Investment Boost in 2013-14

We have made a concerted effort over the past 4-5 years to improve our capabilities, productivity and the general working environment for our staff, we have invested in the region of £750k during that time. Over the past 2-3 years our laser capacity has been stretched with the increase of business generally, but also due to the reduced lead times required by our customers. This has lead to lengthy periods of extended overtime, not quite enough to operate a second shift, but too much to run during normal hours.

We have also had an increase in requirements for panels up to 3 metres in length, for which we did not have the capability in-house. Therefore the decision was made to increase our capacity and capability by investing in a Trumpf 3530 Laser, allowing us to cut up to 3 metre x 1.5 metre sheets. This in effect doubles our cutting capacity whilst also allowing us to control the production of the larger panels.

To compliment this we have also invested in a second 3 Metre 100 Tonne Press so that any larger panels can be easily folded not matter what demand is already in place. This investment of almost £250k is one of the final pieces in the jigsaw to prepare us for what we expect to be an exciting period for Akramatic in the coming years.


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Nix's Hill Industrial Estate,
Alfreton, Derbyshire, DE55 7GN
Telephone: (01773) 833223
Facsimile: (01773) 520595
E-mail: info@akramatic.com

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