Our MD Cuts Ribbon at Amada Grand Opening

4th June 2014   |   News

JC Metalworks Managing Director Jason Chauhan had the honour of cutting the ribbon at the grand opening of Amada UK’s reconstructed Technical Centre in Kidderminster. Amada machines play a significant role in our ability to manufacture high-quality precision metalworking products, and we are pleased to have been a part of this very special occasion.

During the ribbon cutting ceremony, Jason accompanied Kidderminster Mayor John-Paul Campion and Amada Group President/CEO Mitsuo Okamoto as they welcomed over 120 patrons to view the impressive new property. It was a spectacular event, displaying a number of Japanese traditions to honour the roots of Amada Group, including a 20-minute performance by Japanese drummers. The event ended with the Kagami Biraki ceremony, which represents an opening to harmony and good fortune.

The new UK Technical Centre (UKTC) now features 12 sheet metal machines and installations, many of which are completely new to the country. These include the EG6013AR robotic bending system, a HFE 3i 100 energy efficient hydraulic press brake with 3D control, and a HF1003 high speed, high precision hybrid press brake.

At JCMetalworks, we use various punching and forming machines from Amada. The reliability and accuracy of their technology allows us to ensure the best quality to our customers. As such, we are pleased to have been a part of this milestone event for one of our choice sheet metal machinery specialists.

‘Having used Amada machines for years, we are pleased to see Amada UK continue to grow its presence in the United Kingdom,’ Jason says.

For more information on the Amada machines we use, visit our Technology page.