The Pexion Group owns subcontract businesses such as Drurys Engineering, Claro Precision, Paragon Precision, Oxton Engineering, Rictor Engineering and many more. This new deal will see Wellesbourne-based ETG become a turnkey provider to the entire group.

In the first stage of the agreement, Pexion Group companies will take delivery of six machine tools, with significantly more planned in future phases of the long-term agreement.

The Pexion Group is aiming to create a uniform manufacturing platform across its businesses, as it continues its growth trajectory. The new partnership with ETG will enable Pexion to consolidate the service, support and maintenance of its manufacturing facilities whilst providing ETG with the opportunity to implement technology, productivity and automation advancements throughout the group of companies.

Martin Doyle, group managing director at ETG, says: “This deal is the result of a long-established relationship with the Pexion Group and the new deal will see ETG provide an ongoing long-term ‘complete care package’, where we will be analysing businesses within the group to support and implement change. The core aim will be to create greater business synergies between Pexion Group members whilst upskilling staff and introducing new technologies to drive growth, capacity, automation and diversification, as the group continues to a phenomenal success story.”

Darren Turner, chief commercial officer at the Pexion Group, adds: “This new contract provides the Pexion group of engineering companies with a long-term investment, with an initial focus on optimising our productivity and overall capabilities as a group.What we offer at Pexion is unique to the industry and this investment will not only aid our growth and future plans but continue to improve and streamline our production to meet our increasing customer demand”.

The first first six machines to be delivered are: a new Quaser 3-axis machining centre and a twin-spindle, twin-turret Nakamura-Tome WY150 multi-axis turning centre for Drurys Engineering: a Nakamura-Tome WY150 turning centre, a 3-axis Quaser MV184 machining centre and a 5-axis Quaser for Oxton Engineering; and completing the first phase is a Nakamura NTRX300L large-bed turning centre for Claro Precision.

The Quaser UX500 with Erowa automation installed at Oxton Engineering