October 30, 2018 No comments exist

The Advanced Engineering show is one of our must attend events. In order to remain innovate and forward thinking it is really important that we understand the most up to date industrial insights.  The Advanced Engineering show is a great place to do this whilst meeting and forging partnerships across the engineering and manufacturing sectors. So what is on our ‘must see’ list? The Automotive Engineering Forum Our Foundry Tooling and Reverse Engineering workstreams mean that…

September 14, 2018 No comments exist

Design funding, does it exist?  This is a question that we are asked regularly be SMEs  and we are happy to say that at the moment the answer is yes ….. a little bit! We are pleased to announce that through our new partnership with the GC Business Growth Hub we are able to support eligible Manchester SME’s with CAD and prototyping for their new products. Are you are a Manchester SME and think this design…

July 16, 2018 No comments exist

PT Design goes back to the classroom! This year is the ‘Year of Engineering’ but why? Well engineering is a key skill our society needs to thrive in a modern economy and quite frankly it is struggling in the cool career stakes.  Not enough young people, especially girls, believe it is a career for them.  Here at PT Design we love what we do and we truly believe that engineering is a great career path…

May 18, 2018 No comments exist

Lots of our clients are part of the UK Metal Casting sector.  What we are noticing is that there is a real desire and aspiration by the metal casting companies to future proof the industry.  Metal Casting represents a turnover in excess of £2 billion and employs more than 17,000 people in over 400 organisations.  So what is actually taking place? UK Metal Casting – Investing in the Future In November 2017 The Marches Centre…

April 20, 2018 No comments exist

Our 3D printing in Urmston is on the increase! Our 3D printer has been busy over the last month bringing a wide variety of designs to life.  We have printed prototype designs for clients, children’s TinkerCad designs for secondary school DT homework and Thingiverse requests for our 5 year old!  We have also been busy prepping and printing design examples for our over 60’s session with the Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Circle in May. We…