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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 […]

First Australian sale for RoboJob and Okuma

Belgian firm RoboJob, in partnership with Okuma Australia and New Zealand, has achieved its first Australian sale. CNC machine manufacturer Okuma is now selling the RoboJob Turn-Assist and Mill-Assist Series of machines, with installation and servicing. RoboJob co-founder and CEO, Helmut De Roovere, explained why Okuma was the right choice for his company. “We have […]

Geo Kingsbury wins exclusive Waldrich Coburg deal

Bavarian mill manufacturer Waldrich Coburg have awarded sole UK & Ireland sales and service to Gosport firm Geo Kingsbury. The deal became effective from January 1, 2015. Managing director of Geo Kingsbury, Richard Kingsbury, said: “The wide range of Waldrich Coburg machining centres complements and completes our LPM (large prismatic machine) range, which we have […]

Making the Leap into new CNC tech with Okuma

World-leading CNC tool machine manufacturer, Okuma America, exhibited the latest technology to over 500 delegates at its 2014 ‘Make the Leap’ showcase. Taking place earlier this month in Charlotte, North Carolina, the two-day event featured hands-on demonstrations, App Store and machine demos, a facility tour highlighting titanium machining at the new Aerospace Center for Excellence, […]

KA Tooling grows business with new CNC machines and premises

Leicester-based firm KA Tooling has upgraded to a new 6,500 square foot premises, and invested in additional CNC machines, citing VISI software as a major factor. VISI is part of the Vero Software Group, and a leading CAD/CAM solution for the mould and die industry. It notably provides productivity, reliability and flexibility. Director Alex Hill […]

LVF invests £500,000 in new machinery

West Yorkshire-based thermoformed packaging specialist Leeds Vacuum Formers (LVF) has invested £530,000 in two new pieces of machinery, placing orders for a £400,000 Kiefel Thermoforming machine, and a  £130,000 Siropack padding line. This comes after a large investments made over the last couple of years, totalling around £514,000. Managing director Nigel Coates has said: “Looking […]

Missler Software and Machining Cloud GmbH announce partnership

CNC machine operators using TopSolid software can look forward to more efficient processes. Integrated CAD/CAM/ERP software author Missler Software, based in Paris, has announced a new partnership with product data content provider Machining Cloud GmbH. Under the partnership both companies aim to provide TopSolid users with direct access to knowledge and product data from the world’s […]