UK steel company William Cook saves 200 local jobs by investing £6M in 3D printing & precision foundry

UK steel company William Cook saves 200 local jobs by investing £6M in 3D printing & precision foundry

William Cook Cast Products, a casting company based in Sheffield, UK, has invested £6 million ($7.5M) in new technology, including a huge 3D printer, in an effort to keep its business alive. The company says it is the “last throw of the dice” following a decline in demand for British steel. William Cook employees pour molten steel into a cast Sheffield, a city in the English county of Yorkshire, is best known for its steel industry, which has been internationally renowned since the 19th century. Sadly, however, the “Steel City” has in recent times seen its manufacturing industry suffer […]

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