July 2014

ROEMHELD MAGNETIC CLAMPING SET TO BE HOT ATTRACTION AT INTERPLAS 2014

By | July 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

Roemheld will be exhibiting its innovative M-TECS magnetic clamping systems on Stand J4.  These are designed to offer flexibility and fast changeovers for the rubber, thermoplastics and plastic processing industries. Visitors to the Roemheld stand can see the M-TECS 210 magnetic clamping system, which can operate at temperatures of up 210oC, and the M-TECS 130 system, which can operate at up to 100 oC.  Roemheld M-TECS is extremely safe as it is based on a permanent magnet solution and requires no external power to remain clamped.  The unique long pole [...]

Atkin Automation joins Group Rhodes

By | July 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

Group Rhodes has announced the asset purchase of Akin Automation Limited, and promised customers the continuous supply of complete turnkey solutions. The two Companies have enjoyed a successful history, with Atkin Automation focussing its business on the manufacture of automated material handling equipment for Rhodes presses. Recent projects include an award winning automated processing line supplied to Hindalco (India), which measures an impressive 54 metres in length, and incorporates coil handling equipment capable of handling up to 10 tonne coils and a 250 tonne double sided mechanical press with programmable [...]

June 2014

Nissan in the UK stepping up the pace with AP&T’s help

By | June 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

By automating one of their existing press lines with AP&T's help, Nissan Sunderland Plant is planning to increase the company’s production capacity by about 900,000 large car body parts a year. Nissan's facility in Sunderland is one of the largest car plants in Europe with annual production of around half a million cars. Manufacturing has heavily increased since the factory was built at the end of the 1980s. As a means of keeping up with growing demand, plant management decided in 2012 to increase the capacity of the [...]

May 2014

Group Rhodes Wins Engineering Innovation Award

By | May 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Wakefield Engineering Company, Group Rhodes has won the prestigious MWP Advanced Engineering Award 2014 for Best Automation System. The award was presented to Group Rhodes Managing Director, Mark Ridgway OBE by actor comedian Marcus Bridgstocke, at the glitzy Metal Working Production Awards held during the MACH 2014 exhibition. Group Rhodes received the award for the design and manufacture of a complete turnkey automated processing line for producing circle blanks for kitchen appliances, which was inspected by the Secretary of State, Dr Vince Cable, on his visit to the Company headquarters [...]

April 2014

ROEMHELD RECORDS BUSIEST MACH EVER

By | April 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Roemheld UK experienced its busiest MACH to date, taking hundreds of leads over the five days.  While these were split across all areas of the group‘s technology, the extended range of 5-Axis vices and the new additions to the Zero Point range proved to be the star attractions. The new E-Tec products also provoked a great deal of interest thanks to working displays of this new technology which demonstrated the application of electric elements within the group‘s own manufacturing plants. Handling and Assembly Technology with working displays attracted a lot [...]

ROEMHELD APPOINTS NEW NORTHERN AREA MANAGER

By | April 26th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Following the sad loss of Mike Lally, Roemheld (UK) Ltd has appointed a new Area Manager for the North of England. Phil Cable, new Area Manager for Roemheld (UK) Phil Cable joins Roemheld having previously spent 15 years as a Technical Engineer at NCMT Ltd with responsibility for developing component manufacturing solutions for the Aerospace, Medical, Automotive, Oil & Gas and OEM industries, based around Okuma and Makino CNC machines. Bill Neal, Joint Managing Director of Roemheld, said:  “We are pleased to welcome Phil to the team as [...]

MMMA’s Metalworking Village heads to MACH 2014

By | April 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|

The Metalforming Machinery Makers Association (MMMA) will be returning to the MACH Exhibition next week in a bid to take advantage of the upturn in UK industry. Like previous events, the organisation will be hosted a 'Metalworking Village' in Hall 4, which will feature 16 member companies and a dedicated lounge area for delegates wishing to visit the stands and chat about future business opportunities. Members that will be taking part include: AP & T Danmark ASC UK Atkin Automation Bruderer UK Bulldog Industrial Cotswold Machinery Crescent Machinery Formit I-MACH [...]

Bruderer UK set to unveil a ‘world first’ and new partnerships at MACH 2014

By | April 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Bruderer UK is promising to make a major impact on MACH 2014 after announcing it will reveal a ‘world first’ and two strategic partnerships at the Show (Apr 7th-11). The Luton-base company, which offers high-precision fully-automated stamping presses, is looking to build on a record year in 2013 by attracting new customers in the automotive, aerospace and renewables fields. It will showcase – for the first time anywhere in the world - the fully operational BRUDERER BSTA 280-75 with newly-designed BPG planetary gearbox together with Leicht Stanzautomation drum decoiler and [...]

EXHIBITING INNOVATION ROEMHELD LAUNCHES TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS AT MACH 2014

By | April 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Roemheld will be exhibiting its very latest workholding and materials handling innovations at MACH 2014. Visitors to Roemheld stand 5250 will be able to see the very latest additions to the M-Tecs, magnetic clamping system, designed for a wide range of workholding applications. They will also be able to view the Modulog range of materials handling technology which includes a new rotating module, a new lifting module and a new power supply. The new, all electric, E-Tec zero point mounting system will also be on display. This extermely safe zero [...]

March 2014

USED POWER PRESSES

By | March 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

CHIN FONG OCP-60T - FULLY OVERHAULED CHIN FONG OCP-60T - FULLY OVERHAULED 60 Tons capacity Pneumatic Friction Clutch/Brake unit Adjustable Stroke: 10-100mm Slide Adjustment: 75mm Variable Speed: 35-90 SPM Shut Height: 310-355mm (SDAU) Bed size: 900x500mm Automatic Lubrication - grease Pneumatic Slide Balance Guards - TBC - hinged/rising screen/light HSG236 Mechanical & Electrical Certificates We have many used presses for sale, please contact us to view this or similar presses. t. 0121 328 1908, sales@TMAeng.co.uk Please come and visit us at MACH 2014 at the NEC Click Here For [...]