Subcontract Manufacturing – A New Normal

So the number one question everyone seems to be asking at the moment is: “Are things getting back to normal?”. The short answer to this is “yes”, but it’s a new type of normal within the subcontract manufacturing industry. The Covid-19...

Typical Sliding Head Turned Components

When we talk about Sliding Head turned components there are typical types that lend these to be machined on this type of CNC Machine. The three major characteristics are close tolerances, long component lengths and small diameters not suited to Fixed Head machines....

Supporting the fight against Covid-19

Covid-19 is the biggest issue to affect humanity since World War 2 and we are helping to fight it! Due to our involvement with different customers within the medical sector we have been able react and supply urgent components. As an ethical company we have felt this...

The Modern CNC Turning Machine

The CNC Turning machine has evolved at a fast pace since it’s mainstream introduction to manufacturing in the late 1980’s. These types of machines seemed to gain further momentum in the early 2000’s with many subcontract turning companies investing....

Industry 4.0

One of the most challenging factors for any subcontract machining company is the transition into Industry 4.0. The UK government are putting more and more pressure on companies to focus on energy efficiency. In the following paragraphs we will look at some of the easy...

Autumn 2019 Update

After a successful 2019 so far, we head into autumn with a sense of intrigue into how the last few months will pan out. The upcoming general election in December has certainly slowed growth within the UK economy for the final quarter. As a company, we continue to be...