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ITC Gives ‘Cutting Edge’ to Game of Thrones

ITC Gives ‘Cutting Edge’ to Game of Thrones

With almost 20 years in business and thousands of successful projects undertaken, Cutting Edge Designs specialises in routing, trade signage, acrylic fabrication, panelling, wood and laser cutting, printing, 3D carving, finishing and assembly and CAD design. Since its inception, the Newry-based company has been working closely with the cutting tool experts at Industrial Tooling Corporation (ITC) t ...

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ITC is no bore at A&M EDM

ITC is no bore at A&M EDM

A&M EDM Ltd is an engineering solutions company always striving to maximise its service to clients in the aerospace, motorsport, automotive, marine, medical, rail, defence and general subcontract sectors. To achieve this, the West Midlands company has invested in technology from 3, 4 and 5-axis machine tools, EDM wire and spark erosion and laser welding that is comprehensively supported with cutti ...

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High-precision tooling enables accurate superalloy machining for energy applications

High-precision tooling enables accurate superalloy machining for energy applications

Founded in 1994, Covis SRL designs and manufactures tailor-made solutions to strict deadlines and quality standards, managing and certifying the entire production cycle at its three operating sites in Italy. The company specialises in the precision machining of parts for the energy sector with customers in the offshore and onshore oil rigs and platform industry. This results in the processing of e ...

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Bike Maker Discovers Savings with Special Tool Holders

Bike Maker Discovers Savings with Special Tool Holders

Bicycles are one of the oldest modes of transportation, but that doesn’t mean they haven’t evolved with the times. Having built bikes in Wisconsin since 1976, Trek Bicycle knows this evolution well. Moving with the times, the bike manufacturer has invested in tooling systems from BIG KAISER that are supplied and supported in the UK through Tamworth based Industrial Tooling Corporation (ITC). Tr ...

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GPE Invests in ETG Machines to build Post-Pandemic growth

GPE Invests in ETG Machines to build Post-Pandemic growth

The last 18 months of Covid induced business stagnation has been a challenging period for most manufacturers, but one thing it has taught us is that companies willing to invest will always weather the storm better than those that do not. One company that has not only weathered the storm but flourished is Milton Keynes subcontractor Goodman Precision Engineering Ltd (GPE). The subcontract compa ...

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ETG EDM Machine Slashes Lead-Times for Irish Subcontractor

ETG EDM Machine Slashes Lead-Times for Irish Subcontractor

With up to 30% of its machined components manufactured from hard metals, Longford based N&E Precision Ltd acknowledged a requirement for EDM technology to complement its extensive CNC machine shop facilities. In September 2019, the subcontract manufacturer invested in its first Mitsubishi wire EDM machine and it proved such a success, the company purchased a second Mitsubishi machine from the Engi ...

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JEB Takes-off with Nakamura Turning Centre

JEB Takes-off with Nakamura Turning Centre

When JEB Precision Ltd won an order to manufacture a complex component for an aerospace air handling system, the Northwich subcontract manufacturer recognised that its existing production method needed to be upgraded to improve productivity. The solution was a Nakamura-Tome AS200LMYS turning centre from the Engineering Technology Group (ETG). In 2019, the Cheshire manufacturer that primarily pr ...

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Subcontractor Blossoms with Nakamura Turning Centre

Subcontractor Blossoms with Nakamura Turning Centre

After winning a prestigious power generation project to turn critical stainless-steel components, subcontract manufacturer Fairbrother & Grimshaw (Engineering) Ltd recognised that it needed to reconsider its machining strategy to improve cycle times and shop floor throughput. The answer was a Nakamura-Tome AS200LMYSF turning centre from the Engineering Technology Group (ETG). Based in Cherry Tr ...

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Metalite Moulds An Automated Future With ETG

Metalite Moulds An Automated Future With ETG

As injection mould tool specialists, Swindon based Metalite Engineering Co Ltd has recently added to its plant list with the arrival of a Quaser 5-axis UX500C machining centre and a 10-pallet Erowa Robot Easy 250 pallet loading system. Supplied and integrated by the Engineering Technology Group (ETG), the new investment is adding significant capacity capabilities with unmanned machining. The l ...

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Specialist Thread roller finds good form with ETG

Specialist Thread roller finds good form with ETG

Founded over a hundred years ago, Blackburn based Dobson & Beaumont is a subcontractor with a distinct niche. The longstanding company are experts in thread rolling, a process that cold forms threads to work harden the thread, strengthen the grain flow and improve overall thread strength by more than 25% when compared to typical thread cutting operations. Before thread rolling, Dobson & Beaumont h ...

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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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