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MAN creates 125 jobs after record-breaking year

A unique industrial collective is casting aside the shadows of Brexit by recording its best ever year, with a £10m increase in sales paving the way for 125 new jobs.

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Geo Kingsbury enters additive manufacturing sector

Known for selling turnkey metalcutting systems to UK and Irish manufacturing industry based on prestigious German machine tool agency ranges of CNC turning, milling and grinding centres, Geo Kingsbury has announced that, with immediate effect, it is also offering additive manufacturing solutions.

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Blum measures up to a record year in the UK

Industry’s search for greater accuracy and real-time data has helped an East Staffordshire measurement specialist secure a record-breaking year.

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Walter GB to demonstrate Engineering Kompetenz with Made in the Midlands membership

Tooling expert Walter GB has joined Made in the Midlands, the influential peer group for MDs and CEOs of manufacturing and engineering firms in the Midlands.

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ASF Metrology intends to acquire coordinate measuring machines business from Nikon Metrology

Nikon Metrology has announced that ASF Metrology intends to acquire Nikon Metrology’s coordinate measuring machines (CMM) business. The closing of the transaction is expected to take place in about 2 months.

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Booming MTC expects to create 100 new jobs this year

Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC) continues to become one of the city’s booming businesses, after seeing its workforce grow by more than 20 percent in the past year and it is predicting further growth in 2018, including an increase in the number of apprentices, which currently stands at 147.

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XYZ ends 2017 on a high

XYZ Machine Tools closed out 2017 by posting an increase in order intake for the eight months from May to December. This reflects the positive attitude among manufacturing businesses in the UK and Europe, along with the arrival of new machine tool models to the XYZ portfolio.

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Geoff Bryant retires from Citizen Machinery after creating business platform for record sales

Geoff Bryant retires from Citizen Machinery after creating business platform for record sales

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Manufacturing in motion

With just a couple of months to go before the doors open to MACH 2018 at the NEC in Birmingham, visitor registration is now live.

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Haas Modular Mini-Mill– the next generation 40-taper compact machine

The new Modular Mini Mill from Haas Automation provides an economical solution for small parts machining for new start business

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Mantis inspection equipment ensures quality for handmade shoe manufacturer

Mantis inspection equipment from Optimax ensures quality for handmade shoe manufacturer

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Matsuura kicks off 2018 with significant employee investment

Matsuura Machinery Ltd has continued to strengthen its service and sales team with the appointment of five new employees.

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Hoffmann becomes a European Company

Hoffmann, a leading system partner for quality tools, has become a European Company, Societas Europaea (SE), with effect from 7th December 2017.

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Metrology specialist announces restructuring

Measurement Solutions, the UK partner for Creaform 3D portable metrology and Metrologic Group inspection software, has announced plans to re-structure its business activities.

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Emphasis on productive solutions for subcontractors from Gewefa at Southern Manufacturing

Gewefa UK Ltd, the Corsham based specialist toolholding and allied equipment supplier, is offering products with special appeal to subcontract manufacturers at Southern Manufacturing 2018.

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Hurco to present machining solutions for simple and complex components at Southern Manufacturing

At Southern Manufacturing 2018, Hurco will present its machining solutions for simple and complex components.

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LASYS exhibition becoming increasingly more important

LASYS has become established as the trade fair for laser material processing and is making an impression with continuously increasing numbers of international exhibitors, industrial associations and institutions.

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Unison Ltd and Pneuform Machines Ltd announce joint venture

Joint venture will strengthen portfolio, build scale and accelerate growth

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Walter adds to its digital Engineering Kompetenz

With the acquisition of its long-standing software partner Comara GmbH, tooling expert Walter is reinforcing its decision to strive for further growth in the digital sector and build on the company’s Engineering Kompetenz.

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XYZ Machine Tools awarded major safety accreditation

XYZ Machine Tools has been awarded accreditation from leading third-party accreditation scheme Alcumus SafeContractor for its excellence in health and safety in the workplace.

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Kemppi opens up robotic welding application centre in China

In order to strengthen its robotic welding business and speed up the growth in Asia, Kemppi has opened a robotic welding application centre in China.

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123 Insight releases 36 MRP/ERP Evaluation Workshop dates

123 Insight Ltd has scheduled 36 MRP/ERP Evaluation Workshop events for the first half of 2018 as a result of increasing interest and on the back of year-on-year business growth.

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KYOCERA to acquire power tool business from RYOBI

Acquisition will further diversify and expand product line-up Kyocera Corporation president,

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New product catalogue offers a comprehensive resource

Floyd Automatic Tooling has an impressive reputation for the support it provides to both customers and technical partners; something that was prevalent at the recent Star Micronics and Citizen Open House events.

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Floyd delivers solutions at Star and Citizen Open House events

Floyd Automatic Tooling has an impressive reputation for the support it provides to both customers and technical partners; something that was prevalent at the recent Star Micronics and Citizen Open House events.

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123 Insight showcases latest MRP software and host workshops at the Manufacturing Management Show

123 Insight Ltd will be exhibiting at the Manufacturing Management Show on 22nd and 23rd November 2017 at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry and will also be presenting at the Manufacturing Management Workshop events.

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Renishaw’s founder awarded honorary doctorate

The University of Huddersfield has awarded an honorary doctorate to Sir David McMurtry, chairman and chief executive of global engineering technologies company, Renishaw.

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Southern Manufacturing marks 20th anniversary with move to new home

The Southern Manufacturing and Electronics Show is marking its 20th anniversary in 2018 with a move to a new permanent venue at Farnborough.

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