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Bowers Metrology to showcase new demonstration suite in September

Bowers Metrology will hold a materials testing seminar on September 16 in its brand new demonstration suite in Camberley in Surrey. The demonstration is designed to give customers an insight into the principles of hardness testing, as well as providing an overview of the solutions available from Bowers Metrology. The demonstration will be followed by […]

AXYZ International upgrades its CNC routers

AXYZ International has unveiled a number of major upgrades and improvements for all of its AXYZ routers, which it says will help increase their production capabilities. This promise includes the 4000 series of routers, of which the 4008 model is a routing solution much favoured by the furniture and joinery production and general woodworking industries. […]

Merry CNC-hristmas

The festive season is nearly upon us and the time has come for decking the halls with boughs of holly. As we reported in a recent blog, access to machinery, 3D printers and laser cutters has never been more readily available. So have you considered using CNC machinery to make your own Christmas decorations this […]

ING funding shock for machinery industry

Major world bank ING shocked it’s customers, and most likely it’s employees too, by announcing a massive restructuring within the business. The result of which means there will be no new financial leases signed with the majority of its customers here in the UK after November 30, drastically affecting the financing of around £100 million […]

CNC machine manufacturer Haas gains industry award

UK-based CNC machine tool manufacturer Haas Automation has picked up a Diamond Award for its machine sales this year. The Norwich-based firm’s performance during 2011 has been recognised with the accolade thanks to the success of its global network, which encompasses more than 100 exclusive territories. Some 500 CNC machine sales have been booked over […]

Apex Auctions launches dedicated Canadian website

Apex Auctions has launched a dedicated Canadian website, giving manufacturers in the country the chance to purchase and sell used CNC machine tools. The site,, aims to provide a comprehensive service for buyers and sellers of used and new surplus industrial equipment. Whether buyers are looking for used CNC lathes for sale, or companies […]