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Christmas 2021 Closure
Floyd Automatic will be closing the office from Weds 22/12/21.
Staff will be working from home and will continue to monitor and reply to emails on Weds 22/12/21 & Thurs 23/12/21.

Floyd Automatic then closes for Business for Christmas from 24/12/21.

Floyd Automatic will Re-open on Tuesday 4th January 2022
Advanced Engineering

Floyd Exhibiting at Advanced Engineering - NEC, Birmingham.

Floyd Automatic Tooling are pleased to announce we will be exhibiting at the Advanced Engineering Show at the NEC, Birmingham on the 3rd & 4th November 2021. 
Stop by Stand D70 and say Hi and chat to us about any tooling questions. 
Floyd attend Citizen Open House 2021

Floyd attend Citizen 3 day Open House event

Thank you to Citizen Machinery UK for inviting us to your open house event.
It was great to meet some new customers and chat to exisiting customers. We enjoyed the hospitality and knowledge from all your staff. 
Many Thanks !!

The Floyd Stand at the Citizen Machinery open house event. 


Russell chatting to the guys from B&G Lock


A Citizen GN4200

Chesfield Downs Charity Golf Day

Floyd Automatic sponsors Chesfield Downs Golf Day !

Floyd Automatic Tooling are the proud sponsors of the 16th Hole at the Charity Golf Day in aid of "The Creative Mental Health Charity" on the 6th September 2021 at Chesfield Downs Golf Club.

It's a beautiful sunny day in Hertforshire at Chesfield Down Golf Club.
We wish all the Players Good Luck Today !!

Jane Celebrates 25 Years at Floyd

25 Years !

Please join us in congratulating Jane on 25 Years at Floyd.
A huge thank you from all of your friends and colleagues for all your years of hard work and laughter.

Easter 2021

We will be closed for Easter from Good Friday 2nd April - Easter Monday 5th April.
We hope you have a great long weekend and look forward to hearing from you after Easter.

March 2021
It’s been a busy few weeks here at Floyd Automatic & we’re still processing your orders as usual.
We’re very pleased to announce that we can now offer DHL, Fedex & UPS to send out international orders.
In the UK things are ticking over nicely.
The Daffodils are begining to appear and it feels like spring is starting to arrive.

Our team are all here and waiting to hear from you.
February 2021
The beginning of 2021 has provided the twin challenges of the UK leaving the EU, and the ongoing Coronavirus Pandemic.
We’ve found that shipments from our suppliers are taking a little longer to arrive than usual. We’re also had feedback that our deliveries to customers outside the UK are taking a little longer than normal to arrive.

This is not a complete surprise, and we greatly appreciate your patience during these unusual times.

Remote Working

Our team are following all social distancing measures, with a number of our sales and technical sales staff working from home.
This does mean we’ve taken the opportunity to embrace Zoom, Teams, and Video Conferencing which has often brought a smile to our faces.
Please do get in touch with any questions regarding orders or delayed parcels. We look forward to hearing from you.

New in 2021
It's 2021 and Floyd Automatic are ready to make this a better year! We have a few new products lined up for the year. More details will follow, but for now here is a sneak peek of some of our new tools. For our EU customers there is also some details about changes to export shipping processes you may need to be aware of. We look forward to working with you in the year to come.

What's New?

Brexit and the changes for our suppliers and overseas customers in the EU.

The UK has now left the EU as of 31st December 2020. From the 1st January 2021 the UK is no longer a part of the EU Customs Union (EUCU). Please be aware of the changes now in place.
> You can find them in our FAQ's here


Madaula TOHP

Madaula has bought out a new live tooling program with integrated High Pressure coolant feed. Now available to purchase from us. It offers smoother and faster cutting, with longer tool life.
View the catalogue here

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Wagner Helix

Wagner, part of the Baublies group have introduced the new Helix. They really are the experts in Thread Rolling. This tool is not only user friendly, it also offers the following:
  • Very compact design
  • Sustainable with cost-efficient replaceable parts
  • Unrivalled large working range
  • Above average thread roll diameters
  • Coating for max. wear protection
  • Sturdy attachment
View the catalogue here

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Ifanger Microturn eLine

This optimised universal boring tool from Ifanger, is now available to purchase from us. It is available as a right-handed execution in 7 dimensions without a coolant channel. Its smallest standard diameter is 1.80mm and comes in either uncoated K10 or TiALN coated. Customisation on the execution is available on demand outside the standard range.
View the catalogue here

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Christmas Closure 2020
Christmas is almost here; so hang your decorations and eat that mince pie. This is a timely reminder to all our clients about our Christmas and New Year activities, please take note of our seasonal arrangements detailed below.


We will be closed from Wednesday 23rd December at 1pm, until Friday 1st January INCLUSIVE. We will be re-opening at 9am on Monday 4th January 2021.


Please place your orders with us in good time to receive your products before Christmas. Remember our European suppliers will ship their last deliveries in WEEK 51.

Last orders will be shipped on the 23rd December by UPS ONLY



We will be monitoring emails and answerphone messages. If, however you have an urgent requirement that cannot wait, then please call us on 07919 004134 and we will do our best to help you. Please note that many of our suppliers will be closed into the New Year (approx. 8th January), so if you need anything for when we return to work then please let us know as soon as possible.
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We would like to thank everyone for their support this year and hope that you all enjoy the Christmas and New Year festive season in the best way you can. We hope that you and your family are safe and well, and wish you all the best for the New Year 2021.

Team Floyd are still here
Firstly, don’t worry we are still here and working to provide you with your specialist tooling, but you just need to be aware that some members of staff will be working remotely.
These measures ensure our business can continue to provide uninterrupted service during this difficult time. We aim to keep our level of service at a high and to support you wherever we can.

This implementation will be effective from 9am on 24/03/2020 until further notice.


We still have a healthy supply of stock and we are still receiving in deliveries daily.

We are still processing orders as usually, with a slight change in the way we’re working due to the limited number of staff in the office.
  1. You can call the office as usual on 01462 491919, just please be aware that we are low on numbers and it may take some time to get through to a member of staff.
  2. By emailing with your order, this will then be picked up by a member of staff.
  3. If you need to speak to a particular member of staff with an urgent enquiry, please refer to the numbers below:

Russell Layton: 07899 998893
Gary Pope: 07944 012359

Richard Floyd: 07919 004134


A member of staff will be in the office to ensure your orders are processed as usual.

We will continue to monitor the situation closely, please refer to our website for further updates on a date when we will return to the office as usual.

Preventing the Spread
With recent developments of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) new precautionary measures have been put in place to ensure the health and safety of our customers, visitors and staff.
We are adhering to the current UK Governments advice and trying to prevent the spread of the infection.

We still have a healthy supply of stock and we are still receiving deliveries from our suppliers daily.
  Staff have been given training and advice on how to keep up with current UK Government guidelines.
  All areas in the office are kept clean, including personal workspaces, reception areas and surfaces in our goods inwards/despatch.
  We are currently using additional alcohol-based cleaning products around the office and we offer these facilities to all our visitors.
  Anyone entering the building are being asked to use these products to ensure the health and safety of everyone.

We do have a contingency plan in the event of ‘self-isolation’ by staff members, where we can work remotely with a minimal staff for processing shipments.
We will continue to monitor the situation closely, please refer to our website for further updates.
It is our intention to minimise any impact on our supplies to our customers, however we will following the guidance of the UK Govt, the NHS, and local health authorities.

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