Case Study Shaw Sheet Metal

Established for 20 years, precision CNC fabrication specialist, Shaw Sheet Metal (Rugby) Ltd bought its first Amada machine in 1992. Today, the company has remained unerringly faithful to Amada, with performance, reliability and support the primary reasons. Recent models installed include an Amada X1 CNC laser and an EML 3610 laser/punch combination machine, both featuring sheet handling automation to make the company one of the most complete sheet metalworking and fabrication facilities in the Midlands.

Staff: 25

Amada Equipment List:

  • EML 3610 Combination machine
  • Apelio 2610 Combination machine
  • LC3015 X1 Laser
  • ASLUL Automation tower
  • Alpha IV LC1212 Laser
  • HFP100-3 Press Brake
  • HFP170-3 Press Brake
  • HFP50-20 Press Brake
  • GSII 630 Shear
  • Togu Tool grinder
  • Sheetworks 3D CAD Software

Key Achievements:

  • 1990 - established in 2000 sq ft unit in Rugby
  • 1993 - relocated to 4000 sq ft premises
  • 1997 - achieves ISO9002
  • 1998 - takes additional unit on the same estate
  • 2007 - relocates to 16,000 sq ft premises, bought Amada X1 laser
  • 2009 - installs Amada EML 3610 laser/punch combination
  • 2010 - due to move to 24,000 sq ft premises with 25 employees in total
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"“Working with Amada to provide finance, service and tooling has given me predictable monthly costs, meaning I can concentrate on running my business without having to worry about capital finance or machine downtime.”"
Phil Shaw