Predominantly a contract machinist of turned parts requiring a significant amount of milling and drilling, Rousant Sherwood Manufacturing in Henley-on-Thames uses more than a dozen CNC lathes, mainly from Nakamura, Japan. However, for expediency some parts are mill-turned on vertical-spindle machining centres (VMCs), including a line of three Topper machines built in Taiwan, one of which was automated last year to increase production efficiency.
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