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Left to right: Gunter Bar and Stefan Deschler with Harbro Managing Director Geoff Bowles
16 April 2009 | Equipment
Teaming up with Germans Weha has proved a formula for success for UK machinery and equipment suppliers Harbro – and for their customersWeha, the major German-based machinery and tool suppliers...
The new CNC Genius Plus from Kolb.
16 April 2009 | Equipment
This month’s machine in focus is the new Genius Plus from Kolb, a CNC version of the Kolb Genius. It offers all the advantages of CNC production but, at the push of a button, can also be used...
The Master 30 from Intermac
16 April 2009 | Equipment
When granite started to become de rigueur for domestic and commercial kitchen worktops and serveries across the UK in the 1990s it was Intermac CNC workcentres that led the way in automating the...
 
Diamond tools are getting faster, lasting longer, and producing a better finish.
19 February 2009 | Equipment
Speed and longevity in association with accuracy and a fine finish. These are the criteria for diamond tools and the areas the manufacturers of them have improved with their latest ranges. NSS looks...
The GMM Egil 36
19 February 2009 | Equipment
This month we focus on the Egil, one of the latest generation of saws from Gravelloni Macchine Marmo – GMM – a company that sets a benchmark against which other saws in the stone industry...
19 February 2009 | Equipment
Oxley’s, distributors and suppliers of Easy View sandblasting tape, have developed a new deep blast tape. While retaining all the attributes of the original product, the newly formulated tape...
Accurite's middle-of-the-range Premier bridge saw
15 October 2008 | Equipment
This month we look at the own-brand bridge saws that have been introduced by Accurite. With the metalwork from China and the electronics added in the UK, Accurite MD Mark Brownlee believes he has...
15 October 2008 | Equipment
ContinuedAlthough major companies supplying machinery to the stone industry in the UK have grown a lot with the expansion of the market over more than decade and new companies have entered the sector...
15 October 2008 | Equipment
Continued 2 Bucking the trend, Uni-Tex Automation Systems in Bolton, Lancashire, headed by Ian Gregory are in the process of expanding their sales division. Uni-Tex offer CNC workcentres from...
14 October 2008 | Equipment
machinery : ScandInvent C4This month we look at the new C4  workcentre from Swedish manufacturers ScandInvent. Having started as a worktop manufacturer himself, ScandInvent Director Robert...
15 September 2008 | Equipment
Report from the September 2008 issue of Natural Stone Specialist Two years ago we said there were not going to be many better times to invest in machinery and last year certainly saw a lot of masonry...
14 May 2008 | Equipment
The first Thibaut T812 workcentre in the UK has been installed at Landford Stone in Salisbury, who were also the first company to buy the bigger T818 in the UK three-and-a-half years ago. The new...
14 April 2008 | Equipment
Cut up Lucozade bottles on a piece of carpet in builder Charlie Ayers kitchen led to a cavity spacer product that he says allows stone walls to be built more quickly and cheaply than by traditional...
14 April 2008 | Equipment
Caithness Stone Industries, who quarry Caithness stone at Wick in the north of Scotland, have bought the first Monlevi Engineering CNC workcentre to come to the UK. They concluded the deal at the...
15 March 2008 | Equipment
CWO in Chichester have bought the first Breton Speedycut FK/NC 1100 saw and profiler. It was supplied and installed by Ebor, in Rochdale, who represent Breton in the UK and Ireland. Impressed by the...

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