5 December 2008

George Barker installs LVD laser cutting system

George Barker Limited a manufacturer of refrigerated display cabinets for supermarkets and part of the Epta group the leading world refrigeration group has recently ordered a LVD Axel 4020 – 5Kw Linear laser cutting system worth £700,000 complete with automatic material loading and unloading system.

Purchased as part of strategic group investment plan the new LVD laser cutting system will provide increased productivity and flexibility to George Barker’s UK manufacturing
operations in Bradford.

The LVD Axel 4020 Linear laser cutting system fitted with a 5Kw laser source will provide dynamic processing of 4.0 x 2.0 metre sheets within automated material loading and unloading system to maximize to productivity.

Derek Bower – Work Study Officer at George Barker comments “The new LVD laser allows us to add more productivity and flexibility to our manufacturing operations.” Initially it was the perceived need for new punching machine that lead Derek Bower and his team to investigate the market. “We started searching the market for a new punch press originally, but once we started discussing our needs with potential vendors, we established that a dynamic larger sheet laser cutting machine was the best solution for our application”.

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