Hexagon has reported a strong second quarter of 2011 with organic growth in net sales of 13 per cent, at €543.5M, and EBIT earnings up by 81%, at €114.3 M.
Whole vehicle engineering and test consultancy MIRA has completed a major refurbishment and upgrade of the primary climatic wind tunnel (CWTone) at its Midlands headquarters to support the business’ continued growth.
The National Measurement Office has launched its National Measurement Strategy for 2011 – 2015. The strategy is designed to exploit the UK Government's investment in measurement research to support economic growth and to improve the UK's competitiveness and scientific excellence across all areas of business and government.
Following the announcement in March this year of £45m from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for nine national Centre’s for Innovative Manufacturing, the first of these centres was launched officially at Cranfield University last July.