Categories: General Date: Apr 4, 2010 Title: Control Waterjet - Cutting The Hands Of TimeSpecialist clock manufacturers, Smith of Derby, have been making architectural and feature clocks for 150 years. Their clocks have graced shopping centres and churches across the UK...
Specialist clock manufacturers, Smith of Derby, have been making architectural and feature clocks for 150 years. Their clocks have graced shopping centres and churches across the UK. Known the world over Smith’s theme clocks can also be seen in establishments as diverse as Disney World and Shanghai’s main orphanage, plus at many De Vere hotels.
The ornate designs on and around the clock and clock face are manufactured from aluminium and copper with a variety of inlay materials. Smith’s insist on top quality and will only use suppliers capable of meeting their high standards - suppliers that can return the products on time and to the accuracy that is required for these prestigious designs.
Commenting on quality, Verl Dowling, Production Manager at Smiths, said, “Quality is important to us and we will only use companies who give us a prompt service and quality components. When we find a supplier that can meet our demanding standards they will stay with us for many years. An example of this is Control Waterjet Cutting who have been cutting the hands and other components that we use on our clocks for over ten years. Throughout that time Control Waterjet have maintained the highest quality workmanship and always respond quickly when we contact them with an urgent request.”
Control Waterjet Cutting, based in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, have many years experience in cutting precision architectural components and artistic sculptures. Explaining why Control Waterjet Cutting specialises in the architectural and art market, Claire Smith, Managing Director of Waterjet, said, “We have developed this market through understanding the needs of our clients. When there is a difficult and complex job with very fine cutting and technical problems we will provide a no fuss solution. The challenges can range from translating an artist’s design to a CAD file while keeping its individuality to cutting a particularly detailed form in very thin copper or aluminium. We feel our company’s approach and the high service levels we give are the keys to the architectural market.”
If you have a complex cutting requirement or would like to have further information regarding Waterjet’s capabilities please call Ian Macpherson, Sales Director of Control Waterjet Cutting, on 01246 284000.