Metalcraft are pleased to announce that Cummins Generator Technologies (CGT)* have presented Metalcraft with an award in recognition of excellence in Quality. The award was presented to Metalcraft during the recent Cummins 2011 European Supplier Conference. Commenting on the successful award Peter Kenny, Managing Director, stated “We are delighted that CGT have recognised Metalcraft’s performance in this way. It should be noted that this… Read more »
Metalcraft are pleased to announce that Sellafield have placed the first order for the new ‘3G’ Melter Crucible with Metalcraft. This initial batch of 3 units will take around 12 months to complete and form part of the 3-4 year frame work agreement that Metalcraft have for supply of the Melter Crucibles to the Vitrification Plant* at Sellafield. The order includes for dedicated tooling… Read more »
Anthony Palmer, aged 22, from March in Cambridgeshire, has overcome serious illness to complete his Apprenticeship training ahead of target, obtaining distinctions throughout his BTEC qualifications. His dedication and commitment to learning is being recognised with the National Adult Apprentice of the Year Award – sponsored by Pearson Work Based Learning – as part of the 20th Adult Learners’ Week 14 – 20 May… Read more »
The sparks flew as Lee Weymouth set to work on a bit of welding in the workshop at the Fenland Engineering Skills Centre (FESC) based within Metalcraft last week. Twenty-year-old Lee is one of 11 young people from Cambridgeshire currently taking part in a month-long, free Prince’s Trust Get into Welding course, which gives unemployed young people the skills and training to find a job…. Read more »
On Wednesday 24th November 2010, Metalcraft were presented with the award for Supplier Recognition in the ‘Special Achievements’ Category 2010 by Siemens Magnet Technology (SMT) at the 2010 Supplier Day. Metalcraft are extremely proud and honoured to receive this award and delighted that our efforts have been recognised in this way. SMT hold the Supplier Day as an annual event which the Tier 1… Read more »
On Wednesday 12th May 2010, the Fenland Engineering Skills Centre (FESC) was officially opened by Councillor Alan Melton, Leader of Fenland District council along with Councillor Florence Newell, and Roger McDowell, Chairman of Avingtrans plc, Metalcrafts parent company. The event was extremely well supported, more than 40 personnel from local government, funding partners, local schools, supporters, suppliers and customers, joined Metalcraft to perform the… Read more »
The contract to supply various large machined and fabricated parts for medical applications has been extended until 2010. This multi-million pound contract will ensure continued employment for a large number of the 170 employees on the site.
Metalcraft have been awarded a $7.5 million dollar order for the manufacture of pressure vessels for an FPSO vessel destined for Brazil. Almost 500 tonnes of duplex stainless steel will be required to manufacture the pressure vessels, the largest being 140 tonnes, 20m long & 4.5m diameter. A total of 5 off pressure hulls for saturation dive systems have been ordered, this in addition… Read more »