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    At the start of 2020 the management at Greenfield decided to re-design its website and Greenfield chose to work again with twdesigns, a local business who has been working with the Greenfield marketing team for the last 4 years. After…

    COVID19

    As a business, we care about the safety of our staff and the local community. While the Government restrictions around the country are slowly easing, we fully appreciate that this is by no means the end of the pandemic and…

    New Website

    Our brand new website is almost ready to go live. It will showcase all of our capabilities we offer from Design & Development right the way through the manufacturing process to Warehousing & Logistics. It will feature in detail the sectors we work within our latest vacancies, news & events and more interactive features being…

    Dear Valued Customer, Our priority in such challenging times is the safety and welfare of our employees, suppliers and customers. We have taken steps over the past few weeks in line with recognised guidance. We have been limiting supplier and customer visits and now have a no access policy into the office from visitors and…

    Greenfield Engineering are pleased to confirm that we have been awarded Akzo Nobel and Cromadex Extra life certificates for powder coating systems. Tyler Hayes Akzo Area Sales Manager said: “AkzoNobel is pleased to support Greenfield Engineering with its Extra Life certificates for powder coating systems. Greenfield have displayed the operational ability and knowledge to process…

    Greenfield Engineering are delighted to confirm that we have successfully passed our Audit and renewed our Jotun Powder Coatings approval for another year. Ben Parsley from Jotun Powder Segment Manager UK & Ireland said: “Greenfield Engineering have very good systems in place across their operational sites and are clearly approved as a Jotun approved applicator.…

    In business, there’s nothing more important than building strong relationships with customers and suppliers. A great working partnership moves onto create great friendships for life, which makes the festive season the perfect time to share our gratitude and warm wishes with the people who we work with, and do business with all year long. From…

    Greenfield Engineering believes strong sales over the last three months are an early sign of growing confidence in the economy despite all the talk of a no deal Brexit. The overall performance shows as a company Greenfield is doing everything right to attract and develop new business. Sales for the next two months continue to…

    Greenfield has now been certified as a zero waste to landfill company. This is a great achievement in managing the complete elimination of previous waste stream activities. Since these new practices and process controls have been put in place Greenfield Engineering in partnership with SWM are diverting in excess of: 30 tonnes of mixed waste,…

    This April the Greenfield Engineering team successfully managed the regaining of all three ISO accreditation’s. This is after undergoing a three-day detailed independent audit of its management systems by URS lead auditor Patrick Westby. Covering ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management Accreditation, ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management & OHSAS 18001:2007 Health & Safety System. The three ISO/OHSAS accreditation’s…

    As Greenfield is in it’s 30th anniversary year we spoke to Frank Green to understand some of the secrets of the company’s success. Frank is quite philosophical about Greenfield’s continual growth and development over the years, but puts down its success to the incredible team that over the years has grown and changed, but continually…

    Greenfield Engineering are investing in an additional new Vimar forklift truck to help with the increasing number of deliveries and general warehousing duties across the business. This necessary investment adds to our fleet following on from the two new electric pallet trucks purchased last year. All the trucks are working long hours, so reliability and…

    Greenfield Engineering, this year in 2019 is celebrating its 30-year anniversary, In 1989 the founders Frank & Michelle Green set out with a vision to develop, and eventually provide, a leading subcontract engineering service offering excellence to manufacturing businesses across the South West. Over the course of the last 30 years, Greenfield’s vision has expanded…

    From all the Directors and staff we wish a Merry Christmas and a happy festive break to all our customers and suppliers. Greenfield work tirelessly every day to provide the best service possible, and will continue to improve our service and reliability in 2019 and look to add to our customer base with on-going growth.…

    “A traditional Christmas is all about spending time with the family, catching up with friends enjoying good food, exchanging gifts, sharing happy memories. In this festive season our customers are never far from our thoughts as we always feel they are a big part of our extended family. With this in mind, everyone at Greenfield…

    Greenfield’s staff washrooms on site one have just undergone a complete refurbishment to improve hygiene and usability. The staff washrooms needed upgrading with them being over ten years old and with over forty plus staff a shift 5 days a week using the facilities. A complete ten day strip out was required with temporary toilets…

    Greenfield’s increased export demand this year for its sheet metal is coming surprisingly from a major manufacturers in the US, Brazil and Mexico. The market sector requirements are supplying quality fully finished parts into these countries for the high end office furniture sector. This year Greenfield boasts an increased proportion of its sheet metal production…

    The collaboration that began in 1992 between Greenfield Engineering and Amada was key at that early stage for the business. We found the right equipment manufacturer to partner and support us in servicing our customers’ demands. The innovation from Amada, coupled with the strong after sales support we received (despite at that time being a…

    “We can clearly see if we look at ourselves that there is always room for improvement in a business.  So when I look back to my trip to Japan with Gary to visit the Amada’s manufacturing facilities in Fujinomiya back in 2012, followed by several Amada customer visits, it showed that in many aspects of…

    Kidderminster Golf Club was the venue for Amada’s annual corporate golf day on Monday the 25th June. Twenty four guests participated in the event which lived up to be a challenging round of 18 holes played on stableford rules. The weather was beautiful hot sunshine that added to the enjoyment, a relaxed but competitive day…

    Managing Director, Gary Burnard recently took the time this month to visit EVI Industries in Vaggeryd Sweden a leading sheet metal contract manufacturer. To see an Amada laser operating with the latest VOS Measuring System which automatically checks a component that has been punched and formed, that then requires additional further processing on the laser. The…

    Greenfield’s design team was finding the existing 3D software inadequate to give the ability for seamless quick turnaround on conceptual design changes back to the customer for approval. Following a lengthy and detailed evaluation of several leading systems, SolidWorks were chosen for its flexible ease of use and integration with our existing manufacturing software. Now…

    Congratulations must go to all the Greenfield team for their continual hard work on managing a successful system that has just been independently verified. Patrick Westby, lead auditor for URS Certifications, conducted a three and a half day audit. This audit covered our documented processes that fall under ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 accreditation.…

    Greenfield is committed to using the latest sheet metal technologies to offer a better manufacturing solution, coupled with giving the best service to customers. The questions we ask ourselves as a business are: Is the level of service we offer good enough? Are we doing our best to train our staff to be the best?…

    Greenfield Engineering were founded in 1989 to provide customers with a better choice of quality sheet metal services, backed up by a skilled, passionate and dedicated team of engineers. Still in 2018 our aim is to always exceed our customers’ expectations whenever possible, having developed to now offer the most advanced and complete manufacturing service…

    Greenfield are pleased to announce the launch of our new look website in connection with an ever increasing requirement for a strong digital presence. The new online site is fresh and uncluttered giving better visuals and more information on offer to show off the companies multifaceted capabilities. Improved HD quality graphics of the company’s latest…

    Greenfield Engineering are delighted to announce the promotion of Adam Thompson to the position of assembly team leader. Since joining Adam has excelled and developed with his commitment and strong work ethic. The new position sees him tasked with the technical and operational development of the assembly teams. This promotion recognises Adam’s continued organisational and…

    Tony Marlow (maintenance engineer) recently grasped the opportunity to visit Japan as a guest of Amada UK. The main purpose of the trip was to see the latest laser/punch combination machinery in operation. Greenfields are then planning on making a major investment in the coming years to help increase key factors such as capacity and…

    Greenfield are pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Fearn as the new business Quality Engineer. Working as a key member of the Engineering Support team Jamie will oversee all aspects of Quality including management of internal right first time measures, liaison with customers, business quality management systems and oversee engineering best practice. Jamie has…

    Greenfield Engineering is making significant steps in the continued growth of the business whilst on the accreditation journey. Having just been awarded coded welder approval to BS EN ISO 9606-1 which was awarded by independent assessment from Code A Weld. The approval extends across the welding team to cover coded fillet welds in accordance with…

    Greenfield Engineering has again further strengthened its credentials with new certification to the latest ISO 9001 (Quality) and 14001 (Environmental) management system standards. Confirmation that Greenfield has now successfully made the transition to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 was delivered this week after an intensive three day assessment by URS. The audit examined…

    Greenfield’s forklift truck driver team have completed further in-house training to ensure all staff using the new pedestrian stacker trucks are properly trained and certificated. The course covered factors affecting stability, narrow aisle manoeuvring in confined areas, multidirectional loading, safe stacking of loads at different levels, pre-use checks and de-stacking with laden and un-laden pallets .…

    Greenfield are pleased to announce that Simon Walker has stepped into his new role of Operations Director. The promotion, which is part of the strategic development, represents a significant step towards achieving the long term plans for growth. The directorship will see Simon head up the day-to-day operations, as well as supporting Gary Burnard Managing…

    Greenfield have run a comprehensive in-house fire prevention training course for all the company fire wardens. The practical one day course was to deliver a range of firefighting training scenarios which would allow staff to gain safe valuable experience in tackling a small fire in a controlled environment. The teams learnt how to use fire…

    Frank Green is to step aside as managing director of Greenfield Engineering at the end of the year after almost 29 years managing the business. He will hand the reins to Gary Burnard the current Operations Director who has himself been with the company 24 years after starting as an engineering technician apprentice at Greenfield…

    Greenfield have made another big investment with Amada in adding a fourth state-of- the-art automated punching cell and two more HFE series II CNC press-brakes as a way of strengthening its customer supply chain. The new generation of EM ZRB turret punch technology will have an additional buffer turret to the main turret offering more…

    Greenfield has combined their engineering support departments into one new main office. This will soon be a fully operational central hub supporting daily production. It is an obvious natural progression to the business as it has grown, to move the departments closer with the team now jointly working together on many projects. The engineering team…

    Greenfield have upgraded its phone system introducing a new digital IP communication system. “The primary use of our phone system is rapidly changing and now the introduction of new technology to the market has given us the ideal opportunity to change. Greenfield’s new system will be easy to access anywhere, which gives many operational advantages,…

    Greenfield’s Mitchal Cisneros beat more than 20 nominees to win the top award in the Engineering Excellence category at this year’s prestigious higher technical skills awards evening held at the Barnstaple Hotel. The awards ceremony sets out to recognise the achievements of the next generation of engineering talent in North Devon. Greenfield have worked closely…

    On Friday the 19th June, Operations Director Gary Burnard and Business Development Manager Nick Westlake were invited as guests to the annual North Devon Business awards by the Directors of Extreme Cases, who had been nominated and shortlisted in the micro-medium sized business category. On the night, Extreme Cases were lucky enough to win the…

    Increased automation across the manufacturing side of the business and increased complexities to finished products has made planning a more important tool than ever before. The key is to have accurate live production data at your fingertips. Capacity loading on core processes is an ever changing moving-target. With the need to keep customers up to…

    Directors Frank & Michelle were delighted and honoured to be present at the official opening of the new Amada Maquinaira Iberian Technical Centre. CEO of Amada, Mr Okamoto welcomed all their customers old and new from across Spain. He opened the technology centre showing for the first time an array of the latest industry-leading sheet…

    After again undergoing an intensive 2 day audit by URS of all our interlinking management systems, Greenfield are pleased to announce that we have successfully had our Quality, Environment and Health & Safety certificates all reapproved with zero non-conformances. The attention to detail is evident throughout all of our processes and procedures. The company always…

    Attracting young people into manufacturing starts at school. Pictured on the right is Simon Walker (GF Production Manager) & Gary Burnard (GF Operations Director) with David Fitzsimmons & Mark Foster Principle and Vice Principle of Holsworthy community College. The visit was arranged to form closer links and introduce a working platform to highlight the job…

    Greenfield’s workforce came together to celebrate Keith Church’s retirement from the business after fifteen year’s service. Keith was presented with an engraved silver tankard, a bottle of 20 year old Port and John Lewis vouchers from all his work colleagues to remind him of the “good old days” going forward into his retirement. Keith said,…

    Culminating in the continued effort from all the departments in 2012. Greenfield’s on-going targets of working towards reducing W.I.P. and maintaining a clean, safe, efficient working environment. The Sheet Metal Punching cell took the over-all winner’s trophy by the narrowest of margins in 2012. Congratulations to both Kieran Jacques & Martin Lamble (Team Lead’s) and…

    It’s time for Ernie and Lesley Meager to look back with pride over their long Engineering career with Greenfield as they hang up their working clothes for the last time. They have both worked at the company for over Seven years in the Light Assembly department, Ernie says “Technology has moved on so much its…

    Greenfield Engineering’s new MRP System ‘123insight’ won the prestigious Best Production Management System in the MWP Advanced Manufacturing Awards April 2012. Of the three finalists, the judges selected 123insight ‘due to its approach to easy and affordable MRP and were impressed to see a business solution that stands by its performance’.

    Introduced for the first time in 2011 is a trophy awarded to a manufacturing area which has embraced, and shown the commitment to the continual lean methodology. In recognition of all this hard work and achievement into taking their section of the business forward. Well done David Chidley (Team Leader) and the team from the…

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