ATX

Manufacturing

Decom Engineering invests in greener solutions

Decom Engineering has invested more than £700,000 to develop tools which provide greener, faster and safer solutions for decommissioning in the energy sector.

Global production and use of molybdenum rises in 2021

Figures released by the International Molybdenum Association (IMOA) show that the global production of molybdenum rose by 2% to 146 mlbs when compared to the same quarter of 2020, although this represented a 10% fall when compared to the previous quarter.

“General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence” for SPIROL

SPIROL announced the receipt of the 2020 General Motors Supplier Quality Excellence Award. Two of SPIROL’s locations, SPIROL International Corporation in Danielson, CT, USA and SPIROL Industries Limited in Winsor, Ontario, Canada, each received the awards.

Mechtop upgrades with two tower storage systems

Mechtop needs a high degree of flexibility in its day-to-day manufacturing operations, so it has upgraded its materials logistics by installing two tower storage systems from Kasto, as well as a bandsaw from the same manufacturer.

ESAB launches SquareCut Technology

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has launched SquareCut Technology to further improve the productivity of automated plasma cutting operations.

HBE series of band saws for cast iron construction

Behringer’s HBE series of band saws features rigid, fully enclosed machines with solid iron bow-frame construction. The cast iron is employed to dampen vibrations, contributing significantly to both the cut quality and the blade life of the saw.

WZR installs sinter furnace for metal AM

WZR Ceramic Solutions, Rheinbach, Germany, has installed a Carbolite Gero metal sintering furnace to advance its sintering programme.

Rio Tinto signs an MOU with POSCO

Rio Tinto and POSCO have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly explore, develop and demonstrate technologies to transition to a low-carbon emission steel value chain.

BUTTING to supply plates and pipes to the ITER Project

BUTTING has been awarded the contract to supply plates, plate cuttings and welded square pipes for the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) research project.

AIC develops a Level 2 system for Acciaierie Valbruna

The AIC Team will develop a new Level 2 system for Acciaierie Valbruna S.p.A plants in Vicenza and Bolzano, Italy.