The new Amada UK Technical Centre is conveniently located at a purpose built facility in Kidderminster - Worcestershire, strategically positioned within easy reach of the midlands motorway network. The facility was extensively refurbished for 2014 to offer an improved visitor experience whilst incorporating the very latest technology and environmental efficiencies.
Amada UK Ltd was established over 40 years ago and with the philosophy of “growing together with our customers” now provides the largest service and sales support network within the UK sheet metal industry.
The purpose built Machine Tool Plaza opened in Kidderminster in 1986 to showcase “cutting-edge” technology in laser, punching, pressbrake and automation solutions combined with the latest innovations in tooling and CADCAM software.
Nearly 30 years on the Machine Tool Plaza has been completely refurbished to provide our customers with a state-of-the-art Interactive Technical Centre that houses Amada’s latest technical innovations in sheet metal solutions. As with all Amada’s solutions, the new facility incorporates the very latest in ECO-friendly environmental control systems including sustainable technology for lighting and heating which result in a minimal carbon footprint.
To meet the tough challenges in today’s sheet metal market, the belief at Amada is that every visit to the Technical Centre should be much more than a machine demonstration. Based on the “Engineering Amada Philosophy”, The dedicated team of manufacturing engineers in the centre utilise the latest integrated cutting edge technologies for software, laser cutting, punching, forming and welding to provide every customer with the right engineering solution for their needs. Amada UK’s Managing Director, Alan Parrott, explains “This investment in the refurbishment of our UK facilities is a clear message that we are putting our customers first. Coming to an environment befitting of the technology and expertise on offer is of prime importance. We want to make every visit to Amada UK one to remember.”
An industry leading combination of technical expertise on machine solutions, tooling, parts and software makes Amada’s service second to none. Quick accurate diagnosis and rapid despatch of personnel and equipment are key to our customer’s continued success. More than 90 engineers and specialists are engaged in the installation, support and applications for Amada solutions.
Keeping true to Amada’s core principals, the aim of our Technical Centre is to provide the ultimate experience for customers and visitors. With an expanded showroom, enhanced meeting areas and interactive facilities for machine solutions, software and tooling, visitors can enjoy the very latest in sheet metal technology within a welcoming and comfortable environment. The extensive 2 storey customer area has been developed to provide a unique combination of customer focused consultations, demonstrations and engineering knowledge transfer. Amada’s most important asset is it’s highly skilled and experienced engineers, who are on hand to give advice or solutions to customers, whatever their manufacturing need.