Eastman Machine appoints TeCS as representative for U.K., Ireland
Posted July 1, 2020
BUFFALO, N.Y. – Eastman Machine Company announced that it has appointed Technical Cutting (TeCS) of Nottinghamshire to represent its line of automated cutting systems in the U.K. and Ireland.
To offer local testing and education, TeCS strategically established an Eastman technical demonstration facility inside the world-renowned composites specialist Kamm Projects Ltd. in Newcastle.
TeCS is a team of experienced engineers, technicians and CAD/CAM specialists. The company has extensive experience in cutting-room implementation, applications analysis, and service across a variety of machine manufactures. With decades of hands-on customer facing support, specific to automatic cutting and material handling, TeCS is a natural fit for Eastman.
“Eastman is part of our DNA,” said Shaun Doohan, owner of TeCS. “That DNA has flowed through nearly every cutting room we have visited in 30 years of service.”
The demonstration facility boasts a fully automated, CNC-controlled Eastman conveyor system to use for cutting trials and software training. As a direct result of the of the TeCS team’s ambition and flexibility, the site opened in early June and is now available by appointment with TeCS.
“Having a team that really understands cutting solutions and is also capable of providing valuable support and service mirrors our business concept around the world,” said Elizabeth McGruder, Eastman’s vice president for European sales and marketing. “A local team will provide more options, increased savings and knowledgeable support for all of our customers in the U.K.”
With 20 years of manufacturing and engineering experience, Kamm Projects has cultivated a reputation for delivering creative solutions.
“We are proud to open our facility and demonstrate how two industry leaders work together in synergy to produce a flawless product, in both design and execution,” said Martin Meir, managing director of Kamm Projects. “The automated technology that Eastman has extended to our facility has given us the confidence to create, design and continually meet the evolving array of design requirements. We are proud to welcome the Eastman conveyor system to our facility and look forward to hosting Eastman training and demonstration events in the near future.”
Eastman has installed thousands of automated cutting systems worldwide. Automated cutting systems offer time and labor-saving solutions to manufacturers using composite materials and industrial fabrics in the aerospace, transport, marine, apparel and safety industries, among others.
Eastman has been manufacturing manually operated cutting machines, automated CNC cutting systems, CAD/CAM software programs and material handling equipment in Buffalo since 1888.
Source: Eastman Machine Company