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Technical And Engineering Experts

Thousands of customers depend on MSC to help reduce their costs, improve productivity, and increase profitability. That's why we have a team of dedicated experts on the phone, or in the field, to work with you on engineering projects.

Our time served Engineers are specialists in a variety of sectors, applications, product materials and machines - meaning you can trust MSC to advise you on the right solution for your business.

How Our Technical And Engineering Experts Can Help You

If you're a Managing Director

If you're a Managing Director,

you don't need to hire or invest in more resource to focus on cost savings, our expert Technical Team will identify and implement solution projects for you

If you're an Engineer,

it means you have someone standing next to you or on the phone helping with any technical question you have. Whether you're new in the industry or an experienced engineer, they can advise on the best and latest solution specific to you

If you're an Engineer

If you're a Production Manager

If you're a Production Manager,

MSC is a trusted adviser proactively sharing technical best practice, across the industry, to improve your production line and achieve your objectives

If you're in Procurement,

our Engineers will advise on product rationalisation solutions to remove unwanted inventory and report back achieved cost savings

If you're in Procurement

What you can expect from MSC

Survey your machining operation
Survey your machining operation and requirements including; workpiece materials, speeds, feeds, tolerances and other critical data
Recommend improvements
Recommend improvements from; the right tool for the job to tool path adjustments, to speeds and feeds, to new approaches and techniques that address manufacturing challenges
Document test results
Document test results, including cost savings, tool life cycle times and more

Cost Savings

Give us your toughest problem

We're here to help - On site and at the spindle or over the phone, our Technical and Engineering experts will help you tackle the toughest technical, application and product challenges to cut costs whilst driving productivity.

  • Over £1 million of cost savings achieved in 2017 for our customers
  • Including 92 projects spanning; product rationalisation, production cost reduction, longer tool life recommendations and machine tool packages and programming support

Our capabilities include:

Tool selection
Tool selection
Cost reduction activities
Cost reduction activities
Building of tooling packages for a new machine set up
Building of tooling packages
for a new machine set up
CAD/CAM/3D modelling
CAD/CAM/3D modelling
Programming assistance
Programming assistance
Troubleshooting of unexpected application problems
Troubleshooting unexpected application problems
Special tooling design
Special tooling design
Process improvement
Process improvement
Analysis of drawings to design a solution
Analysis of drawings
to design a solution

Right Tool

Like all manufacturers, you are trying to produce the highest quality part in the shortest amount of time with the lowest cost possible.

Focusing on the tool cost alone does not achieve a cost reduction on the overall cost of machining a product.

The Real Costs of Machining

The True Costs of Machining

The machining part of the diagram cannot be improved through cheaper tools or processes.

This is only achieved through using the right tool for the job.

A price rise in the tool cost, at 3% of the overall machining cost, has no significant impact on the overall cost. However, the machining efficiency, machine downtime, tool change and other costly areas can impact on the overall cost - as the parts are being produced more efficiently with production benefiting from longer tool life.

Let us reduce the total cost of machining to your business

Contact our Engineering Experts today


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