Xaar hosts leading technology businesses at manufacturing flexibility workshop

GrantrManufacturing, Member News, Members

Xaar hosted members of the NMI including Diodes, Ultra CEMS, SPTS Technologies and Newport Wafer Fab at its workshop on ‘Learning and Development for Manufacturing Flexibility’ at Xaar’s Huntingdon site on 18th June. The interactive session highlighted the importance of focusing on people in the overall process, with discussion groups working to define key learning points for the implementation of … Read More

Open Call for Tender for Technical Consultants and Services

Francesca SemeraroManufacturing, Members, News

The European Spallation Source (ESS) is a new international research centre being built in Sweden. The UK is contributing £165 million which is managed by STFC. We are looking for UK companies to respond to tenders at the ESS. For more information please see the ESS website. Open Call for Tender for Technical Consultants and Services ESS is inviting tenderers … Read More

Hi-Lumi at CERN

Francesca SemeraroManufacturing, Members, News

CERN is upgrading the Large Hadron Collider. This is a huge and ambitious project and there are lots of opportunities for UK companies. To help you identify how your business could get involved, take a look at the Hi Lumi shopping list http://project-hl-lhc-industry.web.cern.ch/

Fabless Silicon Manufacture: How Much Quality Do You Need ?

John MoorFeatured, Manufacturing, Members

In the first of a series of articles on Fabless Silicon Manufacture, industry veteran Paul Freeman discusses silicon manufacturing quality. How Much Quality Do You Need? First off, we need to define what is meant by “quality” for this discussion. In generic terms, it means something like “how well a product does its job”. For a chip, or a rather … Read More

Help Required – Impact of energy costs on investment decisions: project to gather case study evidence

John MoorFeatured, Manufacturing, News

January 2015 BIS has commissioned Ricardo-AEA, in partnership with University College London and Triple E Consulting, to carry out a project to gather case study evidence on the impact of energy costs on firms not currently recognised as ‘energy-intensive industries’ (EIIs) and eligible for existing government support. The aim of the study is to gather evidence on energy costs, particularly … Read More