NUM launches new CNC axis sharing facility

CNC company NUM has launched a brand new CNC axis sharing facility that will allow designers to create machine tools of unprecedented versatility and productivity. The new CNC axis sharing facility delivers a very flexible and efficient means of controlling a high number of functionally interrelated groups of motion axes, by using advanced dynamic resource […]

Trescal UK opens largest dimensional laboratory in the UK

Trescal UK has officially opened its newly refurbished and enlarged Manchester calibration and testing laboratory. The new facility has incorporated part of Trescal’s Leigh capability, and is now the largest dimensional laboratory in the UK measuring, 13,800 square feet and employing 55 people. The existing laboratory facilities have been completely refurbished and specialist standard laboratories […]

Innovate UK launches Northern Robotics Network

Innovate UK has launched Northern Robotics Network (NRN) in Manchester. The idea behind the network is to grow the robotics and autonomous systems sector in the North West by bringing together academia and industry. NRN will work with partner organisations at national level and encourage investment to grow innovative supply chain skills in the region. […]

2D CNC Machinery given award by Wele Mechatronic

2D CNC Machinery has been presented with an award on the second anniversary of its appointment as Wele Mechatronic’s representative in the UK. The award was presented by company president Kuan Yong-chang for 2D CNC ‘s dedication and efforts in customer support, sales, and marketing. Established in 2007, Wele Mechatronic (headquartered in Taiwan) was first […]

CGTech launches new version of Vericut CNC simulation software

CGTech’s new version of its Vericut CNC simulation software offers a newly-designed interface, as well as nearly 500 other enhancements and changes. The company claims that the changes lead to an increase in processing speed, as well as lengthening tool life and increased part quality. An automatic Welcome Screen that offers common first actions is […]

Hexagon Metrology launches Leitz sensor automation system

The new Leitz SenmatiQ sensor automation system is now available from Hexagon Metrology. The system, which premiered at Control 2015 in Germany this past May, enables the fully automatic exchange of sensors within part programs. The new Leitz system is designed to make programming easier while maximising machine uptime and productivity. The SenmatiQ interface is […]

Blum Novotest opens new to purpose-built premises

Blum Novotest, the German metrology specialist, has moved its training and testing business to a whole new purpose-built demonstration facility in Burton-upon-Trent. The company has installed a Bridgeport GX710 machining centre from ETG for on-machine demonstrations, as well as testing and customer training. As noted by David Mold, Blum Novotest UK managing director, this new […]