Catalyst for change

In this article, Shane Langston, solutions sales manager at Lantek UK examines how COVID-19 has changed the sheetmetal business, causing companies to re-evaluate their ways of working.
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Software synergy

When all’s said and done, optimising productivity and profitability is all about equipment, people, systems and software working harmoniously together in the most efficient way possible.
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Lang Technik delivers lights out machining

When it comes to workholding products, Lang Technik is a leading brand across the global machining industry. Previously sold in the UK through a distributor, Lang Technik UK was established in 2019 to provide sales and application support for both existing and new customers.
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Heller unveils next gen machines and performance tools

With its dual production flowlines and lean manufacturing methodologies ingrained indelibly into its DNA, Heller UK had more to lose than most having to deal with the double whammy of COVID-19 and Brexit. But despite the challenges, there’s much to look forward to in 2021 and beyond as Dave Tudor reports.
3 weeks ago Features

Subcontractor looks towards lights-out machining

To upgrade its plant and instigate 24-hour production later this year, High Wycombe-based subcontract machining firm EV Engineering has bought four Japanese-built Okuma mill-turn centres from sole UK agent NCMT and a pair of machining centres from another supplier.
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Automating existing machine tools: a viable way to enhance production

Automation is a hot topic at the moment, and there are many ways to introduce automation into a production environment. In this article, Fastems’ product manager for robotised products, Teemu-Pekka Ahonen highlights the merits of integrating automation solutions with existing machine tools.   
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Now in its 40th year of operation, Mitutoyo UK supports its customer base, not only with the supply of precision products, but also with the provision of a wide range of complementary services. In addition to product training, IT support, calibration and repair resources, Mitutoyo UK also offers a subcontract measuring service to small and large organisations alike.