Ficep invites MACH 22 visitors to enjoy a big screen showcase

Visitors to Ficep UK’s stand at the MACH 22 manufacturing technologies expo will have the opportunity to grab a bag of popcorn, take the weight off their feet and enjoy live demonstrations of Ficep’s latest innovations on the big screen, on stand 6-330.

The show gives visitors the opportunity to see new systems on the stand of a leading supplier of quality structural steel and plate processing equipment, Ficep UK. On the stand there will be a live link to Ficep’s showroom in Italy where it will make demonstrations of its world class machinery.

The new automated Kronos gantry-style cutting and drilling system from Ficep will be the focal point of the stand and will also be demonstrated via the video link. The Kronos is Ficep’s latest innovation, introduced to the market to answer an increasing requirement amongst steel processors for a heavy duty cutting and drilling systems. Visitors will also be given a live demonstration on the video wall of Ficep’s Excalibur CNC controlled horizontal single spindle drilling line, as well as the new flagship drilling line ‘VALIANT’ three spindle CNC line for high-speed heavy-duty milling, drilling, countersinking and scribing operations, along with a selection of other machines from its extensive range.

On its stand, Ficep UK will introduce the already successful tool vending solution, which can reduce customers’ inventory cost and ultimately improve stock control. The vending machine has a small footprint and can be totally reconfigured to provide the best solution to meet individual requirements. It incorporates automatic stock ordering technology, which keeps human intervention to a minimum, it also ensures full traceability of all items used on the shop floor and stored in the vending machine.

Ficep UK MD Mark Jones says: “The industry has waited patiently for four years for this exhibition to come around, we can once again meet customers old and new in person on a wider scale, see new innovations and talk about what the future holds for our businesses. MACH allows us to showcase our technical expertise, respond directly to our customer queries and demonstrate our steel processing systems and automation capabilities in person. We are excited about the possibility of meeting people face to face again and presenting our latest innovations at this year’s show.”