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Upskilling: The Key For UK Manufacturing

It’s no secret that the UK is behind many of its European counterparts when it comes to UK manufacturing and productivity.

A recent report by the International Federation of Robots (IFR) highlighted the extent to the country’s lack of industrial robots, whilst McKinsey & Company has reiterated the benefits of automation to the economy in its Discussion Paper. The UK needs to offer a solution sooner rather than later if it is to maintain a competitive edge, but how can industrial robots play a key role in UK manufacturing?

To Infinity and Beyond!

The success of a pair of Hartford vertical machining centres at Goodman Metal Works has spurred the family-owned company to order a third machine.

Route to Success

To realise its ambitions of being the UK’s leading independent profiling and processing company, the P.P. Group has consolidated its business interests by bringing its three manufacturing facilities in Salford, Gorton and St Helens, under one roof - a brand new 110,000sq/ft 6 acre site in Oldham.

Full steam ahead

Year on year, Starrag’s Turbine Technology Days never fail to impress – and the 2018 edition, the sixth in the annual series, was no exception.

It showcased developments to further improve the efficiency of machining turbine blades, blisks and engine casings, including:

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