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Jaguar F-type highlights CNC changes

More than 50 years since Jaguar released the iconic E-type, 2012 see the launch of their latest sports car. Naturally, they’ve named it the F-type. While they share a similar heritage of high-end engines and to die for looks, they couldn’t be more different in the way these two cars have been assembled. The E-type, […]

Machining exhibition a big hit

The NEC in Birmingham has just held the PPMA Show 2012 – the UK’s annual showcase for processing and packing machinery. Run by the PPMA (Processing & Packaging Machinery Association), the trade association for the UK market, it represents more than 400 companies. Their idea is to help promote machinery sales, both at home and […]

Taking machining one step further

So, the world has welcomed the latest version of the iPhone (actually dubbed the iPhone 5 this time), and while past marketing strategies for Apple have included talking about how ‘magical’ their products are, it seems this time they’re taking a different tack in their approach. Speaking in their usual product feature video, Sir Jony […]

Control your CNC machinery with your Smartphone

From recording TV to controlling the temperature of your fridge freezer, there isn’t much you can’t do with one of the top smartphones on the market. But what about operating cutting machines, programming and remote monitoring of CNC systems right in the palm of your hand? Earlier this month Guan Xiyou, chairman of the board […]

Print off your new home

What if, instead of looking for a new home, you could just print off a design that you liked and build it in the area you choose? You could even recreate the style of a home in a different part of the country and have it built via blueprints you designed on your computer. This […]