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T.M. apprentice Jordan is top of the class

T.M. Services' apprentice Jordan Wills has been named Apprentice of the Year out of his class of 40 after completing the first year of a four year Advanced Apprenticeship in Engineering at South Leicestershire College .More >


Striebig 4D Vertical Sawing Centre; Video Transcript

Effortless operation, perform complicating panel cutting and strip cutting work fully automatically. Con tenuous cutting with one-person operation. A wide range of accessories, everything is possible. The Striebig 4D; the perfect combination of space and time.More >


Total panel optimisation with new Striebig 4D saw

Striebig has achieved a spectacular breakthrough in vertical panel sawing technology with the launch of the 4D, which can optimise and cut a full panel without the operator needing to re-handle it once it is loaded.More >


T.M. Machinery takes on Viet wide belt sander range

T.M. Machinery Sales, UK agents for the Striebig range of vertical panel saws, have entered into a distribution agreement with Biesse UK to sell, service and provide spare parts for the artisan range of Viet S1 and S2 wide belt sanders.More >


60 years of sanding success from Viet

Viet was established in Italy in 1953 by Ettore Vichi and in just a few years became one of the world leaders in the production of wide belt sanders.More >


Refurbished Striebig makes its mark at engravers

In today's challenging economic climate buying a used rather than a new machine can sometimes be a sensible move. This was the case when a firm of specialist engravers chose a five-year-old refurbished Striebig vertical panel saw supplied by the manufacturer’s sole UK agent.More >


Avoid downtime with efficient servicing from T.M

With challenging economic conditions leading to woodworkers hanging on to existing machines for far longer than usual, it’s more important than ever to be able to call on a highly reputable service company.More >


Tried and tested vertical panel saws from Striebig

A top-of-the range Striebig vertical panel saw plus an entry-level model will be demonstrated by T.M. Machinery Sales, the Swiss manufacturer’s exclusive UK dealer.More >


Price drop for Striebig vertical panel saws

Prices of Striebig vertical panel saws have been cut by 10 per cent. The reduction applies to all new Striebig machines as well as to saw accessories.More >


Striebig celebrates 50 years of the vertical panel saw

In 1961, John F. Kennedy became the President of the USA and the Russian Yuri Gagarin was the first person to travel into space. The very same year, Swiss master joiner Ludwig Striebig revolutionised sawing. He registered his patent for a "Device for cutting major structural plates to size or for cutting sections therefrom" - heralding the birth of the vertical panel saw.More >


Increased productivity with Striebig saw improvements

Striebig continues to set the universal standard for vertical panel saws, with several recent improvements launched to boost output and simplify operation.More >


W10 proves positive for Striebig

For T.M. Machinery Sales, sole agent for the Striebig range of vertical panel saws, W10 Working with Wood was far more successful than its appearance at the W8 show.More >


New fully-automatic vertical panel saw from Striebig
W10: Stand B250, Hall 7

Among Striebig vertical panel saws to be shown on the T.M. Machinery stand will be an upgraded Control series model, the first time the highly advanced, fully-automatic saw has been seen at a UK exhibition.More >


Demand grows for 'nearly new' Striebig vertical panel saws

T.M. Machinery Sales, sole UK agent for the Striebig range of vertical panel saws, reports an increase in demand for "nearly new" used machines as customers look to cut costs in the economic downturn.More >


Regular maintenance can cut saw downtime

In today’s tough economic climate production equipment including vertical panel saws might not be replaced as frequently as usual. It therefore makes sense to have a pre-planned service programme so as to extend and maximise their working life and maintain their continued safe operation in the workshop, says Matt Pearce, sales director of T.M. Machinery Sales, UK agent for the Striebig range.More >


Just touch and go with upgraded Striebig vertical panel saws

Major improvements have been made to the popular Striebig Evolution and Control Series of vertical panel saws, improving their efficiency and making them even more attractive for use in the busiest of production environments.More >


STRIEBIG VERTICAL PANEL SAWS; CUSTOMER FEEDBACK.

Customers of TM Machinery Sales report their experiences with Striebig vertical panel saws, also know as wall saws, in industrial sectors ranging from woodworking to heating panel production.More >



W8 ENQUIRIES HOLD UP DESPITE FEWER VISITORS, SAYS T.M.

"Although visitor numbers to W8 were unfortunately down compared with two years ago, we were quite pleased that the quality of those coming on to our stand was still very high," said Matt Pearce of T.M. Machinery Sales, exclusive UK distributors for the Swiss-made Striebig range of vertical panel saws. More >


ENTRY-LEVEL STRIEBIG VERTICAL PANEL SAW GOES AUTOMATIC

W8 - Stand No. H40

T.M. Machinery Sales, UK agents for the popular Striebig range of vertical panel saws, will demonstrate a new automated Compact AV model plus two of its popular best-sellers.More >


SAWING - SHOULD IT BE MANUAL OR AUTOMATIC ?

Manual and automatic vertical panel saws have their respective merits. The choice of which is right for you depends on the type of work you have to carry out.More >


STRIEBIG AUTOMATES COMPACT ENTRY-LEVEL VERTICAL SAW RANGE

Striebig, the world leader in vertical panel saws, has extended and improved its best-selling Compact series of entry-level machines with two larger models and the introduction of automated cut cycle versions, the Compact AV. More >


STRIEBIG MOVES INTO NEW ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY HEADQUARTERS

Striebig, the undisputed global market leader in vertical panel saw technology, has moved into a new headquarters building in Littau, Switzerland. More >


STRIEBIG SHOWING COMPLETE RANGE AT LIGNA

Striebig, the world leader in vertical panel saws, will showcase its complete product range. The Swiss-made saws, which can be wall-mounted or freestanding, have a maximum cutting depth of 80mm. More >


STRIEBIG SAWS FEATURE IN NEW T.M. BROCHURE

Tony Morris Panel Sizing, a partnership of two companies specialising in the sales and servicing of woodworking machinery, has published a handy-sized brochure detailing its activities. More >



STRIEBIG SALES GO VERTICAL AT W6

Striebig exclusive UK agent T.M. Machinery Sales was more than delighted with its appearance at the first W6 show, where it exhibited the Swiss-made range of vertical panel saws. More >


T.M. GROUP EXPANDS FOR THE FUTURE

The T.M. Group, which last year celebrated 21 years of serving the woodworking industry, has taken a major step forward with the completion of a large extension at its Oadby, Leicester headquarters. More >


STRIEBIG SAWS SET A HIGHER STANDARD AT W6 WORKING WITH WOOD

T.M. Machinery Sales, exclusive UK agents for the Striebig range of world-leading vertical panel saws, will be exhibiting two recently upgraded models from the best-selling Standard series. More >


STRIEBIG SAWS STAR IN THE MOVIES

Videos of Striebig vertical panel saws in action have been added to the web site of T.M. Machinery Sales, the exclusive UK agents for the Swiss-made precision saws. More >


WORK BEGINS ON £6.7 MILLION STRIEBIG FACTORY EXPANSION

The groundbreaking ceremony for Striebig's new £6.7 million production unit has taken place at the company's site in Littau, Switzerland. More >



STRIEBIG RAISES ITS STANDARDS WITH TWO NEW MODELS

The Striebig Standard, for decades the top selling model in the Swiss manufacturer's vertical panel saw range, is being replaced by two new vastly upgraded machines to be unveiled at Ligna. More >


STRIEBIG TO INVEST £6.7 MILLION IN FACTORY EXPANSION

Striebig AG, manufacturer of the world's top-selling vertical panel saw range, is showing its confidence in the future by investing 9.7m Euros (approx £6.7m) in a new 1,500 sq m production unit at its Littau plant in Switzerland. More >


THE COMPARISON - VERTICAL OR HORIZONTAL

Vertical or horizontal saw - just a question of philosophy? Choosing the right panel saw can save up to 33.000 Euro each year. Reprint from "dds" (Magazine for furniture & interiors), issue 1/2002. More >


T.M. MACHINERY SALES AT WOODMEX 2004

T.M. Machinery Sales exhibited a wide selection of Striebig vertical panel saws, including the redesigned Compact range, and Timesavers-Sandingmaster wide belt sanders. More >


NEW-LOOK STRIEBIG COMPACT MAKES ITS DEBUT

Panel sizing specialists T.M. Machinery Sales will be unveiling the completely redesigned Compact Series of popular vertical panel saws from Striebig, the world market leaders. More >


IRELAND SUPPLIER FOR STRIEBIG APPOINTED
T.I. Machinery Sales Ltd is the newly appointed Northern Ireland-based sales sub-agent for Striebig vertical panel saws.
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NEW BUDGET PRICED 'BABY' SANDER SMALL WORKSHOPS
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With the launch at Ligna of the budget-priced Speedsander from Timesavers- Sandingmaster, even the smallest workshop can now afford a highly efficient through- feed sander." More >


NEW 'BABY' SANDER FROM TIMESAVERS-SANDINGMASTER
"Timesavers-Sandingmaster is launching its new Speedsander entry-level wide belt sander at Ligna." More >


VERSATILE VERTICAL PANEL SAWS FROM STRIEBIG
"Striebig, the world's leading manufacturer of vertical panel saws, is showcasing its complete range from the Econom and Compact budget series to the latest, fully automatic Control series." More >


T.M. APPOINTS NEW SERVICE CO-ORDINATOR
Dave Roberts, who has worked in the engineering industry for 25 years, has been appointed Service Co-ordinator at T.M. Services and Spares Ltd., part of the T.M. Partnership...


T.M. MACHINERY MOVES TO LARGER PREMISES
"T.M. Machinery Sales Ltd, UK agents for Striebig vertical panel saws, Timesavers- Sandingmaster wide belt sanders and Al-Ko mobile dust extraction units, has moved To larger premises in Leicester, supporting its expansion plans..." More >


T.M. MACHINERY MOVES TO LARGER PREMISES

T.M. Machinery Sales Ltd, UK agents for Striebig vertical panel saws, Timesavers- Sandingmaster wide belt sanders and Al-Ko mobile dust extraction units, has moved To larger premises in Leicester, supporting its expansion plans. The two-storey building contains more storage space for new machines, a larger spare Parts warehouse, a bigger area for machine repair and refurbishment and greater office space. Since the company, which is part of the T.M. Group, was formed in 1997 its staffing Level has increased to 11, which includes six engineers who cover the UK. The latest recruit is former Wadkin employee Paul Woodford, who has joined the team as an in-house engineer, specialising in machine refurbishment work.

Staff outside T.M. Machinery Sales' new headquarters in Leicester

"Our distribution, storage and repair facilities used to be some distance from head office, says sales co-ordinator Matthew Pearce. "Now that we have consolidated everything under one roof it will provide room for us to grow and take a greater share of the UK woodworking machinery market. We have already recruited more staff and have plans to expand still further in the future." The company will be present at Woodmex in November where it will launch some New and exciting models from Striebig and Al-Ko and demonstrate machines from the popular Sandingmaster range.

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