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Metal manufacturing investments at KMF

At KMF Group, we continually evaluate our sheet metal fabrication and CNC machining processes and equipment to ensure we have the flexibility to meet our customers ever-changing requirements. We continually invest in new metal manufacturing technology to ensure we can fulfil customer projects with maximum efficiency, quality and speed.

Over the last 12 months we have invested over £800,000 in our metal manufacturing facilities and here's a summary of the top investments:

  • A New Beadblast Unit
    Where? KMF Special Products (Dedicated to Stainless Steel fabrication.)
    When? August 2019
    Investment in a second fully integrated Beadblast Unit will accommodate the growing demand for bespoke, stainless steel fabrication and expand our capability to include larger products up to 4m x 2m.

sheet metal welding facilities

  • 6 Additional Welding Bays
    Where? KMF Precision Sheet Metal
    When? Spring 2019
    Addition of latest technology welding equipment (MIG & TIG) accommodated in six additional bays, adding a further 25% to existing weld capacity and improving current turnaround of smaller, simpler weld components.

precision engineering tool roon

  • Machine Tool Room
    Where? KMF Precision Engineering
    When? July 2019
    Implemented a comprehensive tool store with tool vending to centralise the location of all tools, improving the efficiency of machine set up and ensuring better quality tooling for 'Right First Time' manufacture.
  • Enhanced Office Space
    Where? KMF Precision Sheet Metal
    When? January 2019
    Major refurbishment of the main commercial offices, including investment in two additional meeting rooms and welfare facilities.
  • Mechanical Assembly Area
    Where? KMF Precision Engineering
    When? September 2019
    Investment in an improved, dedicated assembly area at KMF Precision Engineering to expand current value-added assembly work. Features include one-piece flow for maximum efficiency, more control and speed.
  • TruBend 5130 Press Brake
    Where? KMF Precision Sheet Metal
    When? June 2019
    Customer-specific investment in a second Trumpf TruBend 5130 Press Brake, located in the manufacturing cell of one of KMF's largest digital signage customers.

metal forming pressbrake

  • TruPunch 3000 & TruBend 5130
    Where? KMF Precision Sheet Metal SLOVAKIA
    When? July 2019
    KMF Slovakia makes a double machinery investment in CNC Punching & Folding technology to continue sales growth, boost production speed, reduce the risk and significantly increase capacity.
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CNC punching facilities

KMF is a fully-integrated, strategic sheet metal fabrication and CNC machining partner with around 500 staff deployed across three metal manufacturing plants in the UK & Slovakia. We deliver metal manufacturing and value-added solutions, such as value engineering, supply chain management and electro-mechanical integration to ambitious OEMs across the globe.

Contact KMF Group about your metal manufacturing requirements: info@kmf.co.uk | 01782 569060

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