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15/12/2014 Christmas Jumpers Day

The staff at Preston Technical Ltd recently got into the Christmas spirit by holding a number of Christmas Jumper days! 

Left to right: Laura, Alex, Ben, Aaron & Yvonne







20/10/2014 Northwest Manufacturing Exhibition a Success

We recently exhibited at the Northern Manufacturing exhibition for the first time. Our objective was to showcase 3M VHB tapes and the benefits against rivets and spot welds. We also took the opportunity to discuss with delegates our converted (or customised) tape service.

We made several contacts which we believe will benefit from converted tape, particularly 3M VHB. Converted tape can provide real cost saving opportunities against traditional mechanical fixings.

Here is our stand with Brian, Aaron & Andrew


30/09/2014 Aaron Stott joins Preston Technical Sales Team

We have recently appointed Aaron Stott as our new Technical Sales Executive. Over the coming weeks he will be learning all aspects of the company procedures and processes before becoming 90% field based.

11/8/2014 Northern Manufacturing & Electronics Exhibition

We will be exhibiting at the 2014 Northern Manufacturing & Electronics exhibition, Stand F46. The event takes place over the 1st and 2nd October 2014 at Event City in Manchester from 9:30am to 4:30pm.

Why not come along and say hello? See how we can improve your manufacturing processes.

For information on how to get to Event City please visit click here

19/7/2014 Preston Technical staff enjoy summer party!

All our staff enjoyed their annual summer party at Guys Thatched Hamlet in Garstang near Preston. Employees and family members took part in many activities such as face painting, balloon making and large life-size board games.

The elder generation kept themselves busy by playing crown green bowling and tucking into a tasty Lancashire Hotpot. All the staff and family members had a great time!


9/6/2014 Mezzanine Floor Installed

We have recently completed a stores improvement project. The result of which is our new mezzanine floor, increasing our available storage capacity by 25%.


12/12/13 New Ident Machine Installed

Due to our growth plan, we are pleased to announce the installation of a new Ident rotary machine.

The new Ident rotary machine boasts a bigger bed size that will increase working capacity. Also enabling us to take on more complex work, whilst maintaining a greater degree of process control.


12/8/2013 Preston Technical employ full time Quality Manager

We have recently appointed Naeem Master as our new full time quality manager. His has previously worked in the chemical industry and manufacturing. With the growth of our business and our future plans this will facilitate greater improvements to our business processes.

Whilst we are currently certified to ISO 9001 we are developing our processes with a view to attaining more standards in the future, including TS 16949 (Automotive Quality Management), ISO 14001 (Environmental Management Systems) and ISO 18001 (Health & Safety Management).

28/5/2012 3M announce closure of Gorseinon Customer Service

3M announced the closure of the converted product sales office (full announcement detailed below). We are working with 3M to make sure the transition will be as smooth as possible, however if you have any concerns or which to talk this through in greater detail, please do not hesitate to contact us. We will be happy to quote any new or existing conversions that you have.

"Following a review of our 3M Converted Products operation, linked with a total review of the 3M Customer Service operations in the UK, the decision has been taken to close the Converted Products Sales Office based in 3M Gorseinon and withdraw from the direct sale of converted parts.

With immediate effect, any new enquiries for converted parts should be directed to a converter of your choice. We are able to assist in identifying a converter and where required, please contact your local 3M Sales Representative. Through the 3M Sales Team, we will continue to develop specification for converted parts with distributors/converters.

The office will remain in place in the short term to handle existing and repeat orders. Orders for new items which have been quoted for, will not be accepted. However, the 3M Gorseinon Office can assist in directing you to possible converter to supply these parts.

Further information will follow on the confirmed closure date of the 3M Gorseinon Customer Service operation and will include advice on how to re-source existing parts in the future.

3M Ireland Customers please contact your local representative to discuss options."

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