Apr 21, 2015 Off Comments in Business News, Laser Cutting by

Cardiff, Wales – Alar Engineering, an engineering firm specializing in sub-contract manufacturing of precision sheet metal components, has invested in the latest precision laser cutting machining technology in a move that will increase its capacity and create five jobs.

The £410,000 ($613,189) Amada LCG 3015 CO2 laser cutter with an automated material handling system is believed to be the first in Wales. It is currently being commissioned at headquarters on the Portmanmoor Road Industrial Estate in Cardiff. The investment was supported by £100,000 ($149,542) in repayable business finance from the Welsh Government, and will create five new jobs for skilled machinery operators and safeguard a further 10 jobs.

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