Brisbane based company Reliance Worldwide, manufacturers of water control equipment, were searching for a machine to take them to the next level in their competitive market.
They chose the high quality Nakamura-Tome NTMX from Headland Machinery.
Reliance production manager John Russell said the main driver behind this purchase was to replace old equipment.
“The NTMX was ideal as it offered us the capacity we needed, the versatility and also the precision of a quality 5-axis machining centre and a lathe, all in one,” Mr Russell said.
So how has it changed the business in the short term?
“We have had the machine for a few months now and already you can see the benefits, we definitely have more projects completing on time with the increased capacity, Mr Russell said.
“We are currently using the machine in production and in the long term for some part-time tool making.”
Mr Russell said the new machine gave Reliance the ability to make its own tooling in the long term.
“It will make things easier, more efficient and will allow us to be more competitive,” he said.
Established in 1949, Reliance Worldwide has operations in the US, Europe, Asia, NZ and Australia.
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