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New area sales manager appointed at WH-Lead

WH-Lead, sole sales and service agent in the UK and Ireland for Taiwanese machine tool manufacturer Leadwell CNC Machines, has appointed Daren Waring as area sales manager for the West Midlands.
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Stop-start recovery for subcontracting

According to the latest figures, the UK market for contract manufacturing in the second quarter of 2021 was down by 8% on the previous quarter, but 57% higher than it was a year ago.
3 days ago News

Sheffield Forgemasters to be acquired by the Ministry of Defence

Sheffield Forgemasters’ shareholders have agreed to sell its entire share capital to the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to support a substantial recapitalisation of its defence-critical plant, equipment and infrastructure necessary to secure the delivery of components into future MoD programmes.
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Advanced laser cutting with entry-level machine

Biz Engineering, a long-established company with comprehensive knowledge of the sheetmetal industry, has invested in a 3kW TruLaser 1030 fiber laser cutter to meet growing demand and replace previous CO2-based technology.
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