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Seco confirmed as the exclusive supplier of cutting tools for EUROSKILLS 2012

Seco confirmed as the exclusive supplier of cutting tools for EUROSKILLS 2012

Added to MTDCNC by MTDCNC on 24 September 2012

Seco confirmed as the exclusive supplier of cutting tools for EUROSKILLS 2012

The Spa-Francorchamps race circuit in Belgium is the venue for EUROSKILLS 2012 – Europe’s largest skills competition where, from October 4th – 6th, some 423 talented young people (all under the age of 26) from 23 countries will pit their wits and compete against each other to become a EUROSKILLS 2012 Champion in their chosen vocational field.

In the Manufacturing & Engineering Technology sector (specifically the CNC Machining and CAD/CAM sub-sectors) candidates will be required to machine, over the three days of the competition, three different components that will test their technical skills and abilities.

The cutting tools that all candidates will use during the competition are being supplied by Seco and consist of the following Seco product ranges:

  • Quattromill®, Turbo and Minimaster® milling cutting tools;
  • Perfomax®, solid drills, boring and hole-making tools;
  • Precimaster™ reamers;
  • Threadmaster™ threading tools;
  • Jabro™-Solid² solid end mills;
  • EPB tool-holders

Says Helga Dekempeneer, Managing Director, Seco Belgium:

‘This is an excellent opportunity for Seco to support young skilled CAD/CAM and milling technicians with our quality tools.

‘Seco is a skills-based business and with EUROSKILLS being an international showcase of skills - this is a perfect match. We are delighted to be the exclusive supplier of cutting tools to such a prestigious, high-profile event.’

About Seco Tools:

Seco Tools is a leading manufacturer of high performance metal cutting tools.

Seco’s product range is extensive and includes tools and inserts (for turning, milling, drilling, reaming and boring) - as well as high-performance tool holding systems.

With more than 25,000 standard products, Seco is a complete solutions provider for the metal cutting industry and equips machine tools from the spindle down to the cutting edge.

The company is headquartered in Fagersta, Sweden and is represented in more than 50 countries worldwide with 40 subsidiaries, distributors and channel partners.


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