New member companies – serving industry sectors. The following are our latest new members!
We work with a wide range of companies with one thing in common – that they strive to produce the best products in their particular markets.
On any given day you might find us working with a Formula One team to produce parts for that week’s race as well as producing fillable bottle prototypes for a shampoo manufacturer and a model of a subsea submersible for an exhibition. And that’s just a small selection of what we do.
At Paragon, our focus is on using rapid prototyping processes to provide both prototype and low volume production solutions to our growing customer base. Our technical expertise is supported by continual investment in new technologies and machinery to ensure Paragon remains an industry leader. The recent opening of a second site dedicated to CNC machining is indicative of the company’s year-on-year growth.
Cleaner, safer, more productive workshops
Established in Shropshire in 1969, Filtermist’s ethos is to protect people by ensuring cleaner, safer, more productive workshops. The company, part of the Swedish Absolent Group, designs, manufactures and installs industrial air extraction and filtration solutions, including the provision of maintenance contracts and LEV services. Filtermist also distributes a range of process fluid filtration consumables and coolant control equipment throughout the UK.
R Winter Tooling is a modern engineering company based in Rochester, Kent.
The design and manufacture of large and small tooling / fixtures for the Automotive, Aerospace and Renewable Energy industries are major aspects of our business.
Capabilities and Specialism
We specialise in machining hardened steel press tool systems through to 5 axis trimming of carbon fibre.
Our team consists of highly skilled CAD (Catia) and CAM engineers using large capacity 5 axis machines (up to 5.2 m) along with a variety of machining centres. (VMC)
These attributes allow us to produce tooling to a very high standard from the initial design all the way through to manufacture and inspection.
We pride ourselves on being efficient, tidy and meticulous in everything we do.
These being the key principles we work by allows us to produce work to a very high standard in the most time efficient and cost effective way possible.
FANUC UK provides industrial automated solutions – from the supply of CNC controllers, lasers, robots, machining centres, EDM and injection moulding machines to the complete integration of factory automation systems; providing a single customer support portal for its three core businesses.
Automated industrial manufacturing whatever your product
Just taking a quick look around you will reveal an innumerable number of objects that have been produced, processed or packaged using industrial automation technologies. And not only that, FANUC constantly strives to improve your processes and make production more efficient. Whatever your task, whatever your material, industry or market, FANUC provides exactly the right solution for you and your product
At Standex Engraving Mold-Tech, we optimize Surface Performance by creating textures on the tooling that manufactures products we all use every day. We are one company operating in 23 countries with 45 manufacturing and design studios, each one using the same approach to taking care of our customers; by applying identical operational directives, we guarantee texture harmony on global programs.
We make it easy by offering a full range of services: Laser and Chemical Engraving; Nickel Tooling; Architexture Design Studio; Tool Enhancement and Tool Finishing.
From start to finish, these services include the design of bespoke textures, the verification of the texture on a prototype, engraving the mold, enhancing and polishing it, and then offering on-site try-out support with ongoing tool maintenance and texture repair capabilities.
Engineering solutions for tomorrows challenges
We are one of the Black Country’s most enterprising manufacturers. Since our formation in 1971 we have developed to become one of the country’s leading tool making and injection moulders.
Our specialist advice and unique, diverse production systems, allow us to offer straightforward exciting practical tool making solutions.
Although we have surrounded ourselves with highly advanced productions systems – we like to keep things simple. Our Large skilled workforce can resolve any aspect of our client’s complex needs and ongoing investment in skills training help keep us industry leaders.
Across our two UK sites we work to ISO 9001 and TS16949 and continuously develop and maintain the correct attitude towards high quality achievements in order to give complete customer satisfaction.
We are perfectly positioned in the centre of industrial manufacturing in the UK. Easy access to all mainland road systems and within easy reach of all Midland airports, 5 hours from Edinburgh, 2 hours from London central and only 80 minutes from Liverpool docks.
AddQual provide services that Capture, Verify, Transform and provide Solutions that enable our customers to produce better products.
Our expert team specialise in the manufacture, measurement and qualification of products for aerospace, medical, automotive and power generation industries as well as identifying and implementing solutions that help you reduce cost and lead-time.
We use world-class methods and capabilities, using the latest non-contact scanning optical CMM, Additive Printing equipment and Design tools to achieve optimum results, aided with our supply chain partners.
Our services cover the exacting standards of Aero Engine, Airframe components and Aircraft Interiors through the supply chain and their lifecycle considering Development, Production and Repair.
We assist in the growth and delivery of high precision medical products and assemblies. We enable change within our customers manufacturing facilities and their supply chain with solutions that verify and qualify process and product modifications working to strict quality protocols and procedures.
We support the production readiness of our customers high volume demands verifying the correct quality of tooling, bill of material items to ensure the finished product delivered is to the customers’ requirements during the readiness and ramp up process stages.
We support our customers and their suppliers throughout the manufacturing processes, providing independent verification for products and consumables allowing the qualification of established and new supply chains.
We have experience in processing a wide range of materials such as Titanium, aluminium, stainless steel, brass and mild steel, Our 5 axis Water Jet also enables us to cut plastics, wood and carbon fibre. To support this PLP is accredited to AS9100 and Nadcap and we are also approved supplier to Rolls-Royce Aerospace, Bombardier Aerospace, GKN Aerospace and Rolls Royce motor Cars.
PLP can provide a fully equipped testing facility and GOM 3D inspection scanning for a detailed perspective of intricate components. Our in this key department at PLP, we also have CMM machines, shadow graphs and high powered microscopes.
Based in the Midlands, Laser Process is ideally situated to provide a nationwide service. With a highly experienced team, the company has built its reputation on providing a reliable, friendly service.
Laser Process is committed to investing in the latest laser cutting technology. Our skilled team use ‘state of the art’ high speed laser cutters, plus CNC pressbrake bending machinery. We provide a consistently accurate laser cutting service, from one off to full scale production quantities. Go to our information page to download our full capacity list.
Metals & Materials
Laser Process has the technical knowledge and experience to work with a wide range of metals. However, the most frequently used metals are mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium.
Essex Laser Job Shop specialises in laser cutting and waterjet cutting of sheet metal and also sheet metal folding.
The company, which was established in 1998, operates a range of specialist laser cutting and water jet cutting machines and can handle any laser cutting or waterjet cutting capacity from single parts to volume production and also offers laser profiling for a wide variety of materials including mild steel, stainless steel, brass and aluminium.
Laser cutting gives the customer great laser profiling quality and by using the latest technology Essex Laser can efficiently handle large corporate contracts and specialist steel cutting for customers of all sizes.
Essex Laser also run a 160 ton pressbrake and can fulfil all your sheet metal folding needs as well as all your laser cutting, waterjet cutting and laser profiling requirements.
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