December 2017

One Brand: A World of Resources

By | December 5th, 2017|Press Tooling, Uncategorised|

Welcome to Nidec Press and Automation. By combining the expertise, experience and resources of industry leaders in the material forming market, Nidec Press and Automation has established a single source solution for machinery, services and technology. The Nidec Press and Automation brand brings together Minster, Arisa, Kyori and Vamco products to the market, allowing combined synergies to offer efficient, cost-effective and timely solutions to manufactures looking for increased production and profits. With more than 125 years of manufacturing experience, Nidec Minster offers mid-range tonnage presses and related automation equipment with [...]

Member Feature – Worlifts

By | December 5th, 2017|Featured Member|

So, tell us about the company and its origins. General History Back in the early 1970’s, our founder Mr,Sam Worley was the works manager for a local hydraulic jack manufacturer. His employment and future with the company was not going in the direction promised. Sam made a decision to start a company with the support of one other local business. Around 1973-1975 the company was trading under the name of Worley Hydraulics and the companies main activity was the manufacture and distribution of a range of hydraulic jacks and hydraulic cylinders along with the [...]

Agility

By | December 5th, 2017|Uncategorised|

- Most Fires Are Preventable -  Providing Annual Fire Safety Training for Your Staff is Important, But Have You Considered a Fire Risk Assessment for Your Premises. For More Information Visit Our Website or Enquire Below. Enquire Today about a FIRE Risk Assessment      

MACH 2018 Exhibition – Visitor Registration Now Open

By | December 5th, 2017|MACH 2018, Uncategorised|

With just a few months to go before the doors open to MACH 2018 at the NEC in Birmingham, the team behind the exhibition are delighted to announce that visitor registration is now live. MACH 2018 takes place from the 9th to the 13th April 2018 and will be located in a new home on the atrium side of the NEC, in Halls 17, 18, 19, 20, 6 and 7. This is the first move of the show since relocating to the NEC when it first opened in 1976, and [...]

AP&T Metal-Forming Bulletin – October 2017

By | December 5th, 2017|Press Tooling, Uncategorised|

AP&T presents its latest sensation for the first time at well-attended event in Ulricehamn On October 4 and 5, around 70 representatives from different parts of the global car industry gathered at AP&T in Ulricehamn. The program included the unveiling of two new sensations that enable lighter, safer and more energy efficient cars to be manufactured. Both of AP&T’s new innovations — process technology for forming high-strength aluminum and the company’s new servo hydraulic press — are setting a new standard in the industry. » READ MORE   Globally unique [...]

£1m+ machine investment proves just ‘Mint’ for the new pound coin

By | December 5th, 2017|Press Tooling, Uncategorised|

A UK-based supplier of high quality punching technology is playing a crucial role in the production of the new £1 coin. Bruderer UK, which has nearly 50 years’ experience creating world renown precision high speed presses, has installed a state-of-the-art machine into the Royal Mint’s Llantrisant facility, giving the world famous institution additional speed, capacity and flexibility. Capable of up to 825 strokes per minute, the BSTA 1600-117B2 is responsible for creating the hard cut blanks that form one of the first processes in the manufacture of the new ‘Pound’ [...]

November 2017

Decade new 3000 TON capacity load cells.

By | November 8th, 2017|Uncategorised|

Decade has upped its load cell capacity to 3000 tons for press calibrations! Weather you need your press load tested or load monitor calibrated we can cater for all capacities.

October 2017

Manipulate workpieces of up to 2,000 kg

By | October 24th, 2017|materials handling|

Schreiber centrick 4s bro 190216_1 The new Centrick High-tech Manipulator from Roemheld enables the tilting and turning of heavy workpieces up to 2,000 kg in weight.  The articulated arms can endlessly and continuously rotate workpieces and tilt them up to 90 degrees. This latest addition to the Modulog range of assembly and handling technology can tilt and turn products of any shape.  It is ergonomic, space saving and efficient. Unlike conventional tilting and turning fixtures, the Centrick moves components close to its centre of gravity so the working [...]

EWS presses ahead with new products thanks to £500,000 Bruderer investment

By | October 16th, 2017|roll formed|

One of the UK’s market leaders in cold roll formed products is set to bring a number of new products to market after investing heavily in upgrading its manufacturing capabilities.  Wolverhampton-based EWS (Manufacturing) Ltd, part of Arc Specialist Engineering Group, is targeting significant sales growth in a host of new markets as a result of the £500,000 investment. Working closely with world renown high-speed press specialists Bruderer UK, the company has installed its first 250-tonne Zani ‘Power Master’ press and is already achieving high stroke rates as it aims to [...]

Sales growth helps Worcester press on with new home and identity

By | October 14th, 2017|Member News, Press Tooling, Tooling|

Major demand from customers in automotive and white goods has helped a Black Country manufacturing specialist relocate, putting it on course for another record year. Worcester Presses, which provides a range of mechanical and hydraulic presses and coil processing equipment for clients all over the UK, has completed a move from its traditional home in Stourbridge to a more modern facility on Peartree Lane in Dudley. The new site features built-in offices, central stores, a large machine shop and a dedicated 6000 sq ft engineering area that is supporting the [...]