Project Springboard

A new LamaCaster H65 Mark 3 die-casting machine has recently joined the Lama herd at PMS. Lama Land now contains 5 LamaCaster die-casting machines. The compact design and small footprint of the Lamas ensure that the space we house them in is very productive. This fast and flexible multi-slide machine with dry cycle speed around 70 cycles per minute is ideal...

We've had a busy week at PMS Diecasting. Firstly we took delivery of a new state-of-the-art hot chamber Frech diecasting machine (W80 Zn-Rc) which will enable us to continue our expansion and continue to increase our zinc diecasting output. We have also recently been looking at creating 6 new roles within our business for 'Diecasting Technicians'. This will involve an hands-on...

The Quality Inspection room has recently been refurbished at PMS Diecasting as part of our ongoing 'Project Springboard'. Liam Yarrow, Electrical Apprentice at PMS Diecasting, has been working with Craig Reading on electrically upgrading the inspection room and creating a job report for his NVQ. His report included further details of the below: - Wooden brackets were created and fixed to the wall...

Our expansion into diecasting hall 2 continues. PMS Diecasting has recently taken delivery of a new Frech hot chamber diecasting machine, the Frech W50 Zn-ST which will add to our capacity to produce quality zinc diecastings for our increasing customer base. ...

As part of our plans to increase diecasting capacity we have now set up 'Diecasting Hall 2' to manufacture high value zinc diecastings which require various secondary operations, surface finish preparation and assembly. A new assembly room has been built to accommodate these processes and we have invested in new equipment to keep improving our productive output and quality. These...