SALES DIRECTOR APPOINTED AT GEO KINGSBURY

September 12, 2017

With effect from 1st September 2017, RICHARD HUGHES has been appointed Sales Director – MTG (milling, turning, grinding) at Geo Kingsbury with the remit to promote four of the top quality ranges of German machine tools that the company sells exclusively in the UK and…

Continue reading

Alcon Components

August 22, 2017

Alcon Components, Tamworth, is one of the world’s foremost companies in the design and manufacture of high performance brake and clutch systems. A second automated production cell has been installed at the Tamworth factory of Alcon Components to cope with worldwide demand for its monobloc brake calipers.

Continue reading

FLEXIBLE MANUFACTURING SYSTEM FOR AIRBUS WING COMPONENTS

July 18, 2017

A flexible manufacturing system (FMS) for producing small to medium-size wing components for the Airbus A330 family of long-range, wide-body jetliners has started operation at a leading aerospace subcontractor in the south of England. The FMS incorporates five Hermle 5-axis, vertical-spindle machining centres – four…

Continue reading

5-AXIS MACHINING OF COMPOSITE AIRCRAFT COMPONENTS

July 18, 2017

Large composite components for the Airbus A350 family of wide-body jetliners are being machined in a pair of German-built Zimmermann FZ33 portal machining centres at a specialist subcontractor in England. Supplied by sole sales and service agent, Geo Kingsbury, each machine has a working envelope…

Continue reading

8-spindle multi for turn-milling components from 40 mm bar

June 9, 2017

German turning machine builder, Index, has launched a second 8-spindle CNC multi-spindle automatic, designated MS40-8, capable of turn-milling components from bar up to 40 mm diameter. The manufacturer’s first 8-spindle multi, with a bar capacity of 24 mm, was introduced in 2011. Machine availability in…

Continue reading

HERMLE LAUNCHES LOW-COST AUTOMATED WORKPIECE HANDLING SYSTEM

June 6, 2017

Three- to five-axis CNC machining centres manufactured by the German company, Hermle, can be equipped with a new, automated workpiece handling system that requires low capital investment. UK and Ireland agent, Geo Kingsbury, says that the equipment can be factory fitted or retrofitted to machines…

Continue reading

RAPID SUPPLY AND RELOCATION SAVES THE DAY

May 3, 2017

A catastrophic failure of a 5-axis machining centre, coupled with a requirement to continue supplying 12 aircraft seat tray table assemblies per day that were being produced on it, is a nightmarish scenario for a subcontractor. It was exactly the problem Weymouth-based FGP Systems (www.fgpltd.co.uk)…

Continue reading

GEO KINGSBURY OPENS BELFAST OFFICE

March 17, 2017

Sales and service in Ireland and Northern Ireland of eight leading German machine tool ranges for which Geo Kingsbury is sole agent will from now on be coordinated from an office in Belfast, rather than from the company’s headquarters in Gosport, Hampshire. Martin Blakely, a…

Continue reading

Geo Kingsbury wins Haas grinding machine agency

February 20, 2017

Grinding machines manufactured in Germany by Haas Schleifmaschinen GmbH are now being sold and serviced in the UK and Ireland by Geo Kingsbury under a sole agency agreement signed at the beginning of 2017.

Continue reading

ECONOMICAL 5-AXIS CELL FOR PRODUCING MEDICAL COMPONENTS

November 23, 2016

Sheffield-based Tecomet, formerly Symmetry Medical, has installed three Hermle trunnion-type 5-axis machining centres for manufacturing stainless steel medical components.

Continue reading

Page 1 of 8 1 2 3 4 5 ... Last →
css.php