Citizen 3-day Open House brings immediate sale

Posted on 15 Nov 2018 and read 762 times
Citizen 3-day Open House brings immediate saleCitizen Machinery UK’s (CMUK) three-day Open House last month immediately added a further 15 machines worth over £2.7 million to its record order book involving some 100 Cincom sliding-head and Miyano fixed-head turn-mill centres, with deliveries stretching into 2019.

Deputy managing director Darren Wilkins said: “Over 350 people came through our doors over the three days, with several bringing important future projects for us to investigate (

“This influx of interest was from both the OEM and sub-contract sectors — in particular, oil and gas, aerospace and automotive companies. Our area sales engineers have a host of follow-ups and customer visits scheduled, which will doubtless create business well into the next year.”

Citizen’s patented Low Frequency Vibration (LFV) programmable chip-control machining technology was a major focus of attention, being included in seven out of every eight machines ordered.

From the demonstrations, visitors were able to appreciate how Citizen’s patented development of LFV is a fundamental part of a machine’s design, and that the reliable control of chip size cannot be achieved by simply adding a macro to the programming — something that Citizen investigated and rejected over a decade ago.

Mr Wilkins added: “Both new and existing customers were also showing considerable interest in the Cincom Superimposition operating control software, which enables simultaneous cutting with up to three tools on fixed-head two spindle twin-turret turn-mill centres.

"Demonstrations showed that the ability to remove material from both ends of a component significantly reduces cycle times.”

CMUK is also responsible for the Citizen and Miyano product ranges in Africa, France, Italy, the Middle East, Portugal and Spain.

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