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Precision and pace of Holroyd TG350E Secures order from Jaguar Compressors

The TG350E rotor grinding machine from UK-based Holroyd Precision is rapidly making a name for itself as the preferred choice among industrial refrigeration specialists globally.

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VW orders new laser technology from Gehring for high-efficiency gasoline engine

Following intensive cooperation in process and technology development, Gehring will equip the Volkswagen Group, not only in North America with the latest laser and honing technology for the production of coated EA 211 evo engines but also from now on the first plants in China

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Grinding machine upgrades and re-builds now offered by Jones & Shipman Hardinge

With their history of longevity and trouble-free sustained operation, grinding machines manufactured by Jones & Shipman Hardinge and its sister companies in the Hardinge Group Kellenberger, Hauser, Voumard, Tschudin and Usach are an established feature of many machine shops

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BGA Seminar on heat treatment of gear steels to be hosted by Wallwork

Wallwork Heat Treatment will be hosting the British Gear Association Training Seminar, ‘Heat Treatment of Gear Steels’, on 20th November 2019. The seminar will take place at the company’s HQ in Bury, Greater Manchester

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Automated deburring central to WMS message at Deburring Expo

Unveiling new concepts at the show, WMS Engineering highlighted how it can go from a simple pencil sketch to a fully integrated turnkey solution for your automated/robotic deburring and finishing requirements. Acclaimed as the inventor of automatic deburring with defined geometry

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Investment is a winning way for Professional Polishing Services

Professional Polishing Services is looking to a bright future thanks to its ongoing investment strategy that has that has seen it invest profits back into the business. The latest phase of investment has been concluded with the arrival of two Autopulit automatic reciprocating polishing machines from Ellesco

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Danobat acquisition strengthens its position in the field of finish hard turning

Machine tool manufacturer Danobat has announced the acquisition of Dutch firm Hembrug, the leader in finish hard turning. The operation represents a step forward in the sectoral diversification and internationalisation strategy of the Danobatgroup

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Sunnen continues expansion of global manufacturing capabilities

Sunnen Products Company is expanding its global production footprint, opening a manufacturing facility in Monterrey Mexico to complement its production in the U.S, China, Switzerland, and Brazil

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Martin Winterstein joins Gehring Group as chief sales officer

Dipl.-Ing. Martin Winterstein (41) has joined the management board of Gehring Technologies Gmbh and assumes global sales responsibility for the Gehring Group as chief sales officer

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Master Abrasives installs Micromatic grinding machine at Cengar

Master Abrasives has installed one of Micromatic Grinding Technologies economical grinding machines at Cengar Ltd, a manufacturer of air saws based in Halifax, West Yorkshire

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Fintek takes delivery of new generation OTEC stream finishing machine

To meet growing demand for ever more precise surface finishing in aerospace, Fintek has invested in a latest generation stream finishing machine from OTEC Präzisionsfinish GmbH.

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Connected by a shared language

Integrated communication is the linchpin of Industry 4.0 processes. This works when all systems and machines involved worldwide speak the same language. OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) is one such standard that is now also being integrated into the KLINGELNBERG machine tool

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Reference machines for worldwide production

The Renault Group has ordered 45 JUNKER grinding machines over the last two years, the majority of which are used in France for the Group’s cutting-edge hybrid project (Locobox) or in prototype production

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Award-winning engine remanufacturer relies on MecWash Maxi for complete aqueous cleaning solution

MecWash Systems was contacted by one of its longstanding customers, one of Europe’s largest independent engine remanufacturers and assemblers, that supplies some of the world’s leading automotive OEMs

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ITC Takes Delivery of New ANCA

The continued growth at Industrial Tooling Corporation (ITC) has now seen the Tamworth cutting tool experts take delivery of a new ANCA MX7 Linear grinding centre. The next generation MX Linear tool grinder has been designed to meet the needs of companies like ITC

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Filtermist International completes Kerstar Ltd purchase

Telford-based air extraction and filtration specialist Filtermist International Ltd has completed a deal to acquire industrial vacuum cleaner manufacturer Kerstar Ltd

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Gewefa wins record breaking order for aerospace application

Corsham-based Gewefa UK has secured its biggest single order for grinding arbors, along with a large quantity of collet chucks for use with newly commissioned Magerle MFP 100 high productivity grinding and milling centres

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Filtermist secures second acquisition of 2019

Telford-based industrial air filtration specialist Filtermist International Ltd has finalised a deal to purchase the assets of Carter Environmental Engineers (CEE) Ltd’s air services division

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Advanced Grinding Solutions expands its UK operation

Advanced Grinding Solutions Ltd, the Midlands-based supplier of a wide range of grinding and finishing machines and associated equipment, has moved to a new and larger industrial unit on the Binley Industrial Estate in Coventry as it continues to expand its operations due to a growing order book for its range of machine tools

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Kaman UK invests £1m in new chemical treatment line

World-leading aerospace innovator, Kaman UK has invested over £1m in a new chemical treatment line which will deliver surface treatment techniques to the aerospace industry

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Höganäs replaces H.C. Stark brand

As of 1st June, HöganäsGroup of Sweden and H.C. Starck Surface Technology & Ceramic Powders (STC) act under the same brand and name on the market: Höganäs.

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Blackfast announces the launch of its new online store and website

If you work in the engineering, tooling, automotive or manufacturing industries and regularly need to black small metal parts and components thus enhancing both appearance as well as tested corrosion resistance, then Blackfast Chemical’s products are what you have been looking for. 

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Advanced heat treatments and hard coatings at Made in the Midlands

Stand L22 at the Made in the Midlands Expo 2019, June 20 will see Wallwork Group showcase a range of heat treatment and ultra-hard coating services. “The midlands and surrounding area represents a significant customer base, so we are pleased to be exhibiting again at MIM in its 10th anniversary year. Wallwork Birmingham, based in Smallheath, is one of our busiest group members,” comments Howard Maher, sales manager.

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MecWash launches new website to showcase world-class systems

Global leader in high performance aqueous cleaning technology, MecWash has launched a brand new website to showcase its range of aqueous parts cleaning and degreasing systems for a variety of specialist sectors

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GrindTec 2020 update

The 300 registrations for the GrindTec 2020 in just under five months speak for themselves, while the leading platform for grinding technology is becoming more and more international. Whereas at the GrindTec 2000 just 15 percent of the 164 exhibitors came from outside Germany, most recent figures showed 45 percent of the 644 companies

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Master Abrasives now representing Microdiamant

Master Abrasives has been appointed the UK and Ireland representative for the range of diamond products for fine grinding, lapping and polishing applications manufactured by Microdiamant AG, based in Lengwil, Switzerland

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25 years of providing dust and fume extraction solutions

In September 2018, AirBench Ltd is proudly celebrating 25 years in business. Since beginning operations as WorkPoint Environments Ltd, the Colchester-based company has supplied in excess of 10,000 dust and fume extraction units to customers across the UK, EU, and worldwide.

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Guyson International awarded ISO 9001:2015

Leading industrial finishing equipment manufacturer Guyson International Ltd, based in Skipton, North Yorkshire has announced that it has achieved yet another milestone, in this its 80th year of business, by being awarded ISO 9001:2015

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New grinding exhibition announced

Grinding Technology Japan 2019 - the grinding processing expertise exhibition will be held at Makuhari Messe Exhibition Hall 1, Chiba, Japan for 3 days from 18th to 20th 2019 and thereafter every two years.

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Mollart appointed to represent Ohio Tool Works

Ohio Tool Works (OTW) a specialist honing machine tool, tooling and bore finishing application company has added Mollart Engineering to its worldwide distribution network. As a result, the new agency brings a further dimension to Mollart’s deep hole drilling portfolio, in particular for bore finishing tool supply

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Master Abrasives installs eco 200 at Border Ballistics

Following the sale at MACH 2018, Master Abrasives has installed the Micromatic eco 200 grinding machine in Border Ballistics Technologies (BBT) facilities based in Scotland.

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Captured by confidence

Flame Hardeners’ impressive long roll and shaft hardening machine, with a capacity to handle components up to 500 mm in diameter and up to 7 metres long, has been captured on canvas as the result of a combination of circumstances.

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From HNC to Engineering degree

When three young adults joined Holroyd Precision’s modern apprenticeship programme back in 2011, little could they imagine that, as well as securing an exciting career, they would each achieve BEng (Hons).

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AirBench delivers 5.5 m VertEx Booth to French customer

AirBench has delivered a large VertEx booth to a major customer in France. The customer will be installing its own mixing equipment within the booth area. The system is designed to capture dust from the whole contained area, with various operations taking place within the booth.

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Tenova contracted to supply roll grinding machine for the US aluminum market

Tenova, a company in the Techint Group, specialising in innovative solutions for the metals and mining industries, has been contracted by JW Aluminum to supply a roll grinding machine for work rolls and back-up rolls, a chock changer for work rolls and back-up rolls and a chock tilter for its expansion plant at Goose Creek, South Carolina

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Key appointment at ANCA

Dr Christopher Hegarty has been appointed The Group CEO effective from 1st July 2018, succeeding Grant Anderson FAICD and FAIM who, following eight years in the role at ANCA, will retire at the end of Jun

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Riley Surface World announces major summer disposal of new and used machinery

Riley Surface World is one of the world’s leading resellers of surface finishing plant and machinery. The company has recently achieved ISO 9001 accreditation, has a strong global online presence.

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Agathon celebrates 100 years with prestigious event

Leading Swiss company Agathon AG pulled all the stops out at its recent 100-year anniversary event at its factory in Bellach and at a special evening event in Soloturn

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Delivering precision for rotor grinding in China

Thanks to the technologies of Holroyd Precision, a major industrial group in Northern China will soon embark on the production of its own range of air ends, helical rotors and screw compressors

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Curtis Machine Tools celebrates the sale of 100th Vector grinding machine

With more than 40 years’ experience in producing engineered grinding solutions for high volume production environments, Curtis Machine Tools is celebrating the sale of its 100th Vector™ grinding machine into the USA for the production of diesel injection components.

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New Hone-All website goes live

Over the past few months Hone-All has been working hard on getting its new website ready to launch. The current website has served the company well but is showing its age.

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Riley Surface World awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification

Riley Surface World is one of the world’s leading resellers of new and used surface finishing plant and machinery. The company has been trading since 1966 and operates from 5,000 square metre premises in Aldridge, West Midlands.

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DVS focuses on automation

The DVS TECHNOLOGY GROUP is further extending its “Machine Tools & Automation” sector. As announced by the board of the company group, DVS will be taking multiple stakes in rbc Fördertechnik GmbH backdated to January 1, 2018.

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Seal of approval

Following on from Rolls-Royce approval at Wallwork’s Manchester site, the company’s Cambridge plant has secured the aerospace giant’s seal of approval for vacuum brazing, Plasma nitriding and heat treatment.

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Acquisition of Dust Control Solutions completes fifth Filtermist deal

Telford-based air extraction and filtration specialist Filtermist International has finalised a deal to acquire the business assets of Glasgow firm Dust Control Solutions Ltd (DCS).

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Oelheld expands UK presence

Renowned as an industry leading manufacturer and supplier of metalworking fluids, water-soluble lubricants and filtration and extraction systems, Oelheld UK has now expanded its UK operation. The Denbigh headquarters in North Wales has doubled in size with the acquisition of a new warehousing unit.

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Bodycote enters into 15-year contract with Rolls-Royce

Bodycote, the world’s largest provider of heat treatment and specialist thermal processing services, has announced that it has signed a 15-year contract with Rolls-Royce’s Civil Aerospace business. The contract is expected to be worth over £160 million in incremental revenues over the 15-year period. Sales will ramp up over the next five years

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NCMT wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade

A machine tool sales company headquartered in Thames Ditton, Surrey and employing 120 people, NCMT has won the Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade 2018

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Rebranded Master grinding wheel brochure

Master Abrasives has served British industry for over half a century by supplying high quality products with professional service. To further improve their communication and the markets understanding of the MASTER grinding wheel range it has now released a revised and updated grinding wheel brochure.

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Klingelnberg named iF DESIGN AWARD 2018 winner – twice!

The Höfler Speed Viper cylindrical gear generating grinding machine and the Klingelnberg P 65 precision measuring center are the first machines in which KLINGELNBERG has implemented and launched its newly developed design concept.

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Walter installs assembly flow line and reduces delivery times

Walter s.r.o has installed a new assembly line with streamlined work flows that result in shorter machine build lead times and therefore reduced delivery times at its Kuřim site in the Czech Republic.

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Riley Surface World awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification

Riley Surface World is one of the world’s leading resellers of new and used surface finishing plant and machinery. The company has been trading since 1966 and operates from 5,000 m2 premises in Aldridge, West Midlands, UK.

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Precision Surfacing Solutions announces acquisition of Reform Grinding Technology GmbH

Precision Surfacing Solutions, formerly Lapmaster Wolters Group and a leading supplier of equipment and services for precision lapping, polishing, grinding, and honing, has announced that it has acquired Reform Grinding Technology GmbH, a provider of machine tools and systems for high-precision grinding applications.

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Sunnen Products Company acquires BTA Heller

US-based honing systems manufacturer acquires premiere deep hole tooling and systems manufacturer to provide complete bore creation and finishing solutions

Sunnen Products Company has acquired BTA Heller Incorporated, the US-based manufacturer of deep hole tooling and systems for primary hole generation.

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First Micromatic Machine sold to Earlsdon Technology

Master Abrasives has sold and installed its first Micromatic grinding machine in the UK, the ECO-200 high accuracy universal grinder, at Coventry-based Earlsdon Technology Ltd.

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Guyson Safe Contractor accreditation

Leading industrial finishing equipment manufacturer Guyson International has received accreditation under the Alcumus SafeContractor scheme, which is accredited by UKAS, the UK's national accreditation body for certification providers It is also a member of SSIP (Safety Schemes in Procurement),

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Bodycote’s Swedish site earns Nadcap HIP accreditation

Surahammer hot isostatic pressing facility achieves prestigious aerospace certification
Bodycote, the world's largest provider of heat treatment and specialist thermal processing services, has announced that its Surahammar,

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