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ACCURATE INTEGRATED SCHEDULING WITH PSL DATATRACK

Posted in Technical Members News on 7th May 2019

PSL Datatrack’s Scheduler module allows users to plan and maximise the production flow throughout an entire factory, by ensuring that jobs on the shop floor are correctly prioritised and the required materials are always available. However, knowing exactly how much work can actually be processed when taking into account factors such as lights out running and varying shift patterns, as... Read more...

PSL DATATRACK SPANS THE GENERATIONS AT EMPIRE MANUFACTURING

Posted in Technical Members News on 30th Apr 2019

“We find that PSL Datatrack is much more than just an IT software service provider. As they deal with so many businesses they are able to offer advice on practical solutions for the day-to-day running of Empire Manufacturing.” That's the verdict of Director Stuart Wade, whose precision subcontract engineering company has now been using the production control software system across... Read more...

New brand identity for Multi-Fan Systems

Posted in Technical Members News on 25th Apr 2019

  Multi-Fan Systems has undergone a comprehensive rebrand to accurately reflect its market position. Established in 2001, Multi-Fan Systems provides customised air movement and air pollution control systems for clients operating in a wide range of sectors. The company is currently involved in the delivery of significant new-build contracts for Tier One suppliers in industries including aerospace and automotive. Multi-Fan Systems was acquired... Read more...

Citizen Responds To Rapid Expansion Of Irish Medical Device Subcontract Manufacturer

Posted in Technical Members News on 25th Apr 2019

                                Twenty-four Cincom sliding-headstock CNC bar autos were installed between last summer and the beginning of this year (2019) by Citizen Machinery UK at one of the two factory units operated by Shannon-based medical component manufacturer, Smithstown Light Engineering. The major investment followed Smithstown's receipt of a contract from a multinational... Read more...

PSL DATATRACK FULLY SUPPORTS BROWN AND HOLMES' GROWTH AND EXPANSION INTO NEW BUSINESS AREAS

Posted in Technical Members News on 15th Apr 2019

  Brown and Holmes's success over recent years has been reflected in its growth which has seen a doubling of production output, an increase in turnover of some 50% and the ongoing development of a global business. This has resulted in the acquisition of additional premises and investment in new machinery and staff. The creation of a new Apprentice School is... Read more...

RODMATIC'S SMOOTH TRANSITION TO PSL DATATRACK ENHANCES PRODUCTION PROCESSES

Posted in Technical Members News on 22nd Nov 2018

In 2017 Rodmatic Limited, the Reading based precision machining subcontract company, decided to invest in a new production control system that would give them much more effective management of their business. An existing system was being replaced and the new one needed to be up and running as quickly as possible with a smooth transition phase so that day-to-day business... Read more...

WNT backs Sheffield Grand Prix

Posted in Technical Members News on 16th May 2018

WNT’s association with sport is extensive and its support encompasses individual sponsorship, through event sponsorship and running its own elite UCI Women’s cycle team. As part of the Ceratizit Group it sees these activities as reinforcing corporate values of Empathy, Fighting Spirit, Spirit of Pioneers, Sportsmanship, Team Spirit and Family. With these in mind and given WNT’s UK location in... Read more...

Geo Kingsbury starts trading in the Middle East

Posted in Technical Members News on 16th May 2018

British turnkey production solution provider, Geo Kingsbury, has been granted a trading license to sell and service its principals' machine tools in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. Geo Kingsbury Machine Tools DWC-LLC became a legal entity on 8th May and is based at Office Number 513, Building A3, PO Box 36687, Dubai, UAE. Telephone +971 50 445 1073. The wholly-owned... Read more...

CITIZEN’S LFV TECHNOLOGY PROVES A DIAMOND INVESTMENT FOR BEN ASTLEY’S TOOLING BUSINESS

Posted in Technical Members News on 16th May 2018

Astley Diamond Tools is a small two people business based in Witton, Birmingham that took the plunge and made a significant investment in the latest Low Frequency Vibration (LFV) turn-mill technology from Citizen Machinery UK.  And, within just three months of installation, proprietor Ben Astley has been able to transform the firm’s blank turning operations for its diamond tool production... Read more...

Filtermist International Acquisition

Posted in Technical Members News on 16th May 2018

10th May 2018: Telford based air extraction and filtration specialist Filtermist International has finalised a deal to acquire the business assets of Glasgow firm Dust Control Solutions Ltd (DCS) - a privately held company which manufactures and installs dust, fume, odour and pollution control systems for industry.   This acquisition will be Filtermist’s fifth purchase in two years having previously acquired... Read more...