Structural steel and tool steel stockholder and processor, JKZ Bučovice, uses KASTObbs automated block bandsaws from Kasto to cut large, heavy billets and plates of various geometries, grades and dimensions.
Gloucester-based Avent Extrusion Steels stocks and cuts predominantly hot work and cold work tool steel grades used by its customers in a wide variety of industries to manufacture dies for extruding aluminium or copper.
Based in Bremen, Amco Metall Service stocks 7,000 tonnes of aluminium, copper, brass and bronze in its 55,000m² facility and delivers 25,000 tonnes annually to customers mainly in the plant building, metal processing, construction, transportation and shipbuilding sectors. The German family firm has 270 employees and an annual turnover of around €100 million.
Despite political wrangling over the past few years and subsequent business uncertainty, the UK remains a strong and successful market for sawing and storage specialist Kasto, according to Ernst Wagner, who runs the German manufacturer's subsidiary in Milton Keynes. PES reports.
To save time, weight and costs when producing metal aircraft components, Airbus Helicopters in Donauwörth, Bavaria, part of the Airbus Group employing 7,000 staff, has recently turned to additive manufacturing.
When Carlisle-based steel stockholder Thomas Graham & Sons needed a new saw to cut bundles of boron alloyed steel it found the KASTOwin 4.6 bandsaw was the machine with the performance levels it required.