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Aerospace Sector Hold Networking Event in Limerick

Ballyneety Golf Club in Limerick recently saw the gathering of the leading manufactures in the Irish aerospace industry. The event focused on growing opportunities in the Irish Aviation, Aerospace, MRO and Leasing sectors. Hosted by ADS Ireland – the Irish arm of the...

Mid-West Lean Network Workshop at Takumi

Takumi recently hosted a Mid-West Lean Network Workshop attended by almost 40 lean practitioners from 15 companies in the region. In a recent article on the Shannon Chamber website Managing Director of Takumi, Gerry Reynolds, explains how the company adapted Lean...

Takumi Embraces Industry 4.0

A strategic partnership has been formed by Takumi Precision, Grattan Computers, ECi M1 & L.I.T. to bring Industry 4.0 technology to SME’s involved in precision engineering manufacturing.  This collaboration brings together the essential elements of Industry 4.0,...

Pitching in to Promote the Aerospace Industry in Ireland

The recent ADS golf event at Ballyneety golf club was a tremendous success. Though not favoured by the weather 40 brave golfers battled with the elements in a 4 man scramble event. The course held up in challenging conditions and the clubhouse was a wonderful...

Why Takumi Favours Farnborough

Back in July Takumi attended the Farnborough International Air Show (Trade) in the UK. We were part of the Enterprise Ireland stand that was showcasing the best in Irish Aerospace manufacturing. The Irish stand was officially opened by Minister Mary Mitchell O’Connor...

Growing the Aerospace Industry in Ireland

The Aerospace Industry is a global business with its commercial sector alone estimated at a value approaching $300bn. Passenger flights are expected to increase 5% per year over the next 20 years which will contribute to increases in aircraft production while...

Takumi Acquires Further Bombardier Approval

Takumi Precision Engineering has acquired further approval from Bombardier Aerospace Quality as a Class A Subcontractor. Takumi have received approval to  manufacture parts to the following specifications: BAPS 151-010 – Installation of Mechanically Expanding...

Takumi to Attend Farnborough 2016

Takumi Precision Engineering will be attending the Farnborough Airshow from July 11th -16th. We will be at the Enterprise Ireland stand (1/B121). The Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) is the biggest global exhibition for the aerospace community. FIA’s reputation...

Takumi Expand Milling Capacity

Takumi have 2 further 5 axis machines on order for delivery in late July/early Aug. These are German manufactured Spinner machines and these will complement the capacity of the machine we purchased in 2015. This will bring our total 5 axis capacity to 10 machines....