A giant of the steam age is being brought back to life with the help of polystyrene pattern manufacturing.
3 June 2013
Software simulation specialist Dassault Systèmes SolidWorks has acquired fellow software maker Simpoe in a move that will provide more options for planning injection moulds, according to the company.
8 May 2013
Injection mould manufacturer Phoenix Engineering 2009 of Horsham has celebrated its third year in business, as its name suggests.
31 July 2012
Following an expansion of its selective laser sintering (SLS) production capabilities, the Belfast rapid prototyping bureau Laser Prototypes has added three new functional materials to its SLS range.
2 July 2012
At the PDM12 show, Bedford-based Midas Pattern will highlight its specialism in producing low-volume, polyurethane enclosures frequently used in medical and scientific applications.
3 May 2012
There can be few fields of technology where functionality dictates shape so completely as in medical products, as the special feature in the 27 April print issue of PRW will demonstrate.
26 April 2012
A the recent NPE2012 trade show, St Paul, Minneapolis-based Mold Craft showcased a four-cavity injection mould for very small medical parts.
26 April 2012
Precision tooling specialist Thomas Keating, which manufactures tools, gauges and injection moulds, has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade.
19 April 2012
Successful UK mouldmakers have addressed the challenges of tough overseas competition by embracing and implementing change, investing in new technologies, and adopting more proactive and flexible working practices.
15 March 2012
Bedford-based Midas Pattern Company claims particular expertise in the manufacture of cast aluminium rotational mould tools for the manufacture of large, rugged and robust components in many sectors including sports and leisure, marine and retail promotion.
14 March 2012
Pickering-based Ryetools has pulled off a precision toolmaking challenge on a tight timescale, enhancing the accuracy of moulding for an innovative medical instrument.
13 March 2012
After 57 years of designing and manufacturing new injection moulds, Walsall-based Superite Tools has moved to a rapid-response modification and repair service for mould tools of up to 12 tonnes. Superite no longer makes new moulds.
12 March 2012
UK toolmakers Complexa Tools, Hanson Thorpe, ITI Manchester and Ryetools have worked as a consortium in collaboration with their client Wavin to manufacture a range of high-precision, high-value single- and multi-impression mould tools.
9 March 2012
The government says it is keen to push engineering and manufacturing as part of the UK’s economic recovery, so toolmakers need to step up and prove the worth of these sectors, says Peter Barnes, a director at the GTMA
18 January 2012
Havant-based Formaplex, a supplier to the motorsport, automotive and aerospace industries, has ordered two DMU100U monoblock five-axis machining centres from DMG (UK). They will be installed in May 2012 to assist the company in meeting short-lead-time deliveries.
12 January 2012