January 2016

Bill Neal marks his retirement with Cyril Johnson Memorial Award

By | January 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The 2015 Cyril Johnson Memorial Award has been given to Bill Neal of Roemheld UK, in recognition of his achievements and dedication to both the company and the engineering industry as a whole. The award is presented to an individual who, through their commitment to the precision engineering sector, has driven their company forward and helped to add economic value and skills to British industry. A delighted Bill said: “The award came as a fantastic surprise and I was very proud to receive it. As I look back at the [...]


By | January 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Cutting edge solutions and new products will be on display on the Roemheld stand 5022 at MACH. The stand will be split into technology zones for 5-Axis clamping, zero point mounting, automation and materials handling systems. Within each technology zone, the latest product ranges will be on show, including new components that will be launched at the show. The latest innovations will also be demonstrated. Visitors to the stand will therefore be able to see examples of how Roemheld offers leading workholding solutions right across different manufacturing processes and applications. [...]

New forming method of aluminum can cut chassis weight in half in cars of the future

By | January 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|

AP&T is cooperating with Raufoss Technology, Hydro Aluminium and the SINTEF research institute to develop a new method for forming of aluminum sheet. The method will enable passenger cars to be manufactured with a significantly lower weight than today, which will enable greatly reduced fuel consumption and envi-ronmental impact. Dr Christian Koroschetz, Director Technology Development, sees great potential in the new method. "The goal is for chassis parts that are currently made of steel or die-cast aluminum to be manufactured from aluminum sheet in a PressFormHardening process, resulting in significantly [...]