North West Precision Limited, a Birkenhead based business recognised for its 30 years’ experience in aircraft components, cutting tools and fasteners, recently (June 2016) acquired by Arlington Aerospace, a well-known division of global supply chain integrator, Arlington Industries Group, is pleased to welcome on board EDV UK Limited.
EDV’s acquisition by North West Precision Limited has been completed in the first week of July.
This located in the heart of Sheffield precision rotary tooling manufacturer, providing second to none tooling solutions to its wide portfolio of clients within aerospace, automotive, medical, oil and gas industry, has a vast array of services to offer, to name a few: endmills, drills, reamers, special custom tooling, brazed carbide, HSS, boring and fine reaming heads, fast regrinding and re-servicing of all tooling types.
Miles Tudor, Head of Business of NWP, outlines the main reasons of buying EDV UK:
Increase the existing customer base
On-line catalogue offer
Enrich the re-grinding and re-servicing support
Offer specialist cutting tools for stacks (Titanium, Aluminium, Composite)
Cutting tools design centre
Increase sales for PCD and carbide countersinks.
Bob Young, General Manager of EDV UK, states: “We are very excited about the future opportunities hoping to be developed shortly by merging our resources as well as over 50 years’ industry knowledge. The combination of additional skills, diverse experience and enhanced offering will add an extra competitive edge to our established position across the industry”. Bob’s over 25 years’ professional experience in cutting tools sector, 22 of which gained by working at TECHNICUT, set to add competitive advantages to the business.
John Brazier, CEO of Arlington Aerospace, says: “We are pleased to welcome EDV UK as their strong experience in the specialist cutting tooling sector will benefit the strategic direction of our division as part of global pioneer in supply chain integration”.
Mark Franckel, CEO of Arlington Industries Group, adds: “This acquisition’s value will definitely be seen as strong reinforcement of our global transactions. Both, EDV and NWP, represent great industry potential, which without a shadow of doubt will be taken a level higher by Arlington Aerospace”.