The Benefits of 3D Printing Rapid Prototyping in Custom Part Manufacturing

Custom part design for specialised applications presents numerous challenges. Innovative technologies create opportunities for bespoke parts designed to fulfil unique roles and address specific requirements. However, this progress results in heightened challenges for designers and manufacturers striving to cater to … Read more

Why Do Space Programs Rely on Metal Casting?

Metal Casting is the pivotal but subtle tool that ensures the success of many different applications, including the recently re-invigorated spaceflight sector. From precision investment casting for intricate engine components to high-pressure die casting for larger parts, this process is … Read more

Steel VS Aluminium Metal Casting

When it comes to casting, various factors influence the choice of metal. At Dean Group, we predominantly choose aluminium and steel for their unique properties and versatility in many industrial or commercial applications. By working with metal casting specialists like … Read more

Digital Skills Re-Inventing UK Manufacturing

The manufacturing industry has played a significant role in the UK’s economy for centuries. It has been a source of employment and has contributed to the country’s overall growth and development. However, the industry has faced challenges recently, including adapting … Read more

Investment Casting Innovation for Renewable Energy

Renewable energy is the future of our planet, and investment casting is playing a significant role in making it possible. Investment casting creates critical components for wind turbines, solar panels, and many other renewable energy systems in the renewable energy … Read more

Case Study: Casting for the Cloud Cities Barcelona

Dean Group was recently tasked to create integral components for an innovative architectural design, the Cloud Cities Barcelona. The team was approached with a unique challenge to create a significant amount of high-quality metal nodes for an intricate installation that … Read more

The Future of Manufacturing

The UK manufacturing industry has a rich history of innovation and progress from the Industrial Revolution to today. The industry is constantly evolving and adapting with new technologies and processes emerging to meet client demands and recent industry trends. Read … Read more

Safeguarding Your Supply Chain

Unforeseen world events such as the pandemic significantly damaged manufacturing companies’ standard global supply chains. As a result, erratic disruptions became commonplace as the manufacturing industry struggled to acquire the raw materials needed for daily operations. Manufacturing Supply Chain Challenges … Read more

Stability With Demand Forecasting

Demand forecasting is essential for creating a strong supply chain and maintaining reliable manufacturing operations.  Efficient manufacturing operations rely on demand forecasting to create financially lean operations. Read more about the benefits demand forecasting provides manufacturing below. What is Demand … Read more

Manufacturing Managing Rising Costs

In 2023, the events of the past three years still affect manufacturing in the UK. International disruptions and significant changes in the national economy and COVID brought about numerous obstacles the sector still struggles to overcome. The rising costs that … Read more