At Keencut we guarantee that every cut is a perfect cut. We use our market-leading expertise and superior manufacturing quality to create safe, accurate and simple-to-use cutting equipment for specialist users in the sign-making, wide format printing, and picture framing industries.
We design high precision manual cutting machines for specialist tasks, developing innovative ideas that speed up your workflow and increase productivity. Our primary focus is always on your safety. Keencut cutters are engineered to protect you whilst cutting the toughest materials.
We control quality and accuracy by manufacturing all major components at our Corby site in the UK. By using the highest quality raw materials and state-of-the-art machinery, we are confident of the reliability and durability of every Keencut machine.
Unlike other manufacturers, we state a specific accuracy level for every machine and offer a comprehensive 5-year guarantee.
With a continuous design and development programme, innovative use of premium quality materials, and the expertise of our engineers, we have set high standards that have never been equalled.
Our machines are an essential tool in many different industries and professions including print, textiles, packaging, flexographic printing, picture framing, museum curation, technical and design studios, education and graphic arts.
Our products are sold in over 50 countries through a network of highly trained dealers.
We are proud that our products are recommended by professionals across the world as the safest, most accurate and easiest to use manual cutting machines.
A little bit of history …
We began trading in 1982 when our founder invented a new type of oval and circle cutter for the picture framing industry.
The success of the product led to the addition of a completely new design of straight-line mount-cutters. Our pioneering use of aluminium extrusions, early adoption of CNC and CAD technology, and high build quality transformed equipment for the picture framing industry.
Within a few years, Keencut was the world’s leading designer and manufacturer, with exports to over 50 countries.
In 1987 we introduced a vertical cutter with a twin wheel for cutting particleboard and heavy cardboard in addition to glass, plastics, and many different materials. The machine was rapidly adopted by sign makers.
The next generation… and the next
The growing use of composites and the demand for long accurate cutters for material up to 5 metres long inspired the design of a new range of specialist cutting machines for sign makers and wide format printers. The current range of third, fourth and fifth-generation machines continue to earn the loyalty of Keencut users with 80% of production exported around the world.
As a testament to the build quality of the products, many of the original Keencut machines are still in use today.
Partners across the world
Our close relationships with Keencut users and distributors enable us to identify and react quickly to changes, anticipate new applications and keep pace with new materials.
We love hearing from our customers. Your feedback is what drives our innovation and we are always eager to help and learn from your experiences.