British Turned Parts Manufacturers Association

Where Buyers find World Class UK Suppliers

+44 (0) 1789 730877

News & Events

IMTS 2018

Posted in World Industry News & Events on 26th Apr 2018

The International Manufacturing Technology Show is one of the largest industrial trade shows in the world, and it will take place in Chicago, Illinois, USA from 10 to 15 September 2018. More than 115,000 industrial decision-makers, including many of your competitors, attend IMTS - The International Manufacturing Technology Show to get ideas and find answers to their manufacturing problems. At IMTS,... Read more...

EPHJ - EPMT - SMT show 12-15 June 2018

Posted in World Industry News & Events on 26th Apr 2018

EPHJ - EPMT - SMT show The leading high-precision industry trade fair takes place from 12-15 June 2018 in PALEXPO GENEVA.  The event brings together more than 880 exhibitors and 20,000 professions from watchmaking, microtechnologies, machine production, research and development, automation and robotics, laser technologies and many others from over 13 countries.  Contact Elaine Brook at for tickets and more... Read more...

Citizen Machinery UK + MACH News Release + MWC 5672 Order Value £6.3 million for 46 machines.

Posted in Technical Members News on 26th Apr 2018

Citizen Machinery UK (CMUK) left MACH 2018 exhibition on a high with 46 machine orders worth over £6.3 million directly linked to the show of which 18 were confirmed and concluded during the week and a further 28 pending final specification agreement, application discussions or financial approval. Said Managing Director Edward James: “This was an important endorsement to the activities of... Read more...

MACH 2018 pulls in the crowds for Ceratizit WNT

Posted in Technical Members News on 23rd Apr 2018

Best MACH on record for cutting tool specialist The decision to invest in the largest MACH exhibition stand in the Group’s history proved to be a correct one as record numbers of visitors visited the Ceratizit WNT stand over the five days of the show. With the stand design focusing on industry sectors and how Ceratizit WNT cutting tools and workholding... Read more...

30 Year for PSL

Posted in Technical Members News on 16th Apr 2018

30 YEARS AT THE FOREFRONT OF PRODUCTION CONTROL SOFTWARE PSL Datatrack is celebrating 30 years at the forefront of production control software development for precision engineering subcontractors. It all started in February 1988 when Prospec Systems, the company behind the software, introduced a software solution for precision engineering companies that offered a practical, simple and logical solution to managing production and... Read more...

Bowers Group Exhibiting at MACH 2018

Posted in Technical Members News on 19th Mar 2018

Bowers Group will be exhibiting its full range of industry leading metrology products at MACH Exhibition from 9th – 13th April on stand number H13 – 310. Visitors will have the opportunity to find out more about the range of precision measurement equipment available from Bowers Group, including a selection of products from Baty, Trimos, Sylvac, Gagemaker, Innovatest, WYLER and... Read more...


Posted in Technical Members News on 29th Jan 2018

Psl Datatrack Production Control Is The Heartbeat Of Dp Engineering's Expansion DP Engineering, now a very long standing PSL Datatrack user, began to expand its engineering business significantly back in 2003. They soon realised that their existing procedures would not be capable of supporting the planned expansion. After assessing options for production control software, it became clear that only a few... Read more...


Posted in Technical Members News on 23rd Jan 2018

SMOOTH IMPLEMENTATION OF PSL DATATRACK THRILLS CUTTING EDGE CUSTOMERS One issue facing successful sub contract engineering companies is how to deal with the extra administration that goes hand in hand with an increase in orders and winning new customers. Cutting Edge Precision Engineering Ltd (CE Precision), a manufacturer of high quality precision engineered parts and assemblies, was facing exactly this situation... Read more...


Posted in Technical Members News on 16th Jan 2018

ENHANCED REPORTING AND TRACEABILITY WITH PSL DATATRACK 2017   The 2017 version of PSL Datatrack's production control software has just been released. The emphasis of this version is very much on improved reporting and traceability throughout to provide valuable information to all areas of the business. Current users, with a valid support contract, can benefit from these enhancements, at no additional cost;... Read more...

PSL Help new Sart up

Posted in Technical Members News on 10th Jan 2018

INVESTMENT IN PSL DATATRACK DURING NEW START FOR NEWTECH   In early 2017, Newtech High Speed Turning Ltd (Newtech) decided to move to better premises at their base in Kirkby, Liverpool. It seemed the right time for the company owners to finally invest in PSL Datatrack production control software. “It had been on the cards for a while,” says Director Alan Riley,... Read more...