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News

This section will be regularly updated with all the latest news from Axe & Status.

 
   
Parker Environmental purchases a Durma Hydraulic Downstroking Pressbrake
Parker Environmental Services continue to go from strength to strength with their purchase of a Durma AD-R Series Axis Synchro Pressbrake from Axe & Status
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Out-sizing the competition
Leeds company extends its shopfloor to accommodate large-capacity machines and attract more customers. Based on what he saw at MACH 2014, Mr Wilson bought the Massa VTL from Milton Keynes-based Axe & Status. It had the specification he needed for the company’s current work...
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Axe & Status sells large-capacity VMC to Lofting Services
Lofting Services North West (LSNW) went to MACH 2016 looking to expand its comprehensive machining capability with a large-capacity VMC featuring a high Z axis and integrated fourth axis; and as most of the company's 10 CNC milling machines have been retrofitted with Renishaw probing...
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Heavy duty teach lathe with Fagor control option
Recently released by TUSCAN from Axe & Status, is a range of heavy-duty teach lathes. Available with cutting lengths of 1035, 2035, 3035, 4035 and 5035mm, the swings over the bed for each model are 770mm (TA30) and 870mm (TA34); the swings over the cross-slide are 400 and 500mm respectively.
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Turning adds to 5-axis capability
Five-axis machining specialist Turbocam Europe Ltd, has complemented its impeller machining capabilities with an 850mm diameter capacity vertical turret lathe.
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'Steaming' ahead
Investment in its fabrication facilities makes Bartlett Engineering a force to be reckoned with in South Wales. From an early age, traction engines have played a major role in Richard Scourfield's life. Indeed, his admiration of the craftsmanship from the age of steam influenced his decision to take an apprenticeship in engineering.
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Hone-All install Tuscan
Leighton Buzzard-based Hone-All Precision, a subcontract supplier of machined components, has installed a new, large capacity Tuscan LC38 CNC lathe to help the company complete successfully in technology-driven environments Read the full article...
 
   
Education and the low-carbon economy
The ambitious Energy Island Programme - officially launched in Anglesey in June last year, aims to establish a world-class centre of excellence for energy developments. Read the full article...
 
   
New range of innovative press brakes
Durma's entry-level AD-E series of press brakes has been superseded by the new AD-R range, but with no increase in price. Axe & Status Machinery, based in Milton Keynes has been exclusively selling the Durma range of products in the UK for the last 10 years. Read the full article...
 
   
Tandem press brake installation
Brice-Baker, a leading UK manufacturer of galvanised steel silos and dryers, provides a complete solution for the grain-handling and grain storage needs of farmers in both in the UK and world-wide. Read the full article...
 
   
Durma 'R' unbeatable
In early December Durma announced that their entry level AD-E pressbrake series was to be superseded by the new AD-R range from January 2011 with no increase in price. Read the full article...
 
   
Large-scale five-axis machining
Manchester manufacturer says £1/2 million single machine investment will achieve a quick return. Axe & Status was the only company prepared to get involved with the manufacturer and design the machine from the ground up to the specification required, rather than supply a standard specification machine. Read the full article...
 
   
Massive lathe will turn on the juice
The Boro Foundry has invested £350,000 in a new full CNC Tuscan lathe with a massive 8m between centres and a 950mm swing. The machine will allow Boro to take on new work such as large shafts for power stations and steel plants. Read the full article...
 
   
Farming for productivity
With many manufacturing sectors struggling in the challenging economic environment, it's good to hear that the agriculture industry is presently very buoyant. It's particularly great news for the hundreds of manufacturers that serve this diverse and robust sector, such as Richard Larrington Ltd, for example. Read the full article...
 
   
Pleased as Punch
A new Durma punch press provided by Axe & Status is helping Walsall-based Simco External Framing Solutions extend its business in a positive new direction. With 25 years’ experience in the trade, Simco’s family run business specialises in the manufacture, supply and installation of all types of galvanised and aluminium flashings and lightweight steel frames for the construction industry and allied trades. Read the full article...
 
   
Factory Farming
New headquarters on a disused US Air Force base in the Suffolk countryside is the unlikely location for John Harvey Engineering Ltd. That said, this progressive OEM and subcontract fabricator is perfectly at home in its rural surroundings as its chief industry of supply is agriculture, with 90 per cent of its customers based locally in East Anglia. Read the full article...
 
   
Tandem press brake with 12m bed transforms large bending operations
Wordsworth Holdings does not do anything in small measures. With eight divisions spread across 57 acres in Grantham, Lincolnshire, this progressive OEM employs more than 650 people, who man vast manufacturing halls where yellow goods such as site dumpers and tipping trailers take shape — and where the longest production line is a quarter of a mile long! Read the full article...
 
   
Durma 50th Anniversary
Durma celebrated their 50th Anniversary on 31 August 2006 by inviting all their worldwide distributors as well as numerous suppliers to their production facility. The celebrations included a visit of the factory, which took in the new extension where Durma's latest laser technology was demonstrated, and the unveiling of the commemorative statue of the company founder, Mr Ali Durmaz. Read the full article...
 
   
New CNC Lathe Arrives
Investment in new machinery continues at Teignbridge Propellers Ltd in Newton Abbot. A new state of the art CNC lathe has been delivered and installed this week. The Tuscan LD48 is capable of rapidly machining propellers up to 48" in diameter with precision accuracy. This new 150,000 GBP lathe complements the existing 12 other CNC machines in operation at Teignbridge Propellers Limited. Read the full article...
 
   
Enhanced Production Capability at Jade
Following the opening of a second production facility in Essex, Jade is investing significantly in new equipment to broaden the service it currently provides the sign industry. The company has now installed a DURMA SB 4006 NT Guillotine to complement the existing four metre metal folding machine in order to meet the latest requirement of the industry. Read the full article...
 
   
Quality sign fabrication for the trade
Leading trade-only supplier SignTec has reported a surge in the demand for its sign fabrication capabilities. If follows major investment in new production equipment and the creation of a team of highly skilled specialist fabricators. Read the full article...
 
   
Virtuous Circle
There's something happening on Deeside, where the local collage is so in tune with industry it's even buying the same CNS equipment. A new purpose-built engineering block at Deeside College is good news for all who believe that the educational and industrial worlds need to connect more effectively. Read the full article...
 
   
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