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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 […]

Haco Kingsland appoints SE England-based sales partners

Haco Kingsland has selected south east England-based RK International Machine Tools Limited and Midlands-based Lenoch Engineering as its sales partners. Both companies will work alongside each other to provide sales and support across the mainland UK. European sales director of Haco Kingsland, Johan Dejonghe (pictured), said that the addition of RK International expanded on their […]

Daltons Wadkins proves a success at W14

The W14 exhibition in Birmingham gave Daltons Wadkin a chance to showcase its impressive range of specialist machinery. The firm serves a diverse customer base, spanning the timber and joinery sector, furniture manufacturers and public authorities, as well as those in the motor manufacture and aerospace industries. Daltons Wadkins’ CNC machining centres drew the most […]

5AXISWORKS launches affordable desktop CNC machine

London-based design and fabrication practice 5AXISWORKS is set to produce a desktop 5-axis multi-fabrication CNC machine, the first of its kind. The affordable device, made with designers and craftspeople in mind, works in materials such as Styrofoam, solid wood, acrylic and ceramic. It combines a range of fabrication methods, including 5-axis CNC milling. According to […]

Muller joins MAN and eyes £15million target

Shropshire precision machinist Muller Holdings has become the newest addition to the Midlands Assembly Network (MAN), and is now looking to expand its range of machines to help it achieve its most ambitious goal yet. While it currently turns over £14 million, Muller hopes that MAN membership will turbocharge the firm’s long-standing reputation and tendering […]

New Haas CNC completes ECS’ expansion

Northampton-based Express Composite Solutions (ECS) has consolidated its latest phase of plant and premises expansion with a new Haas VF2SSYT 3 Axis CNC machine in its workshop. Thenow fully-operational VF2SSYT fabricates metallic or plastic parts up to 760mm in length at superfast speeds, thanks to its 1,200rpm spindle, high feed rates and tool change capability. […]