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Aluminium Housing Project

DES was recently approached by an electronics housing company to assist in the design of an aluminium housing. Getting involved at the R+D stage we used our 25 years experience of aluminium milling, to reduce the companies mechanical required price by nearly 30%. The part has been approved we have are expecting the first production…

2 x DNM5700 Vertical CNC Machines

DES has taken their investment on new technology to over £750k in 4 years. We are happy to announce that we have taken delivery of our 4th & 5th Doosan CNC Machine Tool from Mills CNC Two brand new DNM5700 Vertical CNC Machine. The larger, quicker machines will give us more efficient productivity. We are…

NEW CNC CMM

DES strategy to invest in latest technology hasn’t stopped hot on the heels of the New Ultrasonic Cleaning Line they have now set about updating their quality function with the latest addition being a CNC CMM from Aberlink. We have recently won a large order from an electronics company which compromises of 25 different components…

Ultrasonic Cleaning Investment

DES have invested in a dedicated Ultrasonic cleaning system from Ultrawave. In the past we have rinsed and cleaned all of our components and at times have also used companies in our supply chain at the finishing companies we use to clean during their own processes. We have now brought this in house to guarantee…

We are delighted to welcome Rob Gorman to our growing team

Rob Gorman has joined DES in the newly created role as Process Engineering Manager and we are delighted to have him on board. In this new role, Rob is responsible for managing all the offline programming and producing the relevant manufacturing and inspection information. We first met Rob in 2011 when he delivered Solidcam training…

The IBC Event, Amsterdam, Sept 2015

Paul recently attended the IBC event in Amsterdam to meet professionals engaged in the creation, management and delivery of electronic media, worldwide. This was a great opportunity for DES to meet with key people in the sector. Paul will be following up with all of the contacts from the show to discuss how DES can work in…

European Microwave Week, Paris, 2015

The 45th European Microwave conference took place earlier this month in Paris showing the very latest products, research and initiatives in the microwave sector. It was a great opportunity for Paul to meet the leading players in the industry and to get to know the new technologies driving the future of the microwave sector. Paul…

CNC Training Academy

DES prides itself on the excellent quality of its manufactured products. This can only be achieved through a highly skilled workforce. DES has chosen to use the CNC training academy for all of its external training requirements. James and Arran, two of DES’s CNC machinists will be attending the Academy for a four day Fanuc…

Aircraft Interior Expo, Hamburg, Germany

This is Europe’s leading aircraft interiors event with people from across the industry showcasing their latest innovations. Exhibitors ranged from aircraft seating manufacturers, to inflight entertainment and communication, hospitality and more. DES manufacture components for the inflight communications technology. This enables passengers to use their mobile phones for email, texting, browsing and calls whilst on…

Leeds Manufacturing Forum highlights excellent technologies

Earlier this year, our MD, Paul Stenton attended the Leeds Manufacturing Forum at the National Facility for Robotics at Leeds University. The Forum allowed delegates to see the advanced manufacturing facilities on site, including the world’s largest multiple material 3D printer, a high precision state of the art laser cutter, 3D visualisation suite and more.…