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Protolabs plays key role on Covid-19 projects

Protolabs, which employs over 450 people at its European headquarters in Telford, is playing a key role in supporting Italian engineers in the conversion of ‘Easybreath’ snorkelling equipment into ...





Goodfellow donates materials to fight Covid-19

?Leading research materials supplier, Goodfellow, is showing support to several initiatives in the fight against COVID-19, supplying materials that are being used to make protective equipment for ...


Southco launches face shield production

Southco has responded to the challenge presented by Covid-19 by adjusting course in record time, tooling up a CE-marked full face protective visor.


igus helps support the NHS

As a critical manufacturer and essential supplier, igus is working to ensure that companies and customers have the support they need to keep vital production lines running. Companies that are ...



UK company prints six-minute visor

3DPrintUK has partnered with Arts University Bournemouth to manufacture face shields for front-line provision of PPE and has released it for everyone to use.






Stratasys launches new 3D printer

Stratasys has unveiled the new J55 3D Printer. At about a third the price of enterprise-class PolyJet printers, the J55 combines realism and productivity, including high fidelity and five ...



FATH to supply face masks

Aldershot-based industrial product manufacturer FATH Components Ltd is now able to supply premium quality face masks ex-stock from both its UK warehouse and German production and distribution ...




JLR to reopen plants

JLR has said that from May 18, manufacturing will resume in Solihull, West Midlands, and at its engine plant in Wolverhampton.


Rolls-Royce to work with GEIC

Following an open innovation call, Rolls-Royce has selected to work with The University of Manchester’s Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC) and its Tier 1 partner, Versarien subsidiary, ...


Xtrac's innovation is rewarded

Vehicle transmission specialist Xtrac, whose energy-efficient gearbox designs are helping to influence radically different technology for future road cars, has received the Queen's Award for ...


Drive System Design triumphs again

British engineering specialist and three-time British Engineering Excellence Award winner Drive System Design (DSD) has been presented with The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade. ...


Aeristech wins Queen’s Award

British electric motor specialist Aeristech has been awarded a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in Innovation in recognition of its work to develop a series of increasingly advanced, high-speed electric ...

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3D printed PPE

Stratasys has announced a global mobilisation of the company’s 3D printing ...