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Work Experience – May 2019

  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 [...]

July 25th, 2019|Latest News|

Fleetwood Charity School Car Wash

              On the 2ndJune 4 teaching staff and 18 pupils came to A&G and took part in a car wash to raise money for school funds. 25 cars were washed raising over £200. The weather was kind and all the children had a great time, especially enjoying the lunch.

July 25th, 2019|Latest News|

Charity Sky Dive

In memory of her cousin Nicola, on 6th July Hayley Riedel completed a 15,000 feet sky dive. Hayley raised an amazing £2655 in aid of Trinity Hospice Blackpool.Hayley said she felt safe once the chute had opened and is now wondering what she can do next year to support this fantastic charity. Pic:- Hayley with [...]

July 25th, 2019|Latest News|

2019 Apprentice Intake

Once again, we have been able to offer 4 St Aiden’s pupils a 4-year mechanical engineering apprenticeship. The first year is take up at Training 2000 where they will be taught basic engineering and safety skills. The following 3 years is a mixture of further education at T2000 and on the job training at A&G [...]

July 25th, 2019|Latest News|

Matsuure MX-330

      Due to winning a significant DLF package it was necessary to increase our 5 axis capacity by purchasing a multi palleted machining centre. This will provide a 15 pallet lights off facility to meet our Customers delivery and cost down requirements.

December 26th, 2018|Latest News|

Mazak i-500

    Completing the hard metal cell, A&G will take delivery in January 2019 of the second i-500 machine.These machines provide highly versatile full simultaneous 5-axis vertical machining, that can machine multiple and complex curved surfaces, with high-precision in a single setup.

December 26th, 2018|Latest News|

A&G Metal Treatments New Approvals

  A&G Metal Treatments is a provider of non-destructive testing, wet processes, surface treatments priming and painting.The facility is AS9100 rev D accredited and all our processes are carried out under our NADCAP approvals.

December 26th, 2018|Latest News|

A&G Open Nights

    The annual A&G open nights took place the11th & 13th December 2018 with over 40 people attending. This event gives potential apprentices and their families the opportunity to meet the A&G staff, tour the manufacturing facilities and learn what an engineering apprenticeship involves.

December 26th, 2018|Latest News|

St Aidan’s Career Evening

    Once again A&G were invited to attend the St Aidan's careers fair. This event is always well attended by year 9, 10 and 11 students, together with their parents and guardians. The A&G stand was very popular as one of the area’s premier employers offering students work placements and engineering apprenticeships

December 26th, 2018|Latest News|

BAE Systems Chairmans Awards

CHAIRMANS AWARDS A&G have been involved recently in two projects that have both been put forward for a Chairman’s Award .                    The first was focused on Lean and Zero Defects, Supported by the A&G Managing Director Arthur Pinder.         The second was the roll-out of [...]

September 28th, 2018|Latest News|