Engineer sees £500k return on investment in new machinery

The new kit
Investment in new machinery has led to a £500,000 new orders boost for a Lancashire engineering specialist. Merc Aerospace, based in Barrowford, has seen turnover jump to £4.2m after investing in two state-of-the-art CNC (computer numerical control) machines, replacing five older models, as part of its commitment to lean manufacturing and reducing lead times for customers which include Airbus AgustaWestland, BAE Systems and Bombardier. Moving to ‘one-hit’ machining will drastically cut down on set-up and programming times,... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...