Is Manufacturing losing the battle of Britain?
The great rebalancing act to restore British manufacturing back to its former glory is failing, with stakeholders on all sides calling for an interventionist government. Tom Moore blogs: “We have a reminder today that Britain faces a very difficult economic situation. We face problems at home.” That was the ominous response from the Chancellor George
MAN Target £7.5M in new business and 150 new jobs
A UNIQUE manufacturing collaboration is embarking on a major expansion drive that aims to secure £7.5m of new work and create more than 150 jobs. The Midlands Assembly Network – a nine-strong collective of world class manufacturing businesses – believes 2013 will be a year of expansion as new projects come online in the automotive,
Laser Marking Capability
After successful implementation of inline laser marking, Brandauer are pleased to announce a further investment in a laser marking system equipped for any low volume marking requirements. Whether it’s a machine readable matrix laser marked for traceability or an alternative to commemorative plate and award engraving, we can service your needs. WHAT IS IT? Brandauer
Tool Transfer work boosts Brandauer
GROWING demand for tool transfers is helping a Birmingham precision component manufacturer expand and take on more staff. Brandauer has seen a surge in the number of companies looking to transfer complex tooling in order to solve production issues and bottlenecks. The firm, TheBusinessDesk.com’s Exporter of the Year, has already completed multiple projects in the
It pays not to ignore the environment
As energy costs rocket, Annie Gregory discovers it pays not to ignore the bleeding obvious If you are not already worrying, you should be. The power generation gap yawns while prices climb faster than Bradley Wiggins over the Pyrénées. Electricity supply problems could start as early as 2015 when nuclear stations start going off line.
PP boss to head Midland Assembly Network
An additional £2m contract haul and growth in three key sectors are the targets for the incoming chairman of the Midlands Assembly Network (MAN) Tony Hague, who will now head up the eight-strong collaboration of engineering businesses as it enters its seventh year. “This is going to be an important year for MAN and one
Trio Set to Offer World-Class Micro Machining Solutions at MM Live 2012
A collaboration of world class engineering businesses from the West Midlands, UK, are heading to MM Live in September with the aim of offering a single source solution to customers. Barkley Plastics, Brandauer and Advanced Chemical Etching (ACE) are part of the Midlands Assembly Network and have decided to pool together resources for the event
MAN on Recruitment Drive for Shropshire Members.
A unique manufacturing collaboration is looking to recruit new members from Shropshire as it looks to make the most of new opportunities in automotive, aerospace, medical and renewables. The Midlands Assembly Network (MAN), which offers technical excellence in mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering processes, is encouraging companies in the area to become part of the
Brandauer help discover the god particle
Article via the manufacturer West-Midlands based Brandauer, a manufacturer of complex components had a small yet very significant part to play in the discovery of the Higgs Boson particle. A key feature of the actual particle accelerator, located underneath the Swiss and French Alps are the pumping slot shields. These form part of the beam screens
Lord Digby Jones unveils largest investment to date
Article via digital manufacturing Birmingham-based precision component manufacturer Brandauer welcomed Lord Digby Jones to its Newtown facility yesterday to herald in the company’s biggest investment to date. To help celebrate its 150th anniversary, Brandauer has invested £750,000 to be the world’s first to install two cutting-edge presses, the Bruderer BSTA 510-123B2 and BSTA 280-75B2. Offering