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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).

June special offer – SMEC LCV 400D VMC just £85,000

Monday June 18 2018

Our June special offer was the subject of MTD’s recent visit to Hove, have a look at the video below:

5 axis machine, incredible price and incredible value

Thursday May 17 2018

MTDCNC popped down to our showroom in Hove to check out the great offer we’ve got on our Dugard RM 250 RT – just £75,000 – watch the video below.

Chevalier grinders – neat, precise, ergonomical, easy to use and good value for money

Friday March 16 2018

Our resident grinding expert, Richard Starzec explained to MTDCNC exactly what customers can expect from the Chevalier range of grinders, watch the video underneath:

MTDCNC review the Dugard T8 Hybrid CNC turning centre

Friday March 2 2018

MTDCNC came down to Hove to look at our Dugard T8 Hybrid, multi-axis, high production CNC turning centre – watch the video underneath.