Ford joins Composites UK

Ford joins Composites UK

In June, Composites UK welcomed Ford Motor Company, specifically its UK Innovations Team, as one of its 380 member companies. The UK Innovations Team is led by Alan Banks, whose remit is to expand the use of lightweighting technologies onto mass production vehicles at an

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Survey finds manufacturing industry optimistic for recovery from COVID-19 despite supply chain concerns

Survey finds manufacturing industry optimistic for recovery from COVID-19 despite supply chain concerns

A new survey from SteelScout has found that more than 60% of professionals in the manufacturing industry expect the sector to recover from COVID-19 and return to business as usual by mid-2021. However, they highlighted issues in the wider supply chain which might impact the recovery,

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Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 21 confirms return with new dates

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 21 confirms return with new dates

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics has confirmed that it will be returning to Farnborough International next year on the 20th, 21st and 22nd of April 2021. The show has been rescheduled from its regular dates in February to avoid conflicting with other events postponed from 2020,

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URGENT REQUEST – Ventilator Parts Needed

THIS IS AN URGENT ANNOUNCEMENT ON BEHALF OF KTN – MANUFACTURING Can you, or a company you know, help with this urgent requirement to support ventilator manufacture next week. Rotary Pot – Contelec or Megatron We are struggling to find 5,000 units for next week of

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XYZ Machine Tools supporting manufacturers of medical equipment

XYZ Machine Tools supporting manufacturers of medical equipment

XYZ Machine Tools has announced an initiative to offer direct assistance to all companies involved in the manufacture of emergency medical equipment. The firm is offering to loan new XYZ machine tools, FREE OF CHARGE,  to firms needing extra capacity in the fight against the

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Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2020 smashes previous attendance record

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2020 smashes previous attendance record

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2020 witnessed a 9% increase in attendance to set an all-time record. A total of 9,256 visitors attended the three-day show, which is the UK’s longest-running and largest annual industrial technology exhibition. Companies from all over the UK, continental Europe and

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Get ahead of the game in 2020 with our superb seminar programme

Get ahead of the game in 2020 with our superb seminar programme

The free seminar programme at Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2020 is an incredible opportunity to up-skill and prepare for the challenges ahead in 2020 and beyond. Running in two lecture theatres over all three days of the show, the 33 sessions announced so far cover

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Composites UK hosts Brexit discussion

Composites UK hosts Brexit discussion

The Materials Suppliers sub group of Composites UK is hosting a ½ day open meeting on 20th November 2019 at Make UK Technology Hub, Birmingham. Learn about the implications of Brexit for the UK composites sector, including: REACH legislation Exporting and tariffs Material Supply Circular

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Hone your sales skills on the next FAC sales training course

Hone your sales skills on the next FAC sales training course

Sales skills are the single most undervalued and misunderstood skills in business. Engineering businesses can dramatically improve their turnover by implementing effective sales techniques and a driven sales plan. If you’re looking to improve your sales effectiveness, a forthcoming course from the Farnborough Aerospace Consortium

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Composites UK Turns 30

Composites UK Turns 30

On Monday 3rd June, Composites UK celebrated turning 30 years old with an anniversary event at Brandon Hall Hotel, Coventry. Originally the Composites Processing Association (CPA), it became Composites UK in 2007 to include the whole supply chain within the membership, growing over the last

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