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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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Accurate acquires Birkett Cutmaster

Accurate Cutting Services has acquired Birkett Cutmaster, and is merging the operations, after 45 years of part-collaboration and part-competition, to create a sawing resource capable of tackling a

Rail Certification for Beakbane

Kidderminster-based machinery protection specialist Beakbane has been accredited to EN 15085-2 for the design and welding of railway vehicles and components.

2D CNC Launches Wele Range of VMCs to the UK Adding Power and Precision for General Purpose Machining

Developed for general purpose vertical spindle machining centre applications, when heavy cutting is the order of the day, the largest AA90 Series of three vertical spindle machines in the Wele rang

ROEMHELD MAGNETIC CLAMPING SET TO BE HOT ATTRACTION AT INTERPLAS 2014

Roemheld will be exhibiting its innovative M-TECS magnetic clamping systems on Stand J4.  These are designed to offer flexibility and fast changeovers for the rubber, thermoplastics and plastic pro

Delcam development staff trained on Seco Technical Education Programme

Delcam is putting members of its development team through the Seco Technical Education Programme (STEP) to update their understanding of the latest developments in cutting-tool technology.  The kno