October 2020

Press Tools Innovative Guiding Technology – Kaller Case Study

By | October 14th, 2020|Member News, Press Tooling|

As the metal stamping industry evolves, it requires press tools that can keep up with it. These days, production demands have increased in terms of managing new sheet metal materials and time efficiency, which has made the already challenging forming operation even harder to perform than before. When stamping sheet metal, lateral movements appear in the press tool. Because of those, tool guiding elements are also required, to save the gas springs from breaking. Due to these new production demands, the gas spring guiding technology also needed to improve. Lightweight [...]

September 2020

MPPS installs first SIMPAC Press line in the UK

By | September 21st, 2020|Member News|

MPPS as the UK Sales and Service Agent for SIMPAC Mechanical and Hydraulic presses has just installed an automated press line at a leading manufacturer of central heating products. The line includes four 300 tonne Solid Frame Mechanical Presses with Blank Destack / Feeder and Inter-press Shuttle Transfer system. MPPS project managed and provided personnel and heavy lifting equipment for the unloading of the equipment from delivery vehicles, unpacking, then transporting and positioning of the presses within the factory using twin VersaLifts. Working within the constraints of Covid-19 conditions MPPS [...]

June 2016

Press Techniques sign ‘record’ Mahle deal at MACH 2016

By | June 20th, 2016|Automotive, MACH 2016|

Press Techniques, a specialist manufacturer of bespoke hydraulic and mechanical presses, has enjoyed a record-breaking MACH after signing a major new deal. The company used the exhibition to seal a contract with Mahle Engine Systems to re-engineer a high-end bearing shaving machine that will be used to produce engine components for customers involved in Formula 1 and Moto GP. “We have worked with the company for many years, but this is the largest single order we have won with them and I’m delighted that it came during MACH,” explained Alan [...]

December 2013

Press Techniques commissions a new line of hydraulic presses

By | December 14th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Press Techniques commissions a new line of hydraulic presses at Thorn Lighting Ltd, a leading manufacturer of soft lighting. Thorn Lighting Ltd, a leading manufacturer of high tier "Mellow Light" illumination, were looking for a supplier of machinery to satisfy their requirements for a new generation of high quality light fittings. The requirements were high and included the introduction of a production system intended not only to satisfy the perceived output, but also to move away from the "Large lot production" and its associated problems of long lead times, storage [...]