A brand new agreement has been struck between TRUMPF and Severn Manufacturing Systems, the supplier of reconditioned second hand TRUMPF sheet metalworking machines. It enables UK manufacturers, for the first time ever, to buy a second hand TRUMPF machine directly from TRUMPF with its original specification guaranteed.
Back in the 60’s the Beatles sang of 4000 holes in Blackburn Lancashire, fast forward to 2011 and, in the Fab Four’s home city of Liverpool, Moorgate Precision Engineering found itself with slightly more holes to drill and turned to WNT (UK) to help with the problem.
It’s quick, clean, time-saving and highly effective. Thanks to a new process, the new TRUMPF TruTool TSC100 slat cleaner removes accumulated slag thoroughly resulting from stainless steel, mild steel or aluminium laser processing.
The TRUMPF TruLaser 5030 Fiber, solid state laser processing machine, has enjoyed phenomenal success since its launch at EuroBLECH 2010. To date, around 100 units have been sold worldwide. And in the UK alone, seven have already been ordered, the second highest order intake in the whole of Europe.
One of the largest providers of further and higher education in the West Midlands, Birmingham Metropolitan College has a well-deserved reputation for delivering high quality engineering, construction and utilities (electrical, gas, plumbing installation and maintenance) courses at its James Watt Campus in Great Barr, Birmingham. Previously known as Sutton Coldfield College prior to its amalgamation in August 2009 with Matthew Boulton College and now one of the new ‘super’ college’s three main campuses, the James Watt Campus is currently undergoing a substantial multi-million refurbishment and remodelling programme.
Growing business confidence within the precision engineering subcontract sector helped Sheffield-based cutting tool specialist WNT (UK) achieve record sales in March and brought the curtain down on the company’s best ever 12 month period.
A key benefit of the TRUMPF L20 flat bed laser is its universal cutting head. This feature can eliminate downtime associated with changing the laser head to correspond with a different thickness of material, a characteristic of previous generations of TRUMPF flat bed laser.
Scanning of objects for inspection or reverse engineering purposes has now been made even easier, with the introduction of a fully programmable rotary table by Leicestershire-based three-dimensional white light measurement specialist Phase Vision.
March 2011 has certainly made its mark for TRUMPF. Just over 300 hundred people attended the company’s In-Tech open house, the highest attendance ever recorded. And during the three day event £5m of orders were received for machines spanning a range of TRUMPF technologies.