‘Efficient manufacture’, ‘reduced labour costs’, ‘minimising error’ and ‘reducing wastage’ are all buzzwords for today’s successful window
fabricators. Getting these issues under control is the difference between loss and profit.
One company, Crown Aluminium
, are utilising the best equipment available and the latest software to ensure clients orders meet the very high standard that is expected by discerning clients and main contractors. Over 10 years ago, Crown
were one of the early adopters of CNC machines. After installing their first Elumatec, almost immediately the investment started to pay for itself. At the time it was thought by many that such machines would put people out of work, on the contrary, these machines enabled businesses to take on more work due to the increased capacity such machines offered.
run three Elumatec machines on a daily basis, two SBZ130’s and one SBZ150. The machines supply an experienced workforce of 50 with accurately prepared material making fabrication efficient and consistent. Data for the machines is supplied by Crown
’s drawing office, which is no mean feat as Crown
work with all the major systems companies operating in the UK to provide manufactured windows, doors and curtain wall
assemblies in various materials.
The Jewel in Crowns success as being the largest independent systems fabricator in the UK can be attributed to these efficient Elumatec machines. Crown’s customers are long standing and are some of the largest facade an envelope installers in the UK
is based in Stroud, Gloucestershire and was formed in 1987. For further information on Crown Aluminium
and services offered, please visit their website at www.crownaluminium.co.uk
or contact their offices by phone on 01453 753222.