• UK University

    The faculty of engineering at a leading university in the UK carries out research projects for aerospace companies and the medical sector. Additionally, bespoke test rigs are manufactured for research conducted in various other faculties across the campus, and in other UK universities.

  • Burcas

    In August 2008, family-owned tooling manufacturer and subcontractor, Burcas, installed its first 5-axis machining centre to supplement 3-axis prismatic metalcutting and extensive multi-axis mill-turning at its Birmingham factory. An early job put on the trunnion-type, 5-axis Hermle C 40 U, supplied by UK agent, Geo Kingsbury, was a mild steel component for a well-known UK aero engine manufacturer.

  • Reliance Precision

    Reliance Precision is an independent, family owned engineering company with manufacturing facilities in Huddersfield and Cork, Ireland. Half of their business is derived from the scientific and medical sectors, whilst aerospace and defence accounts for a quarter of production.

  • Irish Subcontractor Progresses to 5-Axis Machining

    Craigavon-based subcontractor Boyce Precision Engineering primarily serves the commercial aerospace sector, which accounts for 70 per cent of turnover. A majority of throughput involves producing aluminium parts for first-class and business-class seating, plus various aluminium structural components. Aerospace recognitions include AS9100 accreditation (the global quality management system for the aerospace industry), as well as supply…