Industry Articles

  • Hot Rolled and Cold Rolled Steel – Methods, Uses and Properties

    Hot Rolled and Cold Rolled Steel – Methods, Uses and Properties

    Hot rolled steel or cold rolled steel – which to choose? One of the crucial parts of an engineer’s job is picking the right materials for their application. There’s already […]

  • Manufacturing in the UK – an Outsider’s Perspective

    Manufacturing in the UK – an Outsider’s Perspective

    Half of Fractory’s team is comprised of mechanical engineers. The company’s value proposition clicked in our minds and made sense. Everyone understood the need for such a solution. All of […]

  • From Computer Programming to Physical Products – Nebulus Design

    From Computer Programming to Physical Products – Nebulus Design

    Nebulus Design is one of our earliest recurring customer from the UK, even from the days when all our manufacturing partners were on mainland Europe. We had a chat with […]

  • Who Will Manage Our UK Invasion? Jason

    Who Will Manage Our UK Invasion? Jason

    Fractory’s team of 12 has another acquisition in the face of Jason Carson. He’s the multi-talented man to lead Fractory’s operations in the UK. We needed someone to establish strong […]

  • Aluminium Grades 1050, 5052, 5083 and 5754

    Aluminium Grades 1050, 5052, 5083 and 5754

    Different aluminium grades see a lot of use in engineering. While steel is more common, aluminium has cemented its place for many applications. The reason is in the material properties […]

  • Industry 4.0 – Friend or Foe?

    Industry 4.0 – Friend or Foe?

    I went to a conference a few months ago. One of the performers, a digitalisation specialist, said that seeing a successful implementation of digital processes is something he sees… Never. […]

  • An Analytical Marketer – Check

    An Analytical Marketer – Check

    We started with the introduction of our latest acquisitions with Kaur. Now it’s Heikki’s turn. We were on the lookout for someone to do marketing from a data-driven perspective. Heikki […]

  • A Doctor Added to the Team

    A Doctor Added to the Team

    Fractory’s team has been expanding in the last month. There are a few people we want to introduce you to and the first of them is Kaur Tuttelberg, PhD. We […]

  • Happy Birthday to Our CEO

    Happy Birthday to Our CEO

    For the last year, Martin has been working very hard on the Fractory project. If you want to see what the team accomplished under his guidance in 2018, just check […]

  • Tips for Engineering Drawings

    Tips for Engineering Drawings

    Mechanical engineers learn a list of rules to follow when making engineering drawings. Those rules don’t always apply, though. When making drawings for automated cutting jobs, they have to be […]

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