Speaking on Friday morning after the Referendum result came through, Manufacturing Technologies Association CEO James Selka said:
“Like the rest of country MTA members will have been engrossed in the referendum over the last few weeks. The MTA took a position, based on the views of our members, of supporting the UK’s remaining within the EU. But now that the decision has been reached, we have to work hard to protect the future of the UK’s manufacturing technologies sector.
A car consists of elements and components that have been sourced from right across the globe. The metal that forms the panels will have been quarried as an ore in one place, been through a foundry in another before being pressed into shape somewhere else. It will then be fitted with an engine that has been through a similar process, glass which has been formed, electronics that have been sourced the world over and a software package with hundreds of authors.
Parker Precision, a highly respected West Midlands-based precision engineering company, has invested in a new automatic shuttle vice bandsaw from Addison Saws. The saw, an Everising S-250 HB-NC model, is bringing efficiencies of 60% to Parker’s sawing line and is being used to feed no fewer than 20 CNC milling machines.