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Seco apprentice demonstrates skill and prowess


The Seco Tools’ Inspiration through Innovation (9-10 October, Alcester) brand identity has been machined from solid on a 5-axis machining centre by company technician apprentice, Emma Roberts. As this year’s event is ...

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Walter provides free training to Olympus Engineering


Mechanical engineering apprentices at Olympus Engineering have gained unprecedented levels of tooling competence to boost their learning and careers at the Stoke- based company after Walter GB offered free training and ...

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Successful year for Mapal Group


The Mapal Group posted growth of almost 5% in 2018, a result described as “quite satisfactory” by president Dr Jochen Kress. Consolidated group turnover climbed from €610 million in 2017 to €640 million in 2018, while ...

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Turnover grows 20% at Cutwel since MBO


Cutting-tool specialist Cutwel has enjoyed significant growth since the firm’s management buyout (MBO) in May 2018, when existing owners Paul and Mary Hawksworth decided to retire. Managers Adam Gillard, Graham Short ...

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Latest recruit strengthens sales support team at Gewefa


Tool-holding and associated equipment specialist Gewefa UK has strengthened its sales and technical support team with the appointment of Jamie Moffat as sales coordinator. Moffat joins from Honda Europe in Swindon where ...

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Walter celebrates 100th anniversary


Walter AG, a provider of specialised machining solutions, has celebrated the centenary of its foundation with guests from the worlds of business and politics.

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MMC Hardmetal names national sales manager


Cutting-tool specialist MMC Hardmetal, the UK sales company of Mitsubishi Materials, has appointed a new UK sales manager from within the company. Alex Saboulis was previously the organisation’s northern region manager ...

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Quickgrind opens technical centre


After years of meticulous planning and construction work, cutting tool manufacturer Quickgrind will open its ‘Technical Centre of Infinite Possibilities’ at its Tewkesbury headquarters this summer. This centre for ...