ETG announced as Durma sheetmetal partner in the UK

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Since announcing the inception of its new ‘Fabrication Division’, the Engineering Technology Group (ETG) has appointed experts in the sheetmetal and tube arena, signed technical partnerships with industry-leading machine tool manufacturers – and now its added the Durma brand to its armoury.

The announcement that Durma has partnered with ETG will be a huge confidence boost to existing Durma customers who will benefit from the exceptional levels of service and technical support enjoyed by existing ETG customers.

Durma is a brand that has been established in the UK for over 25 years with upward of 1000 machine installations in virtually all industry sectors with everything from small businesses to world-class OEMs noted as ongoing customers.

The new agreement will be a significant boost to the portfolio of ETG’s new Fabrication Division and its customers, as the Durma range encompasses everything from press brakes and laser cutting machines to plasma cutting, bending centres, guillotine shears, cylinder bending, punch presses, notching machines and automation solutions. With the world’s largest portfolio of sheetmetal machinery and automation solutions, this technology is immediately available from ETG.

Discussing why Durma chose ETG as its partner for the UK, Durma UK sales manager Aykut Ozturk said: “We needed a new partner to accelerate our growth in the UK. The UK is our 6th largest market and it has huge potential with sheetmetal machinery sales in the region of £900m a year. To increase our exposure and sales, we identified ETG as the perfect partner.

ETG has a world-class showroom facility and it already works with industry-leading brands like Nakamura-Tome, Chiron and many others – so we knew they had a pedigree of working with prestige brands like Durma. Additionally, ETG has an excellent reputation for service and support, which is critical considering our significant UK customer base.”

As the product manager for fabrication at ETG, Andrew Smith Hughes said: “The opportunities for this partnership are extremely exciting. The Durma brand has a reputation as one of Europe’s most prestige sheetmetal and fabrication machine tool brands.

"The build quality, innovation and automation solutions are incredible and the technical support provided in the UK by Durma will be unprecedented – this will also exemplify how important the UK market is for Durma.”

If you want to learn more about how ETG can support your sheet, tube and fabrication requirements, please contact ETG for further details or alternately see the level of quality and innovation from Durma at MACH. Durma will be on Stand 750 in Hall 18 accompanied by ETG and demonstrating three machines, a 6kW fiber laser, a press brake with robotic loading and also a 375-tonne servo press brake.