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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 […]

Brandauer toasts Queen’s Award success with £1.5m export boost

May 5th, 2019|

A Birmingham metal stamping company is taking on the worlds press-workers and winning after announcing a £1.5m export boost.

Brandauer, which employs 67 people at its state-of-the-art facility in the city, has secured new orders to supply customers in the Netherlands, the United States and, for the first time ever, Israel.

It has helped the family-owned business […]

Made in the Midlands success for MAN Group

May 5th, 2019|

The Manufacturing Assembly Network (MAN) was celebrating last night after two of its member companies were recognised at the prestigious Made in the Midlands Awards.

Brandauer, a leading metal pressing and stamping specialist, was named as ‘Exporter of the Year’, whilst PP Control & Automation’s outsourcing expertise saw it ‘Highly Commended’ in the Manufacturer of the […]

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

AME receives £5m funding to boost the region’s high-tech manufacturing skills

March 24th, 2019|

An innovative collaboration between Coventry University and Unipart Manufacturing Group to equip engineering graduates with the experience and skills employers need in the future is to be extended after receiving over £5 million of funding.

The Institute for Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering (AME) – known as the ‘faculty on the factory floor’ – was established at […]

February 2019

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

Brose Limited appoints industry expert as new MD

January 21st, 2019|

Brose Limited, a leading mechatronics specialist to the automotive sector, has appointed a new Managing Director to build on its significant recent growth.

Steve Wilkins, an industry specialist with more than 30 years’ experience, has taken over at its two Coventry plants in Colliery Lane and Foleshill and has already expressed his desire to make the […]

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 […]