ITC Adds New EWN Boring Head Program

For any manufacturers involved in boring operations, Industrial Tooling Corporation (ITC) is expanding the BIG KAISER Precision Tooling offering of boring heads. Now, the UK’s leading cutting tool manufacturer has released two smaller sizes of the EWN Smart Damper precision boring heads – the CK1 and CK2. The new heads eliminate vibration in deep-hole finish […]

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Manufacturing Barometer aims to uncover if COVID-19 could permanently change industry working practices forever

The UK’s largest survey of small to medium-sized (SME) manufacturing companies has been launched today to record trends in performance and confidence levels across the sector, whilst also exploring how firms are supporting their staff as a result of COVID-19. The Manufacturing Barometer, which is organised by SWMAS (the South West Manufacturing Advisory Service) and […]

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Chocolate maker finds the digital sweet spot with Made Smarter

A chocolate maker, supported by Made Smarter, is poised to experience a game-changing productivity increase by automating its manufacturing process. Friars, based in Cumbria, started making its own brand of premium chocolates by hand last year, after nearly 100 years of retailing confectionary products. Now to meet increasing demand and to accelerate growth, the third-generation […]

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Hull Subcontractor Picks Victor

Established in 2008 during the worst recession of modern times, Rubitec Engineering Ltd has invested in a variety of machine tools to undertake everything from CNC milling and turning to 3D modelling, gear cutting, anodising and more. To meet the ever diversifying demands of industry, the subcontract manufacturer has recently purchased a Victor Vturn NP20 […]

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Redditch manufacturer seals deal with the AA to transform roadside rescue with new freewheeling hub

A leading presswork and prototyping specialist has joined forces with the AA to develop a game-changing innovation that will transform the breakdown service for thousands of drivers. AE Oscroft, which employs 50 people at its Washford Industrial Estate in Redditch, has used its engineering expertise to create a new freewheeling hub that allow patrols to […]

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High-speed Bruderer press investment delivers major reshoring contract for HV Wooding

Investment in a refurbished precision high-speed press is helping a Kent-based sub-contract manufacturing specialist deliver a significant aerospace contract that has been reshored from Spain. HV Wooding, which offers laser cutting, wire erosion, busbars, motor laminations and presswork to customers all over the world, has invested over £120,000 into new tooling and the installation of […]

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£500,000 support boost for Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire manufacturers

Small to medium-sized manufacturers in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire have received a £500,000 support boost to help them overcome challenges and make the most of new opportunities. The Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP), which has already supported over 600 companies in other areas of the East Midlands, has agreed a deal with D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership to […]

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