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We are recruiting – we require a skilled CNC Miller/Machine setter

Jetway are looking for a skilled CNC Milling Machine setter/operator capable of programing jobs direct from drawings using the Heidenhain TNC 370 system. To become part of our small production team who is capable and willing to train/help others and generally up-skill our Milling Section. We currently have three Bridgeport VMC Milling machines but plans

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Job Vacancies

CNC Turning / programmer / setter Qualifications/Skills Working Knolwedge of Doosan Lynx machines Experience of Fanuc Control Systems Machining of various metals Good communications skills Own transport due to site location The ability to work individually or as part of a team Experienced manual machine operator Qualifications/Skills Expereince of using all standard machine shop tools

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Fire Extinguisher Brackets

Jetway has supplied fire extingsuiher brackets to the Defence sector for over 35 years. Here is another stack almost ready to head to our paint shop before having the securing belts and rubber addedd.      

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Transverse Brackets – London Underground

Jetway is pleased to confirm that, against tough competition, it has been awarded a four year contract by Tube Lines to produce Transverse Damper Bracket Assemblies. As part of a major London Underground upgrade these Assemblies will be produced specifically for the Piccadilly Line. The awarding of the contract by Tube Lines ltd builds on

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Work on the local Church Bells

Jetway are pleased to have been involved in the recent safety upgrade to the bells housed within Colerne’s historic St John the Baptists Church tower. MD Peter Bambrough said “we love projects like this as it demonstrates the ingenuity of bye-gone engineers and gives our youngsters an insight into how they worked without today’s technology.

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New Bridgeport VMC 600 /22 YOM Installation

Jetway have recently added this new Bridgeport to their shop floor. The system has already improved our on going capacity and our ability to provide services to a range of business sectors. The specification includes-: X Axis 600mm Y Axis 410mm Z Axis 520mm Rapid Feed Rates 40m/min X& Y , 20M/min Z Spindle Taper

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New M443 Co-Ordinate Measuring Machine Installation

In January this year Jetway installed a new Mitutoyo Crysta Plus M443 co-ordinate measuring machine.  With an already established inspection department adhering to our ISO9001 quality standards this new CMM, installed with a Renishaw probe, takes our inspection facility to a new level and provides our clients more information and reporting on produced parts accuracy.

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New Doosan Installation

New Lynx 220LMSA installed with sub spindle & Bar Feed: 51mm Maximum Bar Diameter 8” Chuck. Maximum turning Diameter 320mm, Maximum Workpiece length 305mm. In January this year Jetway installed another new Doosan Lynx. The new 220LMSA comes as a sub spindle and is a fast, accurate and highly productive lathe with milling capability. This

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Apprentice Programme

Jetway is backing the Apprenticeships Good for our Business Scheme. Jetway has a long tradition of assisting local schools and colleges by offering work experience placements for pupils who may be considering a career in the manufacturing sector. We also offer apprenticeship opportunities providing candidates the opportunity of experience and training within the engineering sector.

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Lynx 220 Center

Our new Lynx 220 Compact Turning Center is now delivering quality and benefit to our clients. Installed in late 2010 our staff have now been fully trained in all operational aspects of the Lynx. Having been through a fairly lengthy learning curve, Jetway are now providing large volumes/batches parts with the new Lynx and demonstrating

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