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VOLLMER Is The Only Name On ‘The List’

VOLLMER Is The Only Name On ‘The List’

Just one year before Great Lakes Custom Tool Manufacturing Inc. (GLCT) celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2019, the Wisconsin based company was marking other milestones in its prestigious history with the opening of a 20,000 square foot factory extension and the arrival of five additional VOLLMER machines. For anyone who knows the Peshtigo business that was born out of a 1,700 square foot Qu ...

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OPEN MIND Does a Good Turn for Subcontractor

OPEN MIND Does a Good Turn for Subcontractor

Located near Nottingham City centre, Doosan Precision Engineering specialise in CNC turning and milling; producing parts for industry sectors so diverse that the small business covers everything from motorsport to the food industry. Founded in 2010, the small business has grown rapidly by investing in a diverse range of machine tools with multi-axis capabilities to produce parts in one-hit. ...

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ITC Meets ‘Complete Needs’ of Subcontractor

ITC Meets ‘Complete Needs’ of Subcontractor

When Steve Knowles founded Newport CNC over ten years ago, like many start-ups, Steve bought his first machine and worked evenings and weekends in his new venture whilst keeping the day job. Steve’s first port of call was to buy a HAAS VF4SS and use high-end cutting tools from Tamworth based Industrial Tooling Corporation (ITC). Building its early success in the high-end automotive and afterma ...

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West Wales Company is a Trailblazer With New Kerf Machine

West Wales Company is a Trailblazer With New Kerf Machine

Founded over 30 years ago in a small ‘shed’, CLH Trailers has grown into one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of trailers for the agricultural, fishing, marine, sport, leisure and farming industries. As the product range has grown, so has the factory, staff levels and investment in technology – with the latest addition to the plant list being a plasma cutting machine from Rochdale manufacturer Ke ...

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hyperMILL Helps Maztech Speed Through Covid-19 Project

hyperMILL Helps Maztech Speed Through Covid-19 Project

Close to ‘Motorsport Valley’ in Letchworth, Maztech Precision Engineering (MPE) was founded just six years ago by Wayne Bouchier to specialise in multi-axis CNC machining. During this period, the company has earned a reputation for producing quality components for a diverse and growing customer base, specifically in the aerospace, automotive and Formula 1 markets. Now, with the F1 teams so heavily ...

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Swansea Company Helps NHS Battle COVID-19 With Technical Support from ITC

Swansea Company Helps NHS Battle COVID-19 With Technical Support from ITC

As a family-owned business that has specialised in small and large-format printing, sign-making, engraving, exhibition and display hardware, the Valley Group couldn’t have envisioned itself working ‘non-stop’ to support the NHS – but that was before the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic gripped the country. The switch from sign-making to producing face masks for the NHS arrived when Mr Richard D ...

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Covid-19 Sneeze Screens for Supermarkets Machined With ITC Tools

Covid-19 Sneeze Screens for Supermarkets Machined With ITC Tools

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary suppliers and luckily for Birmingham based CNC Routing Ltd, the company has a long-standing relationship with Industrial Tooling Corporation (ITC) Ltd. With the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic taking a firm grip on the nation, UK manufacturers like CNC Routing Ltd are stepping up to support the NHS and critical infrastructure projects with the help of Tam ...

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Maztech Puts its Confidence in Tooling from ITC

Maztech Puts its Confidence in Tooling from ITC

As far as subcontract machine shops are concerned, Maztech Precision Engineering (MPE), genuinely is a trailblazer. Founded by Managing Director Wayne Bouchier at the youthful age of 25, the Letchworth Company has purchased four Mazak machining centres that includes a VTC-530C, an i-500 and the jewel in the crown, an i-300 AWC 5-axis 32 pallet machine that runs unmanned around the clock. Howev ...

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Apex Identifies Growth Through Automated Grinding

Apex Identifies Growth Through Automated Grinding

In the early 1990’s, a small family owned business called Niagara Tools that was re-grinding hand-tools and producing HSS cutters was sold by an ageing Dave Milne to the next generation of owners; a step that eventually took the company from 3-4 employees in a small rental unit to a business with a turnover above US$4m. Initially founded in the early 1970’s, the company has undergone an unrecognis ...

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Kerf Installs Colossal Cutting Machine at Steel Processing Plant

Kerf Installs Colossal Cutting Machine at Steel Processing Plant

Like many small start-ups, P.P. Profiles Ltd was a business conceived in a remarkably small building. In this case, a basement of a cotton mill in Walkden, Greater Manchester. Wind forward 43 years and the profile and processing company has bought a Plasma and Flame cutting machine from Kerf Developments that at 39m in length, wouldn’t fit in most factories, let alone the basement of a cotton mill ...

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Press Releases

ETG Gets Smart With New CHIRON SmartLine Software

The groundbreaking range of machine tools from the CHIRON Group has now become even smarter with the new ProtectLine and CutLine s ...

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