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Prior Takes A Scientific Approach to Workholding

Prior Takes A Scientific Approach to Workholding

As part of a global group that designs and manufactures a wide range of scientific instrumentation such as microscope automation and optical microscopy, Prior Scientific is the epitome of precision manufacturing. The Cambridge Company manufactures components on its Matsuura and Mazak machine tools that are delivered directly to its assembly department, so precision and quality in the machine shop ...

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Subcontract Machine Shop Start-up Benefits from ITC's Tooling Voucher Scheme

Subcontract Machine Shop Start-up Benefits from ITC's Tooling Voucher Scheme

When two ex-work colleagues were working around the clock in their respective posts, the engineers and friends decided to set-up their own machine shop with the core philosophy of automated production and reduced man hours. To achieve this, Multax Engineered Precision bought its first machine in December 2016, a 10-pallet 5-axis Mikron HSM600U. Winning their first order for 134 stainless stee ...

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DYSS Boxes Up The Perfect Package For Corrugated Case Company

DYSS Boxes Up The Perfect Package For Corrugated Case Company

Recently reaching the landmark of its 20 year anniversary, The Corrugated Case Company Ltd (CCC) has set its stall out from day-one to invest in new technology and offer something a little different from its competitors. For the Chesterfield Company, this difference is identified with its Guarantee of Quality and Service or discount USP and an investment of over £1.07m in the last 12 months. T ...

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DYSS Gives Box Manufacturer a Clean Sheet

DYSS Gives Box Manufacturer a Clean Sheet

As a traditional sheet plant that has been manufacturing heavy duty boxes and cartons since its inception in 1983, S Lester Packing Materials Ltd has recently implemented a new strategy to win new business. This strategy has included the recent opening of a design and innovation centre; central to this new innovation centre is a digital cutting table from AG/CAD. Aimed at attracting new custo ...

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Subcontractor Makes Picture Perfect Parts With hyperMILL

Subcontractor Makes Picture Perfect Parts With hyperMILL

Previously working as an engineer in the F1 industry, it was the unsociable and unpredictable working routines that led Allan Carabine to set up his own machine shop in 2011. Working in the F1 sector taught the new business owner two valuable lessons; the first was to start with a 5-axis machining centre and the second was to implement leading CAM software to drive the machine. For the Milton ...

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Mitutoyo Delivers Precision For Seal Manufacturer

Mitutoyo Delivers Precision For Seal Manufacturer

When CDK Seals won an order for the production of metal components from a new aerospace customer, the leading manufacturer of seals for the food, pharmaceutical and petrochemical sectors had to employ new production equipment and methods. Historically, the Yeovil manufacturer has produced its seals on specialist machines from a variety of PTFE composites, however the new £100,000+ order required a ...

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Aerospace Subcontractor Takes-Off With Victor CNC 5-Axis

Aerospace Subcontractor Takes-Off With Victor CNC 5-Axis

When McGreevy Engineering made a strategic decision to move into the aerospace industry, the company recognised the relatively complex component manufacture required multiple and time consuming set-ups. The Belfast subcontract business realised it needed to take its first step into 5-axis machining, the machine of choice was the Vcenter AX800 from Victor CNC. Tommy Hanna, Works Manager at McGre ...

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TaeguTec Chains Together Tooling Savings For FB Chain

TaeguTec Chains Together Tooling Savings For FB Chain

Since employing a new managerial team, FB Chain has undergone a transformation in the last five years that has seen the Letchworth company move to a new 15,000sq/ft factory and invest over £1m in new plant and equipment. The manufacturer of leaf chain anchor bolts has been growing annually with support for its lights-out production facility and help from TaeguTec. Part of the growth strategy h ...

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Northern Print Company Finds Niche in Grand Format with AG/CAD

Northern Print Company Finds Niche in Grand Format with AG/CAD

When Malcolm Cairns was faced with the prospect of redundancy from his managerial position at a print company, the entrepreneur took the initiative by setting up a print business from his garage with nothing more than a printer, a laminator and guillotine. Wind forward six years and Graphic Print & Sign (GPS) has found its niche as one of the UK's few print specialists that can offer grand for ...

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Motorsport Subcontractor Accelerates Productivity with hyperMILL

Motorsport Subcontractor Accelerates Productivity with hyperMILL

When Mark Goodman decided to set up his own machine shop, the motorsport engineer made sure that the first thing he bought with his first machine tool was a seat of hyperMILL CAM software from OPEN MIND Technologies. With over 30 years expertise as a motorsport development engineer that has taken in stints at Mercedes AMG, Cosworth and Red Bull, Mark knew the value of buying CAM software from OPE ...

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Press Releases

OPEN MIND Presents hyperMILL® VIRTUAL Machining Simulation Solution at EMO

True to EMO 2017’s theme ‘Networked systems for intelligent production’, CAM/CAD manufacturer OPEN MIND gave its world premiere to ...

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EMADA Trade Association Launched to Combat 12,000 Annual Workplace Respiratory Deaths

The Extraction Manufacturers and Designers Association (EMADA) recently hosted its launch event at the National Motorcycle Museum ...

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