Articles by Andy Simpson

Covid-19 & Brexit impact on the Supply Chain

Covid-19 in 2020 has revealed weaknesses in the traditional / conventional manufacturing supply chain. These conventional supply chains have shown they are not as resilient as once thought. I also suspect as we head to a No-Deal Brexit this will further challenge them. So how do we adapt / change our manufacturing supply chain and

Angus therapist’s portable desktop screen enabling community support groups to continue vital face-to-face sessions

A portable desktop screen co-designed by an Angus therapist and Angus 3D Solutions is enabling community support workers to continue vital face-to-face sessions in a Covid-secure way. The 60cm-square polycarbonate screen can be removed from its travelling case, assembled quickly and sit on a desktop thanks to removable feet – allowing support workers to talk

Scottish Enterprise grant aids Angus 3D’s 3-year growth plan

A £39,000 Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) grant from Scottish Enterprise will help to realise the three-year growth plan being rolled out by Brechin-based 3D-printing specialist Angus 3D Solutions. Following on from its growth last year, partly thanks to a grant from Zero Waste Scotland in 2018 to buy the Markforged Metal-X, the firm headed by global

Inconel 625 Release

Angus 3D Solutions Ltd are pleased to announce we are now offering 3D printed Inconel 625 components via the ADAM process (Atomic Diffusion Additive Manufacturing) process. Inconel is a nickel-chromium based superalloy that is highly resistant to harsh corrosive and oxidative environments. Easy to print, use it to make high temperature engine components, high temperature

Angus 3D enables next growth stage with 1st employee

Sector-leading Scottish 3D printing start-up Angus 3D Solutions Ltd has enabled the next stage of its growth strategy by adding its first employee.  Engineer John MacLeod (29), from Brechin, has joined the innovative additive manufacturing company led by industry veteran Andy Simpson as its first Workshop Technician. John, who previously worked as a service engineer


Meet the MD Growing up, Andy Simpson couldn’t decide whether he wanted to be a clown, a tractor driver, or a tiger tamer – so he became an engineer, and hasn’t looked back since. He talks to BQ about his journey so far. What is it the company does? Angus 3D Solutions Ltd provides prototypes and

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