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Charity supports school outreach scheme

KMF has been announced as a Centre of Excellence for the UK based Charity, Greenpower Education Trust. KMF has been involved with Greenpower Education Trust's STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) project for many years. KMF and Greenpower combined forces back in 2014.

KMF charity cycle ride Coast 2 coast
Bike marathon raises cash for charity

A team of KMF Group employees have cycled across Devon in a Coast 2 Coast Cycle Ride to raise money for Douglas Macmillan and Neuroblastoma UK. The 103-mile ride, which took place on the 14th-16th of July, challenged the team to cycle from Ilfracombe to Plymouth in two short rainy days.

Matt & Jordan Graduation 1
University honours for KMF students

KMF Employee's Matt Page and Jordan Davies collect their Mechanical Engineering Degree certificates from Staffordshire University at a graduation ceremony.

Endon High School wins KMF Young Engineer award 2017
Schools lift awards in robot challenge

School pupils from across the region of Staffordshire competed on Friday 16th June 2017, to become Lego robot champions in KMF's Young Engineer of the Year competition, held at Staffordshire University. The annual event brings together education and industry to engage youngsters through engineering.

Gareth Higgins MBE with KMF apprentices
Queen honours top KMF director

Inspiring the engineers of the future recognised with an MBE for KMF MD Gareth Higgins KMF Managing Director Gareth Higgins has been awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. Gareth, who has helped to steer KMF through 25 years of growth, is honoured for services to apprenticeships.

KMF apprentices at Stone soapbox derby

Last week, two teams made up of seven KMF apprentices raced in the 2017 Soap Box Derby in Stone. The two teams, who used impressive sheet metal fabrication and engineering skills to build Looney Tunes and Mario Kart themed vehicles.

MD Gareth Higgins 25 years at KMF

KMF MD Gareth Higgins Celebrates 25 years at the company and employees gathered to congratulate his continuous service and commitment.

Salvagnini panel bender at KMF

Last month KMF Precision Sheet Metal made the final purchase of a record year of investment, with the acquisition of a Salvagnini P4lean-2516 Panel Bender.

KMF MD Gareth Higgins with Brian Matshall  Productivity Share Scheme winner

This year is year seven of the KMF Productivity share scheme (PSS7). The scheme pays out an annual bonus to any employee, spotting an opportunity for cost saving within KMF and implementing that idea into a new process. The scheme concentrates on the seven key areas of waste, including: over produc

KMF Cycle Ride Stoke to Leicester

Nineteen employees from the KMF Group have taken a break from Sheet Metal Fabrication and Engineering, to cycle from Stoke City to Leicester with the Stoke City Community Trust.On the 1st April 2017, KMF employees joined a group of 50 local residents to cycle 68 miles, from Stoke City Football Cl

Engineering Students in Lego semi final 2017

Hundreds of aspiring engineering students joined sheet metal fabrication experts, KMF Precision Sheet Metal at Newcastle-under-Lyme college last week, for their Young Engineer of the Year (YEOTY) Semi-Final competition 2017. The project, which focuses this year on building, programming and testing r

KMF apprentice Daniel Bradbury

Twelve apprentices from across the county have been recognized for their outstanding contributions to business at this year's Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Apprenticeship Recognition Awards. The awards, held as part of National Apprenticeship Week from 6 to 10 March gave apprentices, employers an

SEMTA Awards 2017

KMF Group beat off strong competition last night at the Semta Skills Awards 2017 at London's Hilton Hotel, to pick up the esteemed award of Skills Innovation of the Year 2017. The event, which was hosted by BBC presenter Alexander Armstrong, celebrated the achievements of talented individuals and


Stoke-on-Trent is among 11 cities to formally enter the 2021 City of Culture competition, alongside fellow West Midland entrants Coventry and Hereford. With tough opposition, organisers are now urging local businesses and experts in manufacturing, innovation, building and design to show their suppor

Apprentice at work in KMF metal fabrication

KMF Group Apprentice Open Day — Wednesday 8th March 2017 Aspiring engineering apprentices are invited to an open day to get a taste of the exciting and rewarding career opportunities offered by the KMF Group.

KMF workers sleep rough for charity

26 KMF employees were among around 120 people who slept out at a chilly bet365 Stadium on Friday 3 February. All of the rough sleepers, braving a cold night in the stadium's Q-Railing stand, were raising cash for those for whom sleeping rough is a challenge they face night after night.

KMF apprentices on the Spitfire project

KMF apprentices are undertaking their biggest challenge to date, with the construction of a full-size sculpture of the iconic WW2 Spitfire, designed by Butt Lane, Stoke-on-Trent born R.J. Mitchell. The design is the creation of artist and self-confessed Spitfire fanatic, Suhail Shaikh. Suhail, wh

Gareth Higgins KMF Managing Director

Staffordshire's local newspaper The Sentinel, has released The 100 Most Influential People in North Staffordshire for 2017. This feature names individuals who are recognised as key influencers within Stoke-on-Trent and who are believed to be making an inspiring

Lego Project NULC

The KMF Young Engineer of the Year Competition 2017 introduces The LEGO Project and competing schools learn the rules of the game and how the scoring works.

jonathan sharman

Last week KMF Group Ltd were announced as finalists for the SEMTA Skills Innovation of the Year Award 2017. This award acknowledges and celebrates a creative and innovative approach to investment in skills and training, that has had a significant positive impact on people, businesses, or the wider m

Trumatic 6000

KMF Precision Sheet Metal have invested in a brand new Trumpf Trumatic 6000. This robust punch laser machine masters every task with reliability and productivity and is estimated to be up and running in our Staffordshire facility, by the end of January. KMF have invested heavily in automation over

KMF PE Mazak

With the Festive Season almost upon us, KMF have treated themselves to some Christmas gifts — new machinery! These recent purchases bring our total technological investment to Over £9 Million pounds in 3 years! KMF Precision Engineering have recently installed a Mazak VTC-800/30SR to further i

poppy day

At the start of this year, KMF manufactured a stainless-steel memorial to commemorate the ending of the first Gulf War conflict 25 years ago. The Gulf War (90-91) Memorial Trust Appeal (GWMTA) approached KMF to manufacture the memorial on their behalf and KMF employee Ryan Murphy, was given the res

Alice Charity Santa Dash

As the dark, winter nights draw in most families can fall asleep in their own warm bed. Meanwhile over 100 babies and children in Staffordshire are left without a safe place to sleep. Alice Charity, the charity which supports vulnerable families in Staffordshire, is asking for volunteers to take pa

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