Who you are
A professional industrial engineer with 40 years’ experience heading up tier 1 and 2 manufacturing companies within material forming industries, successfully supplying Blue Chip OEM’s within the Aerospace, IGT, Automotive, Oil and Gas, Defence Markets. Senior positions held in Operations, Manufacturing, Engineering and Facilities Management.
What we do
Work with the client to develop and deploy solutions for their manufacturing and product requirements. This is achieved using state of the art technology provide by the internationally leading suppliers of machine tool manufacturing systems for forming and processing of metallic and composite materials. This technology stretches from R&D trials through to full turnkey supply of serial production facilities. Guiding and working with the client through the often-complex process of selecting the right technology solutions for their applications within their required timescales and budget.
How our expertise can help
Some projects, clients require new product and materials to be trialled in the manufacturing process to demonstrate capability, run rate and conformity. Our suppliers have can facilitate this through their in-house R&D facilities. We proudly have installed the following technologies at the Scottish Catapult Advanced Forming Research Centre and the National Composite Centre Bristol.
PKForming are the UK sales agents for leading suppliers of material forming technology. The companies we represent are leading worldwide developers and providers of system solutions, from one off manufacturing to full turnkey serial production facilities.
Hot forging and forming capability
- Schuler AG 2100 tonne screw press.
- Schuler Multiforge – 3500kN
- GFM Radial Forge – SKK10 R
- Schuler Forge of the Future – 2000 tonne Open Die Closed Die and Isothermal Press.
Cold forming capability
- WF Flow Former – STR 600-316
- WF Flow Former Vertical – VUD 600
- Electrotherm rotary hearth furnace – 5700