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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.

Members News

Royal interest in metal 3D printing

His Royal Highness the Duke of York visited the Renishaw-supported additive manufacturing research facilities on a recent visit to the University of Liverpool.

Advanced ballbar training achieves "better than new" machine tool accuracy

Advanced ballbar training enables shop to achieve “better than new” machine tool accuracy and extend machine life for unconventional silicon processing

MSP and IMS Join Forces to Reduce Machine Setup Time

Metrology Software Products (MSP) and IMS Software have announced a partnership to provide a joint solution providing the benefits of MSP’s advanced probing solutions fully integrated with IMS Soft

BROWN & HOLMES EXPANDS WORKHOLDING PRODUCT DIVISION

Brown & Holmes has recently secured a number of exclusive international contracts, enabling it to expand its existing product division.  With many years’ experience of supplying FORKARDT rotary