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Posted in Technical Members News on 15th Apr 2019

  Brown and Holmes's success over recent years has been reflected in its growth which has seen a doubling of production output, an increase in turnover of some 50% and the ongoing development of a global business. This has resulted in the acquisition of additional premises and investment in new machinery and staff. The creation of a new Apprentice School is... Read more...


Posted in Technical Members News on 22nd Nov 2018

In 2017 Rodmatic Limited, the Reading based precision machining subcontract company, decided to invest in a new production control system that would give them much more effective management of their business. An existing system was being replaced and the new one needed to be up and running as quickly as possible with a smooth transition phase so that day-to-day business... Read more...

WNT backs Sheffield Grand Prix

Posted in Technical Members News on 16th May 2018

WNT’s association with sport is extensive and its support encompasses individual sponsorship, through event sponsorship and running its own elite UCI Women’s cycle team. As part of the Ceratizit Group it sees these activities as reinforcing corporate values of Empathy, Fighting Spirit, Spirit of Pioneers, Sportsmanship, Team Spirit and Family. With these in mind and given WNT’s UK location in... Read more...

Geo Kingsbury starts trading in the Middle East

Posted in Technical Members News on 16th May 2018

British turnkey production solution provider, Geo Kingsbury, has been granted a trading license to sell and service its principals' machine tools in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. Geo Kingsbury Machine Tools DWC-LLC became a legal entity on 8th May and is based at Office Number 513, Building A3, PO Box 36687, Dubai, UAE. Telephone +971 50 445 1073. The wholly-owned... Read more...


Posted in Technical Members News on 16th May 2018

Astley Diamond Tools is a small two people business based in Witton, Birmingham that took the plunge and made a significant investment in the latest Low Frequency Vibration (LFV) turn-mill technology from Citizen Machinery UK.  And, within just three months of installation, proprietor Ben Astley has been able to transform the firm’s blank turning operations for its diamond tool production... Read more...

Filtermist International Acquisition

Posted in Technical Members News on 16th May 2018

10th May 2018: Telford based air extraction and filtration specialist Filtermist International has finalised a deal to acquire the business assets of Glasgow firm Dust Control Solutions Ltd (DCS) - a privately held company which manufactures and installs dust, fume, odour and pollution control systems for industry.   This acquisition will be Filtermist’s fifth purchase in two years having previously acquired... 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...