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KMF celebrate their fabrication & machining apprentices at 7th Annual Awards Ceremony

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.

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KMF apprentices take victory at the WorldSkills Sheet Metalwork Competition

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.

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Sheet metal fabrication investment at KMF Group

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.

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Manager is finalist in Women of the Year Awards

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.

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KMF Slovakia makes double machinery investment

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.

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KMF apprentice celebrate graduation

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

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Inspiring the next generation of metal fabricators

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.

Butterfly project
Partners raise cash with art installation

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 MD
New director in precision engineering

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.

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Metal fabrication employees implement savings

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.

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KMF hosts Robot Rivalry contest for apprentices

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 competition

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Supply chain concern for metal fabrications

Many UK manufacturers have been preparing for Brexit by stockpiling at a record pace. Financial Director at leading metal fabrication company KMF, Jon Eeles, has been talking to BBC Radio about preparing for Brexit.

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Press Brake Investment at KMF SRO

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.

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KMF included in Centrica's prestigious list

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.

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Changes over the years at sheet metal plant

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

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Sheet metal fabricator in management buy-out

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.

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Mazak milling machine centre fully operational

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

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ROMER arm improves measuring accuracy

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.

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Aerospace standards at sheet metal plant

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.

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Young engineers compete for award title

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. Electric-powered race cars were built from

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Bike race raises cash for charity

Just before 6pm on Thursday 31st May 2018, Team Tower to Tower finally reached London and the end of the epic challenge to raise money for the children and young adults at The Donna Louise. The team, which included KMF Groups Managing Director Gareth Higgins, cro

Slovakia
Faster product assembly at Slovakia plant

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.

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Productivity scheme pays off at metal plant

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.

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Streamlined processing raises productivity

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.

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