• Zimmermann’s new HMC

    German manufacturer Zimmermann has introduced a new horizontal-spindle machining centre (HMC) for the efficient production of structural components in the aerospace industry. Working volume starts from X:4,100mm x Y:1,600mm x Z650mm Options of 2.1 metres and 2.6 metres in the Y axis Up to 30 metres in the X axis The FZH400 is F Zimmermann’s…

    Dec 17, 2018
  • Machine in the spotlight – INDEX G420

    The growing need for single set-up CNC machines for complex and quality components is becoming more apparent. What’s more, they need to be capable of performing a multitude of tasks, including small batch production. It’s key to staying competitive in the industry, which is where our latest machine in the spotlight comes in… The INDEX…

    Nov 28, 2018
  • Index launch new six-spindle CNC automatic lathe

    INDEX launched their new six-spindle CNC automatic lathe capable of sliding-headstock turn-milling at the AMB 2018 show in Stuttgart in September. INDEX is available in the UK and Ireland through their sole agent, Kingsbury. The MS22-L is the first multi-spindle turning machine allowing use of two tool carriers for sliding-headstock machining at all six spindle…

    Oct 05, 2018
  • Machine in the spotlight – Hermle C 32

    The C 32 from Hermle’s High-Performance Line Today’s machine in the spotlight is the Hermle C 32 from Hermle. On display at next month’s Inspiration Through Innovation event, the Hermle C 32 is a dynamic and flexible 5-axis machine from Hermle’s High-Performance line. The C 32 can machine workpieces weighing up to 1000kg in five…

    Oct 04, 2018
  • SECO’s Inspiration Through Innovation Event

    SECO’s Inspiration Through Innovation event next month promises a practical guide in productivity, performance and waste reduction. Kingsbury will be at the event from the 9th – 10th October 2018. SECO’s annual Inspiration Through Innovation event is back next month at their state-of-the-art Technology Centre in Warwickshire. Each year growing in size and popularity, this…

    Sep 28, 2018
  • New trading name for machine tool company

    Turnkey production solution provider Geo Kingsbury Machine Tools Ltd, which until recently was best known as Geo Kingsbury, will with immediate effect trade under the name Kingsbury. The company is the sole agent in the UK and Ireland, and more recently in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, for a range of prestigious German machining centre…

    Sep 21, 2018
  • The FormUp™ 350 from AddUp will be making its UK debut at TCT

    Kingsbury will be attending TCT at the NEC in Birmingham between the 25th – 27th of September 2018 where the FormUp™ 350 from AddUp will be making its UK debut. TCT is one of the world’s leading design-to-manufacturing events. Focusing on additive manufacturing the exhibition puts speakers and companies in front of over 10,000 visitors to display the latest in industry innovations.

    Aug 29, 2018
  • Kingsbury starts trading in the Middle East

    British turnkey production solution provider, Kingsbury, has been granted a trading license to sell and service its principals’ machine tools in the Middle East, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. Kingsbury Machine Tools DWC-LLC became a legal entity on 8th May and is based at Office Number 513, Building A3, PO Box 36687, Dubai, UAE. Telephone…

    May 15, 2018
  • Farnborough International Airshow 2018

    Farnborough International Airshow 2018

    Visitors to the Farnborough International Airshow this year will be able to discuss on a single stand the merits of using top-quality CNC turning, prismatic metalcutting and grinding equipment from eight different machine tool builders in Germany, as well as additive manufacturing equipment from France capable of highly consistent production of components in large volumes….

    May 09, 2018
  • Kingsbury Appoints Regional Sales Manager

    Kingsbury has appointed Ian Deacon as Regional Sales Manager covering the Midlands and the north of England for the firm’s LPM (large prismatic machines) division. He is responsible for business development, managing key accounts and supporting customers that use Kingsbury’s four sole agency lines of large machining centres. They are Burkhardt + Weber, F Zimmermann,…

    Apr 17, 2018
  • Mach 2018: A New Approach

    Mach 2018: A New Approach

    Kingsbury is returning to Mach for the first time since 2012 and we are taking a bit of a gamble. We have made the decision to exhibit without ‘hard exhibits’, a strange admission perhaps, but there is a method to our madness… In recent years we have grown our portfolio of products strategically and methodically. First,…

    Mar 29, 2018
  • New source of automated equipment for 3D printing

    New source of automated equipment for 3D printing

    Companies looking to invest in powder-bed equipment for metal additive manufacturing (AM), also known as 3D printing, have a major new supplier to consider – one that brings with it the backing of two French industrial giants. On 1st April 2016, tyre manufacturer Michelin and the Fives industrial engineering group collaborated to start AddUp, which they…

    Mar 14, 2018
  • Kingsbury to start selling in the Middle East

    Kingsbury to start selling in the Middle East

    Gosport-based turnkey production solution provider, Geo Kingsbury, is establishing a subsidiary in Dubai, Geo Kingsbury Middle East LLC, to service the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region.

    Feb 12, 2018
  • Bespoke manufacturing solutions reduce production costs

    MACH 2018: Gosport-based Geo Kingsbury, which is sole sales and service agent in the UK and Ireland for top-quality CNC turning, milling and grinding machines manufactured by eight different machine tool builders in southern Germany, returns to MACH this year to promote its solution approach to machine tool sales.

    Feb 07, 2018
  • Kingsbury enters additive manufacturing sector

    Kingsbury enters additive manufacturing sector

    Known for selling turnkey metalcutting systems to UK and Irish manufacturing industry based on prestigious German machine tool agency ranges of CNC turning, milling and grinding centres, Kingsbury has announced that with immediate effect it is also offering additive manufacturing solutions. It follows the company’s appointment as an exclusive distributor within the same markets for…

    Feb 02, 2018
  • Automation: an unstoppable force or the ultimate solution?

    There is no doubt about it, automation is set to dominate industry in 2018. Bernard Marr writing for Forbes names it as one of The 9 Technology Mega Trends That Will Change The World In 2018 referring to ‘the unstoppable freight train that is automation’, defining not only the present but many years to come.

    Feb 01, 2018
  • New cell for machining Airbus engine pylons

    New cell for machining Airbus engine pylons

    Hermle twin-pallet machining centre from Geo Kingsbury chosen for finishing titanium ribs: A tier-one aerospace supplier in the UK has been awarded the contract to produce the pylon box assembly that attaches the engine to each wing of an Airbus A319, A320 and A321 neo (new engine option) single-aisle jetliner.

    Jan 08, 2018
  • Changing times

    The last twelve months has been a period of much change, not just for manufacturers but for Geo Kingsbury as a solutions provider. Earlier this year, we set up our new Blog Page to enable us to share with you more about what we do and to lend our insights on the wider economic and industry issues…

    Dec 19, 2017
  • Grinding division: the story continues…

    It’s just 9 months since we set up our new Grinding Division and the interest in the Haas range of machines available exclusively in the UK from Geo Kingsbury continues to grow, resulting in new orders for medical sector applications with more in the pipeline.

    Dec 08, 2017
  • Kingsbury becomes Tier 1 member of AMRC

    Kingsbury becomes Tier 1 member of AMRC

    An additional company has been appointed a tier 1 partner by the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing, located at the University of Sheffield’s Rotherham facility. The new member is Geo Kingsbury, whose managing director Richard Kingsbury now sits on the research centre’s board of directors.

    Dec 04, 2017