Schüco AF 250 launched

Schüco UK Ltd, the leading sustainable building envelope specialist, has just launched a new and advanced 3-axis CNC machine – the Schüco AF 250. It comes fully equipped with a pneumatic rotating support table, and is designed with an eye on significantly boosting both productivity and quality. By reducing fabrication time and enhancing the quality […]

Panel Systems boosts business with new CNC punch machine

Panel Systems, renowned for its innovative, bespoke panel solutions, is expanding its metal fabrication services with a new CNC punch machine. The £180,000 investment was supported by Yorkshire Bank and a RGF (Regional Growth Fund) grant. The new machine will form part of the company’s new Architectural and Composite Panels (ACP) division, which aims to […]

Charles Day invests £1million in two Bystronic machines

Sheffield-based laser cutting specialist Charles Day (Steels) has chosen Bystronic to grow their laser cutting capacity, spending more than £1million on two of their high-powered machines: the 6kW Bysprint Fibre 4020 and 6kW Bysprint Pro 4020. Charles Day (Steels) had huge success with the 3kW Bysprint Fibre 3015 and 6kW Byspeed Pro 3015 lasers, both […]

Mazak wins Apprenticeship Employer of the Year

Yamazaki Mazak UK won Apprenticeship Employer of the Year for large businesses at the recent Worcestershire Celebration Awards. The Worcester-based company is the UK subsidiary of one of the world’s largest CNC machine tools manufacturers, with a history of training apprentices going back over 25 years. They have around 20 apprentices a year, with new […]

Trumpf TruPunch 1000 machines help Penn Elcom set the stage

Stage equipment manufacturer Penn Elcom has recently ordered three TruPunch 1000 entry-level CNC punching machines from UK-based Trumpf – all destined for the otherwise UK-based Penn Elcom Mexico plant. In addition to pure punching, the TruPunch 1000 machines allow users to form threads, make extrusions and bend flanges, hence delivering economic complete processing in a […]

Lloyds backing leads to new CNC machines and jobs for Cube Precision Engineering

Cube Precision Engineering has secured over £500,000 of new funding from Lloyds Bank Commercial. The cash injection is intended to speed up its manufacturing process and meet increased demand. Based in the Black Country, the firm designs and manufactures press tools and CNC machine components for aerospace, automotive and defence companies. It turns over around […]