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KMFs new metal punching machine
Punching ahead with metal fabrication investment

KMF has installed a-new TruPunch 5000 CNC punching machine at their precision sheet metal fabrication site in Staffordshire. The investment significantly increases the company's capacity for metal processing.

Sheet Metal fabrication apprentice Liam
KMF crown Apprentice of the Year at annual show

KMF crowns its 2019 Apprentice of the Year at a glitzy award ceremony at Port Vale Football Club. The event is KMF's 7th Annual Apprentice Awards, celebrating achievements over the last 12 months.

Sheet Metal Fabrication Apprentice
KMF takes Gold, Silver AND Bronze in sheet metalwork awards

KMF apprentices, Lewis, Ewan and Emma scooped Gold, Silver and Bronze at WorldSkills UK. They took victory in the Sheet Metalwork category after successfully manufacturing a stove-style pizza oven from engineering drawings.

New Welding Bays
Metal manufacturing investments at KMF

At KMF we continually evaluate our equipment & processes, investing in new sheet metal fabrication & CNC machining technologies to meet our customers ever-changing requirements. Here's a summary of our investment over the last 12 months.

KMF Precision Sheet Metal's Training Manager, Jenny Johnston.
KMF manager in running for accolade

KMF manager, Jenny Johnston is a finalist in The Women of the Year Luncheon and Awards, recognised for her contribution to apprenticeship support across Staffordshire and encouraging females in STEM subjects.

Trupunch 3000 cnc punching machine
Metal punch investment for KMF Slovakia

European sheet metal fabrication company, KMF Precision Sheet Metal Slovakia has made a double investment in CNC fabrication technology, allowing it to capitalise on 50% growth over the last 12 months.

KMF Engineering Apprentice Graduation
KMF celebrate apprentice graduations

Sheet metal fabrication apprentices from metal manufacturing company, KMF Precision Sheet Metal have celebrated passing their advanced apprenticeships with a special graduation ceremony.

Robot Rivalry Winners
Battle for KMF's robot rivalry trophy

Young Engineers from schools across Staffordshire and Cheshire went head to head this week in a Robot Rivalry battle organised by KMF. Robot Rivalry is a STEM competition that challenges students to design, build and battle real-life robots.

KMF steel manufactured butterflies
Butterflies take flight for Donna Louise

KMF Group is supporting The Butterflies project for The Donna Louise, providing sheet metal fabrication services and engineering expertise to manufacture a 6.4-metre-high ceramic art installation composed of ceramic and stainless steel butterflies.

KMF Precision Engineering welcome new managing director, David Boughey.
KMF appoints new precision engineering director

Precision sheet metal fabrication and machining firm, KMF Group is delighted to announce the appointment of David Boughey as Managing Director for KMF Precision Engineering. David brings with him 25 years of leadership experience and wide knowledge of the precision engineering industry.

KMF's precision sheet metal fabrication facility implement £600K cost savings.
Record savings for productivity scheme

Metal fabrication and CNC machining firm KMF celebrates its 9th successful Productivity Share Scheme with annual savings of over £600,000 through innovative ideas from staff.

KMF Robot Rivalry Final
Robot rivalry inspires KMF engineers

Leading metal fabrication and CNC machining firm, KMF Group, are working with previous Robot Wars champions to inspire the next generation of technology-led engineers in the seventh annual Young Engineer of the Year (YEOTY) competition.

Trubend 5130
KMF invests in press brake for Slovakia plant

KMF Precision Sheet Metal Slovakia, leading European precision sheet metal fabricators, has installed a brand-new TRUMPF Trubend 5130 press brake. The investment complements the expansion last year with an additional 17,000 sq. ft manufacturing facility.

KMFs longest fabrication employees
Talks with some of KMF's longest-standing employees

KMF's longest-standing fabrication employees discuss nick names, automation, advances in sheet metal manufacturing technology and changes in health & safety since 1971.

Sheet metal fabricator KMF returns to founding family ownership following MBO.
MBO sees KMF Group under founding family-ownership

Family-run business KMF Group has been fully bought out by its founding family almost 50 years after the company was established. The management buyout sees founding directors take full ownership.

Horizontal CNC Machining
New horizontal machining capacity for KMF

Subcontract CNC machining firm KMF Precision Engineering have invested in a brand-new Mazak HCN 5000 Horizontal Machining Centre to enhance CNC milling services.

FARO measurement arm
Measures to ensure ultimate quality

Sheet metal manufacturer KMF has invested in a new ROMER measuring arm to enhance their advanced quality control system and measuring processes for high-accuracy parts.

KMF NAS award winners
KMF Group a Top 100 Apprentice Employer

KMF Group is celebrating after being named the UK's 'Large Employer of the Year' by the National Apprenticeship Service and beats off tough competition from major employers such as Channel 4 Television and Severn Trent to receive the award.

ISO 9100 accredited fabrication
KMF secures new AS9100 quality standard

Subcontract sheet metal manufacturer KMF has been awarded the updated AS9100 Rev D Accreditation standard after undergoing an independent audit of its Quality Management System.

YEOTY18 Race Day
Hundreds race at KMF race day

The final race day of the 2018 KMF Young Engineer of the Year competition saw 22 schools go head-to-head on the track of Mallory Park race circuit in Leicester, to discover which of the teams had developed the fastest and most efficient electric kit car.

Tower 2 Tower Finish Line
MD Gareth tackles tower to tower challenge

KMF Group's Managing Director Gareth Higgins rode 560km almost non-stop by bike, boat and on foot from the Eiffel Tower in Paris to the Tower of London to raise money for the children and young adults at The Donna Louise charity.

metal product assembly
KMF Slovakia invests in assembly facility

KMF Precision Sheet Metal Slovakia has recently invested in a new metal fabrication and product assembly facility, allowing the European based metal manufacturer to expand its capabilities in 2018 and ensure customers benefit from more efficient product assembly and faster turnaround times.

PSS8 Certificates at KMF Precision Sheet Metal.
KMF employees save the company £500,000

KMF celebrates the success of its eighth Productivity Share Scheme with savings of more than £500K over the year thanks to innovative ideas from staff.

KMF fabrication programming team
KMF reduces engineer-to-order lead times

Accelerating manufacturing lead times is vital in the world of sheet metal fabrication and precision metal engineering. Engineer-to-order (ETO) products require the streamlining of each stage in the engineering process.

KMF Special Products, stainless steel fabrication
Rising demand for stainless-steel products

KMF has further invested in its Special Products facility, introducing night shift production and expanding welding capacity to meet customer demand.

Temporary holding location consolidation area, to improve the effectiveness and speed of KMF's manufacturing service.
Productivity boost for KMF sheet metal

A work management system has been introduced into KMF's assembly and despatch department, which has significantly improved the speed and efficiency of their UK metal manufacturing service.

P4L Panel Bender at metal fabrication company KMF
KMF reaps benefit of panel bender upgrade

KMF's new panel bender offers faster, cleaner and more efficient metal panel bending plus automatic tool changing.

Adam & Simon Ferns from KMF Precision Sheet Metal
KMF develops its sheet metal sales team

KMF Precision Sheet Metal has welcomed two new members to their Sales Team. Adam and Simon have joined the team in 2018 and will be tasked with driving new business opportunities.

Paint 15
Powder paint upgrade for KMF

KMF is investing £900,000 into a new electrostatic powder painting facility offering significant benefits with respect to capacity, speed, reliability and coating performance.

Tom French Apprentice of the Year
KMF annual apprentice awards

KMF held its annual apprentice awards ceremony at the BET365 stadium in Stoke-on-Trent to acknowledge the achievements of KMF apprentices in 2017.

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