News June 2014

Company retains accreditation to ISO9001:2008

30 June 2014

Following its annual audit by NQA, the company is very pleased to have retained its accreditation to ISO9001:2008 without receiving any non-conformances.

New 5 axis CNC ordered

In response to demands from F1 customers for more capacity the company has ordered its fourth 5 axis CNC machine, a Mazak Variaxis J600 5X. Scheduled for July 2014 installation this will be the company’s third Mazak Variaxis, and will increase the total number of CNC machines to eight.

Facebook page launched

Central Patternmaking has launched its official Facebook page. Employing social media for the first time, the company will be able to communicate with customers and showcase news and developments through Facebook.

Sixth seat of PowerMILL installed

In anticipation of the arrival of our new Mazak Variaxis J600 5X CNC in July, we have installed our sixth seat of PowerMILL. Adam Butler has been chosen to programme and operate the new CNC, and we are looking forward to seeing man and machine in action soon as we reinforce our position as a Read more

R-TEK LTD required a UK gauge maker to manufacture and repair gauges for checking automotive interior trim parts. Central Patternmaking have now been delivering gauges to R-TEK LTD since 2009.

Communication is good during the design and manufacturing stages. The gauges are manufactured to our specification and to a very good standard of workmanship. Central will suggest better ways to do things. Most importantly, when the gauge is delivered there has been no remedial work or corrections required. I would recommend Central Patternmaking to another company.

Bryan Simpson, Deputy General Manager, Quality Assurance, R-Tek Ltd