PRV Engineering talk to MTDCNC TV

front of PRV Engineering buildingPRV Engineering believe that investment and improvement is the key to their success. Whilst the purchase of new machinery requires a large financial investment CEO Simon Jones believes it is well worth it. Customer service and quality is top of the agenda at PRV Engineering and to achieve the highest levels of both, continuous review of existing machinery is needed, as well as a good understanding of what new equipment is capable of. And it’s not just equipment that requires investment; staff and premises get the same treatment.

Following the latest machinery purchase MTDCNC TV paid a visit to PRV Engineering to talk about the reasons behind the purchase of those particular machines. Whilst there, they asked Simon a few questions about PRV Engineering and manufacturing in general. Continue reading

PRV Engineering tell us more about their latest machinery

PRV Engineering large format machinesPRV Engineering tell us a bit more about the latest machinery to be installed
At the start of the year we reported that once again PRV Engineering had invested in new machinery. The latest addition is the large format machining equipment and we thought we’d tell you a little about why we chose the equipment we did.

First and foremost, the reason behind our continued investment in staff, premises and equipment is our desire to provide the best service possible to our customers. Quality is top of our agenda and that means both in terms of the product produced and the service provided – they go hand in hand. Continue reading

Low maintenance resources could be costing you money

machinery maintenance equipment exampleWhatever industry you’re if you are running machinery it’s essential that it’s maintained and serviced regularly. If this doesn’t happen you leave yourself open to mechanical failures, delayed deadlines and ultimately loss of income or lost customers.

Despite manufacturers knowing this a report at the end of last year from Bosch Rexroth in conjunction with the Institute of Engineering and Technology revealed that the maintenance budgets of more than 50% of the responding manufacturers had stagnated or even reduced over the last 5 years.

This is a worrying statistic when you consider that many manufacturers have not only increased the amount of machinery and equipment they use, but that machinery has also increased in complexity. Continue reading

Having the Right Tools for the Job

Having the Right Tools for the Job

Toolmaking imageHaving the right tools for the job is crucial. It doesn’t actually matter what the job is. It might be carpentry – imagine trying to craft a mortise and tenon joint with a mallet and a screwdriver! Or how about trying to deburr a piece of metal with a sheet of fine sandpaper? Either way, at best you might eventually get the job done, but the time and effort would be disproportionate, and the end result would be below par.

The Benefits of Having the Right Tools
Having the right tools for the job makes all the difference in several ways:

• It means you will get the right finish and quality
• It means that the operational time will be minimised
• It means that the price of the finished component will be right Continue reading

Secret Behind Continued Success Revealed by PRV Engineering

Secret Behind Continued Success Revealed by PRV Engineering

PRV Mazak machineThe secret behind continued success, no matter what the subject matter, is staying ahead of the game. It’s the difference between being mediocre, and being a leader. It’s also what keeps PRV Engineering at the top of the tree as one of Europe’s top high precision machining and engineering service providers.


Be Proactive not Reactive

But the secret behind continued success is not just keeping up with the latest developments; it’s all about being proactive. The majority of businesses tend to be reactive. When a new demand becomes evident, they respond by adding their services to other suppliers also adding theirs. But forward thinking companies like PRV Engineering, use their proactive ability not simply to respond to demand, but to actually create that demand in the first place. How do they do that you may ask? – And the answer is, through their policy of Kaizen. Continue reading

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