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Kitamura vertical, horizontal and 5 axis machining centres at Dugard

Monday October 12 2020

The Kitamura range of high speed, high precision vertical, horizontal and 5 axis machining centres manufactured in Japan are the newest addition to the strong profile of machine tools available at Dugard. 

Dugard expands the team to futureproof business strategy

Monday October 5 2020

As the world gradually exits the pandemic and the government furlough scheme is coming to its conclusion, there is a sad inevitability of pending redundancies throughout the industry – but not at Dugard. We are delighted to announce the appointment of two new staff. We’re defying the trend of machine tool companies that are shedding […]

Dugard makes 2020 extra memorable with 40% off deals

Monday September 14 2020

If you have ever wanted to be the proud owner of a truly high-end machining centre and all the benefits within, now is the perfect time to buy with Dugard’s Summer Season Sale. As the UK’s exclusive agent for Kitamura machine tools, the Summer Season Deals now allows you to own the ‘best-in-class’ range of […]

Chevalier grinders – an unbeatable price and performance combination

Wednesday September 9 2020

Supplied exclusively in the UK by Dugard, Chevalier have dominated the imported grinder market in Europe for over 30 years. 

Hanwha sliding head lathes breathe life into ventilator challenge

Monday August 31 2020

With the ramp-up of the ‘Ventilator Challenge UK’ project to battle the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, we saw an unprecedented surge in enquiries and sales for our Hanwha range of sliding head turning centres. As manufacturers up and down the country switched production output to machining small turned components for the Ventilator Challenge UK, the attributes […]

You can still rely on us for CNC machine tools sales, service and spares

Tuesday March 31 2020

For manufacturers all over the UK, this is a more critical time than ever. We’re here to help. During this time we will still be offering full sales, service and spare part support for our complete range of CNC machine tools. We know that in the coming months you may face increased demand, unforeseen maintenance […]

Dugard builds sales team further with Peter Tilsed

Monday March 23 2020

Our unprecedented level of growth has been well reported over the last 24 months, and we’re not finished yet! Despite the challenges of Brexit, recent floods, and now the Coronavirus, we’re still going from strength to strength – now adding a new area sales manager to the South West and Wales region. We’ve witnessed a […]

MACH may be postponed but we still have amazing machine offers

Wednesday March 18 2020

At MACH 2020 we were planning on demonstrating our most diverse and comprehensive range of machine tool options yet introducing no fewer than four new product lines to MACH visitors.  However, as you all know by now, MACH has been postponed until 25 – 28 January next year.  We were planning some show deals and […]

Dugard welcome Kevin Searl to the sales team

Monday March 16 2020

In the last 18 months, we’ve expanded our product and application portfolio with the addition of the Hanwha brand of sliding head turning centres and cobots, the marquee Kitamura brand of high-speed high-precision machining centres and now the IBARMIA range of 5-axis moving column machining centres.

Dugard are now the UK distributor of Ibarmia 5 axis machining centres

Wednesday February 12 2020

As part of our relentless and exciting growth strategy, Dugard have now become the sole UK and Ireland agent for the high-quality range of IBARMIA 5-axis moving column machining centres.

Meet Gerald Coyle, the new Dugard salesman in Scotland

Friday January 24 2020

As part of our ongoing growth strategy, we’ve now got a new area sales manager to support our customers in Scotland and the North East of England. With more than 30-years of industry experience, Gerald Coyle will be a welcome addition to the Dugard team. Paul Jones from MTDCNC had a chat with Gerald when he came […]

We’re expanding the Dugard team

Wednesday December 11 2019

New year and exciting new opportunities

Introducing the updated cost effective range of Dugard VMCs

Friday November 22 2019

The Dugard range of cost-effective vertical machining centres has now evolved following extensive discussions with our Taiwanese partners to instigate enhancements throughout the already impressive range of VMCs.

Hanwha Precision Machinery has global expansion in their sights with their new Europe Technical Centre

Wednesday October 16 2019

Hanwha Precision Machinery are the first Korean machinery company to set up a technical centre in Europe. 

Dr Kitamura talks about Kitamura machining centres

Wednesday September 18 2019

MTDCNC came down to our head office in Hove recently to talk to the owner of Kitamura, Dr Kitamura and our MD Eric, watch the video below.

Hanwha sliding head CNC lathes for exceptional one hit machining

Monday July 29 2019

Hanwha sliding head CNC lathes at Dugard are a unique range from 7mm right up to 45mm on the sliding head (42mm guidebush and 45mm non guidebush sliding head).  Paul Jones from MTDCNC came to Hove to talk to Colin Thomson, our sliding head expert, watch the video underneath: Diverse range to cater for any industry […]

Kitamura, built to perform from the ground up

Thursday July 25 2019

Another visit from Paul Jones at MTDCNC gave us the opportunity to show off about the phenomenal Kitamura range, including the HX500iG horizontal machining centre we’ve got in stock at our showroom in Hove, watch the video:

See you at Robotics and Automation

Wednesday July 17 2019

Our range of Hanwha collaborative robots are making another appearance at Robotics and Automation, the only dedicated robotics and automation exhibition in the UK.

Take a look at the impressive range of machine tools at Dugard

Thursday June 27 2019

At Dugard we’re very proud of our huge range of machine tools, we’ve got the widest range in the UK of horizontal and vertical lathes, machining centres, borers, grinders and cobots.  Our choice of machines is so extensive we’ve definitely got a machine for you, whatever size you need or whatever your budget.  Watch the […]

Hanwha sliding head turning centres only at Dugard

Thursday June 27 2019

In recent years, the sliding head turning market has seen the niche machining technology continually encroach and impact of the sales of fixed head turning centres.

An illuminating chat with Eric about Kitamura machining centres

Wednesday June 26 2019

Paul Jones from MTDCNC came to our head office in Hove to have an in depth discussion with Eric about our new range of Kitamura machining centres, watch the video below: