May 2016

Bruderer UK signs £500,000 Harwin deal at MACH 2016

By | May 24th, 2016|MACH 2016|

A new £500,000 deal to supply a second high-speed precision stamping press to Harwin was the highlight of Bruderer UK’s appearance at MACH 2016. The press manufacturer, which has offices in Birmingham and Luton, signed the contract at the NEC, which will see a new BSTA 280-75 B2 head to the South Coast in June. Featuring industry-leading Bruderer BSV-75 high-speed servo feeder technology and an integrated planetary gearbox, the machine will help the Portsmouth-based electronics component specialist increase capacity, develop new products and support plans for 20% growth year-on-year. “MACH [...]

April 2016

Sertec presses ahead with £10m+ ‘ZANI’ investment

By | April 9th, 2016|Automotive, MACH 2016|

One of the UK’s fastest growing automotive suppliers has signed its largest ever ‘press’ investment ahead of MACH 2016. The Sertec Group, which is a world class manufacturer of stampings and welded assemblies, has tapped into the ‘machinery’ expertise of Bruderer UK to identify and purchase 12 machines to help them meet growing volume demands from many of the world’s largest car makers. The first tier supplier has committed more than £10m to the three-year modernisation programme that has seen it start to install a host of ZANI Motion Master [...]

March 2016

Moseley Brothers head to Worcester with £500,000 press investment

By | March 19th, 2016|Automotive|

Tapping into the expertise and capabilities of a specialist press supplier has helped a Dudley manufacturer secure a string of new automotive wins. Moseley Brothers, a leading press tooling and production specialist, has invested more than £500,000 into the purchase of two large Chin Fong presses that will help it increase its capacity, speed and ability to take on orders for more complex components. The company purchased the machines from Stourbridge-based Worcester Presses, who were able to specially configure the machines with bespoke guards, a large press bed and seamless [...]

MMMA reveals Metalworking Village highlights for MACH 2016

By | March 19th, 2016|MACH 2016|

The Metalforming Machinery Makers Association (MMMA) has announced a number of firsts and innovations when it heads to MACH in April (11-15th). Delegates to the biggest ever Metalworking Village in Hall 4 will be able to visit 20 member companies, showcasing the latest coil processing machinery, high speed presses, press brakes, die clamping, mechanical presses and ancillary equipment and services. Highlights include: Crescent Machinery’s macc bandaws and circular saws, Surtech, belt grinders and tube notching machines. There will also be a RHTC PB 60 Section bending machine and 30 to [...]

NEW TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHES ZONED AT MACH

By | March 19th, 2016|MACH 2016|

Roemheld UK will be launching new to the UK products from across the entire Group range at MACH 2016. Stand 5022 will be split into technology zones for 5-Axis clamping, zero point mounting, automation and materials handling systems with the new product ranges providing the star attraction for each zone. The next generation of 5-Axis vices, capable of gripping on 3mm while able to facilitate heavy metal removal, will be on display at the exhibition. Visitors will be able to find out how implementing this latest 5-Axis clamping technology can [...]

February 2016

Fuel Cell Expo 2016, March 2-4 – AP&T in Tokyo at the world’s largest fuel cell expo

By | February 15th, 2016|Fuel|

P&T will be in Tokyo at the world’s largest expo on technology related to hydrogen and fuel cells when it kicks off the first week in March. The aim is to present the new concept for large-scale and cost-efficient manufacturing of fuel cell plates that the company has developed together with Cell Impact and Sandvik. During the first week in March, AP&T will be at Fuel Cell Expo in Tokyo – the world’s largest meeting place for companies focused on fuel cell technology. “We have a fantastic opportunity [...]

Worcester presses the button on record year after major sales boom

By | February 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

A Stourbridge manufacturing specialist is celebrating the best twelve months in its 67-year history after turnover doubled to £2.8m. Worcester Presses, which provides a range of mechanical and hydraulic presses and coil processing equipment from its Titan Works factory, sold more than 50 machines last year following strong growth in the UK’s automotive, aerospace and construction sectors. It even completed its first export order to the US in 2015, with a reconditioned high-speed press prepared and sent to a customer in Detroit for use in producing riveted aluminium parts. Bosses [...]

Largest ever Metalworking Village set for MACH 2016

By | February 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The latest in metalforming technology will be on display at this year’s MACH 2016 exhibition after the MMMA revealed it had sold all available space in its Metalworking Village. The Council of the Metalforming Machinery Makers Association have seen a fantastic response from its members, with more than 20 companies committed to exhibit…the best turnout for more than a decade. Visitors to the Metalworking Village in Hall 4 will be able to see the latest coil processing machinery, high speed presses, press brakes, die clamping and mechanical presses, not to [...]

ROEMHELD APPOINTS NEW AREA MANAGER

By | February 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Roemheld (UK) Ltd has expanded its technical support by appointing a new area manager for the South West and South Wales. Neville Luxton, who joined the company at the end of 2015, brings years of previous experience in the workholding industry to the Roemheld team. Neville said: “ I am very excited at the opportunity to offer customers high quality products in order to solve their manufacturing problems. I am delighted to join the team and be able to continue giving help and support in the aerospace, automotive, medical and [...]

January 2016

Bill Neal marks his retirement with Cyril Johnson Memorial Award

By | January 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|

The 2015 Cyril Johnson Memorial Award has been given to Bill Neal of Roemheld UK, in recognition of his achievements and dedication to both the company and the engineering industry as a whole. The award is presented to an individual who, through their commitment to the precision engineering sector, has driven their company forward and helped to add economic value and skills to British industry. A delighted Bill said: “The award came as a fantastic surprise and I was very proud to receive it. As I look back at the [...]