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Young engineering talent impresses MTA judges

All 12 finalists in the Manufacturing Technology Association’s (MTA) annual Technology, Design and Innovation (TDI) Challenge impressed the judges with their engineering talent.
Open to all Technology and Design students, the nation-wide competition is split into two age groups: 14-16 years old and 17-19 years old. The 12 finalists were chosen by the MTA’s Education and Training committee and the final judging and award ceremony took place on 9 July at the Yamazaki Mazak European Headquarters in Worcester.

MACH 2014 video highlights

Some of the MACH 2014 highlights have been compiled on a short video. Press the play button below to see the story.

MTA President stresses the importance of innovation

Addressing the Advances in Machining conference Mark Ridgway OBE, President of the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA), focused on the role that innovation can play in stabilising a business in volatile markets. He emphasised the importance of innovation in manufacturing but stressed the take up of this message has been surprisingly slow, quoting regional and national figures on the relatively poor innovation performance of SMEs.

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Renishaw to present new metrology developments at international conference

Renishaw is due to highlight the effect of new developments in metrology on aerospace manufacturing at the 2014 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago this September.

Renishaw opens new headquarters in China

Renishaw, a world leading engineering technologies company, is pleased to announce that its Chinese headquarters has moved to a new state-of-the-art facility in Shanghai.

Sumitomo's Wave Radius Mill Sets New Milling Standard for Exotic Alloys

The combination of three new ACM milling insert grades with the latest ultra-hard ‘Super’ coatings and a totally new development for their precise positioning and location in the toolholder enables

Wele VTC Series of Production Centres Launched by 2D CNC in UK

Central to the targeted operational use of the Wele VTC production centre series of nine machines is the level of functionality to incorporate processes normally carried out on individual vertical

Tubefab continues to grow ....

Tubefab are  pleased to announce that  we have successfully installed second tube bending machines at two great forward thinking companies in Scorpion Exhausts in Ripley and Airedale International