Benefits of 3D Printed Prototyping

Prototyping in manufacturing is vital in many areas, such as product and machine development. It enables designers to create physical, functional versions of their vision and accurately develop and refine it. In addition, this beneficial approach reveals unexpected problems and … Read more

How Metal Casting Promotes Innovation in Architecture

Architecture has used metal casting for centuries to create intricate but practical building components. From the ornate detailing on historic buildings to the sleek modern designs of today, metal casting is a valuable architectural technique. At Dean Group, we actively … Read more

How Rapid Prototyping Assists Design

Designing any components, products, or parts is an involved process that demands review steps where you assess whether your design is working. Committing to a design without testing it will often result in significantly increased expenses as unexpected flaws may … 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

Apprenticeships Supporting UK Manufacturing

The skills and labour shortage in the manufacturing industry is a persistent concern that facility managers have been working against for many years. Fortunately, one promising solution is the increased number of successful apprenticeship schemes nationwide. The manufacturing industry has … Read more

A Guide to Metal Casting

Metal casting is a broad field of industrial manufacturing. It creates metal parts out of liquid metal through various manufacturing methods in its broadest sense. As a UK-based foundry, we have decades of experience producing castings, including the ever-popular investment … Read more

Dean Group: 50 Years of Manufacturing Excellence

Dean Group has been supplying high-quality metal casting for many industries for decades. From oil and gas, rail, electronics, renewables and more – and we have just reached our 50-year landmark! That’s five decades of working with numerous industries across … Read more