Wire Düsseldorf 2024 – TBE Rapidform Technology

TBE is pleased to announce our presence at Wire Düsseldorf 2024.

Visit TBE in Hall 16, Stand Number 16D47 to experience first-hand our industry leading Rapidform Series technology at the Wire and Tube Show in Düsseldorf, Germany from Mon, April 15, 2024 – Fri, Apr 19, 2024.

We look forward to meeting with existing and prospective customers and to further showcasing TBE machinery and technology.

TBE and Transworld Engineering Ltd – UK Partnership Announcement

TBE and Transworld Engineering Ltd – UK Partnership Announcement

As part of an ambitious new plan for continued growth, TBE, Ireland are pleased to have agreed a new deal with Birmingham based machinery solutions and engineering support company, Transworld Engineering Ltd. Transworld are delighted to now be representing and supporting TBE Ltd machinery as sales agents to the UK market, with the new partnership commencing this month.

TBE Ltd, an innovative machine making company based in County Kilkenny, Ireland, are specialists in producing CNC Wire Forming, Spring Making and Special Purpose Machinery. The company was established in 1988 by husband and wife, Thomas and Joan Butler and is proud to keep innovating and improving in the engineering marketplace with their special purpose, often custom made, special project-based machinery.

TBE Ltd supplies machinery worldwide to various industries including the automotive sector with machines commissioned for carmakers including Toyota, Nissan, Renault, Ford, Audi and BMW. The manufacturing capability of TBE designed and manufactured machines are within a typical wire diameter range of 1.0 – 10.00mm. These include TBE Multiform, Multibend, Rapidform and Sinubend series style machines producing parts including seat cushion wires, car hood support wires, locking mechanisms, airbag wires, torsion bars, engine valvetronic springs and brake springs.

TBE is proud to have already delivered almost 250 machines to the global market to date, and as such Transworld Engineering are excited to be able to support further sales and support to extend that machine sales record further into the UK market.

Transworld Engineering are pleased to provide an exciting new platform for growth in the UK and into Europe, and the addition of TBE Machinery to the company’s portfolio of machinery solutions serves to solidify this position further. Transworld has an excellent position in the UK based in Birmingham at Hay Mills, Tyseley Energy Park and will support TBE Machinery in the UK by offering the market excellent local support, sales, and aftercare.

Transworld is now part of the long history of Birmingham manufacturing since joining the Webster & Horsfall Group in early 2020. Webster & Horsfall, are wire drawing specialists and stockists who this year celebrated their 300th year in business in the Midlands and as such have a wealth of experience in local and UK industry.

For TBE sales and support into the UK and Northern Ireland, or just for more information and product catalogues please contact Phil, Dan or Jonathan at Transworld Engineering Ltd +44(0)121 772 9796 or e-mail sales@transworldengineering.co.uk

Transworld Engineering Website: www.transworldengineering.co.uk

TBE Presence at Wire Düsseldorf 2020 – Rapidform X Series

TBE is delighted to announce our presence at Wire Düsseldorf 2020.

Visit TBE in Hall 16, Stand Number 16A03 to experience first-hand the official launch of our industry leading Rapidform X Series technology at the Wire and Tube Show in Düsseldorf, Germany from Mon, Mar 30, 2020 – Fri, Apr 3, 2020.

TBE will officially launch the TBE Rapidform X Series with the following unique key features:

TBE Rapidform X Series
  • Servo Driven Form Tools & Press Stations.
  • Ø – Wire Diameter Range of 0.5MM to 6.5MM.
  • High Speed Decoiler.
  • Capability For Up To 12 Servo Axes.
  • Integrated Secondary Operations & Parts Collection System.
  • New 5700 Series High Speed Allen Bradley Automation Controls.
  • Modular Tooling Solution with Accurate Ultra High Speed Forming Of Products.

We look forward to meeting with existing and prospective customers alike and to launching this new industry leading development.

Interwire 2017 – Atlanta, Georgia, USA

TBE is pleased to announce that we will be present at Interwire 2017 – taking place in Atlanta, USA from May 9th through May 11th 2017.

Interwire 2017

TBE will be present on the AIM Inc. North America Booth – #1111; where information will be available regarding our latest equipment and ongoing technological developments.

AIM & TBE – Strategic Alliance Announcement – Q2 2017


CNC Bending Machine and CNC High Speed Production Machine manufacturers empower wire component manufacturers to be more productive than ever before!

Automated Industrial Machinery, Inc. (AIM, Inc., USA) and T. Butler Engineering Ltd. (TBE, Ireland) are pleased to announce a strategic alliance enabling wire component manufacturers to be more productive than ever before. The two companies will join forces to market solutions that join AIM’s smart CNC machines with TBE’s high volume production and customized turnkey solutions; offering a truly unique proposition to prospective customers across the globe.  Commencing in Q2, 2017, both companies will offer each others’ solutions; with AIM also providing support for TBE customers in North and South America.

Customer Service: The two market leaders in high speed wire component machine manufacturing are teaming up to deliver a complete customer service solution, from highly technological software support to an integrated, intelligent and fast production experience.

“Nothing is more important than making our customers more productive,” said Constantine Grapsas, president of AIM, Inc. “We are thrilled to announce this strategic alliance with TBE, which will simplify the customer experience across sales, service and support and empower our mutual customers to be far more productive.”

Commenting on the announcement; Thomas Butler, Managing Director of TBE, Ireland noted: “We are delighted to formally announce this strategic alliance with AIM, Inc. We believe that we can combine TBE’s niche capability for complex and integrated projects with AIM’s smart bending solutions and vast presence in the United States; together offering an unparalleled level of manufacturing capability and flexibility to our mutual customers, serving the market together on a truly innovative platform”.

AIM Inc. has headquarters in the USA with a second location in Europe.  Committed to innovation, top quality, and rapid response tech support, manufactures the broadest line of wire bending machines in the world, from below 1mm to over 25mm wire diameters, AIM uniquely qualifies as the premier wire automation company.

TBE Ltd. has headquarters in Ireland and provides high quality customized high speed wire forming, spring making and special purpose production equipment from 1mm to 12mm wire diameters, that is unparalleled in the industry.

AIM, Inc., “Forming our future with yours”

TBE, Ltd., “Competitiveness Through Innovation”

http://www.AIMmachines.com & www.tbe.ie

For more information please contact AIM at +1 630 458-0008 or Sales@AIMmachines.com

In Europe please contact T. Butler Engineering Ltd., at +353-51-643720 or info@tbe.ie

TBE Presence at Wire Düsseldorf 2016 – Update

Following our earlier announcement, TBE is pleased to confirm that our latest Machine Development – The TBE Multibend ‘Three Head Series’ will be on display and officially launched at Wire Düsseldorf 2016 – at the TBE Booth – 16D20.

Wire Dusseldorf Booth - 2016

Building upon our existing TBE Multibend technology – which to date has been delivered to customers across three continents, this latest development includes:

  • Three Multibend Series Bending Heads
  • Capability to move Complex Products to the Final Station without impacting overall production output
  • 16 Individually Programmable Servo Axes
  • Ø  – Wire Diameter Range of 1.0MM to 6.0MM
  • Precision Ballscrew Positioning
  • Standard, Globally Available Allen Bradley Controls
  • Low Cost Tooling Solution with Accurate High Speed Forming of Complex Products

TBE Multibend Technology

We look forward to welcoming existing and prospective customers together with our supply partners and industry colleagues onto our Booth during the Trade Fair. Please contact TBE directly for further information.

Visit of Irish President and TBE to Portugal

Pictured below (from left to right) are Mr. Kevin Sherry (Enterprise Ireland); Mr. Ricardo Correia and Mr. Fernando Almeida (Sinflex-Indústria de Molas Técnicas, Portugal); the Irish President; Michael D. Higgins; his wife Sabina and Thomas & Joan Butler of TBE.

The photograph was taken at a recent bi-lateral lunch held in Lisbon, Portugal which celebrated Ireland – Portugal business relationships.

Irish President - Portugal

Glanbia Kilkenny Business Awards

TBE is delighted to announce our recognition at the recent (Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce) Glanbia Kilkenny Business Awards 2015; where we received the awards of Exporter of the Year and Overall Business of the Year.

Kilkenny Chamber Awards

The receipt of these awards is a very fitting accolade for all staff members at TBE; during the year in which we announced the sale of our 200th Machine and serves as a great recognition of our efforts across research, development and innovation activities in recent years.

We extend our thanks to Kilkenny Chamber of Commerce, Glanbia, Taxback and all of those in the Kilkenny business community involved in the organisation of the awards.


TBE Presence at Wire Düsseldorf 2016

Wire Dusseldorf 2016TBE is delighted to announce that our latest Machine Development – The TBE Multibend ‘Three Head Series’ will be on display and officially launched at Wire Düsseldorf 2016 – at the TBE Booth – 16D20.

Further details on our presence at Wire Düsseldorf 2016 will follow shortly.


Launch of the TBE Multibend ‘Three Head’ Series – 2015

Automotive Wire

TBE is pleased to announce the launch of our latest innovation – The TBE Multibend ‘Three Head’ Series. This development is being officially launched during Q3, 2015 – with the delivery of Multibend Three Head Series Machines already completed and in production; manufacturing very complex automotive industry wire products to the highest standards of accuracy, efficiency and repeatability.

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