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Brexit, fences and making sure you stay in front

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In short, if you’re sitting on the fence, you’re moving backwards, losing that hard earned lead you had over others with a very real risk of being.. Read More

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The Lottery of Second Hand Machinery

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Budgets and bargains; two things that most of us have in common. We all love a bargain and the vast majority of us shop to a budget... Read More

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Lean Manufacturing, a vision of what’s to come

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More and more companies and more and more of the people who run them are adopting the ‘Lean’ approach to manufacturing. Those who dismiss the idea are beginning to lose.. Read More

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Lean Principles Engineers need to know

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Whether you think of ‘Lean’ as something our industry, or your business doesn’t really need, a potential lifesaver, a principle you have already adopted or just something about which you.. Read More

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The Annual Investment Allowance for Businesses has changed

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The Annual Investment Allowance allows the business in question to claim 100% tax relief in the year of purchases and this year’s increase sees the allowance at its highest level.. Read More

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Bringing our service to you

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Similarly, when it comes to pricing then that very same machinery represents a significant outlay for our customers, so achieving that perfect balance between profit and value for our customers.. Read More

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Alloys, the quest to make good materials even better

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The key strengths of an alloy are its ability to strengthen metals while maintaining the best of that metal’s properties, while at the same time also reducing costs... Read More

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How to measure sheet metal gauge and thickness

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It might be obvious to some, but also less obvious to others... More and more these days fabricators take delivery of their sheet metal, do what needs to be done,.. Read More

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10 things you never realised you didn’t know about metal

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One of the most miraculous materials in the cosmos, formed in the very hearts of dying stars then released into the universe when those same stars end their lives, usually.. Read More

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What to look for when choosing a metalworking supplier

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There are many reasons why you might be looking for a metalworking supplier. You might be having problems with your existing supplier, you might need new materials, specialised tooling or.. Read More