Category: CNC Machining Services

New Investment Bolsters Growth at GA Engineering Sliding Head

Factory showing sliding head machines

Dundee-based GA Engineering Sliding Head, has made a six-figure investment in two new Star Micronics sliding head lathes to strengthen its offering to its global base of valued customers. GA Engineering Sliding Head is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pryme Group, an integrated manufacturing service provider with five manufacturing sites across England and Scotland, which includes Newcastle, Morecambe, and Ellon, in addition to its Dundee bases. Despite the challenges that COVID-19 has presented to the manufacturing industry, GA Engineering Sliding…

Casing penetrator machined from blank – Case study

A screenshot of a CAD design for a CNC machined flange on a custom work holding for the final stage of CNC machining

Machining a casing penetrator from a blank – Case study We had an enquiry for the sub-contract manufacturing of a 30˚ flange to flange connection casing penetrator. The item could not be sourced as a casting so was required to be manufactured from a solid piece. We worked with the customer to repair the component CAD model to ensure it was suitable for the finish part required. Our Manufacturing Engineer reconfigured the model for customer approval so we could commence…

North Tyneside Mayor hails Pryme Group’s success in adapting to new working environment

North Tyneside Mayor, Norma Redfearn, visits the machining and fabrication facility in North Shields, Tyne and Wear.

We were delighted to have welcomed Norma Redfearn CBE, Elected Mayor of North Tyneside, back to the Pryme Group facility at the Tyne Tunnel Estate in North Shields which she opened two years ago. She paid tribute to our positive response to the pandemic, including our support for critical sectors. We have worked tirelessly to adapt to the Covid-19 environment and have been active in providing equipment for healthcare and other essential industries since the spring. We’re continuing a diversification…

Improving Quality Systems at GA Slidinghead

Improving Quality Systems at GA Slidinghead We’re pleased to announce our latest investment at our GA Slidinghead facility which greatly improves the workflow of the quality department. Precision Machining to tight tolerances As specialists in sliding head machining, GA Slidinghead machines components from 0.3mm to 33mm with very fine tolerances. As an AS9100:2018 Rev D certified aerospace component manufacturer, we’re experienced in meeting demanding standards and our quality management system reflects this. As well as eliminating any non-conforming parts and…

COVID-19 Priority response team – fast CNC machining

A CNC machine in the process of manufacturing a metal component

COVID-19 Priority response team During the COVID-19 pandemic it is vital that the manufacturing industry continues to work effectively. As a specialist in subcontract machining, we have made the decision to introduce a specialist, priority response machining team that is dedicated to turning around parts of up to 6 inches within a 24 to 48 hour window. 24/48 hour machining capability This rapid-response machining cell will be primarily working with 316/303/304 stainless steels to turnaround machined parts within 24/48 hours…

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