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August 2015

M-TECS STRENGTH IN THERMOPLASTICS

By | August 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|

The Roemheld M-TECS 130 magnetic clamping system has outstanding power concentration that makes it stronger than any comparable magnetic plates. Stable up to 130 °C, the system has been designed specifically for the temperature range used within the thermoplastics processing industry. The secret of the power concentration of the M-TECS 130 magnetic clamping system lies in its long pole design, which is based on a double-magnet technique.  The magnetic poles enable the system to build up a clamping force of between 5 and 12kg/cm2. M-TECS magnetic clamping enables injection moulds [...]

July 2015

China’s largest SUV and pickup manufacturer initiating press hardening – Great Wall Motors selects production line from AP&T

By | July 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|

In January 2015, AP&T delivered a complete production line for press hardening to Great Wall Motors – China's seventh largest car manufacturer. AP&T has previously supplied several subcontractors in the Chinese automotive industry with press hardening equipment, but this was the first delivery directly to a car manufacturer in China. And GWM is already planning to invest in additional press hardening lines. "That China's largest manufacturer of SUVs and pickups is entering the press hardening niche with us is a big step for our company”, says Jack Wang, China Area [...]

June 2015

Korean automotive industry growing with tools from AP&T

By | June 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|

When it was time to select a supplier of tools for press hardening, I.S. Tech, a Korean manufacturer of vehicle parts, decided on AP&T. As a GM subcontractor, Korean based I.S. Tech recognized the necessity of satisfying the growing demand for press-hardened parts by increasing its own capacity with additional tools. Demand primarily pertains to B-pillars, C-pillars, tunnels, floor reinforcements and other structural parts. In competition with several leading manufacturers, AP&T received the first order for three tools at the beginning of 2014. An additional order was first placed for [...]

May 2015

Group Rhodes ranked in Sunday Times SME Export Track 100

By | May 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Wakefield based engineering Company, Group Rhodes, was ranked 29 in the Sunday Times top 100 SME exporters in the UK. It was 1 of only 8 companies in Yorkshire to be listed in the prestigious league of top performing private companies, the majority of which were based in London.  The Sunday Times BT Business SME Export Track 100 league table ranks for the first time Britain’s private small and medium-sized companies (SMEs) with the fastest-growing international sales over the last two years. Group Rhodes was said to have made a [...]

CDM INVESTS IN 5-AXIS CAPABILITY

By | May 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|

When CDM (UK) Limited invested in its first 5-Axis machine at MACH 2014, the precision engineering company quickly turned to Roemheld to supply a 5-Axis vice that would meet its manufacturing needs. MC 100 vice positioned on the table of the Leadwell machine Having installed the 5-Axis machine, CDM found that the vice that they had purchased at the same time was proving unreliable and kept slipping.  The company then approached Roemheld who supplied them with a MC100 5-Axis vice from its Hilma range.  Having used the Roemheld [...]

NEW LOW COST PALLET VICE FROM ROEMHELD

By | May 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Roemheld has just launched a new pallet vice system that offers a simple, compact design at an economical price.  The new Roemheld PC 80 clamping systems offer high precision and process safety.  The vices are particularly suited for the manufacture of small and medium sized batches and can be used in pallet magazines within automated systems. These workholding vices are mechanically operated and can be used for either fixed jaw or concentric clamping applications.  All-steel in design, the Roemheld PC 80 pallet clamping range are supplied with jaws that are [...]

April 2015

AP&T developing high-tensile carbon fiber forming in cooperation with research and industry

By | April 30th, 2015|Uncategorized|

AP&T is a world-leading supplier of complete production lines for press hardening, and the company also supplies solutions for aluminum hot forming. With focus on development of new materials and production methods that meet the industry's need for lighter weight, safer and more energy-efficient products with lower environmental impact, AP&T is now going one step further by developing production equipment for composite materials. Together with the KTH and Chalmers universities, the Swerea Sicomp research institute and leading companies in the aviation and automotive industries such as GKN, SAAB and Volvo, [...]

Nanjing StarQ strengthens position with turnkey press hardening line from AP&T

By | April 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Demand for production solutions for press hardening continues to grow among both automotive manufacturers and subcontractors to the automotive industry in China. AP&T has now recieved an order from Nanjing StarQ for a complete press hardening line for production of chassis and body parts such as front and rear bumpers, door impact bars and floor tunnels. AP&T has recieved an order from the Chinese company Nanjing StarQ for a complete press hardening line. From left to right, Li Quing, project engineer AP&T Shanghai, Li Qi, vice president Nanjing StarQ [...]

TERRY O’NEILL APPOINTED MANAGING DIRECTOR OF ROEMHELD

By | April 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|

From January 2015, Terry O’Neill has been appointed as the Managing Director of Roemheld (UK) Limited.  Formerly acting as joint Managing Director with Bill Neal, Terry has now taken over the role on a full-time basis.  Bill Neal will continue in the role of Marketing Director for Roemheld (UK) until his retirement at the end of 2015. Terry said:  “2015 is an exciting year for Roemheld as we continue to bring new products to new markets, including health and safety and the energy sector.  I have a great team behind [...]

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 [...]