The Importance of Connectivity in the Aerospace Industry

One of our manufacturing predictions for 2017 included the Internet of Things (IoT) and how it can aid the automation of the manufacturing processes, from supply chain to final product. Automation and connectivity on the factory floor or warehouse are … Read more

China Will Re-launch World’s Fastest Train This Year

China will relaunch the world’s fastest bullet train after the 21st of September of this year, when seven high-speed trains will be allowed to reach higher speeds once again. Following the two-train collision near Wenzhou that killed 40 and injured … Read more

Business Climate Indicator Increases

The European Commission regularly gives us an idea of the business climate in different sectors. The business climate indicator (BCI) is put together from the results of regular surveys. The BCI for June 2017 has been released and we can … Read more

Everything You Need to Know about Lost Wax Casting

Lost wax casting, also known as investment casting, precision casting, has been a well-known and popular metal casting process for a very long time. It has remained the process of choice for many, then, especially due to its accuracy, ability … Read more

The Importance of 3D Visualisation In The Aerospace Industry

Visualisation in design is an important aspect when it comes to engineering. Seeing the process of the component being created can help in improving its design. Advanced, functional, and intuitive visualisation for aerospace engineers can facilitate communication and learning, which … Read more

UK Manufacturing Output on the Rise

According to recent reports, the output of UK manufacturing is at its fastest rate since the mid-90s. In the three months leading up to July, the growth of the market grew at a rate not seen since January 1995. This … Read more

What is Spark Erosion?

We know just how important it is that materials and parts are designed and produced to the highest of quality – and with the highest possible standards in mind. There are many different machining methods that can help you to … Read more

June News Round Up

As another month draws to a close, we are looking at the news that has made the headlines in the industry this month. Of course, it has been a particularly news-worthy month, largely due to the snap general election which … Read more