Yamazaki Mazak and Airbus Group offer friction-stir welding technology

Yamazaki Mazak and Airbus Group have come together to offer a combined machine tool and friction-stir welding solution for CNC technology. This new agreement enables Yamazaki Mazak, under licence, to incorporate Airbus Group’s new DeltaN FS® friction-stir welding solution into a number of CNC machining centres in the Mazak range. The new DeltaN FS® technology, […]

Delcam joins Deputy PM Nick Clegg on delegation to India

Delcam president Clive Martell took part in a recent delegation to India as part of a 40-strong trade delegation, led by UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg. The delegation aimed to take advantage of new business opportunities in India based on the new Indian government’s focus on economic growth. This was the first high-level trade mission to […]

A dozen orders for new XYZ 2-OP after launch event

XYZ Machine Tools’ XYZ 2-OP portable vertical machining centre has already had 12 confirmed orders just days after its launch at XYZ’s Burlescombe and Nuneaton showrooms. So far, the new machine has drawn “rave reviews” thanks to its portability, which brings cellular manufacturing within the reach of businesses that would have previously not been able […]

Matchmaker adds 5-axis machines to its range

Matchmaker CNC has added two full 5-axis machining centre capability to its Matchmaker range of vertical machining centres. The new competitively priced machines provide high performance, simultaneous 5-axis capacity under the Matchmaker brand for the very first time. Managing director Colin Donhue said: “The addition of full 5-axis capability to the Matchmaker range is a […]

Ward CNC gets a makeover

Ward CNC Machinery, based in Sheffield and one of the UK’s leading suppliers of CNC machine tools, is getting a makeover. With the help of the image specialists at the city design and marketing agency Allen Design Team, Ward CNC Machinery is getting a fresh image in an attempt to link the company’s great industrial […]

Hope Technology buys flatbed cutter for bicycle components

Hope Technology is developing a new range of composite bicycle components and has just taken delivery of a Blackman and White Genesis automated flatbed cutter. In recent years, the bicycle industry has followed the aerospace and automotive industries in adopting modern composite materials such as carbon fibre in the development of top of the range […]