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New horizontal machining capacity for KMF

Following consistent growth and increased demand for milled components, subcontract CNC machining firm KMF Precision Engineering has invested in a brand-new Mazak HCN 5000 Horizontal Machining Centre.

The investment comes as a result of increased demand from the aerospace and defence sectors and the successful acquisition of a large new customer servicing the height safety industry.

The new horizontal milling machine centre, which was recently installed at KMF's machining facility in Staffordshire, comes equipped with smooth technology, a new concept for the programming and control of complex, multi-axis machine tools.

Smooth technology will provide enhanced functionality, speed and ergonomics, to deliver shortened machining times and improve operations such as full simultaneous five-axis machining and complex mould machining.

Ben Ledgar, Technical Engineering Lead at KMF Precision Engineering, commented: "We are excited to announce the purchase of a new Mazak HCN 5000 Machining Centre to both complement our existing equipment and increase our machining capacity."

"This investment lets us further increase our productivity and improve our service, and we will continue to invest in the necessary technology to ensure that we are offering our customers the best precision engineering solutions in the marketplace."

The KMF Group has an investment strategy which maximises product performance and flexibility.

The purchase of a new Mazak Machining Centre will accompany KMF's already extensive CNC Machining portfolio, which includes a total of 18 machining centres and 6 CNC lathes/turning centres. Download a complete plant list here.

Leading metal fabricators and CNC machining subcontractors

KMF Group is a market leader in the supply of subcontract precision sheet metal fabrication and CNC machining services. With 240,000 sqft of manufacturing space in the UK and Slovakia, over 500 employees and generated sales of £38 million,

Our CNC milling process produces custom prototypes and end-use production parts for high and low volume manufacture.

For your precision sheet metal and precision engineering requirements, please do not hesitate to contact us -- sales@kmf.co.uk, 01782 569060.

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