The 600 Group PLC ("the Group") is a diversified engineering group with a world class reputation in the manufacture and distribution of machine tools, precision engineered components and industrial laser systems.
The Group operates these three areas of business from locations in Europe, North America and Australia selling into more than 180 countries worldwide.
The 600 Group PLC ("the Group") is a distributor, designer and manufacturer of industrial products with three principle areas of activities:
Machine Tools – the business has a strong reputation in the market for metal turning machines. Products range from small conventional machines for education markets, CNC workshop machines and CNC production machines. The manufacturing footprint is supported by selected outsourcing partners and machines are marketed through the Group's wholly owned international sales organisation.
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Precision Engineered Components – machine spares are distributed to customers globally to help maintain the installed base of group machines which number in excess of 100,000. Additionally, work holding products and taper roller bearings are sold via specialist distributors to OEMs, including other machine builders.
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Industrial Laser Systems – Industrial laser systems are a technologically superior alternative to ink jet marking. It requires no consumables and can operate on a continuous high speed basis when integrated into customers' production lines. The business has its own technology and proprietary software. Customer applications are diverse and range from telecommunications to pharmaceuticals. The requirement for increased product and component traceability is one of the market drivers.