Trusted in the industry for over 100 years

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Trusted in the industry for over 100 years

Colchester Machine Tool Solutions are part of the 600 Group plc and are a manufacturer and distributor of machine tools, precision engineered components and industrial laser marking systems.
There are also spares, accessories and service operations which support the significant number of machines sold. Sales are made domestically in the UK and export worldwide. Our business has been trusted in the industry for over 100 years and boasts an unrivalled brand heritage.
Our business serves customers across a very broad range of industry sectors, from niche markets for technical education of young engineering apprentices, where our products are considered as the benchmark, through to high volume production of automotive, aerospace and defence equipment.

Rooted in Yorkshire Pride 

Although the business has evolved over many years, there has always been a machine tool and precision engineered component presence rooted in Yorkshire. The business has served and supported manufacturing in Yorkshire for over 100 years and will continue to do so for many years to come.

To find out more, call us on +44 (0) 1924 415 000 or email [email protected].

Colchester Machine Tool Solutions's Badges

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Inclusivity Campaign

Members who have attended workshops on inclusion in the workplace and improving workplace mental health gain the inclusivity badge. To learn more about becoming a member of the Made in Group inclusivity campaign visit

Made Manufacturing Hero

Awarded to members that have made an exceptional achievement, which includes some social good. Including those who showed support for "Backing Britain" and "Made Futures" projects through submitting articles to the respective publications.

Made Futures

Awarded to participants in the Made Futures virtual careers week – both exhibitors and speakers.

Made Expert Networker

Awarded to members who have attend at least 6+ networking events in a year (starting from 2021).

Made Founder Member

Awarded to the first 100 members of the Made in Group.

Made Green

The brand new "Made Green". More information on this is to follow soon.

Made Top Publisher

Awarded to members that publish at least 6+ articles in a year (starting from 2021).


Members who have had at least 5k+ visits to their microsite.


Members who have had at least 1k+ visitors to their microsite.

Made Angels

Awarded to members of the Made Angels investor network (this group meet up once a quarter).

Made Top Microsite

Awarded to all of the members that appear in the top #MicrositeOfTheDay post, as chosen by the digital communications team.

Made Advocacy

Awarded to members who have a “Member of Made” logo on their main company website, with a link going back to their microsite.

Services Colchester Machine Tool Solutions Provide



Introducing the next generation, the Storm VMC's are an impressive range of high-performance, heavy duty, rigid, vertical machining centres with increased accuracy and precision. Models are fitted with Fanuc Control as standard.


Colchester introduces the next generation of CNC Turning centres with a range of 2, 3 and twin spindle/multi-axis CNC lathes in high-speed linear and heavy-duty box way versions.


Alpha XS 2-axis Manual/CNC Lathes | Alpha XC 3-axis Manual/CNC Lathes | MultiTurn 2-axis CNC Combination Lathes


Colchester Machine Tool Solutions is unique in having two top quality centre lathe brands in Colchester and Harrison, with each range having models to suit all applications. Click either brand below to view each manual lathe.


The Colchester Magnum HD series of large capacity, high specification, Fanuc driven CNC lathes give more versatility on specialised heavy turning applications. Choose from 4 heavyweight sizes - 880, 1010, 1135 and 1275mm swing versions.


The Colchester Magnum HD series of large capacity, high specification centre lathes give more versatility on specialised large turning applications. Choose from 4 heavyweight sizes - 880, 1010, 1135 and 1275mm swing versions.


We stock a wide range of of industrial laser engraving machines for product identification, we can provide the perfect solution for any application, material, surface and composition. We offer bespoke application engineering and product training.


Introducing the revolutionary MillPWR CNC Milling Machine to the Clausing range of Precision Machine Tools - the most accurate CNC mill in the market.


All Clausing turret and bed mills are heavy duty, reliable, accurate and versatile. Manufactured from heavy-duty cast-iron which can be used for one-off pieces as well as small to medium size production runs, making them ideal for toolrooms.


Clausing provide a range of high precision, high specification Radial and Pillar Drills with more standard features to give great performance for any engineering workshop.


Both Clausing manual & automatic surface grinders give superior precision grinding performance and superb value for money. Clausing's huge grinding range is more than suitable for any heavyweight grinding job you could ask of it.


Clausing Horizontal bandsaws are built to withstand the toughest jobs and are true heavyweight performers. Clausing vertical bandsaws are designed with rugged production use in mind at the outset - heavy duty performers with high production output.


Click to find out details of our ex-demo machines from Colchester lathes, Harrison lathes and mills, drills, saws and grinders from Clausing, where special discounts are available on each of these machines.


Pratt Burnerd International is a leading supplier of high precision, high-quality manual and power chucking solutions, supplying both to industrial subcontractors and OEM's globally.


The world renowned Dickson quick change system was developed as a major advance from the conventional four way toolpost. This simple, robust design uses hardened and ground components to give high levels of accuracy and repeatability.

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Contact Us

Lowfields Way, Lowfields Business Park, Elland, West Yorkshire, HX5 9DA
Tel: 01924 415000