West Midlands-based Raybould Machine Tools Ltd (www.raybould.com
), a world-wide supplier and dealer of new and pre-owned machinery predominantly used within the metal pressing and forming industry, has been appointed as an official UK distributor for the Pressix range of high quality mechanical and hydraulic power presses which are manufactured in Italy.
Pressix manufactures a wide range of open-fronted gap frame, adjustable-stroke, mechanical power presses with a capacity ranging from 25 to 250 tonnes, as well as straight-sided presses with one or two connecting rods offering a choice of adjustable or fixed stroke lengths, link drive or knuckle joint drive, with a capacity ranging from 125 to 1,000 tonnes.
All presses are manufactured with bronze lined guideways, are of rigid frame construction, adjustable stroke length change devices and hydraulic overload protection with plunger guide systems on the straight-sided ‘DM2’ and ‘SC2’ range.
Pressix also manufactures high-speed presses, hydraulic straightening presses and can offer specific solutions to meet customer needs. All machines are designed, machined, assembled and tested in-house. They are CE certified by APAVE and have been built according to ISO 9001 procedures since 1994 as certified by DNV.
The machine tool manufacturer has over 45 years’ manufacturing experience and employs 52 staff across two production sites covering around 13,500m2
in the north east of Italy.
On average Pressix builds one hundred machines each year and exports 30% of its output. Its customer base is varied but consists primarily small- to medium-size businesses typically being sub-contract suppliers for many different areas and Tier One companies.
The Pressix brand of high-quality, adjustable stroke European presses now adds to the range of equipment already offered by Raybould Machine Tools Ltd which includes both new and pre-owned mechanical power presses, hydraulic presses, press feeders, coil handling equipment and special purpose machines.
For further information contact Lee Raybould on +44 (0)1384 565997.