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25 Feb 2008 by Honda Engineering Europe Ltd
Honda, the Japanese car maker, has announced plans to invest £80 million in developing production operations at its Wiltshire, UK site.
The company s investment plans include new production facilities to enable to plant to manufacture metal and plastic automotive parts, and extra funding for the factory s existing bumper, paint and welding processes.
The new facilities will allow the company to produce engines on-site rather than sourcing them from Japan.
25 Feb 2008 by GKN Aerospace Services Ltd
GKN Aerospace has created a new helicopter Emergency Flotation System (EFS) that will prevent rotary winged aircraft from sinking if they crash land in water.
By evolving cool gas generator (CGG) technology usually employed in European Space Agency programmes, a direct inflation EFS has been created which replaces large gas pressure vessels with small, lightweight CGG units.
25 Feb 2008 by Smartspeed Consulting Ltd
Trade Cutting Formes of Tanfield Lea in Stanley, County Durham, was established in September 1988.
The company specialises in the design and manufacture of high quality, precision cutting formes for industry.
Services include the design and manufacture of cutting, perforating, creasing and folding dies; full cutting tools; high rule cutting blades; laser cut bases; samples; full stripping tools; clip strip / speed strip; blanking dies; counters.
20 Feb 2008 by Elesa UK Ltd
The new CFS hinge from Elesa has a built-in security switch to suit Category 1 Hazardous areas and serves to switch off equipment when a door or panel is opened in industrial environments to ensure operator safety. Alternatively it may be used to remotely indicate status, e.g. for access monitoring. Construction of the CFS is an integral glass reinforced technopolymer unit ensuring a tamper-proof installation and easy assembly.
18 Feb 2008 by BAE Systems
BAE Systems has been awarded a $242 million Enterprise Platform Integration Contract (EPIC) from the U.S. Navy to provide integration, engineering, procurement, fabrication, assembly, test, inspection, delivery, and limited installation of integrated Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) capabilities aboard new construction ships.
18 Feb 2008 by Raytheon Systems Ltd
18 Feb 2008 by Rolls Royce
The latest engine order follows one for an initial fleet of 10 A380s ordered by Singapore Airlines, of which two have entered commercial service.
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.