ltd
BAE Systems has received a Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) from the U.S. Navy for up to $368 million to build and refurbish naval weapon systems, and provide support services over the next five years. Potential orders received under this BOA are expected later this year and will be carried out by BAE Systems' facilities in Minneapolis and Louisville.
'This agreement will give us the opportunity to continue to serve the U.S. Navy and provide our sailors with critical naval weapon systems and support services, said Dennis Morris, BAE Systems' president of Armament Systems.
24 Aug 2007 by Manthorpe Engineering Ltd
Continuing the Manthorpe strategy of developing its multi tasking machining capability, and following on from the excellent results achieved from our first 1060 Integrex Single Pallet machine installed in 2005, we have now commissioned a further two machines from Yamazaki Mazak with an investment of £1.45m.
The 1060V8 Vertical IntegrexTwin Pallet machine offers Vertical Boring to 1250mm diameter, 5 axis simultaneous path Milling of 1875mm in X, 1060mm in Y, 1345mm in Z, 80 station tool changer, rotary table to 500RPM and spindle speed of 10000RPM.
24 Aug 2007 by 600 Centre
Progressive changes to its core activities mean that Pen Cutting Tools of Sheffield is today a company that is unrecognisable from when it started life in the early 1960s producing semi-special drill/reaming tooling for domestic customers. It now enjoys an annual turnover of £1.5 million manufacturing specialised wear parts predominantly for the bearing industry and exports 35 to 40 per cent of production.
23 Aug 2007 by Qimtek Ltd
The CBI's latest survey of business paints a strikingly upbeat picture of British manufacturing industry, with optimism in UK factories reaching levels not seen since 1995.
Demand in August remained strong, with an increased balance of +9 per cent of firms reporting order books above normal against July's balance of -6 per cent.
However, there are marked differences between sectors and rather less confidence about future prospects. The survey was conducted partly during the recent market turmoil.
23 Aug 2007 by Elesa UK Ltd
Elesa column level indicators play an important role in checking the health of equipment and so ensuring the health and safety of its operators. Whether they are used for fuel oil, hydraulic oil, water reservoirs, coolant tanks or other fluids, a simple visual level indication provides a warning or more hopefully peace of mind.
The HCX range of column level indicators offer simple visual indication, impact protection, alarm facility, magnification and/or remote readout for concealed installations.
21 Aug 2007 by 600 Centre
The arrival of the latest Colchester-Harrison Tornado T8MS with C-axis, driven tools and sub-spindle means that up to five previous operations can be combined into one and lead and cycle times have been slashed at the manufacturing facility of Genesis Precision Engineering. The Cambridge subcontractor has become very successful by specialising in the production of high quality and often demanding machined components for locally based high-tech industries.
20 Aug 2007 by Babcock Land Ltd. (Comms)
Armament and Technical Products, a business unit of General Dynamics, has been awarded a $107.7 million contract option from the U.S.
Army TACOM-Picatinny (Picatinny, N.J.) for reactive armor production for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. This option is part of a July 2006 contract and brings the total value to $237 million.
20 Aug 2007 by Aker Kvaerner Subsea
Aker Kvaerner has been awarded a contract by China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) for delivery of drilling equipment and system for an ultra deepwater drilling semisubmersible unit. The contract value for Aker Kvaerner is approximately USD 128 million.
'This first delivery of drilling equipment systems into the Chinese offshore market is a breakthrough for Aker Kvaerner. We are very pleased that CNOOC has chosen us and are committed to execute this project to a high quality and on schedule', says Mads Andersen, executive vice president in Aker Kvaerner.
15 Aug 2007 by BAE Systems Marine Ltd
The world s most advanced warship, HMS Daring, has completed her stage one sea trials and has received glowing reports after performing above all expectations.
The high standard of the ship s overall design is such that not a single one of her almost 800 compartments exceeds the habitability standards for vibration when operating at full power. Such an achievement would be unlikely on a luxury yacht and is a unique achievement for such a large, complex and powerful warship.
13 Aug 2007 by Faro Europe
DEK Northern Europoe is the world's leading provider of equipment and processes for high accuracy mass imaging of electronic materials. Weymouth based DEK specialises in the supply of precision screens and machines for printing solder-paste electronic circuitry employed in the medical, aerospace and electronics industries.
13 Aug 2007 by Faro Europe
W H Tildesley has filled the niche market for small batch quantity forgings for many years. The company pride themselves on having one of the most advanced tool and die making facilities in Europe.
A purpose-built factory houses the most modern CAM milling machines available. Highly accurate and complicated impressions are able to be produced competitively at great speed, which gives them a great flexibility of service to offer.
13 Aug 2007 by Boeing Commercial Airplanes
The Boeing Company and Cathay Pacific Airways today announced that the Hong Kong-based carrier has ordered five additional Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners, increasing the airline's commitment to a total of 23 of the advanced twin-engine, twin-aisle airplanes.
13 Aug 2007 by Jacobs
Aker Kvaerner has been awarded a contract for operation, management and maintenance of the Al Zaafarana FPSO offshore Egypt by operator Gemsa Petroleum Company and partners. The contract value is NOK 200 million for a five year contract period effective from 1 September 2007. Options for contract extensions are included in the contract.
13 Aug 2007 by Bombardier Transportation Derby
First Implementation Of Bombardier s Leading-Edge ERTMS Level 2 Signalling Technology In China
10 Aug 2007 by Babcock Land Ltd. (Comms)
The U.S. Department of Defense yesterday announced more than $605 million in recent contract awards to business units of General Dynamics.
Three awards valued at $428.9 million to General Dynamics Land Systems of Sterling Heights, Mich., for system enhancement package (SEP) work on Abrams M1A2 Tanks. Work will be performed in Sterling Heights; Lima, Ohio; Tallahassee, Fla.; Anniston, Ala.; and Scranton, Pa. Work is expected to be completed by July 31, 2010.
07 Aug 2007 by Qimtek Ltd
Resilient British manufacturers are firing on all cylinders thans to a turbo charged automotive sector.
A 10,000 unit jump in car output helped rev factory production to its highest level since 2001, the Office for National Statistics said.
The figures come despite a soaring pound, which is close to 26-year highs against the US dollar.
More than half of britain's trade is with the euro zone.