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CNC Folding Press Brake
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.

fabrication apprenticeships
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.

long-standing sheet metal fabricators
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.

family owned fabricator
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.

Mazak HCN 5000 Horizontal Machining Centre
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.

Romer 3D measuring arm at KMF
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

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

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.

KMF workforce collects PSS8 certificate
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.

KMF Programming team
Streamlined processing raises productivity

Faster lead times at KMF Precision Sheet Metal with parametric model file programming for the sheet metal fabrication service.

Welding bays for stainless steel
Expansion to meet stainless steel orders

Following consistent and growing demand for high-quality stainless-steel fabrications and components, KMF have further invested in their Special Products facility, introducing night shift production and expanding Special Products facility capacity to meet customer demand.

Despatch and delivery  team at KMF
Holding area improves metal product delivery

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.

Salvagnini P4-2516 Panel Bender
Sheet metal panel bender cuts costs

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

KMF staff Simon Ferns and Adam Ellis
New faces on sales team at metal manufacturer

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.

Special day for boss of sheet metal factory

The Managing Director of KMF Group has been awarded an MBE for services to apprenticeships. Gareth Higgins received the award from The Prince of Wales yesterday in a ceremony at Buckingham Palace.

Build Day
Testing times for young engineers

This year, KMF is working with Greenpower Education Trust to use the excitement of Motorsport to develop STEM skills in students and encourage them into a career in engineering. The project, which challenges teams of year 10 students to design, build and race an el

Powder painting  plant
Powder coating performance boost

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

Apprentice of the Year 2017 Tom French
KMF graduates take top honours

KMF held its 5th annual apprentice awards ceremony at the BET365 stadium in Stoke-on-Trent to acknowledge the achievements of KMF apprentices in 2017.

KMF canteen for sheet metal workers
Staff canteen boasts daily specials

Workers at KMF's main sheet metal fabrication site in Staffordshire can now dine in style — after KMF makes a major investment for a new staff canteen.

Fabrication Apprentices Win NAS Award
Winners of the north west region final

KMF was announced as the North West's 'Large Employer of the Year' at a National Apprentice Awards awards ceremony held in Liverpool.

KMF Special Products
Special products unit for stainless steel

KMF Precision Sheet Metal have invested £300,000 in the development of a bespoke, kitted out manufacturing facility specialising in non-ferrous and stainless-steel fabrication. The renovated facility will share with the main site at KMF Precision Sheet Metal

BSI Logos ISO Quality Environmental
ISO standards help cut energy use

KMF Precision Sheet Metal have successfully completed the transition to the new ISO14001:2015 standard, from ISO14001:2004. ISO accreditation provides KMF customers with a competitive advantage in the global marketplace for sheet metal fabrication and machined components.

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