A bespoke solution for office chair identification

At Knight, we pride ourselves on offering a quality service to a range of customers, regardless of order quantities or the size of the job. Smaller solution-based projects are an integral part of our business, which is why our tooling and moulding capabilities are open to all.   Recently, a commercial business approached Knight looking

Deal or no deal it could still be great news for UK manufacturing

Brexit has brought many challenges for UK industry in a time of significant uncertainty. As March 29th looms closer businesses will be making final plans in preparation for Brexit. But what can we do as a manufacturing industry to ensure we are resilient to the challenges that may be coming our way?   Establishing closer

We’ve updated our case studies!

Three new case studies have been added to the Projects section of our website, so please do pop over and have a look.   All three show the combined approach with Knight Group companies – offering our pragmatic 3D product design, prototyping (including 3D printing), precision engineering, world-leading tooling techniques and in-house moulding, assembly and

High precision engineering wins high profile clients

As we continue to develop our skills, resources and facilities, so we are able to offer a unique approach to high precision, low volume parts – it’s an approach that’s winning us high-profile projects with clients such as key defence and aerospace clients. The first project consisted of several aluminium components fitting together to create a

Spread the cost of Tooling

Our country is full of innovators, inventors and budding geniuses, bursting with clever ideas to take product design forward and make a name for themselves. But we have to accept that getting an idea from fag-packet scrawling to in-the-hand product is a long and challenging road, and many designers will cite the cost of tooling

Knight supports product designers

With its one-stop portfolio of skills, the Knight Group is increasingly being called on by product designers to support new product development.   Prototyping, mould design and short run batch manufacturing can all be carried out within the group, providing a short cut to market testing. And for those whose products really start to see

Reshoring gathers pace

Reshoring – the practice of bringing manufacturing back from the Far East to Europe – is gathering momentum.   Consultants PwC, in a recent report, noted that the trend could create between 100,000 and 200,000 extra jobs in the UK over the next decade, boosting national output by up to £12 billion.   Reshoring is

Addition of New HAAS VF-4SS

  With the introduction of a new HAAS VF-4SS, our CNC machine list has expanded further. With a 12,000-rpm 40-Taper Spindle, high-speed rapids on all axes and 50″ x 20″ x 25″ range, this high-performance Super-Speed vertical machining center will allow us to provide high-volume production with reduced cycle times. This makes the whole process

Trialling Under Way for Major UK Household Brand

Trialling is now under way after the successful development and manufacture of a 17 tool suite for a major UK household electronic goods manufacturer.   Working with our expert engineers and vast range of machines,all tools produced hit all targets for T1, modification and pre-production. All complete within a very tight schedule.   The Knight Manufacturing Group will

Knight introduces the ROFIN Star Laser Welder – Tool Open II

PRECISION The use of laser technology allows us to target even the most narrow and complicated areas to ensure only the highest quality tool repairs. FLEXIBILITY The Tool Open II is capable of processing a variety of materials with a hardness of up to 64HRC –including aluminium, copper and nickel. HIGH STANDARD FINISH The laser