With just eight weeks to go till MACH 2012 the latest pre-registration figures are pointing towards a really strong show with a buzz really growing.
Following 2 years of debate, the re-insertion of EN 954-1 functional safety of controls references in harmonised “C” safety standard for turning machines ISO EN 23125 2010 has finally been approved by ISO member bodies.
Taking a business to the next stage can be daunting. It requires confidence, capability and capital. In recent years, the third of these all-important ingredients was relatively easy and cheap to secure through bank lending. All that changed with the financial crisis. Today, many business owners will tell you that the new reality means growth ambitions have had to be put on hold.
UK Machine Tool Exports/Imports 2011 Metalworking Insiders’ Report World Machine-Tool Output and Consumption Survey 2012 European Industrial New Orders, December 2011 CECIMO Statistical Toolbox, February 2012
Sajjan Jindal is puzzled to hear that he was once called “the cerebral boss of JSW” by the FT’s Beyond Brics emerging markets blog. He has no idea how he might have earned this description: he sees himself as an engineer.
Twenty free guest places for MTA members to attend the conference at RBS, 280 Bishops Gate, London EC2 on Thursday 1 March 2012. This high-level discussion will be keynoted by The Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business.
Britain’s manufacturing sector saw a solid rise in orders in February, according to an industry survey, with export orders in particular seeing a strong pick-up.
A fund of up to £125m has been established with the aim of helping existing supply chains grow and achieve world class standards while encouraging major new suppliers to set up and manufacture here.
The Fusilier Aid Society raises funds go directly to the past and present serving soldiers and their families.