PTG recognised as a Northern Powerhouse export champion
Large capacity helical screw rotors produced by Holroyd Precision Rotors
Rochdale-based Precision Technologies Group (PTG) has been named a 2018 Northern Powerhouse Export Champion by the Department for International Trade (DIT).
PTG is an export-driven manufacturer of special purpose CNC machine tools, such as the globally acclaimed Zenith 400 helical profile grinder and the Powerstir range of friction stir welders, as well as ultra-precise rotors. Typically, 98 percent of all PTG products are exported, with 70 percent destined for Greater China.
In recognition of its export achievements, in 2015 PTG company, Holroyd Precision was presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade, having achieved year-on-year growth in exports. This was Holroyd Precision’s fourth Queen’s Award.
Precision Technologies Group is a member of the Manchester-China Forum, a business-led initiative aimed at strengthening ties between the city region and China. Additionally, Holroyd Precision has been a recipient of the Greater China Business Award for the North West of England.
“We are delighted to have been recognised by the Department for International Trade for our considerable expertise in the field of global exports,” enthuses PTG’s chief executive officer, Dr Tony Bannan OBE. “As a Northern Powerhouse Export Champion, we remain committed to growing our overseas sales and look forward to sharing our export knowledge for the greater good of the region’s business community.”
PTG: the first name in precision
Incorporating the brands of Holroyd and Holroyd Precision Rotors, PTG has established itself at the forefront of high precision machine tool design, build and supply. The PTG range includes ultra-precision grinding machines for rotor, thread and gear operations, rotor milling machines, heavy duty lathes, friction stir welding machines and special purpose machine tools for the manufacture of precision components. Industrial sectors served range from aerospace, medical and mould tool & die to marine, power generation, mining, oil & gas, steel, high end and heavy automotive.