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The view into the interior of the 3D printer shows the first printed thermostat covers, which are still connected to the work platform. After removal of the platform and support structure, the aluminium/silicon metallic powder is removed by suction, sieved, cleaned and ecologically fed back into the recycling system.

Mercedes starts 3D printing for metal parts

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has started using 3D printing to make certain metal components for older models of its trucks. A thermostat cover was the first 3D printed metal part to pass the company’s quality assurance process.

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Castrol picks DHL for Nexcel supply chain

Castrol, the BP-owned lubricants specialist, has chosen DHL Supply Chain to develop the supply chain for its new cellular oil system technology Nexcel, together with the global brand of industrial and automotive lubricants.

SMMT launches defence of diesel

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has come out with a strong defence of diesel-engined commercial vehicles in the face of the growing anti-diesel public sentiment.


TrustFord opens 22 acre logistics centre

TrustFord, the world’s largest dedicated Ford dealership group, has opened a 22 acre fleet distribution centre at Long Marston Business Park in Stratford-Upon-Avon.


Ford implements cloud-based WMS across Europe

Ford is implementing Infor SCE, the cloud-based warehouse management system, in seven European countries to automate the process of transferring goods at its ten cross-docking centres.