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11th January 2018, Witney

Shape buys assets of Fine Cut Advanced Engineering

One of the new 5-axis CMS Ares machines. © Shape MachiningA leading UK-based composites manufacturer Shape Machining has purchased the assets and goodwill of Fine Cut Advanced Engineering. The major assets are 2 large CMS Ares 5-axis machining centres, a Dugard Eagle 3-axis CNC milling machine, Faro Edge laser inspection equipment and the staff. Shape will continue to operate these assets from its current location in Lancing, Sussex, until the additional factory space in Witney comes online in the second quarter of 2018.

“We are really pleased to have taken over the assets, goodwill and employees of Fine Cut Advanced Engineering. They have a strong customer base, extensive aluminium mould machining experience and excellent facilities,” said Managing Director of Shape, Peter McCool. “We continue to grow strongly across all market sectors and this additional resource will allow us to offer our customers even more capacity.”

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