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The latest news from the fast-moving world of engineering design, including the latest innovations, applications and research information.


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 ...


Oxford student wins Stratasys scholarship

Student wins free Stratasys FDM 3D Printer for The University of Oxford for a year, exposing more students to cutting-edge technology that will boost their learning and research


Paragon prints 5,000 face shields for NHS

Product development support company Paragon Rapid Technologies, with assistance from 3D printing technology innovators, RPS has completed 5,000 face shields for hospitals in the North East.


Cranfield University designs low-cost ventilators

A simple, low-cost Bag Valve Mask (BVM) ventilator to help critically-ill COVID-19 patients has been rapidly designed by experts at Cranfield University (UK) and built in Georgia Tech (USA) in a ...








Stratasys ramps up production of 3D printed PPE

Stratasys has announced a global mobilisation of the company’s 3D printing resources and expertise to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, spanning its Stratasys, GrabCAD, Stratasys Direct ...



Ceratizit adds its support to ventilator action plan

Recognising the unprecedented challenging times, Ceratizit UK & Ireland has introduced several measures in support of those manufacturing companies responding the UK government’s call for help in the ...



Additive manufacturing making waves

Global engineering technologies company, Renishaw, has collaborated with the Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC) in Canada, to produce two ocean turbine parts using additive manufacturing (AM) for ...



Intelligent plain bearing

igus has developed an intelligent bearing that warns of specific wear level, enabling machine and equipment operators to plan maintenance, repairs or part replacement in advance. Called smart ...





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