Brexit and Manufacturing: Where Are We Now and What to Expect

The UK left the EU on 31 January 2020 under a withdrawal agreement covering areas like trade, social security, the level playing field, UK participation in EU programmes, internal security and transport. However, not everyone is one hundred per cent … Read more

Spotlight On: Stainless Steel

Stainless steel is one of the most versatile and popular materials in the manufacturing industry, including castings. This material is used in a great deal of industries and markets, including aerospace and renewables. We use this alloy at Dean Group … Read more

Why is Now a Good Time to Carry Equipment Maintenance Out?

Checking physical equipment during a quieter period or during downtime is crucial to prevent future disruption to operations. Even if you’re busy, you should still carry out maintenance, especially if your equipment has seen a lot of use recently. It … Read more

How Big Data Analytics is Changing Manufacturing

Big Data is part of the Industry 4.0, also called the 4th Industrial Revolution, and is a key element in UK manufacturing. In order for businesses to grow, they must invest in Big Data analytics, as this is already changing … Read more

UK Manufacturing at a Glance

As an investment casting company, Dean Group believe it’s important to be aware of what is happening in the UK manufacturing industry at any given moment, especially with the current circumstances. Considering the impact of the global pandemic on so … Read more

Top Design Considerations When Manufacturing Castings

Design is a crucial step in the manufacturing of high-quality castings. And, in order to design successful castings, it’s necessary to use all the tools at our disposal, including sophisticated simulation software. As a company specialising in investment castings, Dean … Read more

Automation in UK Industries

Automated processes offering automation are key in many different areas within manufacturing, from the factory floor to the office, so it’s not something that will disappear anytime soon. There are many benefits to businesses and to the economy from automated … Read more

Business and Economic Trends in the EU

The COVID-19 pandemic – as well as the global measures put in place to control the virus – have caused massive disruption to supply chains and economic areas around the world. This includes the European Union. For manufacturers looking at … Read more

The Cost of Casting

Investment casting has several costs associated with it. While the exact cost of each project will vary because each individual case is different, there are still some elements that affect the final price. Knowing what they are will help you … Read more