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New machine tools make working at home a lot easier

The Atom has a very small footprint. Ajax’s new Mini CNC lathe has a Siemens 808D control a 100 mm 3 jaw chuck an automatic 4 way tool post that takes 10 mm tooling and a tail stock with a 3 MT spindle. The best part is it is on wheels and will plug into a 13 amp socket domestic socket and still take a decent cut

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New manufacturing facility in the UK

In connection with the COVID 19 pandemic, Dräger has received an order from the British government to deliver respiratory protection masks (FFP3). The delivery of the order will start in 2020 and will stretch until the end of 2021. The expected net sales are roughly EUR 100 million

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LVD plans a series of Technology Events to launch new products

Following the postponement of EuroBLECH 2020, LVD has announced plans for a series of Virtual Technology Events and Technology Days to be held from September through to November 2020 to launch and showcase new laser cutting, bending and punch press products for the sheet metalworking market

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Okuma opens a new Engineering Centre in Germany

Okuma, one of the world's market leaders for CNC tooling machines and process optimisation, will soon be opening a new Engineering Centre at its site in Krefeld, Germany. In future, the standard machines kept in stock will be individually tailored to meet the needs of customers across Europe

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123 Insight announces new series of online INFO Exchange events

123 Insight Limited has scheduled a further series of online 123insight INFO Exchange events in response to increased interest in manufacturers to implement ERP/MRP. The next events are scheduled for 22nd July, 12th August, 2nd September and 23rd September, each taking place on a Wednesday at 10.30am

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Some good news!

Raybould Machine Tools Ltd, a worldwide dealer and supplier of new and pre-owned machinery predominantly used within the metal pressing and forming industry, has announce an agreement to act as the Official UK Distributor for the range of mechanical and hydraulic power presses manufactured by Pressix® of Italy

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MACH 2021: Leading the way to recovery

January 2021 is going to be a hugely important landmark for UK manufacturers. After the disruption of 2020 getting supply chains moving and investment flowing are going to be big priorities for the New Year. The place to do that will be the NEC, which will not only play host to MACH, the UK’s national engineering and manufacturing exhibition between 25-28th January, but will also be packed with other events

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Public vote of confidence for UK manufacturing

The UK public stands firmly behind the manufacturing sector to support the UK and protect the NHS through coronavirus and into the future. Almost three in four (74 percent) of the UK public believe that the manufacturing sector stepped up to meet the challenge of supporting the UK as coronavirus took a grip on the nation in March 2020

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WENZEL and Nikon Metrology enter distribution partnership

The distribution agreement between Nikon Metrology Europe and WENZEL sees two of the biggest global players in metrology create a new partnership. This distribution partnership provides customers with the ultimate combination of innovative CMMs and Nikon Metrology’s unequalled laser scanning technolog

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