Bridging the manufacturing gap

In this article Dr Henrike Wonneberger COO and co-founder of BASF-owned, digital supply chain specialist Replique, discusses the concept of ‘bridge’ manufacturing with the aid of 3D printing. The system enables parts to be supplied on-demand when there is unexpected need or stock is low. Parts are sourced from the supply chain through a global, decentralised and secured additive manufacturing network
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Quick benefits from new sub-spindle turning centre

Sutton in Ashfield-based precision engineering company Quickits has developed a leading position in the manufacture and supply of valve mounting kits and fabricated brackets for customers across the valve and actuator industry.
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Exemplary service leads to repeat business

When Autocraft Solutions Group, Europe's largest independent engine builder and remanufacturer, purchased the land and assets of an existing but redundant machine shop in Booth Drive, Wellingborough, in June 2018, the company retained four existing Heller 4-axis, twin-pallet, horizontal machining centres (HMCs) that were already on site.
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Turning investment triumphs at tier 1 aerospace supplier

Lancashire-based Merc Aerospace has recently augmented its machining capabilities by investing in a number of Nakamura-Tome turning machines from the Engineering Technology Group, leading to higher productivity for its prestigious aerospace customers.
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Flexible cell machining strengthens growth

Investment in DN Solutions machine tools from Mills CNC at Irish precision manufacturer Takumi Precision is part of the company’s continuous improvement programme and has led its growth in the aerospace, medical and industrial markets it serves.
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Adding up the additive advantages

In this Q&A article Wayne Davey, global head of sales and go-to-market at HP 3D Printing discusses the progress of additive manufacturing (AM) and the development of HP’s technology in this market.
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