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TWIN-SPINDLE TWIN-TURRET LATHES ARE IDEAL FOR HYDRAULIC COMPONENT PRODUCTION

Posted in Technical Members News on 17th Oct 2019

A second pair of Miyano BNE-51MSY turn-mill centres from Citizen Machinery UK has been installed at contract machinists Unicut Precision, Welwyn Garden City. Joining two identical twin-spindle, twin-turret lathes with live tooling and a Y-axis on the upper turret supplied at the end of 2017, they form the mainstay of highly efficient production of complex components for the hydraulics industry,... Read more...

Bowers Group Sales Team

Posted in Technical Members News on 11th Oct 2019

Bowers Group Announces Management Team Restructure   Bowers Group is pleased to announce the recent important changes to the structure of its management team. On 1st October 2019, Martin Hawkins was promoted to UK Sales Director, a step up from his previous role of UK Sales Manager. In addition, Dave Smith has been promoted to UK & Ireland Sales Manager, having previously... Read more...

Citizen Machinery UK's open house on 1st and 2nd October 2019 focused on machine price and purchasing options.

Posted in Technical Members News on 9th Oct 2019

Citizen Machinery UK's open house on 1st and 2nd October 2019 focused on machine price and purchasing options. This article highlights some of the points of discussion with potential customers regarding flexible machine finance.   The head of Citizen Finance, John Lane, who has experience in accountancy, banking and selling capital equipment, is evangelical on the subject of establishing a business case... Read more...

Productivity and quality boost with CERATIZIT’s MaxiMill 271 milling system

Posted in Technical Members News on 1st Oct 2019

The ability to achieve cost-effective, secure, milling, with added process flexibilty is now a reality thanks to the development of CERATIZIT’s MaxiMill 271 indexable insert milling system. The extremely soft-cutting MaxiMill 271 tool system can be used for a wide variety of applications and offers a range of effective options to produce high quality surface finish. Further advantages are that... Read more...

Turnkey Excellence is the focus for Team Cutting Tools at Engineering Technology Group event

Posted in Technical Members News on 27th Sep 2019

Team Cutting Tools from CERATIZIT will be participating in the upcoming Discover Turnkey Excellence event hosted by the Engineering Technology Group at its Wellesbourne, Warwickshire headquarters over the 2nd and 3rd October. The event will highlight the latest machine tool and tooling technology in a series of demonstrations over the two days, with Team Cutting Tools highlighting its capabilities on... Read more...

Ceratizit participation at Star Open House strengthens partnership

Posted in Technical Members News on 25th Sep 2019

The upcoming open house hosted by Star GB over the 8th to 10th October at its Derby Technology centre will provide an ideal opportunity for visitors to see the latest sliding head tooling developments from Team Cutting Tools from CERATIZIT.  With the opportunity to see the latest in sliding head machine and cutting tool technology, the Star Open House promises... Read more...

HYDRAFEED CONTINUES TO PUT FAITH IN PSL DATATRACK

Posted in Technical Members News on 25th Sep 2019

Hydrafeed Limited of Milton Keynes has seen its business grow significantly over the last few years. There has been continued expansion of its subcontract engineering services and the company's renowned bar feed systems manufacturing expertise, alongside its new sole UK and Ireland agency for RoboJob’s robotic solutions. PSL Datatrack production control software has continued to play a major role in... Read more...

New Distribution Centre

Posted in Technical Members News on 25th Sep 2019

  Filtermist International targets further expansion with new 30,000 sq ft distribution centre One of the UK’s leading industrial air filtration and extraction specialists is investing in a new distribution centre in Shropshire to help it meet growing demand for its products. Filtermist International, which is part of the Absolent Group, has taken on a 30,000 sq ft unit just a few minutes... Read more...

Citizen Employ Nine More Staff In The UK

Posted in Technical Members News on 6th Sep 2019

To satisfy the needs of its expanding customer base, Citizen Machinery UK has employed nine extra staff since the beginning of 2019, bringing the total number of employees to 58. Located at the company's headquarters in Bushey and in the new turning centre of excellence in Brierley Hill, the new recruits have been selected to cover core functions within the... Read more...

Star Open House Event 2019

Posted in Technical Members News on 28th Aug 2019

Market-leading sliding head lathe manufacturer Star GB announces its most advanced open house event yet from 8th - 10th October at their Technology Centre in Derby.   Running for three days from 8th – 10th October, Star GB’s open house is an educational event packed with the latest innovations, expert knowledge and networking opportunities. Welcoming visitors from across the UK and... Read more...