Following on from the careers evening A&G hoisted two open evenings which allowed over 20 students and their parents to see the what A&G has to offer. They toured the manufacturing facilities and spoke with A&G staff demonstrating the equipment.
Some 34 businesses ranging from prestigious car manufacturers, through healthcare organisations, to animal charities received the Princess Royal Training Award in recognition of their outstanding training and skills development programmes. Speaking about the winners, City & Guilds Group Chief Executive, Chris Jones said: ‘Excellence doesn’t happen by chance. In today’s uncertain economy, more than [...]
A&G Technical teams and Mazak staff commissioned two Mazak Variaxis i-700 twin pallet machines. These machines represent the latest generation MAZAK 5-axis machining centre designed for multi-surface machining delivering reduced in-process time, high accuracy and unrivalled machine ergonomics.
Students from St Aidan's high school came on their work experience for one week in May. They worked in five different work areas, including 3 & 5 axis milling, CNC and 7 axis turning, inspection, stores and packing and despatch. Students were assessed by their mentors against set criteria and the assessments being fed [...]
A&G staff again attended the local high school careers evening Managing Director Mr. A. Pinder said: "We are again delighted to be able to meet the students, as we see this as a great source of new talent and this year was no exception, with the students and parents showing great interest [...]
The workshop extension will allow us to significantly increase our machining capacity, whilst also doubling the size of the inspection facility and centralising the programming and technical functions into one office.