After it was recently announced that the economy is showing signs of recovery, manufacturing SMEs in England are predicting an increase in sales over the next six months according to the latest Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) Barometer.
Just over half of the 607 companies questioned expect to grow between October and March 2013, with 41% of firms set to boost investment in plant and machinery. There was also a moderate increase in those planning to spend on new technology (38%).
Lorraine Holmes, Area Director for the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS), commented: “It’s reassuring to see more SMEs are expecting to increase their sales going forward and this despite a slight fall over the last six months. Manufacturers have been reporting fluctuating demand and softening in certain sectors so to see the renewed optimism suggests many believe these markets are coming back on stream.” Continue reading
Amdale Limited based in Portsmouth, Hampshire have always been committed to providing excellence in complex precision engineering and the quality inspection department plays a vital role in Amdale’s success.
The Quality Inspection Department is an integral part of Amdale, covering all aspects of the production process, from the initial customer enquiry through to final inspection. Amdale are always striving for continuous improvement which we can deliver to our customers.
ISO 9001 Accreditated
All of our machined components are inspected to a high standard whilst utilising the latest fully-calibrated measuring equipment. Amdale holds the ISO 9001 2008 accreditation for Quality Management Systems and we pride ourselves on our reputation for the highest quality, which keeps our valued customers returning to us. Continue reading
Amdale Limited based in Portsmouth has secured additional premises. The additional unit which is adjoined to our current premises is undergoing refurbishment and will be ready for use late November.
The decision to acquire additional premises was taken in response to the high demand for more intricate and demanding 5 axis machining solutions from our valued customers. We decided to invest in two new additional 5 axis machining centres together with an additional CMM to add to our quality inspection department.
Specialists in 5 Axis Machining
The 5 axis machining cell now comprises of the flexibility of modern universal milling machines and the performance potential of vertical machining centres. Highlights such as innovative machine design, linear drives in the X and Y axis and the best swivel rotary table are features that give our 5 axis machines maximum productivity and flexibility. Continue reading
With the imminent arrival of two new 5 Axis Machines from DMG and an additional CMM to the Quality Inspection Department means we continue to underline our commitment to the latest technology in precision engineering.
Increased 5 Axis Machining Capacity
The two new additions to the 5 Axis Machining facility at Amdale are the Deckel Maho DMU 60 and the DMU 80 Linear Multi Axis Machining Centres, which sets a new benchmark in 5-Axis machining. The combination of the precise rotary axes with integrated direct measuring systems leads to outstanding precision and enhanced performance. The construction and solid machine bed design provide the highest precision and accuracy, for both low or high volume production. These machines have the full 5 Axis simultaneous capability or multi-face machining ensuring maximum precision. Continue reading