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Industry 4.0 Summitt

Manchester Central (M2 3GX)

28/02/2018 - 01/03/2018

Industry 4.0, the 4th industrial revolution, smart manufacturing, digital factories…these are (more)

Drives & Controls 2018

NEC, Birmingham(B40 1NT)

10/04/2018 - 12/04/2018

Drives & Controls exhibition is recognised as the UK’s leading show for Automation, Power (more)

UKIVA Machine Vision Conference

Arena MK(MK1 1ST)

16/05/2018

Following a successful launch in 2017, UKIVA Machine Vision Conference returns to Arena MK, Milton Keynes, (more)

Applied Automation acquires local precision toolmaking company

Applied Automation acquires local precision toolmaking company

Plymouth-based automation and control system specialist, Applied Automation, has announced the purchase of local precision toolmaking firm, PTG Precision Engineers. This latest move pushes the workforce above 200 and is a further demonstration of the company’s ambition and ongoing success to date. The acquisition is strategically important to the company.

David Rowe, managing director of Applied Automation said: “This gives us greater capability in precision engineering that can support our growth. It enables us to have more control in the design to delivery journey. As we’ve grown our toolmaking demands have increased. We have been finding it more and more challenging to achieve competitive costs and favourable lead times from our existing supply base of manufactured parts.”

PTG Precision Engineers, which is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Applied Automation, will continue to trade as a standalone company, though will effectively become a division of Applied Automation.

 

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