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News November 2017

New investment has been made in CNC machinery. The purchase of the new Hurco CNC machining centre will increase our productivity and reduce lead times.  




News October 2017

Machine Shop and On-Site Services We continue to offer a quality machining service and a friendly approach to customer care, working with variety of industries to provide on-site machine shop services. Components can be manufactured in all grades of steel, brass, aluminium, plastic, or stainless steel, and CAD/CAM programming can be carried out off-line prior […]




News March 2017

There seems to be an upturn in engineering work in general since the start of the year. We have secured some new customers and are looking forward to growing the business in the second half of the year. Our apprentice has started course work with the college assessors and is progressing well. Looking to highlight […]




News October 2016

We have now received our ISO9001 certification. Paul Hair and Yvonne Pascoe received the ISO9001 certificate from Tom Graham from QMS. The certification is a boost to our commitment to develop and improve systems and customer interaction.




News August 2016

We have now relocated to our new premises at 8 Downsway Ind Est, Heathhall, Dumfries DG1 3RS. Moving the machines out of the old building was a challenge and getting things back up and running a time consuming operation, however the machines are now working and we have greater capacity to meet our customers needs. […]




News April 2016

It has been a busy year so far, after a visit to the Mach show at the NEC a new CNC milling machine has been ordered (delivery in July) in the meantime the workshop layout has been changed to create extra space for the new machinery. The new layout incorporates a bank of CNC machines, […]




News December 2015

We would like to thank all our friends, customers and suppliers all the best over the holiday period. Hope all have a happy and prosperous 2016.




News November 2015

SOLIDWORKS 3D CAD software Ai Engineering have just installed new solidworks software. This CAD software package will quickly unlock the benefits of this powerful 3D design solution for rapid creation of parts, assemblies, and 2D drawings. Application-specific tools for sheet metal, weldments, surfacing, and mold tool and die make it easy to deliver best-in-class designs.




News July 2015

Arriving on 7th July brand new Hurco Tm10i CNC lathe, this machine will increase capacity and offer customers quicker deliveries. Work Cube max. cutting diameter (mm) 295 max. cutting length (mm) 695 Chuck diameter (mm) 254 Bar Capacity (mm) 78 Travels X-Axis (mm) 250 Z-Axis (mm) 750 W-Axis (mm) – Feeds X/Z/W-Axis (mm) 19 / […]




News April 2015

Its been a busy first quarter to the year, with the increased business we have invested in a manual lathe and manual mill these will be used for production and to teach our latest trainee. Welcome to Alastair Gillespie who has joined the team as a trainee precision engineer. Alastair has already shown a talent […]




News January 2015

Thank you to all our customers for their continued support. 2014 was a year when we invested in new machinery to enhance the services we can offer. Hopefully 2015 will see continued growth and investment. Thank you all and best wishes to everyone for the coming year!




News November 2014

On the centenary of WW1, we remember the 888,246 British service men and women who gave their lives during this war to ensure a brighter future for us all. We will remember them!




New July 2014

Ai Engineering provide the winning formula to BSR racing. Highly skilled craftsmen utilise computer technology to machine race components for successful motorcycle race team About BSR Racing Father and son team Bill and Ian Simpson, both former TT winners, now compete in the International Classic Grand Prix (ICGP). The ICGP championship involves bikes between 250cc […]




News March 2014

Ai Engineering have just taken delivery of a new automatic horizontal bandsaw. The automatic function will allow sawing to be performed whilst operators are on other machines, reducing time and costs. Specifications Model: H280AV Type of machine: 280MM AUTOMATIC HORIZONTAL BANDSAW. Capacity: Rounds 280MM Input: 415/3/50 AC 1.5 KW Speeds: 50′ – 300 ‘ ( […]




News January 2014

Following a special request from a motor enthusiast Ai Engineering have just machined carbon fiber hinges complete with aluminum inserts.




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