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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5-AXIS PORTAL MILL FOR PROTOTYPE, TOOL AND MOULD MAKING

October 17, 2017

A portal, 5-axis milling machine has been introduced by German machine tool manufacturer Zimmermann at the lower end of its price range. Available in the UK and Ireland through sole agent Geo Kingsbury, the compact FZU is intended primarily for prototype, tool and mould making as well as machining of composite components such as airframes.

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GRASS ROOTS POSITIVITY EVIDENT AT EMO HANNOVER

October 3, 2017

We are certainly living through unprecedented times and it would appear that the macro economic conditions that are driving a ‘bullish’ Machine Tool market show no signs of significant change in the short term – an observation that is very much supported by the vibrancy witnessed at the EMO fair.

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SUCCESS FOR GEO KINGSBURY’S LPM DIVISION

September 28, 2017

One of the UK’s foremost aerospace component suppliers has just taken delivery of a new Burkhardt + Weber 5-axis horizontal machining centre.

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F1 SUBCONTRACTOR EXPANDS 5-AXIS MACHINING

September 27, 2017

In 2015 Ray Harris set up his own subcontracting company, Driven Precision Engineering, to specialise in F1 manufacturing. A second-hand, 3-axis machining centre was his first purchase, followed by a 5-axis model from the same supplier a year later. Such has been the success of Driven Precision Engineering, he has purchased another 5-axis machining centre, this time a Hermle C 400 supplied by Geo Kingsbury, to increase the size of work that can be undertaken.

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DRIVING INNOVATION: IT’S IN OUR DNA

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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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…

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