RK International signs deal with MCM

Posted on 12 Jul 2018 and read 283 times
RK International signs deal with MCMErith-based RK International Machine Tools Ltd (www.rk-int.com) has announced a new partnership (covering the UK and Ireland) with the Italian company MCM (Machining Center Manufacturing), which specialises in the production of high-accuracy four- and five-axis machining centres.

These machines can also be combined to create flexible machining cells, with a strong focus on the aerospace sector. The partnership will be formally announcedat the Farnborough International Airshow 16-22 July (Hall 1 Stand 1540).

Simon Rood, RK International director and general manager, said: “The opportunity to work with MCM comes at an
exciting time, with strong growth in the aerospace sector in the UK and Ireland.

"MCM already has an enviable reputation across mainland Europe — and beyond — with installations in many of the leading aerospace OEMs and Tier One suppliers.

The company’s ability to provide a full turn-key solution for a customer’s requirements ensures that the right solution is delivered, every time.

“Farnborough will be the ideal launchpad for this new relationship between RK International and MCM, allowing us to bring to the attention of the aerospace community the potential gains that can be made by applying MCM’s manufacturing technology.”

MCM was founded in 1978 in Piacenza and has developed markets globally in the aerospace, automotive, industrial, energy, oil and gas and defence sectors.

The company’s sales manager, Stefano Tirelli, said: “We are very excited to enter this new partnership with RK International, as we see good potential for our machines and systems in the UK, especially in the aerospace market.

“The expertise and experience of RK International will complement our skills and knowledge perfectly.”

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