Holroyd Precision Ltd., a specialist machine tool design, manufacture and supply division of U.K.-based Precision Technologies Group (PTG), has secured machine orders totalling more than £4 million from leading air compressor manufacturers in China and Germany. Valued at £3.3 million, the order from China is for a Holroyd 8EX rotor milling machine that is capable of milling profiles of up to 850 mm in diameter, and a Holroyd TG350E (350 mm diameter capability) rotor grinding machine. Offering ‘next generation’ production technologies, both models are renowned across industry for their high stock removal rates and high levels of accuracy. The customer concerned is a manufacturer of specialist oil-free air compressors that are used in the medical and textile sectors. The TG350E rotor grinding machine will be shipped in December 2013; the 8EX rotor milling machine will follow in early 2014. The order from Germany is for a Holroyd 3EX-R rotor milling machine. Valued at £1 million, it has a 350 mm maximum diameter capability and will be used by a premier air compressor manufacturer for the milling of screw profiles.