NEW CELL FOR MACHINING AIRBUS ENGINE PYLONS

January 8, 2018

Hermle twin-pallet machining centre from Geo Kingsbury chosen for finishing titanium ribs: A tier-one aerospace supplier in the UK has been awarded the contract to produce the pylon box assembly that attaches the engine to each wing of an Airbus A319, A320 and A321 neo (new engine option) single-aisle jetliner.

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CHANGING TIMES

December 19, 2017

The last twelve months has been a period of much change, not just for manufacturers but for Geo Kingsbury as a solutions provider. Earlier this year, we set up our new Blog Page to enable us to share with you more about what we do and to lend our insights on the wider economic and industry issues…

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GRINDING DIVISION: THE STORY CONTINUES…..

December 8, 2017

It’s just 9 months since we set up our new Grinding Division and the interest in the Haas range of machines available exclusively in the UK from Geo Kingsbury continues to grow, resulting in new orders for medical sector applications with more in the pipeline.

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GEO KINGSBURY BECOMES TIER 1 MEMBER OF AMRC

December 4, 2017

An additional company has been appointed a tier 1 partner by the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing, located at the University of Sheffield’s Rotherham facility. The new member is Geo Kingsbury, whose managing director Richard Kingsbury now sits on the research centre’s board of directors.

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GOING PLACES

November 30, 2017

The face of industry as we know it is changing, as new ways of working and new developments emerge. Our reputation as an engineering nation stands us in good stead but moving forward over the next few years, manufacturers will be called upon to transform themselves, not least in trading in a post-Brexit marketplace.

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GEO KINGSBURY APPOINTS DIRECTOR OF LARGE PRISMATIC MACHINES DIVISION

November 30, 2017

GRAEME THOMAS has been appointed Business Development Director for the LPM (large prismatic machines) division of Geo Kingsbury. He is responsible for promoting half of the eight prestigious German machine tool agency lines – Burkhardt + Weber, F Zimmermann, SHW and Waldrich Coburg – that…

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LARGER, TOP QUALITY MACHINING CENTRE HAS ENTRY-LEVEL PRICE

November 3, 2017

The German manufacturer of 3- to 5-axis machining centres, Hermle, has expanded its Performance Line machine series with the addition of the C 650 to the existing C 250 and C 400 models. They sit alongside the company’s core machine range comprising six machines from C 12 to C 62.

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BREXIT: MAKING IT COUNT

October 27, 2017

Whilst the public remains largely in the dark over negotiations with the EU, specifically the details of where the fundamental issues lie, it is apparent that the size and acceptance of the UK’s exit bill remains a significant hurdle.

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COMPACT 4/5-AXIS MACHINING CENTRE WITH EXCEPTIONAL RIGIDITY

October 25, 2017

Burkhardt + Weber (B+W) has incorporated the stiffness and power of its heavy duty MCX horizontal machining centres into a new, smaller model, the MCC 630. In so doing, it has created one of the most rigid and powerful metalcutting centres in its class for producing prismatic components weighing up to 1.5 tonnes including the fixture. Availability in the UK and Ireland is through sole agent Geo Kingsbury.

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TOUGH TALKING: MACHINING TITANIUM

October 17, 2017

Understanding of the scientific properties of materials and their engineering performance is only one half of the equation in driving efficiency and innovation. The other half is in choosing the right machining platform.

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