Plastics moulder manages stock supply

Specialist plastic moulder, Broanmain Plastics, used Southern Manufacturing 2018 to exhibit the benefits of a full, Kanban, just in time (JIT) supply system. The company works in supply chain partnerships with its customers and currently supplies 50% of its deliveries straight from stock holding. To

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Fabrication shop is created to support Bloodhound test runs

The Bloodhound world land speed record attempt has been supported by Bott from its earliest days, with products installed in the car assembly workshop in Bristol. The company believes this project is crucial in inspiring future generations of UK engineers. Clive Woodward, CEO, said: “This

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Plastic packaging can be standard or tailor-made

A selection from the vast range of plastic packaging developed for industrial applications was highlighted on the Rose Plastic stand at Southern Manufacturing 2018.   The company offers standard or tailor-made solutions. Highlights of the diverse range of soultions available are the Aquardo range, a versatile

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Five VMCs meet choice of environments

Five vertical machining centres (VMCs) from Dugard’s  popular XP range were highlighted at Southern 2018. The mid-range VMCs range from 762 to 2060mm x axis travel. They feature bigger ballscrews and bigger guideways for a more robust working environment. There are also machine options like

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Advocating induction heating

At Southern Manufacturing 2018, representatives from Ambrell were on hand to advise and discuss with visitors how induction heating can enhance manufacturing processes. The company manufactures induction heating systems from 1.0 to 500kW, and believes it can help manufacturers whether they need to braze a

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Cables and services add value

Electrical, electronic and fibre optic interconnect solutions were displayed by Lemo at Southern Electronics 2018. The company highlighted its range of products, including the B and T series connectors (pictured) and value-added cabling services. Servicing a range of end markets, from auto-sport, military, oil and

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Coil winding designs includes prototyping service

One of the UK’s largest coil winding companies, North Devon Electronics, manufactures quality customised components at competitive prices. It is approved to ISO9001:2008 and TS16949:2009 standards. The company supplies diverse markets such as aeronautical, automotive, military, and medical and provides design assistance, prototyping, coil winding

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Visual inspection range includes digital handheld magnifier

This year’s show saw the launch of Vision Engineering’s digital handheld magnifier. The company supplies ergonomically designed stereo microscopes, digital inspection and non-contact measurement systems. The Camβ magnifier was demonstrated alongside key products from the range of visual inspection systems, including the award-winning Mantis, Lynx

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Rubber and membrane keypads can be backlit

Custom plastic injection and compression moulded components together with bespoke metal products have been supplied by G English Electronics for over 40 years. At Southern 2018 it showcased examples of its wide product range, together with variety of in-house services including rapid prototyping, tooling and

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Displays are in all shapes and sizes

New TFT products exhibited at Southern Manufacturing 2018 by the Midas Group included micro TFTs, high resolution IPS TFTs, portrait orientation letterbox units, and all round view angle (ARVA) types. Standard RGB and mono devices were demonstrated, alongside the display enhancement products such as cover

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