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600 UK to Showcase new UK Facilities and Product at 'Openhouse' Event

600 UK to Showcase new UK Facilities and Product at 'Openhouse' Event

Added to MTDCNC by MTDCNC on 11 May 2013

600 UK will showcase its entire range of advanced CNC turning centres, manual/CNC ‘teach’ lathes and manual centre lathes at a special Openhouse event for all UK customers, worldwide distributors and other engineering specialists at its Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire headquarters from Tuesday 11th to Thursday 13th June.

Among the industry-leading machines on show will be Colchester’s new 2 and 3-axis Tornado CNC Turning Centres, Harrison’s Alpha X Series – the world’s finest CNC combination lathe – as well as Colchester and Harrison’s world renown conventional centre lathe range.

Visitors will also see advanced workholding products and machine tool components from Pratt Burnerd International - world leading manual and power chucks including the new Gripfast Power Chuck, Taper Roller Bearings from Gamet Bearings, plus state-of-the-art laser marking systems from Electrox – market-leading brands that are all integrated within the UK based 600 Group Plc.

The 3-axis Tornado T2M, the newest member of the Tornado CNC turning centre range is designed to handle small complex parts and will be unveiled at the three-day Openhouse along with the hugely popular Alpha XS manual/CNC lathe, with versions that can now accommodate up to 6 metre bed lengths and incorporate C-axis capability for handling larger, more complex, components.

600 Finance will also present a series of outstanding finance terms for customers in the UK.

The newly re-organised site houses dedicated manufacturing cells for all products along with a customer showroom allowing the exhibiting of all 600 UK products. This is complemented by new offices for all 600 UK sales, support and head office staff.  

'Our Openhouse event marks the first opportunity for 600 UK customers to see our new Heckmondwike manufacturing and showroom facilities, where 600 UK has focused its machine tools business and further expanded its machine tool, spares, accessories and components manufacturing' said 600 UK General Manager Mike Berry.

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