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Speed And Greater Accuracy

Based at Halesowen in the West Midlands, HLP Engineering supplies a number of tier-one automotive suppliers with multi-stage progression tools.

Founded in 2009 by experienced toolmakers Luke Hobbs and his business partner Phil Littlewood, HLP has quickly grown to become a respected industry name in presstool manufacture.

Turning Centre Packs a Punch

Back in 1979, an entrepreneurial greengrocer diversified into selling plastic packaging, which eventually became more profitable than ensuring Staffordshire residents were getting their daily portion of healthy eating. This soon set the foundation of Kenson Industrial Plastics Ltd, a company that evolved from healthy eating to packaging, and then on to the trading of plastic rods and tubes.

Railway Heritage Kept Rolling Along

Built in 1903, the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway served the communities along the winding valley that joined the mainline at Welshpool. This narrow-gauge railway allowed livestock, coal and timber to be transported easily, as well as providing a passenger service until the early 1930’s.

Positivity and orders on the up for RK

The decision to increase its stand size to allow a wider and more diverse range of grinding technology to be exhibited at MACH 2018 proved to be the right decision for RK International Machine Tools.

The company recorded record levels of enquiries over the five-day exhibition and made some significant sales and identified a growing air of confidence among visitors from UK manufacturing companies that visited the stand.

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