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Belman Relies on Cutting Tools from ITC

Belman Relies on Cutting Tools from ITC

Born out of the motorsport sector by its founders with over 20 years experience in the industry and headed up by Managing Director Andrew Jarman, Belman Engineering Ltd has grown from a subcontract machining service provider to the F1 industry into a multi-service business. The company offers fast turnaround 5-axis CNC machining for metallic and composite components from its sites in Milton Keynes ...

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Volz Engineering Productivity Gains From ETG EDM Installation

Volz Engineering Productivity Gains From ETG EDM Installation

As part of the Volz Group, Volz Engineering Ltd has ambitious growth plans. The Rochdale based company has recently invested in a new CMM, two 3-axis machining centres, a turning centre and most recently, a Mistubishi MV2400S wire EDM machine from the Engineering Technology Group (ETG). The Volz Group manufactures HVAC filters for commercial and industrial applications as well as manufacturing ...

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Velden Orders Its Fifth Nakamura Turning Centre

Velden Orders Its Fifth Nakamura Turning Centre

As part of its continued investment strategy, Velden Engineering (UK) Ltd has just ordered a Nakamura-Tome NTY3-150 twin spindle 3-turret turning centre from the Engineering Technology Group (ETG). With delivery planned for January 2022, the new addition to the plant list will complement the existing high-end Nakamura-Tome turning centres the company has purchased. Based in Bolton, the foundati ...

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Quest for Productivity Leads to Nakamura

Quest for Productivity Leads to Nakamura

Nestled on the outskirts of Dundee, Quest Precision Engineering Ltd has been on a trajectory of continuous growth since Gordon Deuchars joined the business three years ago. Operating out of a 20,000sq/ft facility and serving customers in a diverse range of industry sectors, the Scottish subcontract manufacturer has recently bought not one, but two Nakamura-Tome turning centres from Engineering Tec ...

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AA Tools up with new Mitsubishi

AA Tools up with new Mitsubishi

When long-established cutting tool manufacturer AA Tools was acquired by new owners in 2014, the objective was to modernise the shop floor equipment with the very latest CNC machine tool technology. For the bespoke cutting tool manufacturer, the acquisition trail included a CNC tool and cutter grinder, a 4th-axis machining centre, a live tooling turning centre, an EDM drilling machine and a Mitsub ...

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Quaser Crushes Cycle Times for Robo Challenge

Quaser Crushes Cycle Times for Robo Challenge

When it comes to creating a wow factor in the manufacturing sector and engaging the masses; few names stand out like Robo Challenge. As a creative company that brings ideas to life, Birmingham based Robo Challenge are the innovators and manufacturers behind TV shows like Robot Wars and are famed for their work on prestigious TV shows like Blue Peter, Guy Martin’s shows, The Gadget Show and much mo ...

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Sharpening Service Aiguisatek Benefits from VOLLMER Automation During Pandemic

Sharpening Service Aiguisatek Benefits from VOLLMER Automation During Pandemic

The global pandemic has impacted businesses around the world, but for Aiguisatek, the impact was compounded by stringent local regulation in the Quebec province that all but shut down manufacturing in the area. Luckily for the Delson based company, its investment in a VOLLMER CHD 270 8-axis TCT circular saw blade sharpening machine with the VOLLMER ND250 automation station enabled the company to r ...

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SRD Switches Up its CAM System

SRD Switches Up its CAM System

For any established subcontract business to switch from one CAM system to another can be a daunting prospect. When you consider the training and skills invested in staff, the legacy programs and the prospect of having to re-program those historical parts – many busy subcontract businesses will often stick to what they know. But for SRD Engineering Ltd, the change from a license to a subscription C ...

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hyperMILL® Delivers Case Full of Benefits

hyperMILL® Delivers Case Full of Benefits

When Pro-Cut Precision Engineering Ltd opened its doors for business just over 10 years ago, the objective was to invest in the very latest equipment to ensure the Milton Keynes business could machine high-quality components with short lead times. As a company that has acquired a multitude of 3 and 5-axis Hurco machine tools for machining complex parts, part programming was becoming a time-consumi ...

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hyperMILL is On-Point for Subcontractor

hyperMILL is On-Point for Subcontractor

Founded in 1995, Point CNC has provided a high quality and flexible CNC machining service to its customers in the medical, aerospace, surveillance and automotive sectors since it opened its doors for business. The evolution of the company down the years has seen the Kent manufacturer invest in high-end machine tools from YMT and CAM software from OPEN MIND Technologies. The Sevenoaks subcontrac ...

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How Much CO2, Energy & Money Can You Save?

As part of its corporate, social and environmental responsibilities, the Engineering Technology Group (ETG) is now offering manufa ...

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Floyd Taps Into Complete Threading Range

Floyd Automatic Tooling has now been announced as the new UK and Ireland distribution partner for German cutting tool brand JBO. R ...

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