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Advanced Forming Research Centre

Tim Garton and Peter Standring, Technical Secretary of the IMfT, visited the Advanced Forming Research Centre in September. This world class research centre pioneers forming and forging techniques to support the manufacturing industry.  It was officially opened in January this…

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Fastener Fair 2011

Tim Garton and John Hilton visited the bi-annual Fastener Fair in Stuttgart, Germany. This event is a shop window not only for the EU fastener industry but for the global market with over 600 stands. Meetings were held with a…

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Continuous Improvement Measures

Some of you will know that we have been working with the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) on Lean Manufacturing Process.  In conjunction with our MAS advisor Ian Wilson, we have set up Continuous Improvement cells within the company. KPIs are…

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Thread Rolling

Our threading capability has been increased with the addition of Saspi flat die and Seny round die thread rolling machines.  We now have the capability to roll all grades of material up to M60 diameter.

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Denison Tensile Tester

We have been very fortunate to acquire from the University of Salford a very well maintained 50 tonne tensile testing machine.  It is in extremely good condition, and incorporates digital readout and graphic print capability.   This machine enhances the…

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Offshore Europe 2009 Exhibition

Tim Garton visited the Offshore Europe 2009 Exhibition held in Aberdeen. This international exhibition is a showcase for the Oil and Gas industries and was host to over 1400 exhibitors and 50000 visitors over 4 days. Contact was made with…

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Fastener Fair Stuttgart

Tim Garton & John Hilton are planning an overnight visit to the Fastener Fair in Stuttgart. We are pleased to see from reading the August / September 2009 issue of Fastener Technology International magazine that our aforementioned employees made it…

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