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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 […]

Dorset manufacturer goes robotic to boost productivity and sales

May 5th, 2019|

A specialist in precision machined components has invested in its first ever robot to help it boost capacity and achieve ‘lights-out’ automation.

Dorset-based Brimor Engineering, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, has installed a new HALTER LoadAssistant® from the Engineering Technology Group (ETG) as part of ambitious plans to capitalise on a recent 20% increase […]

April 2019

Brose reaps the dividends of new driverless vehicle logistics solution

April 28th, 2019|

Automotive supplier Brose is actively using ground-breaking technology to optimise its logistics operation, improve efficiencies and win new business on future model launches.

Brose, which provides seat structures and window regulators to Jaguar Land Rover, Nissan and Toyota, has invested nearly £2 million over the last two years into the introduction of Automated Guided Vehicles (AGVs) […]

£500,000 investment etched in metal for fast-growing Shropshire manufacturer

April 28th, 2019|

Supporting the automotive sector’s move towards electrification and the aerospace industry’s desire for lightweight parts has helped a Shropshire manufacturer boost its sales by 40%.

Advanced Chemical Etching (A.C.E.) has won over £2m of new orders over the last twelve months, with contracts being placed from customers in the UK, Europe and the Far East – […]

March 2019

Coventry University and FEV join forces to launch £50m centre for cleaner mobility

March 24th, 2019|

A £50m state-of-the-art facility for creating cleaner mobility has opened in Coventry today giving a major boost to the UK automotive industry.

The Centre for Advanced Low-Carbon Propulsion Systems (C-ALPS), an innovative collaboration between Coventry University and global engineering specialist FEV Group, is looking to harness cutting-edge academic and commercial expertise to support the development of […]

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 […]

Rolls-Royce and ITV projects lead to £5m milestone for Bristol demolition specialist

March 24th, 2019|

Dismantling a jet engine bunker and internal demolition works on ITV studios has helped a Bristol demolition specialist hit the £5m milestone.

Weaver Demolition, which employs 25 people from its base in Farrington Fields, has seen a 10% increase in turnover over the last twelve months, thanks mainly to its ability to combine modern equipment and […]

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 […]

Filtermist International adds DCS Group to its portfolio with £6.6m acquisition

February 8th, 2019|

A leading industrial air filtration and extraction specialist has successfully completed its largest ever acquisition with the £6.6million purchase of Yorkshire-based DCS Group.

Filtermist International, which is part of the Absolent Group, believes the deal will provide the group with the opportunity to increase its global presence in key sectors, including pharmaceutical and woodworking.

It is the […]

January 2019

Focus SB switches on to £multi-million China opportunity after MGP support

January 15th, 2019|

Support with controlling processes and improving production efficiencies is helping a Sussex manufacturer make the most of a multi-million pound Far East opportunity.

Focus SB®, which is a market leader in electrical wiring accessories, has accessed support from the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP) to implement a tailored Materials Requirement Planning & Enterprise Resource Planning (MRP/ERP) system […]