VW SPECIALIST GETS THE XYZ BUG
The growing confidence in the engineering sector in and around Sheffield prompted JKP Engineering (UK) to invest £500,000 in relocating from its existing premises right in the city centre to, larger, more suitable premises earlier this year. The move was funded in part by productivity gains made through an earlier investment in CNC ...
Managed growth sees Bridport Foundry invest in new machining capacity
With a history stretching back over 400 years it is fair to say that change has come gradually at Bridport Foundry, where the company continues to create a wide range of cast products in iron, SG Iron, Bronze and aluminium, for customers ranging from general engineers, architectural restorers, steam enthusiasts and even royalty. More ...
PROTOTRAK BRIDGES SKILLS GAP AT GLENBOROUGH ENGINEERING
As demand for its precision engineering and specialist automotive fixture work increased, Leicester-based Glenborough Engineering Co. was faced with a familiar challenge to many, that of finding additional skilled labour. However, the enthusiasm of one employee, linked to the purchase of a ProtoTRAK controlled milling machine from XYZ ...
DURHAM UNIVERSITY EXPANDS ITS MACHINING UNIVERSE WITH XYZ
The mechanical workshop of the Department of Physics at Durham University has expanded its manufacturing capacity following the purchase of an XYZ SMX 3500 bed mill with ProtoTRAK control. This machine sits alongside several other XYZ machines, including an SLX 1630 ProTURN lathe, and is being used in the manufacture of components destined
XYZ HELPS STAGE ONE PUT ON A WORLD-CLASS SHOW
For more than 30 years Stage One Creative Services, based just outside York, has been helping to wow audiences with its productions, which range from opening and closing ceremonies of global sporting events, to advertising campaigns for world-wide brands. Behind the show, though, is some clever engineering that relies on precision machined
D & D Engineering take delivery of large VMC from XYZ
The first of XYZ Machine Tools range of large capacity vertical machining centres has been delivered to longstanding customer D & D Engineering (Hull). The XYZ 2010 VMC weighs in at 20 tonnes and is the largest VMC ever sold and delivered by XYZ Machine Tools, although with two larger variants in the range, this record may not last for
STEADY PROGRESSION WINS THE DAY AT CS PRODUCTS
The latest investment by CS Products in a high speed, five-axis, machining centre from XYZ Machine Tools is part of a steady, but consistent, investment programme by the Telford-based sub-contractor. This latest machine, an XYZ 1060HS five-axis, is helping the business expand into new markets.CS Products was formed as a result of the ...
FROM PROPELLERS TO CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES
Eclectic is an often used word, but in the case of precision sub-contractor Lamb Engineering it is one that fits perfectly. Lamb Engineering's machining is split between manufacturing variable pitch feathering propellers for the marine industry, workholding solutions for one of the UK's leading industry names, and a wide variety of general
The Power Behind The Throne
A passion for motorsport led Julian Godfrey to create his race engine building business back in 1989, success has followed ever since. Engines supplied by Julian Godfrey Engineering are used by many race winning drivers in Rally Cross championships in the UK and mainland Europe, as well as powering Julian himself to three British Rally ...
XYZ HELP TASK ENGINEERING TALK THE TORQUE
Task Engineering has built a reputation for machining complex components for a range of industries, with batch sizes ranging from one-off to a thousand-off. However, core to its business is the range of components manufactured for group company Crane Electronics, a specialist in delivering solutions for torque management and control ...
SIXTEEN INTO ONE DOES GO FOR B&G LOCK
Traditional manufacturing covers many things, a particular industry may be traditional in one part of the country, a method of making products may also be traditional. B&G Lock & Tool Co complies with both those definitions of traditional. Based in Willenhall in the Black Country, it is now one of the few remaining lockmakers in an
MSUBS CUTS MANUFACTURING COSTS WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM XYZ
Plymouth-based MSubs is a manufacturer of manned and unmanned subsea and surface vehicles with customers ranging from wealthy individuals who buy their products purely for pleasure and the world's navies who use them for more serious pastimes such as remote mine detection, systems checking and covert operations. The submarines manufactured