John Pipe International est 1961

Our CNC Machines

Our CNC machines allow us to cut, shape and carve bespoke cradles, supports and foam fittings for all your packing needs, as well as signs, stencils and cut outs for anything else you may require.

Fully-Equipped and
Ready to Help

25,000sq ft

Premises in Poole

12,000sq ft

Premises in Southampton

60+ years


What is a CNC Machine?

A CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine is a marvel of modern manufacturing technology. It automates the control of machine tools with precision and speed, guided by computer programming. Unlike manual machining, CNC allows for the creation of complex shapes and high-quality parts with minimal human intervention. From milling machines and lathes to routers and grinders, CNC machines bring digital designs to life with unparalleled accuracy.

How CNC Machines Work

Imagine instructing a highly skilled robot to craft something from your digital design. That’s CNC machining in a nutshell. It begins with a CAD (Computer-Aided Design) model that is converted into CNC programming language (G-code). The CNC machine then follows these instructions to cut, drill, or shape materials into the final product, achieving results that are precise and repeatable every time.

Benefits of Using CNC Machines

The strengths of CNC machining lie in its precision, efficiency, and versatility. This technology allows for complex designs that would be impossible or too time-consuming to achieve manually. It ensures consistency across multiple parts, reduces production time, and minimizes material waste, providing a sustainable, cost-effective solution for high-quality manufacturing.

CNC Machines at John Pipe International

John Pipe International takes pride in its advanced CNC machining capabilities. Our portfolio showcases a diverse range of projects, from precision components to large-scale industrial parts. Our commitment to quality and innovation is evident in every piece we craft, using the latest CNC technologies to meet and exceed client expectations.

Our services: How we can help...

For sixty years, John Pipe International have been a diligent provider of export services. Based in the South of England, we are fully equipped to handle your export packing and freight needs. Whether you’re shipping overseas or packing dangerous items, our team are on hand to assist with the logistics of your project. With our MPAS certification, we are happy to assist with military and defence exports.

Management team

It takes a dedicated team to manage global logistics. The John Pipe International management team have years of experience and background knowledge. Find out more about the people who will manage your export project..

Jon Bradley

Jon Bradley


Jon joined us more than 25 years ago from a strong engineering and manufacturing background. His appreciation of machinery and processes can provide assurance to our customers from packaging design to delivery, linking all the different logistical elements to ensure goods are packed, handled and exported in the safest and most efficient way.

Nathan Kennedy

Nathan Kennedy

Managing Director

Nathan was approved by the MoD as a Military packaging designer in 2012, after qualifying as a Military packaging professional. Coupled with his Dangerous Goods in Transit qualification, Nathan can apply this knowledge and experience to ensure any goods are packed in tried and tested containers.

CNC Machines

Jon Felton


Jon is the Works Director for John Pipe International, based at the Hampshire branch. He has been a logistics professional for over 25 years and has held management positions in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry. This has allowed him to build strong customer relationships and offer a comprehensive service package for packing and shipping to our clients.