EV Charging at Airedale

Increasing our sustainability matters significantly to us as a company, and as a leading manufacturer, we feel it’s essential to set an example for other facilities within this expansive industry and show that it is possible to decrease your environmental impact whilst maintaining productivity. Our commitment is implemented in many ways, from supporting eco-friendly work… Continue Reading …

The Importance of a Strong Supply Chain for Manufacturing

Supply chains are a crucial element of any manufacturer’s daily operations. Unfortunately, events over recent years have put supply chains under significant strain as they attempt to compensate for unforeseen environmental, political and economic problems. During this time, many manufacturers were forced to explore new supply chain options covering everything from discovering new suppliers to… Continue Reading …

What are Double Torsion Springs?

Torsion springs are a type of helical spring capable of storing and releasing angular energy or holding a mechanism in place. They are characterised by two legs that extend from either end of the coil and are used in applications requiring a torque or rotary force. This is achieved by attaching the legs to external… Continue Reading …

How Do We Achieve a Circular Economy in Manufacturing?

As the world shifts its focus toward a greener, more sustainable future, the manufacturing industry continues to play a pivotal role in implementing and promoting sustainability. A large part of this effort involves reducing or eliminating wasted resources in manufacturing processes, breaking the linear model of taking, making and wasting in favour of a circular… Continue Reading …

How to Measure Compression Springs

Springs are one of the oldest mechanical devices for storing energy. With a wide variety of spring sizes and types available, understanding the application is crucial to ensure the design will meet its intended purpose. Likewise, a spring’s size, shape, and loading requirements will determine its suitability for a particular job, with precise measurements crucial… Continue Reading …

What Skills Do You Need to Work in Manufacturing?

The first ever National Manufacturing Day on 7th July 2022 is an opportunity for our industry to demonstrate the value of a career in our industry, starting with a manufacturing apprenticeship. Apprenticeships offer an alternative career path out of school for people that do not wish to attend college and eventually university full time. Manufacturing… Continue Reading …

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Spring Supplier

Springs are an integral part of many products, and their versatility spans hundreds of industries. If your products contain springs, it stands to reason that you will want to establish a strong relationship with a reputable spring supplier. There’s more to consider when choosing a spring manufacturer than just the springs themselves. Forming a new… Continue Reading …