Autodesk names Andrew Anagnost president and CEO

Autodesk has announced its board of directors has appointed Andrew Anagnost, current interim co-CEO and chief marketing officer, as the company's new president and CEO. He will also join Autodesk's board of directors.

New precision levels for large scale measurement

The new Creaform MaxSHOT 3D is now available from UK metrology specialist Measurement Solutions. The system is said to offer the highest level of measurement accuracy and repeatability on large parts from 2m to 10m.

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Diamond-tipped Supermini and Mini tools with internal cooling directly to the cutting edge are the latest additions to the products Horn offers for boring, profiling and grooving.

Manufacturing demand strengthens – CBI

Manufacturing firms reported that both their total and export order books had strengthened to multi-decade highs in June, though output growth slowed, according to the CBI’s latest Industrial Trends Survey.

Bloodhound SSC fires up in Newquay

The world’s most advanced straight-line racing car, Bloodhound SSC, will be driven for the first time, at Cornwall Airport Newquay this October, twenty years after the current record of 763.035 mph was set.

Guhring opens new UK headquarters

In early June, Guhring officially opened its new 60,000ft² manufacturing facility on Birmingham's Advanced Manufacturing Hub. The new UK headquarters of the German owned cutting tool manufacturer was officially opened by Dr Joerg Guehring, the chairman and CEO of the Guhring Group.

Top safety accreditation for Status Metrology

Established in 1992, Sandiacre-based Status Metrology Solutions has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace.

Sales boost for Hague Fasteners

One of the UK’s leading manufacturers of non-standard fasteners has celebrated moving into its new home by securing a string of new contracts.