Spread the cost of Tooling

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Our country is full of innovators, inventors and budding geniuses, bursting with clever ideas to take product design forward and make a name for themselves. But we have to accept that getting an idea from fag-packet scrawling to in-the-hand product is a long and challenging road, and many designers will cite the cost of tooling...

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Reshoring gathers pace

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Reshoring – the practice of bringing manufacturing back from the Far East to Europe – is gathering momentum.   Consultants PwC, in a recent report, noted that the trend could create between 100,000 and 200,000 extra jobs in the UK over the next decade, boosting national output by up to £12 billion.   Reshoring is...

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Knight supports product designers

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With its one-stop portfolio of skills, the Knight Group is increasingly being called on by product designers to support new product development.   Prototyping, mould design and short run batch manufacturing can all be carried out within the group, providing a short cut to market testing. And for those whose products really start to see...

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Trialling Under Way for Major UK Household Brand

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Trialling is now under way after the successful development and manufacture of a 17 tool suite for a major UK household electronic goods manufacturer.   Working with our expert engineers and vast range of machines, all tools produced hit all targets for T1, modification and pre-production. All complete within a very tight schedule.   The...

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Addition of New HAAS VF-4SS

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With the introduction of a new HAAS VF-4SS, our CNC machine list has expanded further. With a 12,000-rpm 40-Taper Spindle, high-speed rapids on all axes and 50″ x 20″ x 25″ range, this high-performance Super-Speed vertical machining center will allow us to provide high-volume production with reduced cycle times. This makes the whole process quicker...

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Knight Group expands as Sevic and PPE join

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To meet an ever-growing demand for high quality UK-based manufacture and tooling, The Knight Manufacturing Group has expanded to include Sevic Toolmakers and Pontypool Precision Engineering. Sevic is expert at sourcing the best tooling solutions from around the globe while retaining full UK project management and quality control. Sevic and Pontypool Precision Engineering (PPE), which...

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