Innovations in Manufacturing in the 21st Century

From the implementation of interchangeable parts and the industrial revolution it spawned, to the assembly line which made mass production and trade possible on a global scale, there have been numerous technological advances over the last two centuries that have propelled progress in manufacturing, making it the cornerstone of our modern economy. But with technological… Continue Reading …

An Exclusive Look at Wire Forms

Wire forms are an underappreciated, innovative part of manufacturing. Many of the engineering feats achieved over time would not have been possible without the humble wire form. From ordinary everyday objects – hooks, safety pins and paper clips – to wire forms on an industrial scale – telecommunications equipment and machinery for the textiles industry… Continue Reading …

The Importance of Accreditation

The Importance of Accreditation Within any business within any industry, there is one very important aspect that you should be considering before you inquire about using their services: Are they accredited?

The Story of Airedale Springs

The story of Airedale Springs has been a long and eventful journey that we are extremely proud of. From humble beginnings as a wire handle manufacturer to a leading spring manufacturer with a global customer base that still to this day relies on its strong family roots. Over the years we have seen our families,… Continue Reading …

How Brexit Will Affect Manufacturing

We’ve all heard it numerous times; Brexit, Brexit, Brexit. Wherever you stand on the matter, as of the 23rd June 2016 all 46,501,241 votes were counted and the results were announced – The UK had voted to leave the European Union.

The Biggest Moments in Engineering History

The history of engineering is long and fascinating. The rate at which engineering has progressed over the last few hundred years is incredible and there have been plenty of events and technologies that have paved the way for the engineering and technological marvels that we enjoy today.

Robotics and the UK Economy

Robotics is important for the UK economy. The impact of artificial intelligence should not be underestimated, as it’s believed that the UK GDP will be up to 10.3% higher in 2030 due to robotics, according to a PWC report (PDF).