Last year Leader CNC Technologies saw many changes, both internally and to our principals. DMC became part of the highly successful and expanding FFG Group and Leader CNC can now offer a wider range of products, both from DMC and other associated FFG machine tool manufacturers. One of our oldest principals, FAT Haco, has extended its product range by announcing new machine tools for 2016, including specialised solutions and turnkey packages. Leader CNC also had success with a record number of Toshiba installations and has ongoing projects involving Gruppo Parpas, KDM and Kitamura, all of whom are continuing to add to their ranges.
This year another great range of CNC machine tools is on offer from Leader CNC Technologies principals;
Leader CNC Technologies newest principal, Gruppo Parpas, was established in Italy in 1951 as a manufacturer of specialised pantographs/copying machinery. Since then, Gruppo Parpas has developed into one of the major manufacturers of medium to large CNC metal cutting machine tools and an important supplier of sophisticated 5 axis machines to a diverse number of industries.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank all who made 2015 such a success for Leader CNC Technologies. With 2016 here we are seeing UK manufacturing continue to grow and invest, this year looks even more exciting and we look forward to working with new and existing customers.FAT Haco, a long established manufacturer based in Poland, offers a great range of CNC lathes from simple servo-controlled models to very high duty and special purpose machines. Their range of lathes offers high precision, high accuracy and high performance.
New for this year is a wide new range of machine tools from FFG DMC. The range includes CNC horizontal and vertical turning centres, tapping centres and vertical machining centres, including specialised automation for volume production. Within the FFG DMC range there are thirteen series of machine tools, all of which provide high accuracy, high quality of build and high productivity.
Specializing only in machining centres, Kitamura offers a wide range of high performance vertical, horizontal and 5-Axis machine tools. In adopting a TGA concept (True Geometric Accuracy), all machines are built to achieve total accuracy without relying on electronic compensation. Designed to streamline the machining process for ultimate productivity, Kitamura machines incorporate many features offered as options by other makers.
With its own foundry, large machine shop and electronics division, Toshiba Machine manufactures everything from start to finish - making their machines unique. Their machines can be found in aerospace, heavy electrical, power generation and automotive industries, as well as in companies making smaller precision components. Toshiba Machine was established in 1938 and is one of the world's leading manufacturers of machine tools and other production equipment. Group products include metal cutting machines, die casting machines, plastic injection machines, printing presses, semiconductor manufacturing plant and robotics.
Finally, KDM's philosophy is to manufacture their range of machine tools by "Focusing on the core of productivity". Their range of vertical turn / mill centres with fixed or elevating crossrails has been designed for maximum metal removal to an extremely high accuracy at an affordable cost. Whether producing a complex "one-off" or a repetitive batch‚ a KDM VTL is the answer.
Happy New Year!