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AB 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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Efficient production of sheet metalworking tools

Published 25th March 2020

German press brake tooling and guillotine shear blade manufacturer, UKB Uwe Krumm GmbH, Burbach, whose products range from 60 mm to 6,000 mm in length and weigh from a few hundred grams to several tonnes, has 14 machining centres on its shop floor.

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Ceratizit extends support to manufacturers of vital diagnostic equipment

Published 25th March 2020

Following yesterday’s announcement from Ceratizit UK & Ireland highlighting its support package for those companies actively working with the Government to produce much needed ventilators for the National Health Service

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GTMA – Your dynamic supply chain solutions strategy during these unprecedented Times

Published 18th March 2020

  With a dynamic supply chain solutions strategy, the Manufacturing Resource Centre & GTMA plays an active part in supporting Manufacturers and Tier 1 suppliers. Over 17,000 manufacturers operating within sectors such as Aerospace, Automotive, Medical, Rail, Power Generation, and White Goods have been identified as coming to the GTMA looking for supply chain assistance. […]

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Born to ride – Hope HB130 comes to life with help from Ceratizit

Published 18th March 2020

Hope Technology’s first foray into the manufacture of an all mountain/trail style bike with its HB160 back in 2017 bike manufacture with its HB160.

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