Cannock-based Laser Process Ltd, a long-standing TRUMPF customer, has invested nearly £1 million in two new TRUMPF TruLaser Series 3000 CNC flat bed profiling centres. Due to be installed at the end of June 2011, the TruLaser 3030 and 3040 models are the first new investments at Laser Process since before the global economic crisis.
In what seemed like a good idea at the time, a team of three keen cyclists from WNT and Plansee took on the might of the Lake District, Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors to cycle coast to coast in four days. Following the famous Wainwright’s Walk route, covering a total of 220 miles, with almost 7000 metres of uphill pedalling, in 32.5 hours of cycling and hiking they hope to raise a couple of thousand pounds for The British Heart Foundation.
Ribeye, one of the UK’s leading rigid inflatable boat manufacturers, selects Phase Vision as metrology supplier for its latest state-of-the-art aluminium hull craft, bringing a new wave of precision engineering to boat manufacturing.
When approached by a team of ten cyclists from its customer Spirax Sarco for support in its aim of cycling from London to Paris to raise funds for the National Star College, WNT (UK) was quick to respond as both the cause, and the mode of transport, are areas that it has particular interests in.
Leicestershire-based three-dimensional white light measurement specialist Phase Vision has helped Peterborough-based AESIR in the development of its latest generation of high performance unmanned autonomous airborne vehicles (UAAVs).
When it was formed in 2002 Protool Manufacturing resisted the temptation to conform to what was expected of a toolmaker and delivered a dynamic, ‘can do’, approach to its fledgling business. This attitude, combined with the decades of experience of its employees enabled it to carve out a successful market for its bespoke and turn-key solutions for rapid tooling, production injection mould tooling and fixtures.
Kidderminster-based Beakbane Ltd, the UK’s leading manufacturer of bellows and machinery protection systems, has invested £500,000 in a new TruMatic 6000 high performance CNC punch-laser combination machine from TRUMPF.