Dawson Shanahan’s unique high volume cold forming and machining centre has been recognised as a state-of-the-art manufacturing system that combines a range of facilities rarely found under one roof. The centre consists of many features, including a Triflex machine for milling and pressure testing, a turning cell that uses cold-formed billets to turn parts, laser marking, vision camera systems for checking, a CNC robotic cell and direct dispatch to customers’ warehouses.
“We are thrilled to be nominated for the Best Automation System award,” said Jeff Kiernan, Commercial Director at Dawson Shanahan. “Our multi-purpose cold forming and machining centre features a range of services including turning, milling and cold forming. The aim with the centre is to offer customers the best possible efficiency and product quality.”
Dawson Shanahan continually invests in sophisticated new technology to develop processes and find innovative solutions to problems in the manufacturing industry. Investing in and combining equipment such as CNC turning cells and Triflex machines ensures Dawson Shanahan are able to offer customers significantly lower prices and quicker turnaround times than the industry has previously seen.
The MWP Awards were set up by MWP Advanced Manufacturing magazine in 1982 to recognise and applaud exceptional accomplishments in the industry. The biennial awards ceremony has become an established highlight of the manufacturing calendar.
The winners of the award will be announced at the MWP Awards dinner on Tuesday 8th April at the Metropole Hilton, Birmingham.