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Business
Lintra – The Benefits of IMI Norgren’s Range of Rodless Cylinders Explained 

13 Dec 17

The concept of a compressed air product with a split down its length may seem unworkable, but these quality designed and manufactured products fulfil many applications unsuitable for other types of actuator.


Business
Corporate branding, can it be quirky? 

13 Dec 17

Hello fellow #MIMFamily.


Business
Jonathan Lee Recruitment joins British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF) 

13 Dec 17

Jonathan Lee Recruitment is pleased to become an associate member of theBritish Frozen Food Federation (BFFF).


Business
How to choose the best Pneumatic Fitting 

13 Dec 17

In most cases a great deal of design consideration goes into the choice of cylinders, valves and other active system components; but can the same be said for the fittings?The fittings, with the pipework, form the connection between all components…


Business
Product Spotlight: Accessories 

13 Dec 17

Product Spotlight: AccessoriesAt Arlington Automotive, we produce a vast amount of accessories for vehicles which include Coat Hangers, Sun Blinds, Cooler Bags, Car Covers, Exhausts, and Body Kits, to name a few.


Business
British prison pioneers war against drones 

12 Dec 17

A Channel Island prison has become the first in the world to use a new system designed to stop drones smuggling drugs, weapons and other contraband over perimeter walls.


Business
Sports Floodlighting at North London Collegiate School, Dubai 

12 Dec 17

North London
Collegiate School, one of the highest achieving schools in the UK, has also established
a school in Jeju, South Korea, which since opening has quickly been recognised
as one of the leading schools in North East Asia.


Business
2017 and all that!! 

12 Dec 17

Well another year is drawing to a close and what a year it has been.


Business
The True Cost of your Packaging 

12 Dec 17

You might have
noticed that packaging prices have been creeping up recently.


Business
Approved supplier into 3D scanning framework for Universities & Colleges 

11 Dec 17

Central Scanning are pleased to be an official supplier into the 3D Printers, 3D Scanners and associated consumables (LAB1009 AP) framework.


Business
As Temperatures Tumble -Ovako SZ steel 

11 Dec 17

Home » Products » SZ-Steel® SZ-Steel® – Retaining toughness at sub-zero temperaturesSZ-Steel, whichrefers tosub-zero temperatures, is a family of steel that has proven to retain properties for safer and more reliable performances in temperatures…


Business
Hepworth achieves Cyber Essentials Accreditation 

11 Dec 17

Cyber Essentials protects organisations against cyber attack, and helps to guard against the most commoncyber threats.


Business
Christmas Holiday hours 

11 Dec 17

SSP Technology will be closing Friday 22nd December 2017 at 1pm – reopening Tuesday 2nd January 2018 at 8.30am.


Business
Apprentices showcased at Lander Automotive breakfast event 

11 Dec 17

Lander Automotive were the most recent MIM member to host a breakfast networking event, choosing to use it to showcase the contributions of the significant number of apprentices that make up their workforce.


Business
adi Employees Host Christmas Jumper Day For Heart Research UK 

11 Dec 17

Staff at adi Group swapped their workwear in favour of Christmas Sweaters to help raise money for its chosen charity partner, Heart Research UK.


Business
How cold temperatures affect packaging 

8 Dec 17

Looking out the window at the snow today got us thinking.


Business
MTP Laser introduces new brazing service 

8 Dec 17

We now offer a brazing service, which compliments our existing MIG TIG welding facility.


Business
Exhibiting 2018 

8 Dec 17

All 3 divisions of the Encompass Group are going to be exhibiting during the beginning of 2018.


Business
Acres Engineering celebrates 70 Years of Manufacturing 

8 Dec 17

2017 marks a significant anniversary for Acres Engineering.


Business
Hadley Group achieves zero waste to landfill 

8 Dec 17

Demonstrating our commitment to environmental stewardship, we’re delighted to be the first rollforming company in the UK to be awarded The Carbon Trust Standard for Zero Waste to Landfill.


Business
It’s all about employers now: the Governments new Careers Strategy 

7 Dec 17

This Monday saw the
release of the long awaited Government Careers Strategy.


Business
How inclusivity can drive industry productivity 

7 Dec 17

Made in the Midlands Female in Engineering Award winner Rachel Wiffen of Bridgnorth Aluminium discusses industry diversity.


Business
Technical & Emergency Support Packages Launched 

7 Dec 17

Do you have a technical issue which needs addressing and
wish to speak with an independent specialist? 3 Phase Design recently launched a telephone skype
support services which gives you the opportunity to discuss your technical
issue.


Business
We are recruiting! 

7 Dec 17

We require an Area Sales Manager to join our team to help us grow sales in the North East.


Business
Sentinel Manufacturing are looking for a Manufacturing Support Engineer to join our team here in Shrewsbury! 

7 Dec 17

Sentinel Manufacturing are looking for a Manufacturing Support Engineer to join our team here in Shrewsbury!The successful candidate will give support predominantly to the shop floor undertaking a verity of tasks such as machine set ups, alterations…


Business
It’s all about the quality! 

6 Dec 17

When it comes to bending tube or pipe, it is not necessarily a “one shoe fits all” process.


Business
Hadley Group’s Pre-Production Process 

6 Dec 17

From design consultancy to product sign off, our new video details how we can shape your future in metal.


Business
Case Study: Indirect Fired Heater Hire – Entertainment Sector 

6 Dec 17

The challengeA london-based restaurant required temporary heating for a two-level open area eating and drinking venue.


Business
New Appointment at Chemique Adhesives 

6 Dec 17

Global manufacturer, Chemique Adhesives Sealants, is pleased to announce the appointment of new Business Development Manager – Mike Malthouse, with immediate effect.


Business
Product Spotlight: Ride Height Sensor Kits 

6 Dec 17

Product Spotlight: Ride Height Sensor KitsOur Ride Height Sensor Kits sense the height of the car and is used in conjunction with the compressor.


Business
Thank you #MIMFamily 

6 Dec 17

The team at MyWorkwear are jubilant after orders taken during November were the highest in 41 years of trading.


Business
SCAM ALERT – Beware of scam emails claiming to sell MIM data 

6 Dec 17

SCAMALERT – Beware ofscamemails fromwww.


Business
Zaun develops SR3 fencing for rail and other CNI applications 

5 Dec 17

A high-security fence for rail and other critical national infrastructure applications that resists for more than five minutes sustained attack with specialist power tools has been developed by steel mesh fencing manufacturer Zaun.


Business
Zaun majors on innovation and collaboration at UK Security Expo 

5 Dec 17

Innovation and collaboration remain to the fore for multi-award-winning perimeter protection systems group Zaun as it unveiled new products and partnerships at the UK Security Expo (UKSec).


Business
ISO Accreditation for Group Business 

5 Dec 17

GFP Tools Ltd, owned by Cube Investments Group have been awarded with the industry recognised
ISO9001: 2015 at its first attempt.


Business
Turnover Drive at ActOn Finishing Stourbridge 

5 Dec 17

The new general manager of our Stourbridge Shot Blasting and Peening facility,Andy Tarr, is looking to propel the turnover to new heights and expand the factory space in the near future.


Business
Multi-Use Die Cut Carton Case Study 

5 Dec 17

This case study features one of our existing customers – a leading manufacturer of pressure relief safety systems in the UK.


Business
CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR HOLIDAY 

5 Dec 17

The company will be closed on Friday 22nd December 2017, re-opening for business on Tuesday 2nd January 2018 at 7.30am to 4:30pm.


Business
Kilby Packaging joins Made in the Midlands industry network 

5 Dec 17

Kilby Packaging are delighted to announce that we have joined the leading Midlands’ manufacturing and engineering
membership group, Made in the
Midlands.


Business
International GOM Workshop Series “3D Metrology in Casting and Foundry Processes” 

4 Dec 17

On 08 March 2018, GOM UK will host a “3D Metrology for Casting and Foundry Processes”
workshop in Coventry.


Business
Adey Steels Newly Qualified European & International Welding Specialist 

4 Dec 17

Adey Steel Groupwould like to congratulate ourWelding Coordinator, EngTech TechWeldI IWS Adam Newtonfor successfully completing a Diploma in Welding Engineering with The Welding Institute (TWI).


Business
Made in the Midlands TV is on the road 

4 Dec 17

Made in the Midlands TV is hitting the road early 2018 and visiting members factories to report on your good news.


Business
Meet our new Occupational Hygiene Consultant! 

4 Dec 17

Meet Rachel our Occupational Hygiene Consultant, who recently joined the Health and Safety team at Bradley’s.


Business
Status celebrate 20 years tie-in with Hexagon MI 

1 Dec 17

Independent measurement solutions provider Status Metrology
and original equipment manufacturer Hexagon are celebrating a ‘unique’ 20-year
partnership, which helped pave the way for a second user machine market in the
UK.


Business
Outsourcing – is it right for manufacturers? 

1 Dec 17

Staying
competitive in today’s marketplace is about improving efficiencyand
keeping costs down, while the responsibility and burden of administration
grows.


Business
Self-employed workers urged to understand risks around rights and unpaid tax 

1 Dec 17

Director Nigel Morris discusses the recent issues around
self-employed persons recently having been left owing large sums of tax after
finding that the accounting company they used disappeared with the money.


Business
Feeling Festive! 

30 Nov 17

Yes its that time of year again – The tree is up and everyone here at Yeoman Pressings is feeling in the Christmas spirit.


Business
SYSPAL at Gulfood 2017 

30 Nov 17

Leading British stainless steel food
processing equipment manufacturer, SYSPAL have recently returned from Gulfood
2017, the largest food manufacturing trade show in the Middle East, held at the
Dubai World Trade Centre.


Business
HYDRO PHYSIO at Arab Health 2018 

30 Nov 17

Exhibitions provide the HYDRO PHYSIO team with a unique opportunity to meet both existing and new customers and distributors, where the latest additions to the aquatic treadmill and therapy pool range can be introduced and partnerships forged…


Business
Adey Steel Special Fabrication 

30 Nov 17

A 17 metre, specially fabricated
screw complete, leaving Adey Steel Group, ready for packaging along with machined items dimension-ally checked with the latest Faro Arm Technology.


Business
We’re hiring…. 

30 Nov 17

Supply Chain Analyst job with Arlington Automotive Birmingham, West Midlands https://lnkd.


Business
Productivity investment plays its part in PRESSMARK’s sales success 

29 Nov 17

PUSHING up productivity has been a core strategy for components maker Pressmark Pressings since a new management team bought into the business last year.


Business
Government publishes Industrial Strategy in bid to boost UK productivity 

29 Nov 17

This week the government published its’ Industrial Strategy to set out a long term plan to boost the productivity and earning power of people throughout the UK.


Business
A Unique Forged Part 

29 Nov 17

We don’t usually blog about relationships with customers or about particular forged parts, however, a new part has caused significant excitement throughout the company.


Business
Product Spotlight: Diesel Additives 

29 Nov 17

Product Spotlight: Diesel AdditivesDiesel fuelled cars require their own range of treatments and additives are used to reduce exhaust emissions and keep the system healthy.


Business
Sorion Electronics Enjoys Success at Industry Exhibitions 

29 Nov 17

A very busy month in November saw Sorion Electronics participate in 3 exhibitionsacross the UK, allowing us todirectly connect with hundreds of professionals from the automotive, aerospace and other engineering sectors.


Business
Demonstration Area – Ready !!! 

28 Nov 17

SSP Technology’s new facility is open !
SSP are exclusive UK agents for some of the finest
grinding, honing, material cut-off and component marketing equipment.


Business
Making the grade in milling 

28 Nov 17

Dormer Pramet’s
new milling grade for steels Dormer Pramet has launched a new milling
grade for general machining applications in a variety of engineering materials,
particularly steels.


Business
3 ways to improve health & safety with packaging equipment 

28 Nov 17

Health and safety is an essential component of any workplace.


Business
SERTEC INVESTS IN NEW £500,000 ROBOT WELDING CELL 

28 Nov 17

Tier One automotive supplier Sertec
has invested in a new £500,000 robot welding cell to manufacture parts for the
new Toyota Auris.