April 25, 2017

New Apprenticeship Opportunities at Craftsman Tools

New Apprenticeship Opportunities at Craftsman Tools Award Winning Apprentice School Craftsman Tools have run an award winning Apprentice School since 2013, having taken on apprentices throughout its history the company saw the opening of a dedicated apprentice training area as part of its commitment to continued growth and to bringing the next generation into engineering. In addition, the company believes the scheme has helped improve competitiveness, increase productivity and ensure there is a committed and competent workforce in place to meet future challenges.A fantastic opportunity ...

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January 31, 2017

Award winning Cube Type Workholding

Award winning Cube Type Workholding Did you know Craftsman Tools have an extensive range of award winning Cube Type Workholding which have been developed over the last 30 years at our manufacturing facility in the UK?As the leading UK manufacturer of Cube Type Workholding we produce a complete range from either our large standard stock range of plain faced cubes, or bespoke designs to meet your exact process requirements.The use of prismatic, or cubic type workholding brings all of a machines axis ...

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January 25, 2017

NATEP Distortion and Residual Stress Control for Manufacture Project

NATEP Distortion and Residual Stress Control for Manufacture Project Earlier this year we announced that Craftsman Tools Ltd had been awarded grant funding from NATEP (National Aerospace Technology Exploitation Programme) that funds new technologies in the UK aerospace supply chain.Craftsman Tools secured involvement in a project titled “Distortion and Residual Stress Control for Manufacture”Craftsman Tools decided to undertake a technology development project because for over 60 years we have prided ourselves on ‘Collaborating with the World’s Finest’, designing, engineering and manufacturing tools ...

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November 9, 2016

Craftsman Tools Cube Type Workholding

Craftsman Tools Cube Type WorkholdingCraftsman Tools manufacture a complete range of cube type workholding, either from our large standard stock range of plain faced cubes, or bespoke designs to meet your exact process requirements. Detailed product information, including our standard range is available on our website http://www.craftsmantools.com/work-holding/cubetype-workholding/Our large range of machining brackets offers you the flexibility to allow you to load a horizontal machining centre pallet with the maximum number of components. This maximises the productivity of both single, twin and ...

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September 8, 2016

Craftsman Tools exhibit at ‘Inspiration Through Innovation’ event

Craftsman Tools exhibit at 'Inspiration Through Innovation' event. Craftsman Tools are delighted to once again be exhibiting at the ‘Inspiration through Innovation’ Event on the 23rd and 24th September 2016.The Manufacturing Best-Practice event will bring together the latest innovative, proven products and solutions from across the industry showcased in one venue across two days at the impressive Seco Tools facility in Alcester.The market leading exhibition and comprehensive programme of seminars will put you at the heart of the industry and its community. Knowledge gained from ...

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September 7, 2016

Craftsman Tools Ltd shortlisted for prestigious Innovation & Design Award

Craftsman Tools Ltd have been shortlisted as a finalist for the Innovation & Design category by the prestigious TMMX Awards 2016. The Manufacturer MX Awards is an annual programme delivered by The Manufacturer, in association with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. The aim of the awards is to recognise manufacturers who are achieving great things across all aspects of their business.Other finalists in the Innovation & Design category include Mclaren Automotive, the leading automotive company and Fracino a UK based manufacturer of coffee machines, for the ...

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July 20, 2016

Haas Product Pages now Live

Haas Product Pages now LiveAs you are aware Craftsman Tools have an extensive range of standard toolholding adaptors to suit HAAS machines.Our online catalogue has now been updated to show all the toolholders that are available for current Haas machines, you will not only be able to view detailed drawings, stock levels and delivery lead times.  Click here to view.Remember; the online catalogue items are for current machine models, please enquire about older machine models which don’t feature in the online catalogue.Haas machines are also detailed in ...

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May 18, 2016

New Apprenticeship Opportunities

 New Apprenticeship OpportunitiesCraftsman Tools are looking to start two new Apprenticeships in our award winning apprentice school, offering prospects for a rewarding career in engineering. We would love to hear from candidates, ideally in the local area who are practically minded with good Maths, English and Science skills, hardworking and keen to learn. The apprenticeship will be 4 years and the successful applicant will also attend college weekly to obtain their Technical Certificate and BTEC Diploma in Performing Engineering Operations. If you are interested ...

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April 6, 2016

Global Supply Agreement with Sandvik Machining Solutions AB Signed

Global Supply Agreement with Sandvik Machining Solutions AB Signed We are delighted to report that Craftsman Tools Ltd and Sandvik Machining Solutions AB have signed a ‘Global Supply Agreement’. The agreement is the latest development between the two organisations who have worked closely together for more than 20 years. The agreement was signed by Jorgen Johansson and Robert Johnson in the presence of Chris Mills, Bo Hammarberg and Tim Thorburn.

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March 21, 2016

Visit us at MACH 2016

 Visit us at MACH 2016Craftsman Tools Ltd have been exhibiting at MACH - Manufacturing in Motion since it began and will there once again on our usual stand 5401.We will be using MACH 16 to launch our new through coolant toolholding range, an innovative design delivering high pressure coolant directly through the cutting tip of static tools, enabling significant improvements in cutting efficiency and reducing production costs.We will also be displaying examples of our manual and hydraulic fixturing range, mandrels and ...

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