Tuesday, 30 November 2021 14:05

Speaking a Common Language

Shared programming environment brings robot and CNC technologies together. The last five decades have seen tremendous advances both in robotics and in CNC machining centre technology. In recent years manufacturers have begun reaping the benefits of bringing these two technologies…
Pioneering technology leader ABB has launched ABB Ability™ Smart Melt Shop, the first smart factory digital application of its kind for the metals industry. It is designed to increase melt shop productivity, save energy and improve employee safety, with payback…
Top offers after closure of a shipyard in Spain. Up for auction until 30.11.2021 on www.surplex.com The shipyard LA NAVAL in the Spain was specialized in the design and manufacture of suction hopper dredgers, the construction of specialized off shire…
A significant £1.5m investment in a new high-speed production cell is helping a 159-year-old metal stamping specialist deliver a major contract to the Middle East. Brandauer, which employs 63 people at its Birmingham factory, has strengthened its long-term partnership with…
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from AMAG Rolling GmbH, a member of the Austrian company AMAG GROUP, to supply a new strip pickling line for its facility in Ranshofen. The new strip pickling line #2, with planned…
Available now, the latest version of Flexium software from CNC specialist NUM includes an enhanced RTCP (Rotation Tool Centre Point) function with tool vector programming that significantly simplifies the usage of five-axis machine tools. Enhanced RTCP function with tool vector…
Small and medium-sized manufacturers are continuing to bounce back from the pandemic, despite experiencing significant supply chain and recruitment struggles. The latest Manufacturing Barometer, which surveyed more than 400 SMEs across the UK, shows that nearly two thirds (64%) of…
Filtermist International Limited is looking to offset supply chain uncertainty by giving customers additional peace of mind with its oil mist collectors. The Telford-based company has introduced a new five-year warranty that is totally free of charge, with the package…
It doesn’t take long to find videos of springs being manufactured. The process is almost hypnotic as a series of carefully choreographed motions bend, twist, and form wire into tension, torsion, and compression springs. The equipment used to form these…
SKF have just announced its commitment to have a supply chain with net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. “Having already made significant progress on our journey to reducing emissions from our own operations to net zero by 2030, we…
Metso Outotec has been awarded a contract for the delivery of several horizontal grinding mills and thickeners to a greenfield nickel project in Indonesia.The value of the order is approximately EUR 24 million, and it has been booked in Minerals’…
International technology group ANDRITZ has received an order from Walsin Lihwa, Taiwan, to supply two Pyromars plants with capacities of 4,500 l/h and 6,500 l/h for their wire rod production sites in Yantai, China, and Yenshui, Taiwan. Start-up of the…
A Plymouth manufacturer is playing a key role in helping develop a new seating system for wheelchairs that improves function and corrects body posture. Source Engineering, a specialist in pressed and machined components, has supported Matrix Seating with a complex…
New research (1) by Global Palladium Fund (GPF) shows retail investors are increasingly concerned by the potential impact of rising global inflation on their savings and investments. One in four will increase metals investments or invest for the first time…
When motion equipment is being used in harsh environments, it needs to be of resilient design and manufactured from highly durable materials.  Matara UK Ltd, specialist in automation, pneumatics and linear motion products, provides customers with Armoloy TDC® coated linear…
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