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Fast track – GTMA Medical Cluster ‘boosts’ F1 initiative to develop and produce Ventilators during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Published 2nd April 2020

The University College London (UCL) formed a consortium based around the expertise in the UK based F1 engineering teams to design and develop a ventilator to assist patients breathing during the Covid-19 contagion.  The current UK capability/capacity to produce ventilators is in the hundreds, woefully short of the governments estimated NHS requirement of 30,000. From […]

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Equipmake pushes the boundaries of electric powertrains with tooling from Ceratizit

Published 2nd April 2020

What was started as a consultancy founded by Ian Foley in 2007 to provide advice to automotive companies looking to electrify their vehicles, has now evolved into a leading manufacturer of industry-leading innovative electric powertrains and their integration.

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Tebis UK Team Is Available to Support You as Usual

Published 2nd April 2020

With the current situation of the coronavirus COVID-19, Tebis UK would like to inform all of our customers, partners and prospects that all our phones are being operated and all lines of communication are open.

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Selecting materials for standard parts in the food and beverage industry: a buyers’ guide

Published 2nd April 2020

Hygiene, anti-corrosion and quick delivery remain key factors in the selection of standard parts and machine accessories for the food and beverage sector.

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AP Lapping adopt Key Worker Status throughout Covid 19

Published 1st April 2020

AB Lapping has adopted the key worker status throughout the COVID-19 pandemic due to the request of one of our valued customers that provides vital supplies & services to some of the key front line industries which are Pharmaceutical, Food & Drink & also the Transport industry, and although we are committed to supplying and […]

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Covid-19: Paragon Rapid Technologies produces 5000 PPE face shields for North East hospitals in partnership with its 3D printing technology suppliers

Published 1st April 2020

Paragon Rapid Technologies, the North Eastern product development and low volume manufacturing services provider, together with its supply partners, 3D printing technology developers RPS and US-based digital manufacturing entrepreneurs, Carbon, has been 3D printing PPE for NHS frontline staff in North East Hospitals.

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Protolabs supports the frontline battle against COVID-19 with critical parts for testing and ventilator masks

Published 1st April 2020

World’s fastest digital manufacturers of prototypes and low-volume production parts is using its 3D printing, CNC machining and injection moulding expertise to support the frontline fight against COVID-19.

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COVID-19, what will it mean for the future of UK Manufacturing?

Published 31st March 2020

It is no secret that the lure of low component price, rapid tool manufacture and short lead times is attractive for anyone looking to bring a new plastic injection moulded product to market and for many, overseas manufacture is the go-to production route of choice.

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Our service for you in times of Covid-19

Published 26th March 2020

We have adapted to current circumstances and are still available for your needs!

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Businesses reposition operations to produce 300,000 face shields

Published 26th March 2020

A NUMBER of GTMA members and companies in the precision engineering sectors in northern Ireland are repositioning their operations to allow them to manufacture vital medical equipment in fight against the Covid-19 virus.

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