Machine tool partnership

29 Jul 2020

Engineering capacity news posted by Andy Sandford

The Pexion Group, which includes subcontractors Drurys Engineering, Claro Precision, Paragon Precision, Oxton Engineering and Rictor Engineering, has signed a multi-million pound contract for the supply of machine tools.

This new deal will see the Wellesbourne based Engineering Technology Group (ETG) become a turnkey provider to the entire group. 

ETG will initially supply the subcontracting group with six new machine tools with significantly more planned in future phases of the long-term agreement.

In the first stage of the contract, ETG will deliver a new Quaser 3-axis machining centre and a twin-spindle, twin-turret Nakamura-Tome WY150 multi-axis turning centre to Drurys Engineering.

Oxton Engineering Ltd will receive a Nakamura-Tome WY150 turning centre, a 3-axis Quaser MV184 machining centre and a 5-axis Quaser. Completing the first phase of installations, a Nakamura NTRX300L large bed turning centre will be supplied to Claro Precision.

The Pexion Group is striving to create a uniform manufacturing platform across its businesses, as it continues to grow. The new partnership with ETG will enable it to consolidate the service, support and maintenance of its manufacturing facilities whilst providing ETG with the opportunity to implement technology, productivity and automation advancements throughout the Group of companies.

Chief Commercial Officer at the Pexion Group, Mr Darren Turner says: “This new contract provides the Pexion group of engineering companies with a long term investment, with an initial focus on optimising our productivity and overall capabilities as a group.  What we offer at Pexion is unique to the industry and this investment will not only aid our growth and future plans but continue to improve and streamline our production to meet our increasing customer demand.”