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.

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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May 15, 2017

Hermle’s recent Open House Event at its Gosheim headquarters welcomed more than 2700 visitors from around the globe in just four days. Visitors had the opportunity to explore and learn about more than 20 machine models fitted with ingenious machining solutions for various industry sectors,…

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May 4, 2017

Think multi-spindle machines are inflexible, inaccurate and noisy? Think again! Index’s latest multi-spindle machines are transforming turned parts production. A simple yet genius redesign of the multi-spindle concept is saving millions of pounds for parts manufacturers, cutting production and setting times by up to 80%,…

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Didn’t we do well? Geo Kingsbury Midlands hub reflects on its achievements

April 21, 2017

Geo Kingsbury’s Midlands office is celebrating as it moves into its third year of vigorous growth, having relocated no less than three times to accommodate an ever-increasing workforce. From modest beginnings with just two employees, the operation has now expanded into a team of 10…

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A resounding success – Index Open House

April 11, 2017

Last month saw the latest in our visits to our German manufacturers with the Index Open House Event (27/28th March), which attracted over 1,000 visitors. Knowledge-sharing lies at the heart of the deep relationship we have with our principals. Open House events are an immensely…

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Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads…

April 3, 2017

Whilst we are unlikely to see fusion-powered vehicles in our skies anytime soon, the fact remains that the automotive manufacturing industry is facing a huge upheaval over the next few decades, as the pace of technological change accelerates and sustainability pressures bite. A game of…

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