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Advanced manufacturing breakthrough allows greater precision and control for injection moulding

Surface Generation, a provider of advanced materials processing technologies, today announced that it has adapted its Production to Functional Specifications (PtFS) processes to improve the quality and efficiency of injection moulding manufacturing. Encompassing a range of active thermal management technologies allowing temperatures to be locally and dynamically controlled to the exact requirements of each mould […]

Fast growing SME UK manufacturer secures its biggest ever contract win through new invention

Surface Generation, an SME composite equipment manufacturer based in the Midlands UK employing 20 people, has invented a new unique and innovative solution focused around ‘intelligent’ moulding which helps manufacturers to truly tailor the thermal resources they need to make their goods and become much more efficient. The company says the technology can reduce cycle […]

UK companies missing out on Japanese economic recovery

Surface Generation, an SME composite manufacturer based in the Midlands employing 20 people, believes that UK companies are missing out the huge opportunities in Japan resulting from Abenomics – the plan of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to shift the country out of a two decade deflationary slump.  Analysis by Surface Generation reveals that the […]

Surface Generation signs major commercial aircraft engine production deal

Surface Generation, a provider of advanced composite processing technologies, today announced that IHI Corporation, the Japanese engineering giant, is to use its Production to Functional Specifications (PtFS) process to create lightweight jet engine parts for a major next generation single aisle commercial aircraft program. IHI has signed a five year, multi-million pound contract to use Surface Generation’s patented […]

Budget is too little too late to help manufacturers

Surface Generation, an SME composite manufacturer based in Leicestershire employing 20 people, says that today’s Budget is ‘too little, too late’ to really make a difference for UK manufacturers on the global stage. The manufacturer, which increased its revenue by around 40% in the past 12 months and generates around 90% of its sales from […]

WMG adopts Surface Generation technologies to develop lightweight automotive components

Surface Generation, a provider of advanced composite processing technologies, today announced that WMG at the University of Warwick has adopted its advanced composite processing technologies to develop new manufacturing techniques for lightweight, carbon fibre reinforced vehicle body architectures. Funded by the Technology Strategy Board, WMG is using Surface Generation’s patented Production to Functional Specifications (PtFS) process as part of […]

Surface Generation licences processing technology to TenCate to lower the cost of composite fabrication

Surface Generation today announced that TenCate Advanced Composites has selected Surface Generation’s composite processing technology for faster and more efficient production of fibre reinforced composites for the company’s clients in the aerospace and industrial sectors. By integrating Surface Generation’s patented “Production to Functional Specifications” (PtFS) processing technology into its capabilities, TenCate is able to reduce the cycle time to […]

Surface Generation opens demonstration facility in Taiwan with UNIC Technology

Surface Generation, a provider of advanced composite processing technologies, today signalled the start of a major expansion in Asia with the opening of a dedicated compression moulding demonstration facility in Taiwan with partner UNIC Technology. Both companies will work to bring Surface Generation’s patented Production to Functional Specifications process (PtFS) to the consumer electronics sector as an integrated processing solution. PtFS […]