In this article Kareema Hilton, lightweight machining theme lead at the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland discusses how the machining sector can be helped to embrace the benefits of Industry 4.0.
Irvine-based Omnitool, a family-run precision engineering business, is boosting production capacity and plans to expand into new markets, create new jobs and cut emissions following the introduction of new digital tools and expertise.
In June 2023, Tri-Tech 3D, UK provider of Stratasys, One-Click Metal and XJet 3D printing solutions, supported the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) with the opening of its new facility in Renfrewshire, Scotland.
Advanced technology being developed by a global consortium of companies and academic institutions could revolutionise the use of industrial 3D printing in the UK, bringing the advanced manufacturing of high-value components for key industries to the country for the first time.
The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS), operated by the University of Strathclyde, has opened its new flagship facility at the heart of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland (AMIDS) in Renfrewshire.
Footprint Tools – one of the leading manufacturers of traditional hand tools in the UK – is at the heart of a research project that could see Sheffield spark a recycling revolution in industrial forging that unlocks a step change in the manufacture of safety critical components for the aerospace, defence and energy sectors.