Nasmyth Arden

Nasmyth Arden is a long-established Midlands based supplier of high precision electronic enclosures and engine accessory solutions to the aerospace and associated sectors. With our market-leading manufacturing excellence operational approach across a full range of 5, 4, 3 and mill-turn multiple-axis machining, we consistently exceed our customer’s expectations. Our strategic alignment to our customers and markets has facilitated our sustainable growth into the globally positioned organisation that we are today, respected by our peers and customers alike. The continued commitment at Nasmyth Arden to develop our people and processes ensures that the highest levels of professionalism and integrity are maintained and disseminated throughout our both our organisation and supply chain.

Multi-Axis Milling

Nasmyth Group is a fully comprehensive precision engineering and metal treatment solutions provider for a variety of complex markets. We constantly look to provide the highest value-added service to each of our customers by taking on board additional activities such as higher level assembly, testing and producing kitted products for direct line assembly. We are a class-leading provider of three, four, and five-axis high-speed CNC milling fulfilling a range of multi-axis machining capabilities.

We have the ability to offer the manufacture of components, utilising state-of-the-art machines. With an in-house team of specialists, Nasmyth provides non-destructive testing and treatment capabilities and full turnkey solutions for each of our customers. We consistently deliver fully-machined, inspected and treated components of the highest quality. Nasmyth uses only the best solutions for 3D modelling and operates CATIA and Mastercam, both of which can be provided either offline or at the machine side.

Our CNC milling capabilities cover complex five-axis machining up to 500mm3 using materials including hard and soft metals such as steel, titanium, aluminium, Nimonics and super alloys. Nasmyth’s CAD/CAM programming and reverse engineering capabilities are suitable for the world’s complex markets along with full non-destructive testing and surface treatment solutions.

Turning and Mill Turning

Nasmyth Group, a world-leading precision engineering and metal treatment solutions provider, offers unrivalled capabilities in the multi-axis machining sectors. We have an impressive plant list of CNC turning centres. Specialist engineers have extensive experience using a range of equipment including Nakamura eight-axis multi-spindle lathes right through to standard turret lathe configurations.

Continuous investment in multi-axis machines enables us to offer precision turning and mill turning and complements the substantial capabilities we have available. We specialise in aerospace hard and soft metals allowing us to offer a full range and size of prismatic machining utilising the expertise within the Group.

Solid Machining Solutions

Nasmyth Group can deliver a range of solid machining solutions using our state-of-the-art multi-axis machining centres. Our solid machine solutions can work from either reverse engineering or from a blank sheet design, while delivering high-end performance from both quality and delivery perspectives.

Nasmyth Group has specialised teams of designers, who are able to offer advice on the best practice for “design for manufacture”. The core aim of Nasmyth is to encourage continued investment throughout the Group by acquiring new equipment and growing our plants. By converting difficult casting and problematic fabricated parts into fully functional industrialised machined components, Nasmyth maintain the ability to offer a diverse solution to solid machining for the worlds complex markets offering a fully automated manufacturing process.

Assemblies & Testing

Nasmyth consistently look to provide the highest value-added service for our customers by taking on board any additional activities such as higher level aerostructure, welded, electrical and mechanical assemblies.

Our capabilities include full wet assembly of aerostructure components, including, installation of captive nuts using riveting and bonding techniques, and heat and shrink installation of high-performance bushes and proof load testing, all approved to our many customer accreditations.

Welded assemblies are supported by our fully coded/approved welding approvals. Nasmyth can supply diverse complex components such as fuel pipes, ground support equipment and satellite drill fixtures through to military vehicle and lightweight rotary aircraft products. All parts are tested using our in house non-destructive testing inspection techniques, to assure quality and performance in service.

Nasmyth Group has extensive electro-mechanical assembly and testing capabilities that have been used to design and manufacture fully featured flight simulator seat installations and flat panel trainer seat systems. We also offer the repair and overhaul of control units including flight column and throttle box assemblies. These involve the manufacture and assembly of complex mechanical systems and includes the procurement and fitting of the additional electrical system components. These are supplied fully tested and can be delivered onsite where the installation and certification can be completed.

The above assembly and testing disciplines, and our complementary manufacturing and treatment capabilities mean that Nasmyth can provide our customers with a real “Full Turnkey Solution” for the manufacture of simple to complex assembled products.

Design & Engineering

A major capability of Nasmyth Group is our speciality in design and engineering. As a global leader in the precision engineering markets, Nasmyth has extensive experience using numerous CAD/CAM packages.

Our qualified teams are able to import all styles and types of CAD data, including CATIA, STEP, Parasolids, DXF, Solidworks and STL.

We have a solid in-house team of trained engineers and operatives who can assist in the engineering and the design and manufacture of fixtures. Nasmyth continuously ensures the technology and software we use is state-of-the-art, allowing our engineers to fully capitalise on new and evolving machining strategies. 

Development & Reverse Engineering

Nasmyth Group’s facilities are equipped with the latest CAD and CAM packages, extending our capabilities with an extensive range of compatible data formats. As standard, Nasmyth Group offers support for CATIA, STEP, Parasolids, DXF, SolidWorks and STL.

Our highly trained team of in-house experts are on hand to offer comprehensive support services. Nasmyth is always available to provide assistance through the entire development and reverse engineering process, from design to manufacturing.

As a leading CAD specialist, we ensure that all our equipment and software are kept up-to-date. We remain at the forefront of the industry by making sure that our engineers are able to capitalise on the latest technology to provide the best service possible to the global market.

Best Value Supply Chain

Nasmyth Group has extensive expertise providing best cost solutions through the development of our extended global value supply chain. We are a global sourcing company maintaining a strong partnership with reliable suppliers across India and the Philippines.

As a result, our capabilities have extended to enable Nasmyth to source machined products from 1.6mm diameter through to 1200mm diameter, in addition to sourcing forged rings and castings. Nasmyth Group can work with a variety of batch sizes including one-offs through to volume scheduled enabling us to service a wide variety of customers across a range of complex industries.

Throughout the extended value supply chain, Nasmyth can also offer CAD/CAM and engineering support which ultimately complements our best cost component approach. Alternatively, Nasmyth can deliver a bespoke programming solution without manufacture.

Supply Chain Integration

Nasmyth Group is a high-performance, well-established partner in the supply chain integration sector. We have strong relationships that support our core philosophy to meet the demands of our customers. In order to maintain our excellence in supply chain integration, Nasmyth provides a flexible approach, enabling us to adapt to customers’ changing requirements and manage the supply chain accordingly.

Nasmyth’s products keep a range of specialist equipment working to its full potential while our world-class service ensures our customers’ demands are met. Our supply chain integration capabilities allow us to provide a single order concept for the most complex assemblies and demanding finishing processes. Nasmyth Group’s policy of continuous improvement sees each project appointed to a Customer Project Manager who will oversee and control the supply chain for our customers.

We organise transportation and packaging logistics around the requirements of our customers while using bespoke, reusable packaging throughout the supply chain. This enables our project managers and customers to verify products without tampering with the packages.

About Nasmyth Arden

An established quality engineering company


Proven quality

At Nasmyth Arden, the quality of each of the parts supplied is covered by the Nasmyth Group’s high standards and the embedded systems. Each component is compliant with the latest revision of AS9100 as an integral part of our quality management. Our active participation in initiatives such as SC21 display our continued determination to improve all aspects of our business and become the supplier of choice for all of our existing and new customers.