Why Manufacturers Should Become Leaner (and How)

Businesses must maintain high productivity and efficiency at all times while producing high-quality products that turn a profit. As spring manufacturers, we understand this is a lot to juggle and prioritise and can quickly become unmanageable for many small businesses. Lean manufacturing is designed to eliminate waste within the system without compromising the quality of… Continue Reading …

The Importance of Upskilling Staff

Upskilling a team is always a good decision, as it helps staff to stay up to date with the latest developments in the industry and to learn new skills that allow them to keep up with the current manufacturing landscape. Even without issues like Brexit and the pandemic, there’s still a skills gap in the… Continue Reading …

Spring Materials Used in the Electronics Sector

We’ve already written about the importance of choosing the right materials for springs, but now we’re focusing specifically on the electronics sector. Not all materials are right for electronics – for example, strength, conductivity, resistance to heat and resistance to corrosion are crucial in the sector – so this needs to be taken into account.

Springs in the Electronics Sector

Springs are all around us. No matter where you are or the object you’re using, it’s likely you’re surrounded by springs. On your mobile phone? Doing laundry? Changing the channel on your remote control? Springs and wire forms are key components in electrical items, and, without them, we wouldn’t be able to have the technology… Continue Reading …

Creating a Greener Automotive Industry

Sustainability is an important issue in manufacturing and all its sectors, including automotive. While this industry is not renowned for being the most sustainable, there are many current and upcoming measures that the UK – as well as the rest of the world – are taking to reduce its carbon footprint.