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The Siemens Mobililty RRX Rail Service Center is Siemens' first digital rail maintenance centre, with Stratasys FDM's 3D printing at the heart of operations

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In order to take service and maintenance in the rail industry to the next level, Siemens Mobility GmbH has invested in a Stratasys Fortus 450mc Production 3D Printer after the need for a cost-effective, robust manufacturing solution arose Read more

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Automation on the factory flow, coupled with technology that gives you full control, is the key to profitability and leadership in the marketplace. Champion of automation and robotics for injection moulding Sepro explains how. Read more

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Fakuma is championing the plastics technologies that are pushing engineering further through lightweighting. Read more

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On International Women in Engineering Day 2017, the spotlight is on the current generation of women working in STEM roles to lay the groundwork for the next generation and a new toolkit serves to do just that. Read more

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Women have been making an historic mark on engineering for over a century now, and on International Women in Engineering Day, Helen Marston, Engineer at specialist resistor manufacturer, Cressall, is keen to pay homage to the trailblazers. Read more

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The unexpected result of the British General Election last week has upset the foundations for Brexit negotiations, which could be potentially damaging for the manufacturing industry on both sides of the Channel and North Sea. Read more

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Sussex-based MecMesin has grown into an internationally recognised brand since it was formed in 1977. Read more

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A team of professors and scientists at MIT have developed a looping technique to strengthen polymers. Read more

materials

GE promises 20k women in scientific roles by 2020

GE has promised to have 20,000 women in scientific roles by 2020 in its on-going commitment to boosting the number of females in the engineering industry. Read more

16 Feb 2017 14:48 editor's blog

Minecraft

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An expansion pack for the popular game Minecraft that covertly teaches players about polymer chemistry could equip the next generation of scientists for a future in materials development. Read more

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Ascend

Ascend Performance Materials

The car is a different beast to what it was ten years ago and the supply chain faces a future wrought with lightweighting, performance, fuel efficiency and cost challenges. Ascend Performance Materials is tackling all of these head on. Read more

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The composites technology that helped the world's longest aircraft, the Airlander 10, get off the ground last month, has its roots in F1 racing. EPPM caught up with composites partner on the project Forward Composites. Read more

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The German VDMA and France's FIM industry associations have made a joint statement reasserting that the preservation of the EU is essential for economic development, R&D and competitiveness. Read more

industry

A. Schulman has announced that it will launch its next-generation Forged Preg composite material at the CAMX show in Anaheim, California. Read more

materials

National Women in Engineering Day: How do we close the gender gap?

To mark National Women in Engineering Day in the UK, EPPM shares a thought-provoking piece by Neutronic Technologies on the ongoing work to balance the genders in engineering, while acknowledging the female leading lights in the industry. Read more

23 Jun 2016 10:00 guest blogs

Solvay Engineering Plastics announces new Technyl range development for the environment of automotive electronics. Read more

materials

The VDMA has reported that German machine production has had a slow start to the year, but demand from outside of the EU is keeping the industry's head above water. Read more

machinery

BASF has been handed the AutomotiveINNOVATIONS Award for its innovative supply in the 'chassis, body and exterior' category at PwC in Frankfurt. Read more

materials

By investing in a high-pressure resin transfer moulding system from KraussMaffei, Korean automotive supplier LG Hausys Ltd is producing advanced visible components made of carbon-fibre-reinforced plastics. Read more

machinery

Clariant has revealed its strategy to invest more than CHF 7.5 million in specialised facilities to expand its capacity for the production of colour and additive masterbatches for use in engineering and high-temperature resins. Read more

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