Here at a1 we have invested in our future with the latest cnc benders and cad system to ensure our customers are getting the best quality and service available.

Cutting formes and blades

We manufacture top quality precision cutting formes and blades in all rule heights 12mm to 100mm, we use only top quality materials and a knowledgable team with vast experience to provide our customers with the very best quality cutting formes and blades available.

All our blades and cutting formes are quality checked at all stages of manufacture ensuring our customers are always happy.

Thermoforming/vacum forming

We are specialists in GN Blades, new tool assembly, reknife, or blades only. We have many years experience with GN Blades and are considered by many to be a leading producer of this type of blade with a proven track record. We supply blades for illig/Kiefel/TFT just to name a few, but can produce blades for any machine. We stock many blanks for our customers so they can call off blades at any time as required, this service works well as it saves time and money.

Box Makers, Printers, Gasket Makers etc...

We make cutting and creasing formes for all types of machines and produce formes to your designs or help with design. We manufacture one off sample cutters through to multiple up production cutters.


We provide our services all across the UK, Ireland and Internationally. Delivery is with our own transport, or we offer the same or next day courier services as required, or you are welcome to collect.