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World-class expertise in CNC machining and Toolmaking

CNC milling, CNC turning, CNC spark & wire erosion, EDM fast hole drilling, surface grinding, conventional machining & assembly to high standards of accuracy and attention to detail.

CERTIFIED TO :- AEROSPACE AS9100C, ISO 9001:2008 & ISO 14001:2004


Duckworth and Kent (Reading) Ltd, is a precision engineering company with 50 years' experience in CNC machining, Toolmaking and complex machining of components and assembly parts to exact customer specification. 

Our extensive skills enable us to undertake prototype projects, from the development and manufacture of special purpose machinery through to small batch and full production machining of piece parts while working from a variety of drawing media and in close partnership with our customers.

5 Axis Machining  Wire Erosion Machining

5 Axis Machining                                                         Wire Erosion

We have vast experience in working to fine limits with a wide range of materials including titanium, aluminium, all stainless steels, plastics, various tool steels and glass sealing alloys.

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"My reason for writing is firstly, to thank you for the good service we have received from your company during this year."

"First of all, thank you very much for your hospitality during our visit to your facilities. It’s been a pleasure meeting you and knowing you face to face. I realized that you have the capability and experience to help us with our projects. You have an excellent, well-organized machine shop and I am sure that we will have a great collaboration "




Exhibiting at Farnborough Southern Manufacturing 21-23 March

New 5 Axis Milling Machine
During December 2016, Duckworth & Kent (Reading) Ltd, has introduced an another NEW 5 axis CNC milling machine

Exhibiting at Farnborough International Airshow 11-17 July 2016

New Investments 2015
Hurco VM10UI
5 Axis machining centre
Telesis Laser Marking machine
Visual Fair first article inspection soffware

New Investments 2014
Duckworth and Kent (Reading) Ltd have recently invested in the latest DMU 50 Deckel Maho 5 axis machining centre

New Investments 2012
Dugard ECO 760 VMC x 2
Doosan Lynx 220B CNC Lathe x 1
Doosan Lynx 220LC CNC Lathe x 1

Re-structure of workshop to maximise placement of new investments

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