Subcon Laser continue to invest in the very latest technology.

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Subcon Laser Cutting Ltd – based in Nuneaton, Warwickshire continue to invest in new technology and other aspects of the business to exceed customer expectations and maintain their leading status. We visited MiM Gold members Subcon Laser for an interview with General Manager Tom Mongan and a look around.  The multi-award-winning Warwickshire based company Subcon Laser…

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No CAD drawing? No problem

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Since CAD technology first became commercially available, it revolutionised the practice of creating engineering drawings. Now virtually everything that is manufactured, built or assembled in the engineering and construction industries is made to a CAD drawing or set of drawings.

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Subcon Laser’s £1 million investment in a new Trumpf laser cutting machine


To keep pace with demand for precision laser cutting across a multitude of substrate types and dimensions, Subcon Laser has purchased an innovative and impressive Trumpf 10KW fibre laser machine.   This represents an investment of £1 million, focused on matching the changing requirements of Subcon Laser’s growing number of manufacturing and engineering clients.  …

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Contributions of laser technology to society

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Laser technology has been a major contribution to the manufacturing industry. Without lasers, automation – a technology by which a process is performed with minimal human assistance – wouldn’t be possible. With automation, industries benefit in cost reduction and company productivity is increased. What is laser? Laser (light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation) is…

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Robotics are transforming distribution for manufacturers around the world

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In this digital age, robotics are becoming increasingly relevant. For businesses across the world, technological advances are making operations simpler and paving the way for increased profits in the future. The manufacturing industry has always relied on technology and innovative engineering to evolve operations and production practices. Now, manufacturers from all over the world are…

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The 6 top laser cutting trends of 2019


With technology being integrated into our everyday lives at an exponential rate, it comes as no surprise at all that laser cutting is rising in prominence alongside this. In STEM Studies, for example, laser cutting is now considered one of the standard technologies to teach students; even as low down as the Computer Science GCSE,…

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The challenges of automation for smart manufacturing

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The challenges of automation for smart manufacturing The implementation of smart manufacturing is a very worthwhile process. If done successfully, businesses will enjoy enhanced efficiency and flexibility in terms of production processes. It is also a good way to make your production enterprise future proof. A mindset of planning for the future is essential when…

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Increased Automation in the UK Isn’t Synonymous To Fewer Jobs

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For some time now, the increased automation of the UK’s manufacturing industry has been met with divided opinions. In the case of business owners, it is seen as something worth embracing. It promises increased productivity, fewer manufacturing errors and reduced production costs. However, employees seem to be on the losing end of robotic automation. The…

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Smart Factories: Revolution of manufacturing in the UK

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Tech and industrial analysts believe that the optimization of the manufacturing process will result in the world’s fourth industrial revolution, dubbed as industry 4.0. Smart factories create a collaborative process in manufacturing, which is key to the revolution. Automation is not a new concept in manufacturing. However, industry 4.0 reaches far beyond just automation of…

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UK manufacturing isn’t all doom and gloom – here are some things to be proud of

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With Brexit taking over the news, we’re constantly being bombarded with information about how Britain is suffering, how our economy is failing, and how our future is looking bleak. It’s so easy to focus on the negatives, especially when they are being shared on the news and through social media. One of the biggest discussions…

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STEM careers: new opportunities for young people and employers

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The UK has been experiencing a major resurgence in manufacturing, and this growing sector is offering young people a wealth of career opportunities. If you are a young person looking for a career that is interesting, challenging and exciting, then it’s definitely worth looking at STEM careers. However, it is not just young people who…

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The Internet of Things and its impact on UK supply chains

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The buzzword for Industry 4.0 is ‘connectivity’. With the digital transformation, from social media to road networks, research collaborations to manufacturing, integration equals advancement. Replacing or modifying analog technologies so that they can connect to the internet is popularly called the Internet of Things (IoT). However, IoT is often associated with household appliances, which have…

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