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14 Feb 2008 by EMKA UK Limited
As market leader in the 'Everything but the Enclosure' market, EMKA probably get as much feedback as anybody about what enclosure design engineers need day by day to solve the many and varied problems of building or installing specialist enclosures. This has led them to publish a simple guide to hinge selection covering flush or surface mounted doors with concealed or exposed hinges, including 180° and lift-off criteria, spring hinges and attachment methods such as the EMKA extra fast assembly taper pin fixing system.
11 Feb 2008 by Burcas Ltd
Midlands precision engineering specialist, Burcas, has boosted productivity by investing £300,000 in a Kellenberger grinding machine. This further strengthens its aerospace machining section, which specialises in the manufacture and subcontract machining of large, highly complex critical components and precision tooling.
Burcas aerospace machining section specialises in the machining of large, highly complex critical components
05 Feb 2008 by GKN Aersospace Ltd
04 Feb 2008 by 600 Centre
The machining of multi-featured shaft type or chucking style components requiring fully automated cycles involving turning, milling, boring, drilling and threading on components such as differential cases, wheel hubs, gear rings, rotors and pump housings can now be produced using Fuji Machine s highly productive robotised cell.
04 Feb 2008 by Rolls-Royce plc
Hong Kong Airlines has chosen Rolls-Royce Trent 700 engines to power its new fleet of 20 Airbus A330-300s. Including a TotalCare® long-term services agreement, the value of the business is around $1.2 billion at list prices. Deliveries start in 2010.
The announcement maintains the Trent 700 s 100 per cent record in mainland China, where it has been selected for all 125 A330s in service or on order. Hong Kong Airlines is a new customer for Rolls-Royce.
04 Feb 2008 by EEF - East Midlands and Mid Anglia
Manufacturers are well placed to take advantage of the commercial opportunities presented by the drive towards a low carbon economy, according to a new report from EEF, the manufacturers organisation.
By 2020, the UK must source 15 per cent of its energy from renewable sources and cut CO2 emissions by 16 per cent in response to challenging targets set by the European Commission. This will create significant challenges for industry in terms of its competitiveness.
04 Feb 2008 by Nissan Motor Manufacturing (UK) Ltd
Nissan is to recruit 800 additional staff and implement a third production shift at its manufacturing plant in Sunderland in response to high demand for its Qashqai model.
Since its European launch in March 2007, sales of the Qashqai have reached 130,000 units. Last June Nissan boosted production at Sunderland by 20 per cent to help meet demand. Nissan is now starting a recruitment campaign to deal with above-forecast orders.
31 Jan 2008 by EMKA UK Limited
The 1225 program from EMKA is an innovative IP65 locking system covering the full spectrum of short and long escutcheon types with insert locks and swing handles for profile cylinders or inserts. Type 1225 series is a large-scale handle system for all free-standing cabinets or for access doors in equipment such as HVAC.
30 Jan 2008 by Elesa UK Ltd
Elesa s new completely stainless GN5334 male studded version of their classic 5 lobe clamping knob series demonstrates all the optimised efficiency of a design that is 'just right' as a long-standing ergonomic format. Ideal for use in corrosive or physically demanding applications such as food processing, offshore, marine, pharmaceutical industries etc, the male studded GN5334 in matt sandblast stainless steel is comfortable and quick to use for rapid adjustment or dismantling of machines and equipment of all sizes.
28 Jan 2008 by Qimtek Ltd
The UK government has been urged to do more to protect British manufacturing and help secure a brighter future for firms, especially those in the motor industry
In a document, 'Ripping The Heart Out of the Motor Industry', the Unite union detailed 35,000 jobs lost in the sector in the past ten years.
The union said the industry still employed 210,000 workers and contributed £9bn a year to the economy so deserved more support.
28 Jan 2008 by BAE Systems
Over the five-year partnership, BAE Systems will dedicate £1.5m of engineering time to projects focusing on sports such as cycling, sailing, canoeing and bob skeleton. At the launch, a prototype cycle helmet incorporating technology used in Eurofighter Typhoon fighter pilot helmets demonstrated the potential of the teamwork.
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.