Richard Kingsbury, MD, Geo Kingsbury

Machining Update

Welcome to our blog, where you can find out more about our passions, our people and our products. Plus, read our take on industry and technical issues and share tips on getting more out of your machines. We hope you enjoy our blog – please let us know if there are any specific topics you would like to see covered in the future.


September 20, 2017

Geo Kingsbury is focused on delivering continual innovation for its customers. A revolutionary new ‘cradle to grave’ blueprinting process is now being rolled out which will reduce maintenance bills while virtually eliminating downtime.

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September 12, 2017

Technology developments are transforming the shape of manufacturing industries, while the need to remain competitive places ever-increasing pressures on margins. Working together and sharing knowledge is essential in finding new strategies to deliver smarter, faster routes to production and to maintain the organisational agility to weather change.

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August 30, 2017

More and more CNC machining companies are looking to automation solutions to increase their competitiveness – but for companies looking to gain a foothold, how do you take the first step?

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August 25, 2017

It’s nearly time for this year’s EMO Show in Hanover, Germany. Running 18th to 23rd September, EMO is the sector’s premier event, bringing together manufacturers and specialists from all over the world.

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Machining composite materials: A bespoke solution provides the answer

August 2, 2017

Machining of composites can be a highly complex process. In co-operation with German Principal Zimmermann and its client, Geo Kingsbury has developed a bespoke solution that addresses the issues of working with new lightweight material alternatives that are now being explored by manufacturers across a…

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Reaching New Heights

July 25, 2017

As a pioneer in milling technology, F Zimmermann GmbH enjoys a high profile in the global CNC machining community, with news of new developments eagerly awaited. This year’s Open House event did not disappoint, with the launch of several new products and the unveiling of…

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July 19, 2017

Earlier this year, we looked at the factors reshaping our automotive industry (Read blog). A key trend was a shift towards hybrid and electric power solutions. This month has seen a series of announcements that reveal just how fast the pace of change is accelerating,…

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Bridging the Gap

July 3, 2017

Finding the right people with the right skills is a conundrum that confronts manufacturing companies world-wide. While industry leaders and educationalists lobby Governments to act now to create new jobs and align training with employment needs, it is also up to us all to rethink…

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A first for Ireland! Hermle C250 5-axis machine set for delivery to Belfast

June 19, 2017

Next month will see the arrival of the very first Hermle C250 in Northern Ireland. Following their recent visit to the Hermle Open House in Gosheim, Southern Germany, Boyce Precision Engineering, decided that the Hermle platform provided them with the best route into 5 axis…

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Additive Manufacturing: the way forward?

June 9, 2017

The excitement surrounding Additive Manufacturing (AM) has grown as confidence in the technology builds, resulting in the increasing commercial application of the technology for parts production. Geo Kingsbury Principal – Hermle AG – has spent the last ten years undertaking pioneering research into AM technologies,…

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