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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:

Fastcut comes to Dugard

Thursday April 4 2019

Dugard have just taken on a brand new product range, the Fastcut range of turning centres, and MTDCNC reviewed the company for us:

You Ji on show at Timtos exhibition in Taiwan

Thursday April 4 2019

Paul from MTDCNC met up with Jerry Wu from You Ji at the recent Timtos exhibition in Taiwan, watch to see what he had to say:

Hard metal cutting on Dugard HD range at Timtos

Wednesday April 3 2019

MTD saw a lot of Dugard machines on show at Timtos including our HD range.  Paul saw the Dugard HD1886B and he was very impressed:

Dugard production lathes on show at Timtos in Taiwan

Thursday March 14 2019

Our MD Eric was in Taiwan last week at Timtos, and he bumped in to Paul from MTD who was there looking at all the new machine launches.  In the first video below Eric’s joined by Jeff from Chiah Chyun, take a look:

Dugard Becomes UK Agent for High-End Kitamura Machine Tools

Friday February 22 2019

Dugard have now become the sole UK & Ireland sales and distribution outlet for the world renowned Kitamura brand of machine tools. The Kitamura machinery motto is ‘limitless creativity’ and this has been established on a global stage since its inception in 1933 with machine tool technology that is genuinely ‘world class’.

SMEC SL2500Y a single spindle Y axis powerhouse

Wednesday February 20 2019

Described by MTD as a single spindle Y axis powerhouse, the SMEC SL2500Y is another great option for machining components in one operation, watch the video below:

SMEC SL2000SY perfect for one hit machining

Tuesday February 19 2019

MTDCNC came to review some of our stock machines and they were very impressed with the SMEC SL2000SY, take a look at the video

What will you do with your Annual Investment Allowance?

Monday February 18 2019

The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) is a tax incentive offered to businesses to encourage capital investment.  This allowance has been temporarily increased this year, so if you’re in profit and buying machines the government will potentially give you tax relief on purchases up to £1,000,000, that could be a £200,000 saving*.

Incredible value for money with the Dugard 1000E

Wednesday February 13 2019

Paul from reviewed our Dugard 1000E vertical machining centre, watch the video below:

Changes at Dugard in 2019

Wednesday February 6 2019

Paul from MTD stopped in at our Southern Manufacturing stand and asked Eric a few questions about what’s in store for us in 2019

Dugard welcome Colin Thomson to the sales team

Wednesday January 30 2019

The Dugard portfolio continually evolves to meet the diverse needs of the industry, which lead to the appointment of Colin Thomson to support ongoing growth of the Hanwha brand.

Southern Manufacturing 2019

Monday January 7 2019

5 – 7 February 2019, FIVE, Farnborough

Hanwha ranges launched at Dugard open house

Friday September 14 2018

Made in South Korea, Hanwha sliding head CNC lathes and collaborative robots are now available exclusively at Dugard.  Both ranges were launched at our 2018 open house, 17 & 18 October at the Hove showroom.

Dugard at Robotics and Automation 2018

Thursday August 9 2018

The UK’s only dedicated robotics and automation exhibition is the perfect place to show off the new range of Hanwha cobots now available at Dugard.  Robotics and Automation will take place at Arena MK in Milton Keynes, 10 & 11 October, Dugard are on stand 540.

Bob Dugard 1942 – 2018

Monday August 6 2018

It is with great sadness we have to announce our company Chairman Bob Dugard passed away peacefully at Royal Sussex County Hospital Brighton on the 5th of August after a long illness which he fought in his typical “never give up” fashion. His wife Margaret was at his bedside when he slipped away, our heartfelt […]

Dugard sign new agency for Hanwha collaborative robots

Wednesday August 1 2018

Collaborative robots (cobots) are robots designed to physically interact with humans in a shared workspace.  Europe is the most active market for cobots and is the hub of the global robot industry. 

See our new range of Hanwha cobots at the open house – 17 & 18 October

Wednesday August 1 2018

The Dugard 2018 open house is set to be held on 17 and 18 October at our head office in Hove (BN3 7BX).