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News 2013

High clamping force with a twist from Roemheld
High clamping force with a twist from Roemheld
December 2013 - The latest addition to the Roemheld quick die range, the hydro-mechanical clamping nut, delivers a high clamping force in a limited space. This tool clamping element is ideal for whenever clamping up to 150 kN is required without the use of hydraulics. Designed for clamping and locking dies on press beds and rams, the Roemheld hydro-mechanical clamping nut can be manually tightened and released in seconds.
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Roemheld launches next generation rapid clamping at K2013
Roemheld launches next generation rapid clamping at K2013
October 2013 - Roemheld launched a new generation of magnetic rapid clamping systems at K2013. It was just one of the innovations on show on the Roemheld stand aimed at maximising productivity levels and increasing throughput in plastics and rubber processing operations.
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Roemheld distributor makes move
Roemheld distributor makes move
September 2013 - Roemheld distributor, AC Hydraulics Ltd, has relocated to Hinckley in Leicestershire. Established in 1977, with its original roots in hydraulic workholding, tooling and associated control systems, AC Hydraulics has developed into a business that also manufactures, installs and commissions bespoke hydraulic systems.
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Roemheld launches world’s smallest zero point module
Roemheld launches world’s smallest zero point module
September 2013 - The latest addition to the Roemheld Easy Click range of Zero point systems is the smallest available in the market. At a height of just 19mm and a diameter of 85mm, the new Stark Easy Click module system from Roemheld has been designed to meet the demands of designers and production engineers looking to utilise every millimetre on machine tables and assembly areas.
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Obituary - Mike Lally
Obituary - Mike Lally
August 2013 - Mike Lally, Northern Area Manager for Roemheld UK for the past 15 years, sadly passed away on the 28th July after a short illness. He was 57. Mike was very well respected within the industry for both his technical ability and personal integrity.
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Roemheld to launch new clamping solutions at EMO
Roemheld to launch new clamping solutions at EMO
July 2013 - Roemheld will be launching its latest innovations in power workholding at EMO. These will include new compact elements, components for increased safety, automation solutions for mechanical clamping systems and zero-point mounting systems for piece production.
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Roemheld appoints new joint Managing Director
Roemheld appoints new joint Managing Director
July 2013 - On 1 July 2013, Terry O’Neill was appointed Managing Director, Roemheld (UK) Ltd. He shares the role with incumbent Managing Director, Bill Neal, who will retire at the end of 2014. In his new role, Terry, who was previously Southern Area Sales Manager, takes responsibility for the operational side of the business, while Bill focuses on strategy and marketing.
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Roemheld launches YouTube channel
Roemheld launches YouTube channel
July 2013 - Roemheld (UK) has created a YouTube channel so end users can see its workholding solutions in action. Videos currently posted on the channel include footage of how 5-Axis clamping technology, quick die change (QDC), quick mould change (QMC), M-TECS magnetic clamping and Stark Zero point mounting systems can all be used to boost productivity.
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Roemheld (UK) wins website award
Roemheld (UK) wins website award
June 2013 - ROEMHELD (UK) WINS WEBSITE AWARD Roemheld (UK) won an award for the best European website within the Roemheld Group at the Group’s annual marketing presentation in Germany. Bill Neal, Managing Director of Roemheld (UK) said: “I am delighted with this recognition as we try hard to ensure our website is as informative and up-to-date as possible with details of all the hydraulic workholding and handling technology.
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Aerospace workholding collaboration gets the green light
Aerospace workholding collaboration gets the green light
May 2013 - A bespoke fixturing solution, for use in a new Aerospace ‘green button‘ cell, was developed as a result of a major collaboration between Brown & Holmes (Tamworth) Limited and Roemheld (UK) Limited. Engineers from a major Aerospace supplier approached precision machining and workholding subcontractor, Brown & Holmes, to deliver a purpose-built solution for manufacturing a series of components within a ‘green button‘ cell.
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Roemheld appoints new Southern Area Manager
Roemheld appoints new Southern Area Manager
February 2013 - Roemheld (UK) Ltd has expanded its technical support by appointing a new Area Manager for the South and West. Ian Shelley joins Roemheld having previously spent 22 years as a fixture designer at Bartling Designs Ltd. Ian said: “I was keen to take on a new challenge and this role offers an ideal opportunity to become more involved in liaising with customers and helping them solve their workholding problems.
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