March 2015

Haeger ‘technology’ bus rolls into Shear-Form

By | March 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The Haeger demonstration truck is heading to the UK in April and promising to give customers a firsthand insight into the latest fastener insertion technology. Shear-Form Ltd, a specialist supplier of machine tools, sheet metal and plate working machinery, will be hosting the state-of-the-art vehicle at Northern Precision Ltd in Doncaster (April 14th-17th) and at its own base in Warwickshire (April 20th to 23rd). New and existing customers can make appointments to visit the truck, which will feature the Haeger 618H and 824 one-touch lite Window touch machine. They can [...]

Halifax Company Celebrates 25 Years

By | March 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Luddendenfoot based service engineering company Crescent Machinery are celebrating their 25th year of trading. They were formed by managing director Steve Jackson in late 1989 to service the needs of the Sheet Metal and Fabricating Industries by maintaining and servicing their production machinery. Over the years the company has built a large customer base throughout the North of England in particular the M62 corridor. Steve has over thirty years experience within the metal forming industries and sits on the board of the MMMA (Metal Forming Machinery Maker’s Association) the national body [...]

AP&T and Cell Impact signing cooperation agreement for high velocity bending

By | March 10th, 2015|Uncategorized|

AP&T and Cell Impact AB (publ) have signed a long-term cooperation agreement with focus on production lines for formed plates for heat exchangers, fuel cells and electrolyzers. The cooperation initiative entails Cell Impact's High Velocity Impact Units being integrated with AP&T's complete production solution for efficient volume production of heat exchanger and flow plates. This enables a competitive solution for bending and forming flow plates to be offered to the energy and automotive industry. The competitiveness of the solution is based on lower manufacturing costs and improved plate quality. The [...]

AP&T receives order for press hardening line and tool for a new production facility in Italy

By | March 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

U.form, a new company, is investing EUR 30 million in a new plant in Castellato on the east coast of Italy. The goal is to strengthen its position as a supplier to the automotive industry, and part of the investment is a complete production line for press hardening. When looking for the right supplier, the order went to AP&T. As a separate order from Susta SRL, AP&T will also deliver a press hardening tool to be run in the U.form line. The tool will be designed to produce tailor-welded elements [...]