Dean Group Celebrates Christmas in Style

At Dean Group, we staff an expert team working tirelessly to create the various castings and prototypes our clients need. Despite this constant dedication to producing the highest quality investment castings in the UK, we know the vital importance of … Read more

Current Economic State of the Nation

The UK is struggling with many different challenges that are affecting the economy and the various industries that empower it. Following the struggles of the global pandemic, manufacturing has adapted to erratic lockdowns in China disrupting operations, Russia’s invasion of … Read more

Dean Group Celebrates Golden Jubilee Event

Since 1972, Dean Group has been a successful member of the UK manufacturing industry, creating high-quality castings from our foundry in Manchester and overseas. Our company’s long history has had its trial and challenges, but we have always managed to … Read more

The Different Types of Forging

Forging is a manufacturing process that uses heat and pressure to manipulate a metal’s form into new dimensions. Dean Group focuses on perfecting our investment casting methods, but thanks to our reliable international connections, we can supply high-quality forged items … Read more

Additive vs Subtractive Manufacturing

Many manufacturing processes have adopted the inclusion of digital elements. This rise of digital methods throughout manufacturing is part of a broader movement to create a more accurate, efficient and cost-effective approach that increases a company’s competitiveness within its field. … Read more

Precision Investment Casting: Accurate & Precise Metal Forming

Precision Investment casting is a process that has been used for centuries to manufacture metal parts. Also known as lost wax casting, this cost-effective method allows the creation of intricately designed metal parts whilst maintaining excellent dimensional accuracy and surface … Read more

Why Women Should Choose a Career in Engineering

Engineers are the lifeblood of many industries internationally. As a result, engineering maintains our modern way of life, and the engineers within it develop and improve our lives in extraordinary ways. The vital role of engineers cannot be understated, but … Read more

What Is Industrial Design Prototyping?

Creating machinery components in the modern era is a complex process that demands high quality and accuracy to ensure that a company’s investment is not lost. This required fidelity is not limited to the final components or the eventual application … Read more

Virtual Prototyping and Physical Prototyping

At Dean Group, we are constantly searching for new ways to improve our already successful working processes and find ways to achieve superior quality with shorter turnaround for our clients. Before the superior 3D CAD (computer-aided design) choice was developed, … Read more

Spotlight On: Aluminium Grades

Known for its high strength-to-weight ratio and its lightweight, corrosion resistance and ease of machining properties, aluminium is the material of choice for castings in many industries. It can be strengthened easily, offers good fluidity and can be used in … Read more