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Made in the Midlands Exhibition set to showcase great companies

Company Image The Made in the Midlands annual exhibition is fast approaching and once again, the event promises to be a major showcase for the Midlands’ manufacturing talent.

Hundreds of firms are exhibiting at the event, which takes place at Coventry’s Ricoh Arena on June 21.

In addition, thousands of visitors are expected to attend the event and to make sure you don’t miss out on what they will be seeing, register for your ticket here.

Here’s a few more examples of some of the great firms exhibiting.

Citizen Machinery UK is a new addition to the Made in the Midlands membership and will be appearing at its first MIM Expo.

The CNC machine tool specialist, which supplies the latest CNC turning technology to UK industry, was formed following a merger in January 2011 when staff and resources from the UK machine tool operations of both Citizen (Citizen Machinery UK Ltd, formerly NC Engineering Ltd) and Miyano (Miyano Machinery UK Ltd, formerly Macro Machine Tools Ltd) merged.

Citizen, which is part of the more famous precision watches and electronics group, has been serving UK manufacturing since 1974. Its product range focuses specifically on Citizen’s range of high-performance Cincom Sliding Head CNC lathes and Miyano Fixed Head CNC lathes.

The company has committed significant investment to a new site in Brierley Hill which will eventually become a UK showcase for its products.

Citizen will be exhibiting on Stand 107, where it will be talking about this and other developments.

AW Precision is a leading manufacturer of punch & die products and components. The Rugby based company maintains its cutting edge by investing in the latest machinery which it combines with its wide range of products to ensure toolmakers continue to receive the best equipment possible.

As well as using the newest machinery, it also invests in a wide range of hardwearing materials. Specific grades of steel are used for certain die sets for optimum precision

The company practises stringent quality assurance procedures to ISO 9001:2015 to ensure the highest standards.

The company will be exhibiting on Stand 101 where it will be discussing its services along with details of its latest East European distribution agreement.

Cannock-based SMB Pressing works in some of the more unconventional sectors, supplying sectors such as furniture and musical instrument manufacturers.

For Premier Music International the company helped produce a large proportion of its orchestral instruments, which are played in auditoriums and concert halls around the globe.

PMI is a major advocate of the company for the consistency of its products; the instruments being used by novices and professionals alike.

But this is only one facet of the business.

SMB, which operates from a 15,000 sq ft site in Bridgtown, produces a wide range of pressed components in ferrous and non-ferrous materials, while its has a press capacity ranging from 10 to 75 tonnes.

In addition, it assembles components to individual specifications including spot, Mig or Tig welding, or copper and nickel brazing. Drilling, tapping, milling and surface grinding are also available.

The company will be exhibiting on Stand 92, where it will be discussing these any other requirements.

Remember not to miss out, register for your ticket here.