Manufacturing Success Stories

G&O Kert - taking the hard work out of accuracy, speed and repeatability

G&O Kert Pty Ltd was established in 1974 by George and Olympia Kert. The company purchased their first CNC machine tool in 1994 and it was a new Mazak Quick Turn 15 lathe. By 2008 the total number of Mazaks at the company had grown to 9 machines. Ian Melville bought the company in 2008. He was an employee at the time he made the purchase, after having worked there for 16 years. Ian has since grown the company to a fleet of 14 Mazak CNC machines.

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QPE advances their world class machining capability

QPE Advanced Machining, located in Adelaide South Australia, specialises in precision machined parts and assemblies for industries including aerospace, defence, medical, electronics, mining, and renewable energy. QPE provides quality assured production incorporating processes for CNC machining, assembly, inspection, validation and traceability.

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John Hart’s world class solutions assist ACIM to break ground worldwide

ACIM is a Melbourne based manufacturing company managed by husband and wife team, Anthony and Lisa Coleman. The Company specialises in designing and manufacturing inflatable packers, hydraulic fracturing systems, tools and data loggers for the geotechnical, mining, oil and gas markets. Established in 1990, the company has grown from humble beginnings servicing the Australian market, to a company that now sells into many international markets such as Chile, South Korea, Italy, Russia, America and Indonesia.

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hyperMILL MILL-TURN Machining: Motorsport front wheel hub

This video shows the machining of a front wheel hub on a Mazak Integrex i400. hyperMILL MILL-TURN Machining is a powerful mill-turning solution that is completely integrated in hyperMILL. Programmers can use turning strategies as well as 2.5D, 3D and 5-axis milling strategies in one user interface.

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FLSmidth ABON - Contributing to the Mining of Resources for More Than 50 Years

FLSmidth ABON, located in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, is a leading manufacturer of crushing equipment for the worldwide mining industry. Their products are mainly used in mining operations of mineral resources such as a coal, iron ore and copper and also used in various industries such as quarry applications, smelter applications, fertilizers, or cement plants. The ABON brand has sustained and continued growth stemming from recognition and acceptance of its products by major resource and mining companies.

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Flying high after the conclusion of local car manufacturing

There is a fear that the shutdown of Australia’s passenger vehicle production will erode the advanced manufacturing capabilities developed through manufacturing for the automotive sector. One Australian manufacturer is proving that these capabilities will continue to thrive in other industries such as the defence and aerospace manufacturing sectors.

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Bustech Factory Tour

Holden Racing Team driver Jack Perkins speaks to Mark Cleave, General Manager and Chief Engineer of Bustech, about John Hart's role as key supplier of advanced manufacturing technologies.

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Easy to use CNC automation system

See just how easy it is to configure and run the CellPro CNC automation system.

CellPro is a pre-engineered robotic machine tending system for Mazak machines offering unrivalled ease of use, flexibility and efficiency.

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hyperMILL enables complete milling of impellers

Customers of Polygona AG, based in Jona, Switzerland, testify to the excellent technical level of their impellers, even though the company began production only two years ago. Polygona’s debut in this industry was able to succeed thanks to assistance from a machine tool manufacturer and OPEN MIND Technologies AG as their CAD/CAM supplier.

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Optimal 5-axis processing at C. & E. FEIN GmbH with hyperMILL

C. & E. FEIN GmbH, the leading maker of professional power tools for metal-working, automotive and interior applications, will use the hyperMILL CAM system from OPEN MIND Technologies AG. The resulting seamless integrated process chain, will guarantee a consistently high level of quality and precision from product development to production.

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hyperMILL adds to wedded bliss at Alfred Terry

North London based Alfred Terry & Sons has been making jewellery for around 100 years. Specialising in gem set products including wedding bands, pendants and earrings, most designs incorporate diamonds or semi-precious stones such as sapphires and rubies.

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Delivering growth with OPEN MIND

As a family owned business established since 1973, Long & Marshall Ltd has seen its fair share of downturns and recessions over the last 35 years. However, the Havant based subcontract manufacturer to the aerospace, defence, medical and F1 industries believes its investment in technology and highly skilled staff will not only maintain but generate business through the current economic climate.

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