Prototype your lightbulb gem to make it real

Date: 27/09/2021

WE’VE all had those lightbulb moments when a gem of an idea for a new product has come to us but few of us go on to actually turn those flashes of inspiration into reality. Maybe that’s because we don’t know how to go about it. Who can help us draw up plans? How does [read more]


Possible hope amidst continuing steel supply volatility

Date: 11/08/2021

AS anticipated earlier in the year, steel prices have continued to increase in recent months, reaching an all-time high in Europe. In line with this, materials continue to be in short demand driven increasingly by summer shutdowns for holidays and maintenance. While the volatility of the global steel market has fast become, frustratingly, the norm, [read more]


YLF – precision fabrication at its best!

Date: 15/07/2021

THERE can’t be anything worse as a consumer than to shell out for an item only to have it repeatedly failing due to one small (or large) part of it. Whether you complain to the manufacturer and seek to replace the failing part or discard the item and forget about it, one thing’s for certain, [read more]


New jobs at Yorkshire Laser and Fabrication

Date: 21/06/2021

INCREASING demand for Yorkshire’s leading-edge laser cutting and sheet metal fabrication firm’s services has led to the creation of a number of new jobs. Yorkshire Laser and Fabrication (YLF) in Normanton has recruited 10 extra members of staff including 8 new operators, a Head of Operations and an additional CAD Engineer in the last six [read more]


Keeping up to date with a fluctuating steel market

Date: 10/05/2021

THE ongoing impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic and manufacturing activity in China continues to influence the international market and push up pricing. Full details are contained in the update below provided by European Metal Recycling Ltd (EMR). This suggests that European steel coil prices will reach record high levels in the coming months, driven by [read more]