A Forerunner In
Grinding Technology

TECNO.team UK has been established to be a frontrunner in supplying the most advanced grinding technology to the UK’s engineering and manufacturing industries.

About us

TECNO.team UK has been established to be a frontrunner in supplying the most advanced grinding technology to the UK’s engineering and manufacturing industries. With a range of high precision grinding machines from Japan and Europe’s elite, together with a strong historical partnership with Curtis Machine Tools, TECNO.team UK are able to offer customers engineered solutions along a broad spectrum of high precision grinding applications, from a single machine to the complete production line.

Our UK engineering team with the support from our Japanese and European Principals, provides the highest possible level of expertise, with an award winning reputation for our ability to provide the most innovative and cost effective turn-key production solutions.

From the showroom and application centre, based in Colchester, Essex, the UK engineering team can offer the design and development of solutions that are precisely tailored to maximise the production output, and also satisfy the customers’ ancillary requirements. At the concept stage, everything is considered to provide the most efficient process, from pre-process inspection to the final packaging.

With installations within the aerospace, automotive, bearing, cutting tool, defence, hydraulic, motor sport, tool and die industries, we are equipped with the necessary in-depth knowledge and technical experience across a broad range of high-tech applications to ensure our customers receive the optimum solution.

Our focus centres on productivity gains through process and accuracy optimisation. To achieve this TECNO.team UK combines years of grinding and automation experience with its own UK engineers, local partners and a selection of world-leading grinding machine manufacturers.


Japan’s No.1 for Surface and Profile Grinding.

As the world’s largest manufacturer of profile grinding machines, AMADA impresses with its ultra-precision products. Amada offers machine construction at its best with unrivalled product quality, complete standard equipment and a unique after-sales service.

With grinding performance that delivers outstanding results in terms of productivity and quality, achievable accuracies down to 1μm, and surface finish to Ra 0.02, the evidence is clear; AMADA high-end machines fully demonstrate their superiority and are above all others in high-precision tool and mould making, as well as in the production of carbide or steel parts.


Italy’s leading manufacturer for Large Surface Grinding.

ROSA ERMANDO S.p.A. is a worldwide leader in designing and building horizontal-spindle grinding machines for flat surfaces and profiles, universal grinding machines for rails and profiles and creep-feed grinding machines.

The manufacturing range of Rosa Ermando S.p.A. comprises single-column grinding machines for grinding sizes from 800 x 630 x 480 mm up to 7600 x 1100 x 800 mm and double-column grinding machines for grinding sizes from 2100 x 1400 x 700 mm up to 5600 x 1750 x 975 mm. The different versions include: Tech-In machines, machines equipped with NC control for automatic cycles with linear dressing and machines equipped with CNC control for automatic cycle with wheel profiling.


Italy’s leading manufacturer for Surface and Profile Grinding.

Founded at the beginning of the 1930s, Favretto specialises in the design and manufacture of grinding machines for flat surfaces, profiles and rotary tables, along with their related services.

Over the years, more than 20,000 machines have been produced; with these numbers, Favretto has always been considered one of the leading Italian manufacturers of grinding machines with the largest variety of products to meet the specific requirements of the end customer.

In April 2017, a new venture began between Favretto Srl and the Rosa GrindTech group with the ambition to continue to grow, and with the aim of giving a new boost to the Italian machine tool sector. This prestigious Italian company has now taken over the activities of Favretto SpA, and TECNO.team are proud to represent them in the UK, as well as offering after sales service for both products as well as the new ROSA machines.


Japan’s No.1 for Cylindrical Grinding.

Japan’s No. 1 in cylindrical grinding. Founded in 1911, this long-established company has an unrivalled history in the world of machine tools. SHIGIYA has made a name for itself as a reliable partner for the Asian and American automotive industry.

Several thousand machines at Toyota, Honda, Suzuki, Mazda, Denso, Kia, Hyundai, Fanuc and their suppliers prove daily the excellence of SHIGIYA products. Additionally in Europe, customers count on the reliability of Japanese cutting-edge technology in mechanical engineering. With over 100 different models in over 300 variants and peak widths from 100 to 6,000 mm, SHIGIYA also offers the perfect product for your grinding task.


Japan’s No.1 for Internal Grinding

As Japan’s largest manufacturer of internal grinding machines and a long-term supplier to the Japanese automotive industry, TOYO knows first-hand the stringent requirements of this industry. With an ever-increasing requirement for quality improvements and shorter production times, TOYO are ready to meet the challenge and have a catalogue of machines that match the task.

The honing machines from TOYO, which are used for the machining of cylinder blocks and automotive mass production, are also receiving great praise. Even the complex shape of the trochoid housing, from the only automobile rotary engine at present, is manufactured using TOYO machines.