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Investing £425,000 in the technology of the future

A precision sheet metal manufacturer, KMF Group, has invested £425,000 in new equipment to expand its manufacturing capabilities. The investment includes a state-of-the-art Bead Blast Room and a Salvagnini panel folding machine. The Bead Blast Room will increase the finishing process capacity by almost double, while the Salvagnini machine will streamline business operations and support large

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Powering production at KMF Group

KMF's industry-leading equipment allows for parts to be laser cut, punched, machined, formed and finished with ultimate accuracy and speed. The world-class facility which runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week is managed by Production Manager, Chris Meyrick and Night Shift Production Manager, Craig Evans.

Improving metal production supply chains

Keith Nicholl, Commercial Director at sheet metal fabricators KMF looks at how metal manufacturers can boost the reliability of their supply chains to mitigate associated challenges.

Partnership with KMF supports mutual growth

KMF Group has reported £1.3m in growth on a single account thanks to the mutual commitment between the sheet metal manufacturer and its customer.

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KMF Group Ranks Among Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers in 2023

Proud moment for KMF Group! Named a Top 100 Apprenticeship Employer in 2023, celebrating excellence in nurturing engineering talent. Committed to empowering apprentices with unrivaled opportunities for growth. Kudos to KMF for shaping the future!

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Liam Smith joins the United Nation Mission in Cyprus

KMF team member, Liam Smith, joins historic UN mission in Cyprus, patrolling the frozen Buffer Zone. British Army's enduring involvement in this peacekeeping operation. Good luck to Liam on his year-long deployment!

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Celebrating International Women in Engineering Day #INWED23

International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) 23 is a momentous occasion that allows KMF to celebrate and honour the incredible contributions of women in our business. It is a day to acknowledge their achievements, recognise their talent and highlight the importance of gender diversity and inclusion within engineering.

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Putting the Fun in Fundraising

KMF smashed £50K target with fundraising efforts including 100km walk, Dougie Mac Bike Ride, Bonkers Bingo, Murder Mystery Evening, Christmas Tree Collection, KMF Christmas Jumper Day, London Landmarks Half Marathon, London Marathon, Tandem skydive, and 100km canoeing challenge.

How is automated machinery improving manufacturing?

KMF Group leads the manufacturing industry with their £9m automation investment, boosting production efficiency and capacity. Discover how robotic machinery and advanced technology are shaping the future of manufacturing, offering cost-effective solutions and unmatched precision.

Happy International Women's Day #EmbraceEquity

Join KMF Group in honoring International Women's Day as they highlight the inspiring journeys of women in engineering. Discover how KMF fosters equity, providing equal opportunities and support for female apprentices, shaping a more inclusive industry. #EmbraceEquity

What is sheet metal manufacturing?

Sheet metal manufacturing is a term used for turning flat sheets of metal into a range of products. These structures are created through various processes, beginning with cutting out parts from a sheet of metal.

Expansion of KMF Special Products provides a scalable opportunity for food processing customers

KMF Special Products has seen significant growth and now provides a sizeable facility for food processing customers looking for a secure manufacturing partnership. Already partnering with key industry players, KMF Group has over 45 years of experience in providing high-quality fabrications which deliver outstanding performance.

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KMF is crowned large employer of the year at the National Apprentice Awards 2023

KMF is crowned large employer of the year at the National Apprentice Awards 2023 Despite stiff competition from across the UK, KMF Group Ltd were crowned National Champion in the 2022 Apprentice Awards. KMF came out on top after previously winning top spot in the large employer category at the West

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Why would you want to build a Spitfire?

How it began... KMF are currently in the process of creating a full-size Spitfire sculpture made from 316 stainless steel. This sculpture is a thank you to the people of North Staffordshire for all their extraordinary achievements and a tribute to R.J Mitchell's finest design which is a timeless

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Staffordshire University Racing 2023

Our team over at KMF Precision Engineering sponsored the Staffordshire University Racing (SUR) team helping them with any specialist parts they may need. SUR are going into their 7th year at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Formula student event.

Specialist stainless steel fabrication at KMF

KMF specialises in the manufacture of robust, high-quality, unrivalled fabrications and components which puts us at the forefront of stainless steel fabrication.

Introducing our experts behind the integration and product assembly department

Due to an upsurge in client demand, KMF's assembly area has reached new heights and has doubled in size, now boasting a dedicated customer facility to harvest electrical and mechanical integration services.

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Apprentice Kayleigh Simm

In 2010, it was reported that only 10.5% of women worked in engineering compared to 16.5% in 2022.  At KMF, we wanted to introduce our Apprentice Kayleigh Simm, who joined us in August 2022. Kayleigh is the only woman in her class but, that does not stop her drive and passion for engineering.

Adam Ellis bolsters career growth as new Head of Business Development at KMF Group

In 2011, Adam Ellis joined KMF at the young age of eighteen and enrolled in KMF's four-year apprenticeship scheme. From this moment he was welcomed into the KMF family and kick-started his career through in-house dedicated training and advanced manufacturing facilities.  During his apprenticeship

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New state-of-the-art Mazak machines installed at KMF Precision Engineering

After a much anticipated 12-month wait, KMF Precision Engineering has now taken delivery of two new Mazak Quick Turn 250MS lathes.

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Why partner with the UK's leading sheet metal manufacturer?

KMF is one of the largest and most trusted UK sheet metal manufacturers. Using state-of-the-art technology, we provide accurate metal fabrication and CNC machining solutions to meet all your UK manufacturing needs. When it comes to sheet metal fabrication, KMF are more than just manufacturers, we'

Why and how KMF is a 'cut above the rest'

We're committed to enhancing our service as metal fabricators and precision engineers. The substantial investments we make in people, technology and processes allow us to meet our customers' ever-changing needs with agility and efficiency.

100km, 24hours, and a target of £10k – We're all backing you Gareth!

Managing Director Gareth Higgins is about to embark on another massive charity challenge, covering 100km in 24hours!

Precision Engineering welcomes first Apprentice Graduate onto its team full time

KMF Precision Engineering is pleased to offer a huge congratulations to Alex Jones for achieving his Level Three Engineering Technician Apprenticeship after four years of hard work and commitment. His new qualification means he can now apply to become a member of the iMeche and will have a great career ahead of him at KMF.

KMF invests over £1m in new equipment to increase efficiency

KMF invests over £1m in new equipment to increase efficiency Precision Sheet Metal firm KMF has invested in two new Laser Profiling Machines which will increase cutting speeds, reduce operating costs and allow a greater range of materials to be processed.

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KMF sees revenue increase of over £1.5m p.a. following EV charge point backing.

Sub Contract specialist and sheet metal fabricator, KMF, has seen substantial growth of over £1.5m following its backing of the nationwide move towards increased availability of electric vehicle (EV) charge points.

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KMF recognises talent, naming its Apprentice of the Year and looks to recruit a further 16

KMF Group's highly anticipated annual awards celebrated the very best of its young engineers this year, with eight awards being handed out at its event on Thursday 20 January.

KMF Precision Engineering achieves AS9100 Aerospace standard

We're proud to have completed the last stage of the challenging Aerospace and Defence quality standard AS9100. KMF Precision Sheet Metal has held this accreditation since 2013, so now Precision Engineering has followed in its footsteps meaning the entire KMF Group is able to prove its commitment to the highest possible quality standards.

KMF supports manufacture of innovative heat pump technology

Precision Sheet Metal firm KMF has invested in two new Laser Profiling Machines which will increase cutting speeds, reduce operating costs and allow a greater range of materials to be processed.

KMF appoints new Business Development Manager

Ashley Mulby has joined the KMF team taking on the role of Business Development Manager to support the group's ongoing growth plans.

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