Latest news about Midlands aerospace


Mazak launches new plug and play robot automation system

Mazak launches new plug and play robot automation system

Yamazaki Mazak has launched a new range of robot automation systems designed to maximise machine tool productivity through fully automatic loading/unloading and the potential for unmanned running.

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Mills CNC see machine tool sales grow 12.1% in 2012

Mills CNC see machine tool sales grow 12.1% in 2012

Mills CNC, the exclusive distributor of Doosan machine tools in the UK and Ireland, has reported exceptional sales results for 2012.

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Pattonair consolidates for growth

Pattonair consolidates for growth

Leading supply chain service provider Pattonair has completed centralisation of European operations at its new hub in Derby and made several new senior appointments.

The European hub was officially opened in autumn 2012 following major extensions to the company’s existing facilities on the site. Intensive work has since progressed to complete the transfer of all relevant European operations and functions to the new complex.

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Delcam partners on new machining method for “fir-tree” profiles

Delcam partners on new machining method for “fir-tree” profiles

Delcam is working with Iruba, a German provider of engineered solutions, and machine-tool manufacturer Hermle to develop a novel five-axis machining method, programmed with the PowerMILL CAM system, for the creation of "fir-tree” profiles in components for turbo machinery. 

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TiME for Etching Titanium

TiME for Etching Titanium

Advanced Chemical Etching (ACE), the Midlands based photochemical etching specialist has developed new safe chemistry that it claims will take the etching of titanium to new levels of quality and precision. 

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Hexagon Metrology UK opens new Precision Centre

Hexagon Metrology UK opens new Precision Centre

On 9th January Hexagon Metrology UK celebrated the opening of a new Precision Centre in Chester, North West England. During the event Mr. Richard Noble OBE, Project Director of the BLOODHOUND Project, kicked off proceedings by cutting the ribbon and welcoming guests into the new facility.

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Forecasts for the aerospace industry -- 2013 and beyond

Forecasts for the aerospace industry -- 2013 and beyond

The turn of the year has seen a slew of new forecasts for aerospace markets in 2013 and beyond. Here are three of them.

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Delcam achieves record orders in December

Delcam achieves record orders in December

Birmingham-based CADCAM developer Delcam is pleased to announce that, in line with the trading update made on 18 December 2012, it achieved a new one-month record in December 2012 for orders of software licences and maintenance contracts. 

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