FPW Axles CAD design and draughting office, based in Accrington, Lancashire, houses the latest in Computer Aided Design software. This comprises a mix of 3D solid modelling, Finite Element Analysis, Animation and Simulation Engineering software, allowing FPW axles a design resource of over 200 man hours per week.
FPW has a policy of providing staff with the latest CAD design technology the company's management team has key objectives in continually investing in the latest CAD software and engineering design staff. Many of the design engineers employed are long serving and made to feel part of our success, which reflects in the confidence our clients have in us and our products.
With the acquisition of 2 x state of the art 5 axis machine, the expansion of our factory which allows us to operate across two sites and continuous improvement through engineering expertise, we have a commitment to quality and believe in continuing to invest which allows FPW to lower customer costs.
The assembly facility of FPW has continuous assembly lines for Gearbox & Axle assembly. The lines are designed to quickly transfer from one project to another, FPW Axles are known for manufacturing Special Purpose Vehicle axles and therefore our assembly line must be ready to assemble various axle designs at one time.
Our existing clients know that FPW are always at the end of the phone to support in any new axle requirements or to deal with an unexpected issue. Our support and technical expertise are there to provide our customers with the answers to their questions and provide a level of service that will actually resolve problems and challenges, whether it be over the phone, web-chat, via email or an onsite call.
Quality Assurance is at the core of the FPW Axles business model. The company's success has been formed upon our strict compliance to our Quality Management System (QMS). All FPW Axles staff are continually trained to have an awareness of their immediate and wider working environment and the impact and benefits of a successful QMS. Our QMS includes all aspects of the business and this has been a driver in the delivery of our manufacturing strategies. The full QMS and Quality Assurance documentation of FPW Axles is a comprehensive internal legislation that can be viewed by customers upon request.