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Latest From The Blog

May 2019

£200,000 robotic investment helps Arrowsmith Engineering deliver soaring sales

May 19th, 2019|

A leading Coventry aerospace supplier is tapping into the ‘march of the robots’ to help it capitalise on 20% growth over the last twelve months.

Arrowsmith Engineering, which is part of the AS.G Group, has invested over £200,000 into a new Doosan 4th axis machining centre and robotic cell that will help it boost production speed […]

March 2019

CNC investment helps Merc Aerospace capitalise on £500,000 sales boost

March 24th, 2019|

Moving to ‘one-hit’ machining has delivered a Lancashire precision engineering specialist a £500,000 boost after securing a string of new orders.

Merc Aerospace, which employs 50 people at its facility in Barrowford, has seen turnover rise to £4.2m thanks to a sustained investment drive that has included the purchase of two state-of-the-art CNC machines from the […]

February 2019

AWI kicks off 2019 with ‘best ever’ £1m+ month

February 8th, 2019|

A UK manufacturing specialist is casting aside the uncertainty of Brexit by recording its best ever month in its 73-year history.

Alloy Wire International (AWI), which supplies more than 60 different ‘High Performance’ nickel alloys, has secured over £1.2m of sales in January, shipping 339 individual orders to customers in 27 different countries.

Boosted by a new […]

December 2018

Warm welcome for new products provides a perfect 50th birthday present for Arrow Solutions

December 31st, 2018|

One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of professional cleaning and maintenance chemicals is celebrating its 50th birthday in style, after securing substantial business from the aerospace industry for its new impregnated wipe products.

Arrow Solutions, which was founded in 1968, has grown into one of the most respected manufacturers in its field, supplying customers across the […]

October 2018

Boeing contract seals record year for high-flying technology specialist

October 14th, 2018|

A leading mechanical engineering specialist is celebrating a record-breaking year after securing a landmark contract with Boeing.

MetLase, which is a joint venture between Rolls-Royce and Unipart, has been announced as the tooling and fixture partner for the world’s largest aerospace manufacturer’s new Sheffield facility in a deal that will initially increase the workforce by 15%.

The […]

June 2018

New group launches to boost UK productivity

June 25th, 2018|

A new consortium of like-minded companies has been launched to boost UK manufacturing’s productivity and competitive advantage.

The In-Comm Training & Manufacturing Group (ITMG) has been created to give SME manufacturers access to world class technology and business and learning support that can bridge the skills gap, increase R&D, help it drive continuous improvement and embrace […]

February 2017

Investment in production line brings new orders to Alloy Wire

February 22nd, 2017|

Significant investment in a custom-built production line is helping a leading wire manufacturer prove that ‘size does matter’.

Alloy Wire International (AWI), which employs 28 people across its two factories in the UK, has spent more than £150,000 on a host of new machinery that gives its customers access to wider and thinner or bigger cross-section […]

August 2016

Arrow Shanghai expansion wins new contract

August 21st, 2016|

Investment in a new Chinese operation is already paying dividends for a UK manufacturer of cleaning and maintenance products.

Arrow Solutions has marked the first three months of trading in Shanghai with news that it has secured a string of new contracts to supply Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC) and Beijing Metro.

The company is tapping […]

February 2016

New sales and jobs for ACE

February 15th, 2016|

Investment in new processes and the latest machinery is reaping dividends for a Shropshire manufacturer after it announced a 20% rise in sales.

Advanced Chemical Etching (A.C.E.), which offers precision metal components, prototyping and low volume products, has used its additional capacity to win a string of domestic and international orders from clients involved in the […]

January 2016

New Test Rig Centre set to deliver £1m sales

January 8th, 2016|

One of the Black Country’s fastest growing manufacturers has opened the doors to its new design and Test Rig Centre.

Georg UK, which has grown 40% in 2015, held a VIP open day to showcase its impressive machine shop, electronics department and expert engineering team that has completed more than 50 bespoke test rigs for clients […]