Alpha Manufacturing, a proud member of The HEX Group, is excited to announce a £450,000 investment in the acquisition of the cutting-edge Trumpf TruBend 5170S. This state-of-the-art machinery will not only elevate the company’s manufacturing capabilities but also contribute to its commitment to quality, innovation, and environmental sustainability.

The introduction of the Trumpf TruBend 5170S signifies a significant leap forward for Alpha Manufacturing in terms of quality, accuracy, and efficiency.

The key features of the new machinery include:

Automatic Controlled Bending: The Trumpf TruBend 5170S enables automatic controlled bending, ensuring greater precision and quality in the manufacturing process.

3D Programme Folding: Alpha Manufacturing can now leverage 3D programmes for folding, enhancing visual management and further streamlining the production process.

Part Indicator Technology: The machinery is equipped with part indicator technology, preventing incorrect folding and significantly reducing errors, waste, and production time.

Environmental Impact: Alpha Manufacturing’s investment aligns with its commitment to environmental sustainability. The Trumpf TruBend 5170S contributes to the company’s 2037 carbon neutrality goal by reducing energy consumption and promoting eco-friendly manufacturing practices.

Paul Clews, Managing Director at Alpha Manufacturing, expressed enthusiasm about the investment, stating, “The Trumpf TruBend 5170S represents a significant step forward for Alpha Manufacturing, allowing us to deliver even higher quality products while aligning with our environmental goals. This investment reinforces our commitment to providing the best for our customers, our team, and the planet.”

Gerry Jones, Sales Director at TRUMPF, added: “Alpha manufacturing are a key customer in the UK and a forerunner in terms of technical capability, the TruBend 5170 S strengthens their position.”

We look forward to working with Alpha Manufacturing and supporting their exciting progress.”

Benefits for Alpha Manufacturing and Its Stakeholders:

The Trumpf TruBend 5170S brings a host of benefits to Alpha Manufacturing, its dedicated team, and the environment:

Lift Support: The bend support arm of the machinery can handle parts weighing up to 100KG, enhancing efficiency and capacity.

Reduced Manual Handling: Automation and innovative technology minimize the need for manual handling, promoting a safer and more ergonomic work environment.

Energy Efficiency: The new machinery is designed with reduced energy consumption in mind, contributing to Alpha Manufacturing’s sustainability initiatives.

Offline Programming: The Trumpf TruBend 5170S allows for offline programming, providing opportunities to increase machine uptime and overall output.

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