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KMF has invested in a significant piece of equipment which will double critical capacity. Due to an anticipated increase in demand post Covid-19, the group has purchased a second Yamazaki Mazak QUICK TURN 250MSY to complement its suite of Mazak equipment.
Precision engineering solutions firm, KMF Group has taken on five apprentices and is continuing its industry-leading apprenticeship programme for the 10th year running. KMF Group invests in young people every year and despite COVID-19, isn't risking losing great talent by changing its process now.
Precision engineering solutions firm, KMF Group has further improved its customer service for one of its longest standing and largest customers. International provider of energy infrastructure equipment, Schneider Electric is now benefiting from a new automated system that will increase the speed and accuracy of all of its bookings.
Leading precision sheet metal fabrication & precision engineering firm, KMF Group has been announced as this year's 'Training Excellence' winner at The Sentinel Business Awards 2020.
All businesses across the KMF Group (KMF Precision Sheet Metal, KMF Precision Engineering & KMF Precision Sheet Metal Slovakia) are open and maintaining normal operations whilst implementing every necessary procedure to mitigate virus exposure and threat and help protect our staff, community, customers and suppliers.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Sheet metal fabrication apprentices from metal manufacturing company, KMF Precision Sheet Metal have celebrated passing their advanced apprenticeships with a special graduation ceremony.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
KMF's longest-standing fabrication employees discuss nick names, automation, advances in sheet metal manufacturing technology and changes in health & safety since 1971.
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.
Subcontract CNC machining firm KMF Precision Engineering have invested in a brand-new Mazak HCN 5000 Horizontal Machining Centre to enhance CNC milling services.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 celebrates the success of its eighth Productivity Share Scheme with savings of more than £500K over the year thanks to innovative ideas from staff.
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 has further invested in its Special Products facility, introducing night shift production and expanding welding capacity to meet customer demand.