Category Archives: fabrication

New manufacturing news website goes live

After over 1000 blogs, the Whats Happening in Manufacturing blog spot has grown up and become the sector’s newest fully functioning 24/7 manufacturing news website. WHIMFING.com (What’s Happening In Manufacturing) boasts “no frills; just facts”. It’s “where busy people who … Continue reading

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Bombardier’s Derby factory to build Crossrail trains

The government announced today that 760 UK manufacturing jobs and 80 apprenticeships will be supported by its decision to award a contract for 65 trains to be built at the Bombardier factory in Derby. Transport for London (TfL) and The … Continue reading

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New staff join Laser Process

Laser Process, the Cannock based laser cutting subcontractor, has taken on three new apprentices and appointed Derek Payne as technical sales engineer for the East of England. Of the three apprentices, two will be trained in three of the main … Continue reading

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Hague Fasteners doubles exports in growth spurt

The West Midlands manufacturer Hague Fasteners has reported that investment in new machinery and a shift towards customers wanting to ‘buy British’ has pushed up exports. Hague, which is based at Willenhall, near Wolverhampton, said it had witnessed a doubling … Continue reading

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Advanced Manufacturing’s Man of Steel to oversee Sheffield

A 30m ‘Man of Steel’ sculpture is to be installed high above Sheffield and Rotherham in 2015. Seated on an accessible three-storey building positioned on a former landfill site, the highly polished steel figure will be seen from Rotherham, much … Continue reading

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Pipe Center invests in fabrication facility

Pipework systems specialist Pipe Center has announced that it is investing in new pipe grooving equipment, welding plant and additional trained manpower at its fabrication facility at West Horndon, a few miles east of London, in order to extend its … Continue reading

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Garador production running at all-time high

Garage door manufacturer Garador has reported that it is running at an all time high following the expansion of its Somerset-based factory (pictured). The company boasts that the 1,600 square metre extension of its production plant in Yeovil, has made … Continue reading

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