May 2015


By | May 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Roemheld has just launched a new pallet vice system that offers a simple, compact design at an economical price.  The new Roemheld PC 80 clamping systems offer high precision and process safety.  The vices are particularly suited for the manufacture of small and medium sized batches and can be used in pallet magazines within automated systems. These workholding vices are mechanically operated and can be used for either fixed jaw or concentric clamping applications.  All-steel in design, the Roemheld PC 80 pallet clamping range are supplied with jaws that are [...]

April 2015

AP&T developing high-tensile carbon fiber forming in cooperation with research and industry

By | April 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|

AP&T is a world-leading supplier of complete production lines for press hardening, and the company also supplies solutions for aluminum hot forming. With focus on development of new materials and production methods that meet the industry's need for lighter weight, safer and more energy-efficient products with lower environmental impact, AP&T is now going one step further by developing production equipment for composite materials. Together with the KTH and Chalmers universities, the Swerea Sicomp research institute and leading companies in the aviation and automotive industries such as GKN, SAAB and Volvo, [...]

Nanjing StarQ strengthens position with turnkey press hardening line from AP&T

By | April 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Demand for production solutions for press hardening continues to grow among both automotive manufacturers and subcontractors to the automotive industry in China. AP&T has now recieved an order from Nanjing StarQ for a complete press hardening line for production of chassis and body parts such as front and rear bumpers, door impact bars and floor tunnels. AP&T has recieved an order from the Chinese company Nanjing StarQ for a complete press hardening line. From left to right, Li Quing, project engineer AP&T Shanghai, Li Qi, vice president Nanjing StarQ [...]


By | April 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|

From January 2015, Terry O’Neill has been appointed as the Managing Director of Roemheld (UK) Limited.  Formerly acting as joint Managing Director with Bill Neal, Terry has now taken over the role on a full-time basis.  Bill Neal will continue in the role of Marketing Director for Roemheld (UK) until his retirement at the end of 2015. Terry said:  “2015 is an exciting year for Roemheld as we continue to bring new products to new markets, including health and safety and the energy sector.  I have a great team behind [...]

March 2015

Haeger ‘technology’ bus rolls into Shear-Form

By | March 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The Haeger demonstration truck is heading to the UK in April and promising to give customers a firsthand insight into the latest fastener insertion technology. Shear-Form Ltd, a specialist supplier of machine tools, sheet metal and plate working machinery, will be hosting the state-of-the-art vehicle at Northern Precision Ltd in Doncaster (April 14th-17th) and at its own base in Warwickshire (April 20th to 23rd). New and existing customers can make appointments to visit the truck, which will feature the Haeger 618H and 824 one-touch lite Window touch machine. They can [...]

Halifax Company Celebrates 25 Years

By | March 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Luddendenfoot based service engineering company Crescent Machinery are celebrating their 25th year of trading. They were formed by managing director Steve Jackson in late 1989 to service the needs of the Sheet Metal and Fabricating Industries by maintaining and servicing their production machinery. Over the years the company has built a large customer base throughout the North of England in particular the M62 corridor. Steve has over thirty years experience within the metal forming industries and sits on the board of the MMMA (Metal Forming Machinery Maker’s Association) the national body [...]

AP&T and Cell Impact signing cooperation agreement for high velocity bending

By | March 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|

AP&T and Cell Impact AB (publ) have signed a long-term cooperation agreement with focus on production lines for formed plates for heat exchangers, fuel cells and electrolyzers. The cooperation initiative entails Cell Impact's High Velocity Impact Units being integrated with AP&T's complete production solution for efficient volume production of heat exchanger and flow plates. This enables a competitive solution for bending and forming flow plates to be offered to the energy and automotive industry. The competitiveness of the solution is based on lower manufacturing costs and improved plate quality. The [...]

AP&T receives order for press hardening line and tool for a new production facility in Italy

By | March 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

U.form, a new company, is investing EUR 30 million in a new plant in Castellato on the east coast of Italy. The goal is to strengthen its position as a supplier to the automotive industry, and part of the investment is a complete production line for press hardening. When looking for the right supplier, the order went to AP&T. As a separate order from Susta SRL, AP&T will also deliver a press hardening tool to be run in the U.form line. The tool will be designed to produce tailor-welded elements [...]

February 2015


By | February 28th, 2015|Uncategorized|

With new premises, quality partnerships and a proven reputation as a solution provider, 2D CNC Machinery means business. Installing a machine to fit exacting production requirements involves a huge investment in time and resource.  That is why 2D CNC Machinery offers a full turnkey service: from sourcing the machine, agreeing the specifications and liaising with third parties through to installation, training and offering full, ongoing technical support.  That is also why the company only uses high quality components from Roemheld. David Holden Director of 2D CNC explained:  “When you have [...]

Wakefield businessman wins prestigious regional business award

By | February 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Mark Ridgway OBE, DL the Managing Director of Group Rhodes, a Wakefield headquartered capital equipment manufacturer, has won a prestigious regional award in the EEF/Aldermore Future Manufacturing Awards. Mark Ridgway won the Manufacturing Champion Award, sponsored by Aldermore. The award celebrates the achievements of individuals who, through vision, dedication, hard work and tireless involvement, have made a significant contribution to UK manufacturing. Mark Ridgway will now go on to find out if he has won the national title at an awards gala dinner in London in April. Mark Ridgway [...]