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ITC Celebrates 30 Years of UK Manufacturing

ITC Celebrates 30 Years of UK Manufacturing

All businesses will be glad to draw a line under 2020 and move into 2021, but for Industrial Tooling Corporation (ITC), 2021 will be a landmark year as the UK cutting tool manufacturer celebrates 30 years of business. Here, we take a look back at 30 years of ITC and how this prestigious UK manufacturer has grown over the last three decades – a brand that will be celebrating its anniversary with se ...

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DGF Engineering Takes Control With Dugard

DGF Engineering Takes Control With Dugard

Founded in 2005, Royston based DGF Engineering Ltd has recently bought its first CNC machining centre from Dugard. The subcontract manufacturer works with customers to undertake everything from design and consultation through to prototypes, small batches and production run machining. With the 3-axis machining centre marketplace being extremely competitive; son of company founder David, Liam Fe ...

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ROCOL Cuts Coolant Consumption at Brown & Holmes

ROCOL Cuts Coolant Consumption at Brown & Holmes

As a precision machining subcontract manufacturer and workholding specialist, Brown & Holmes supply high-quality services to blue-chip companies and Tier 1 suppliers throughout the UK, Europe, Asia and the US. With decades of experience delivering machining services to the automotive, aerospace, machine tool, construction, power generation and nuclear industries, the Staffordshire Company relies o ...

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Subcontractor Hits Landmark Turnover With Help from OPEN MIND

Subcontractor Hits Landmark Turnover With Help from OPEN MIND

Buying its very first machine in December 2016, Multax Engineered Precision Ltd has already hit the turnover landmark of £3m. This growth is a credit to a core philosophy of automated production and reduced man-hours, and of course investment in industry-leading technology. Like any small business start-up, nothing would have been possible without the dedication and sheer determination shown by ...

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Cruising to Cycle Time Savings With ITC

Cruising to Cycle Time Savings With ITC

For over 25 years, a niche Merseyside manufacturer has been producing stainless steel service solutions for everything from hotels, restaurants and retail outlets to banks, corporate dining facilities and even offshore vessels. As a member of the Catering Equipment Suppliers Association (CESA) with ISO: 18001, ISO: 9001 and ISO: 14001 certifications, the prestige of the manufacturer is beyond ...

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Hainbuch Gets a Grip on Irish Market

The Irish Manufacturing Research (IMR) facility in Rathcoole has recently installed a new Doosan Puma 2600SY II turning centre with workholding technology from Hainbuch at the heart of the new installation. IMR on the outskirts of Dublin was established in 2014, borne out of an industry-led initiative that was initially formed in 2010 to pilot a new research model in Ireland. Developed as an in ...

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Fastenal Sharpens its Saw Service Offering with VOLLMER

Fastenal Sharpens its Saw Service Offering with VOLLMER

When it comes to fasteners, MRO equipment and quite literally any manufacturing supply you could think of, it doesn’t get much bigger or better than Fastenal. With over 3,200 in-market locations and 15 distribution centers that span four continents, Fastenal is one of the world’s largest industrial supply companies. Founded by Bob Kierlin back in 1967, the Winona, MN headquartered business that ...

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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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Press Releases

Walter Delivers New Thread of Productivity

With the arrival of the new T2710 Series, Walter is now extending the concept of its multiple-row thread milling cutters for produ ...

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New Universal Line from Floyd is no Bore

With the recent pandemic forcing more businesses to look at their costs, Floyd Automatic Tooling has now introduced the new cost-e ...

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