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Force Technology Shortlisted for “Made in the North West” Export Award

Force Technology is delighted to have been shortlisted for Insider’s prestigious Made in the North West Awards. The company entered the Export Award after generating considerable growth of new export business in its first two years of trading.  Specialised precision spring components are exported to countries globally including Germany, United States, Finland and South Korea. A panel of industry judges voted […]

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Force Technology makes a major stride toward ISO TS 16949 approval

Force Technology are working towards approval of the rigorous ISO TS 16949 Automotive Quality Standard. In March 2017, Force Technology successfully completed their Stage 1 Assessment for ISO TS 16949 with auditors BSI, the British Standards Institute. The company is now preparing for its Stage 2 Assessment for May 2017. Once the Stage 2 Audit is […]

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Force Technology now Offering Printed Identification on Springs

Force Technology have invested in the latest digital ink printing technology to part mark springs. The ink printing offers a very durable finish, in various colours, and is ideal where customers require thorough traceability of the product. Applications include engine valve and fuel injection springs. A major advantage with the printing technique is the high […]

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Optimising your Spring Design by using our Advanced Spring Design Process

Using the latest range of design processes, including 3D design and finite element analysis techniques, we can optimise your spring design. In dynamic applications, such as engine valve, the aim is to reduce contact forces between follower and cam, whilst always maintaining control of the valve. This typically results in improved valve-train efficiency, leading to… […]

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Force Technology at Autosport Engineering 2017

Come and see us at the Autosport Engineering 2017 exhibition within Autosport International 2017 show at the NEC in Birmingham UK. The show is as great as ever and the Engineering event is open to the trade Thursday and Friday 13 and 14 Jan. Dave, Stuart and Steve are manning the Force Technology stand, featuring […]

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Force Technology exhibiting at Autosport Engineering Show Stand E647 – 12th & 13th Jan 2017

Europe’s biggest and most influential motor-sport technology trade show, Autosport Engineering will once again be bringing the industry together to showcase the latest cutting edge machinery and components on the eve of the new season on 12th – 13th January 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham, UK. We are pleased to be exhibiting and the […]

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Force Technology Commit to TS16949 Automotive Quality Standard

Force Technology has committed to the Automotive Quality Standard TS16949 by booking Stage 1 and 2 Assessments with BSI for March and May 2017 respectively. The company has built its business foundations on the rigorous automotive management system ensuring high levels of product repeatability whilst maintaining very low levels of customer rejects.

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Investment in 3D Spring Shape Profiling Technology

Force Technology has invested in the latest 3D shape profiling equipment. This allows us to scan the shape of sample springs to generate 3D models and compare directly with theoretical design models. This information can also be fed into the automated coiling machines and the differences between the manufactured and ideal spring are automatically corrected. […]

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R&D Project SPLICE to develop polymer springs to help accelerate vehicle light-weighting

Researchers at WMG, part of the University of Warwick, together with Force Technology, the Institute of Spring Technology (IST) and the Northern Automotive Alliance (NAA), have won research funding worth £244,090 from Innovate UK for a project that will develop polymer springs for vehicles in order to reduce vehicle weight, so improving fuel efficiency and […]

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BBC News Article – Force Technology on Brexit

Steve Williams MD of Force Technology was recently on BBC News discussing the recent Brexit situation. Steve commented “To introduce any form of barrier will make things very difficult for us as a business, and for the Automotive Industry in general” See the video on the BBC Website here

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