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News
11/11/2019

Crop sprayer maker helped by the MTC

Chafer Machinery, a UK manufacturer of agricultural crop sprayers, has doubled its turnover without increasing overheads with the help of experts from the Manufacturing Technology Centre (MTC).

The firm, which builds spraying equipment for the agricultural and aviation industries, has reduced the time needed to build its crop-spraying machines ...
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08/11/2019 Vessel pipework protected Leeds-based corrosion protection and engineering services specialist ... » Read More


05/11/2019 Supporting Breast Cancer UK Compressed air solutions manufacturer and supplier Champion is releasing a ... » Read More


04/11/2019 Smith Brothers appointed Electrical engineering company Smith Brothers Contracting has secured a ... » Read More
01/11/2019 RS & SKF strengthen RS Components has signed a new direct supply agreement with Swedish ... » Read More


31/10/2019 Contract for MSC MSC Industrial Supply, a national supplier of metalworking and ... » Read More


30/10/2019 UN enlists British firm Southport-based waste management solutions provider Inciner8 has been ... » Read More
Features
01/11/2019

Steady on the tiller

The SOE’s new patron is Sir John Parker, a near 60-year veteran of industry. He sat down with OE to reflect on his career in shipbuilding and heavy industry and to state the importance of carrying on learning

Sir John Parker’s career began as a teenage apprentice draughtsman at the Belfast shipyard that had built the Titanic, Harland & Wolff, ...
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01/11/2019 Comment: Diversity is key The cover story this month comes from an interview with new SOE Patron Sir John Parker – a man that has held many roles for nearly 60 years. » Read More


01/11/2019 Building a better way A ‘golden thread’ of core information throughout the lifecycle of a building lies at the heart of a new building safety regime, in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire. A vital part of that thread will be the building safety manager » Read More


01/11/2019 Show business Energy efficiency and sustainability movers and shakers meet at The Energy Management Exhibition (EMEX) – a free to attend annual event – from 27-28 November at ExCeL in London » Read More
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