New Apprentices at Airedale Springs

Max Greathead from Haworth and Alfie Moses from Oakworth have joined Airedale Springs as CNC machine setter apprentices. Both are undertaking NVQL2 in Manufacturing Process Operations which includes spring making. They have received induction and basic spring manufacturing training under the watch full eye of Brian Russell who has come out of retirement to oversee… Continue Reading …

A Fond Farewell….

September saw the retirement of one of our Senior Operatives Jean Powley. Jean has spent over 41 years with the Company working in many different departments. During the 1970/80s Jean was one of 5 sisters who worked for the Company at the same time. She married David Powley one of our senior setters in 1994…. Continue Reading …

75 Pints and Still Standing!

Last month Sharon Ibbotson received a very prestigious award from the Blood Donation Service. Since starting at the age of 18 Sharon has donated a grant total of 75 pints of blood and has received a certificate and badge in recognition of her service. Sharon was encouraged to start donating by her sisters and she strongly believes… Continue Reading …

Another member of our 25 year club!

Airedale Springs recognises the achievements of its staff. The ultimate recognition is becoming a member of our 25 year club. This is awarded to an employee who reaches 25 years of continuous service with the Company, so far, 44 employees have achieved this milestone of whom over half are still employed! In April this year,… Continue Reading …

Award Hat-Trick for Airedale Springs

At a glittering awards ceremony on the 16th May the finalists of the 2014 Keighley Business Awards were announced. This year, the awards ceremony was a glamorous black-tie affair for 220 guests, held at the Victoria Hall and hosted by BBC Look North presenter Harry Gration. Out of 10 award categories Airedale Springs were awarded… Continue Reading …