New Members

New member companies – serving industry sectors. The following are our latest new members!

Esspee Fabrications

Esspee Fabrications were Established in 1964 in St Helens, Merseyside and remain a privately owned supplier, fabricator and machinist of electrical and high temperature insulation materials. We offer an extensive range of services including CNC Turning , CNC Milling, & CNC Routing , Gasket pressing and Vacuum forming as well as assembly of fabricated parts.

ESSPEE work closely with the Toolmaking & Moulding industries offering Platen , Tooling and Heat Insulation Barrier boards. We also work too with Press manufacturers and end users requiring new insulation platens on Thermal Moulding Presses.

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Ad-Vance Engineering

Ad-Vance Engineering is a U.K. specialist precision engineering company, based in Northern Ireland, specialising in bespoke injection moulding tools for the plastics manufacturing industry across the globe. Our pro-active approach to the market enables us to focus on our customer’s specific needs and translate their requirements in to ground breaking bespoke solutions: whether that is a brand new tool or the refurbishment of an existing tool.

All our work carries a 2 year warranty to ISO 9000 standard, underpinning our commitment to delivering the highest levels of customer service. And our programme of continuous investment in state-of-the-art CNC machinery and CAD/CAM software systems ensures that we remain at the forefront of innovation.

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Excel Precision

Excel Precision is part of the Excel Precision Group the UK’s leading group of EDM specialists. Established in 1978 the company has become one of the country leading providers of EDM services to the oil & gas, aerospace, defence, space, medical, motor sport, nuclear, valve, pump, renewables, chemical, petro-chemical and general engineering industries.

The company operates out of two modern manufacturing facility in Gloucester and Leeds which houses over 30 CNC wire and spark erosion machines, milling and surface grinding, our tool room and our inspection department.

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NMS portfolio offers a complete set of measuring systems and solutions from which we choose the best one for your application.

Do you need software capable of processing your data or automating your measurements? Or are you looking for a measuring system for touch inspection or do you need to scan complete surfaces? In our portfolio you will also find automated systems capable of working directly in production lines and measuring laboratories.

We also offer special purpose measuring devices designed exactly according to your requirements.

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Premier Group

Experts in bespoke, low volume manufacturing of assemblies, prototypes and panels, Premier Group offers a full ‘turn key’ manufacturing capability – from design, development and prototyping to manufacturing, logistics and aftermarket support.

Its clients benefit from the very latest in CAD design, CAE virtual development and CAM manufacturing – significantly reducing lead-times and ensuring on-time delivery.

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Avon-Dynamic Calibration

Avon-Dynamic is a leader in CMM Inspection Services, UKAS calibration and dimensional measurement in the UK.

Since 1985, we are specialists in providing single source capabilities for businesses and organisations across the UK at our laboratory or at customer’s facilities.

Avon-Dynamic delivers reliability and efficiency to businesses of all sizes when it comes to calibration.

We are a BS EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 UKAS Accredited Calibration Laboratory that provides industry leading solutions in calibration and metrology across electrical and dimensional fields.

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Menear Engineering

Menear Engineering is a small family run business established over 35 years ago.

We produce  quality mould tools, press tools, diecast tools and jigs & fixtures for a variety of customers.We are specialist in CNC Milling Precision Machinery & also manufacture precision machined parts for all types of industries using a whole range of toolroom machinery and inspection equipment.

Our mould tools are manufactured using 2½ D CNC Milling, Spark Erosion, Surface Grinding, Turning, Conventional Milling, Bench Fitting and Polishing.

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Armstrong Optical Ltd

Armstrong Optical Ltd was founded in 1997 with the remit of introducing the FISBA OPTIK phase shifting interferometry systems to the UK with complementary optical metrology products from TRIOPTICS and interferometry accessories.

The interferometer business of FISBA OPTIK was subsequently purchased by TRIOPTICS who now supply a comprehensive range of optical test equipment for metrology and production and are a key partner for us.

Armstrong Optical now specialise in a number of areas within advanced engineering, including a range of optical metrology solutions and electro-optics sub assemblies.

Our laser metrology instrumentation enables sub nm distance and high accuracy angle measurement for such apparatus as machine-tool beds; non-contact shape/thickness measurement of glass containers on production lines; non-contact vibration analysis – from the macro- right down to the micro-scale as well as bespoke automation of measurement requirements.

Our electro-optics sub assemblies from our partners SwissOptic are used throughout the world.

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Fenton Precision Engineering Ltd

Our tool making facility is fully equipped with EDM sparkers and wire erosion machinery coupled with CNC high speed milling centres (2 new in
2014), grinders, lathes and milling stations. We can manage multiple tooling suites in house and fully optimise each tool on our moulding presses.

Metrology is also kept in house with our CMM measuring machine, shadow graph and standard measuring equipment. ISIR’s and PPAP documentation is also standard procedure at Fenton.

Injection mould tools include single to high cavitation, P20 tool steel, H13 hardened and aluminium. Our expertise is also within insert and over moulding, composite/multi material, stack tools and 2K (twin shot). Hot runner systems, multi or single drop are offered either with our preferred supplier or to your own specification. We also have extensive experience with manufacturing auto-unscrewing tools being single or multi impression.

Mould tooling for processing all grades of polymers ranging from PP to PPS and PEEK – each project is offered with on-site consultation to suite each customers specific tooling and product needs.

Modular tooling concepts are offered where Fenton own the tooling bolster sets and the customer funds the core and cavities set thus keeping investment to a minimum.

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Our CEO and founder Mr Philip Schofield established Fitsco Industries Ltd in 1990 with just a single ‘port-a-cabin’ office and just a few shelves of stock. His aim was to become the leading independent supplier of high performance threaded inserts for use in plastics, wood and sheet metal applications.

In 1991 the offices moved to Bidford-on-Avon and in 2000 a manufacturing facility was acquired in Stourport-On-Severn

During 2001 we introduced our own ‘branded’ range of threaded inserts, namely the “Multifit”, “Heatfit”, “Pressfit”, “Screwfit”, “Mouldfit” and “Woodfit” ranges.

In October 2004 the company expanded its manufacturing capacity and relocated both original sites to a single facility in Bridgnorth, Shropshire.

In 2008, a new product range, “Rotofit” (inserts for the rotomoulding industry) was added to the other six current product brands and in 2009, we introduced another new range, “PlasFit” – Thread Forming Screws for thermoplastic mouldings, commonly known as PT Screws.

In 2014 we moved into machining Marine Stainless steel inserts. These inserts are more suitable for use in marine environments as the material is less prone to salt corrosion.

We currently manufacture over 750,000 inserts per month in our Bridgnorth premises and due to a recent increase in a worldwide demand for our products

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