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    Greenfield have an on-going focus to really influence the way we operate in order to reduce our carbon footprint. Throughout our business activities we are always looking at ways of making simple energy saving measures. Here are just a few…

    V Shaped Recovery

    Greenfield is now starting to see a ‘V’ shaped recovery from the Covid-19 crisis from most of our business sectors who are indicating good order books. Plus we see the economy in general is also currently seeing promising shoots of…

    The Greenfield Operations Team have again successfully managed to regain all three ISO accreditation’s. This is a great achievement this year considering the debilitating effects of the pandemic hitting businesses across the UK very hard. Greenfield had most of the…

    Website

    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…

    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.…

    December is a month were most companies are winding down for Christmas, but Greenfield Engineering took delivery of the latest P1 Salvagnini electric panel bender. The new machine was ready for production from the 3rd of January and is guaranteed to add additional capacity and flexibility to the bending section. The new investment of £300,000…

    Greenfield are pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Martin as their new Maintenance Engineer. This is another good example of the business providing opportunities for its existing staff to progress and develop into more technical roles within the company. Matt, who has been with the company for nine years and held a number of…

    Greenfield have just installed new additional health & safety signage across the company, which will act as an important communication tool to help indicate various risks, hazards and quality within the workplace. The new signage will greatly increase employee awareness across both areas in a wide range of different working environments. From the main production…

    Greenfield have continued to invest heavily on developing the staff with offsite training for the design team on Solidworks solutions. Adam Watkins has just completed his first week on advanced 3D rendering. This will enable him as well as the rest of the design team in providing quicker render concepts for customers with a high…

    Greenfield’s latest investment of two new Haeger 824-WT-4e fastener insertion machines which complements the continued business strategy. Annually the business is inserting over one and a half million studs and the old Haegers needed to be updated. Introducing the new Haeger technology will give increased throat depth for components of 24″, better hydraulic force of…

    Greenfield have a strong management team, especially in terms of technical prowess, however it’s important that the business keeps improving. Two senior managers have recently undertaken the level 5 diploma programme in business management and leadership, both Lee Harris (Production Manager), and Richard Green (Paint Plant, Assembly & Logistic’s Manager) have been enrolled on day…

    Specialising in sub-contract high precision sheet metal fabrication, powder coating and assembly. The business understood the need to remain as flexible as possible and cost effective for their customers. The reason in purchasing the Ensis-3015 AJ Fiber Laser and ASLUL stockyard automation was to be able to process more parts per hour with equal or…

    Greenfield have developed a simple, but effective standard in bridging the engineering skills gap that most companies are experiencing. Having a clear focus on building and developing a strong framework from our apprenticeship programme for the future. This was started 8 years ago to ensure the business would get a continual process-oriented approach for young…

    Greenfield have added productivity improvements in the assembly area with the addition of screen access to the main system and downloading engineering information to the shop floor. This will give the assembly teams manufacturing technical instructions as well as dimensional data electronically. These enhancements in the area will make multiple assemblies easier to assemble reducing…

    As a major employer Greenfield’s responsibility to ensure all the staff have quality training and are competent to carry out their driving roles safely. This includes keeping them up to date with their current forklift truck training licences. This is probably one of the most dangerous pieces of unguarded equipment moving around the factory buildings…

    Fortunately Greenfield’s production across the two sites is managed by a Conveyancing Team who keep both sites and the shift operational. Components arrive in their respective areas regardless of driving rain and cold winds. The team are true unsung heroes of the business. Understandably this is an aspect of the business never really talked about…

    Mitchal Cisneros is pictured receiving his certificates after completing six days of in-depth training at Solidworks (HQ) in Leamington Spa, with a further four days of advanced training to follow. The course covers getting the best out of the lesser known features within the Solidworks software such as animations, weldments, mould design. The final four…

    Greenfield Engineering have bought one of the key elements of precision sheet metal manufacturing; New Fibre Laser technologies, using the advantages of processing mode to provide the approach of providing precision quality components, and low cost profiling of sheet metal with the flexibility of unmanned high speed laser cutting in one combined manufacturing operation. The…

    Greenfield have heavily invested over the last twelve months in three strong dedicated powder coating teams to manage our increasing production requirements. Now the total years of experience and expertise collectively is over 90 years which is impressive! The strengthening of the teams across all shifts will meet the demands and needs of all our…

    Greenfield are pleased to announce this week the purchase of the Amada Ensis-AJ 3kw fibre laser with OVS automatic compensation system the first to be installed in the UK. This will be attached to the latest addition of the successful Amada ASLUL material storage tower. The large investment demonstrates an ongoing strategy of delivering a…

    As part of Greenfield’s ongoing investment policy the recent refurbishment of site one powder coating line was completed by Nordson UK without a hitch. Since the plant has been in operation for thirteen years with thousands of hours of gun on time, running virtually non stop, the decision was made to shut the plant down…

    Greenfield Engineering are delighted to welcome the latest professional addition to the growing management team on site two. Scott Kirkum joins the team with an in-depth knowledge of sheet metal processes and lean manufacturing techniques. Arriving with over 25 years’ experience working in a fast paced production sheet metal engineering environment. Scott is technically a…

    The new appointment of David Hales as Quality Technician at Greenfield Engineering outlines our continued commitment to develop and deliver a high quality sheet metal service that exceeds our customer expectations. David has been given the role of further enhancing our quality procedures & business management processes and also improving were needed the internal process…

    The powder coating process requires accurate inspection to ensure compliance to customers different specifications. From the preparation of a multitude of surfaces to be coated, through climatic monitoring to cure the film thickness. So on-going visual assessment of micron thickness through the process batch is critical. Greenfield have just replaced their aging gauges and invested…

    Greenfield welcomes Travis Leveson, our new maintenance engineer, who has joined our engineering team. This new appointment brings a wealth of experience and knowledge into the business. Travis’s responsibilities will be to ensure that all the equipment is well maintained and readily available to maximise  mainstream production. To lead all preventive and corrective maintenance programmes…

    Greenfield’s Daniel Green is pictured receiving the Approved Applicator for Jotun Powder Coatings plaque from Mike Handscombe Jotun’s UK Sales Manager. To receive this approval Greenfield had to demonstrate a clear focus on delivering a consistent programme of measured quality and training plus a  consistent application levels of powder across both plants. The businesses specialist…

    Now bedded in and fully functional is our new Radan logistics/order manager software which is capable of automating most of the production planning within the sheet metal manufacturing areas. The business has seen increased smoother capacity flow across production. Greenfield have also over last seven years integrated lean principles across the business and have continued…

    Greenfield is posed to further develop the project to expand its second production facility were currently it runs cabinet fabrication, second powder coating line and large product assembly teams. The site will at first increase production, warehouse and logistics space with a supplementary extra 7,000 sqft. The result is in starting the investment programme to…

    Greenfield are pleased to announce that Colin Hamilton has been promoted to health and safety officer within the engineering support team. The new role will see Colin becoming heavily involved in managing the Greenfield health and safety training programme which includes monitoring day to day health & safety, safe working practices and maintaining risk assessments.…

    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 have just made a substantial investment by adding to the already extensive tooling library an additional £15,000 of new Amada quick change press-brake tooling to optimise production flow. This will improve flexibility on all bending machines across any bend length required at any time. The new tooling will enable every machine meet any bending…

    Greenfield have just increased its Warehouse ability for internal lifting operations by adding two new TCM 3IPzB300 pedestrian stackers to the fleet of TCM forklift trucks already in use across the business. Both are power steering models with enhance manoeuvrability in tight spaces around the factory shop floor. The trucks also have pro-vision mast design,…

    Having the ability to grow is a whole different ballgame than just having a new piece of manufacturing equipment. The business framework, factory floor space and even the team are all major factors. Greenfield could see that there would be a skill shortage within the workforce. This would be one of the hardest issues to…

    Greenfield are pleased to announce the new Amada EM ZRB punching cell and additional HFE press-brakes are now operational. The manufacturing team were drawn to what the business sees as the evolution of the turret punch with the new EM ZRB given the extra punch tool buffer turret optimising automatic tooling selection. The benefits to…

    All manufacturing presents daily challenges and it’s pleasing to see yet another young home grown talent stepping into an important demanding position within the business. Lee Harris has taken over the Production Managers’ role vacated by internal promotion. Lee started with Greenfield from school as an apprentice so has over 15 years’ experience and a…

    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 are pleased to announce the appointment of Spencer Phillips as Bend Cell Team Leader. Being a former apprentice Spencer gained vast experience across the business including Punch / Laser, Bending, Welding, Fabrication and Assembly so has great knowledge of sheet metal manufacturing. He has a strong character who knows exactly how to get the…

    Greenfield Engineering are the first UK company to install the newly launched Radan platform series of logistics software. The new Radan order manager will complement and automatically link into importing production orders from the MRP system. Rad Order Manager automates a further part of the manufacturing information exchange between department systems, saving valuable time and…

    Greenfield are pleased to announce a successful recertification after the annual two day audit against ISO 9001, 14001 & OHSAS 18001 standards, carried out by URS for 2016. This outstanding result following on from last year is a great accolade for the Greenfield team. Greenfield are continually striving to strengthen the systems across all sections…

    Engineering apprentice training provider Group Training and Development were delighted to welcome Greenfield Engineering’s apprentice mentor Steve Killner to the Board of Directors. Harry Dower Managing Director said “Steve will bring a wealth of experience and knowledge in the field of engineering to the board. At Greenfield, Steve’s direct involvement with the development of young…

    Congratulations go to the main site powder coating team who have scooped the 2015 annual Greenfield 5S lean champions’ award. The team, headed up by Team Leader Matt Martin have won this award for the second time, continuing to work hard to make on-going improvements to their working practices, organisation and housekeeping across their area.…

    Here are just a selection of customers comments across a range of the market sectors that we have received in 2015. All of which currently use our sheet metal and assembly facilities to support their business requirements. I’d just like to drop you an email to let you know how impressed we’ve been with the…

    Congratulations on graduation day the biggest event in a student’s time at college! Mitchal Cisneros now adds to his achievements a distinction in his final HNC level 4 diploma in mechanical engineering and manufacturing. Having become an integral part of the design team Mitchal is now managing his own projects with clients from initial concepts…

    Degree qualified Damian Heard joins Greenfield Engineering with over 5 years business acumen and experience within an engineering administrative supply chain and logistics environment. Having worked for an established precision engineering company managing multiple cost effective projects, Damian’s previous experience of supporting the engineering team across the complete supply chain process, dealing with PO’s and…

    In a bold move earlier this year the decision was made to replace two ageing Amada manual press-brakes with a second Amada hybrid HD ATC press-brake with full automatic tool changing. This is now only the fourth machine in the UK, as Greenfield had set the stage by purchasing the first! The total machine investment…

    Greenfield’s Simon Walker, Mitchal Cisneros and Steve Killner were invited as special guests to the grand opening of the Petroc’s new state-of-the-art Engineering Centre of Excellence. The £10.8 million investment will transform the college campus with a new building bringing together all the engineering disciplines into one bigger department. This will further develop and improve…

    Greenfield have agreed the purchase and will soon add the second Amada HD-ATC press-brake to the folding section, only 12 months after the first machine being installed! The incredible difference the first HD-ATC press-brake has made to the way bent parts were processed was amazing. Having fully automated blade and vee tool change, enabled a…

    Forming part of Greenfields strategy in helping develop and support young people’s interest in an engineering and technology-based career, Holsworthy Community College year 10 students studying GCSE Resistant Materials were invited to visit the factory for a complete tour of Greenfields facilities and the modern manufacturing techniques being used. This was followed by a presentation…

    To ensure consistent up to date focus on quality in one of our engineering disiplines of stoved finished products, it is important to monitor and record information to ensure powder coated parts have passed through the curing process at the correct temperature and to the required track line time. To achieve this, Greenfield have replaced…

    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…

    Greenfield have invested in a non-contact DeFelsko uncured powder coating tester. The process guarantees an accurate measurement and prediction of a coating film before the parts are cured. This will help assist with determining the adhesion and integrity of the powder film showing whether it has been properly applied before curing. Measuring the film thickness…

    High student excellence within the Engineering Department at Petroc school of Design and Manufacture has been recognised in an awards ceremony held at Barnstable Hotel. Greenfield employee Mitchal Cisneros is presented with apprentice of the year award. Mr Robert Coombes head of engineering said.” Mitchal has again proven his drive and determination to succeed at…

    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…

    Greenfield has rolled out a new look uniform for the Team Leaders and Engineering support team. It is the first time in over twenty years that a new colour has been introduced to the Greenfield uniform. The reasoning behind the change is to easily differentiate key team members, as most will also carry other important…

    Matthew Prong joins Greenfield with a well-established administrative background. Having completed his degree at Plymouth University in Business Administration, Matthew then worked for Tesco PLC in the marketing department liaising between different store managers and the purchasing teams. After moving back to the West Country to be closer to family, Matthew became assistant to the…

    Greenfield are pleased that young apprentices are being helped to get to work by a not-for-profit service which offers rental of two-wheeled transport to people who live or work anywhere in Devon. Devon Wheels 2 Work provides affordable, flexible, independent transport to people who may live or work in areas not served by public transport…

    A key part of Greenfield’s 14001 environmental commitment is the continued reduction year on year of wasted energy. The decision to replace the old inefficient high bay lights in the fabrication department with state-of-the-art LED fittings. The immediate noticeable benefit has been the working area has a much cleaner light being emitted from the new…

    Ricky Daniel started at Greenfield in early 2009 as a temporary operative working in the Assembly department. It was through Ricky’s drive and commitment to join the business that he was given a full time position still in the Assembly team. From here Ricky wanted to progress and started to take advantage of Greenfield’s in-house…

    Greenfield welcomes the newly appointed Andrew Halsey as the new production supervisor of the Fabrication department. Andrew joins Greenfield after relocating from Derbyshire to Devon to be closer to family. Having worked for the Belle group, a leading European manufacturer of light construction products. Andrew started there as a grade one welder, after which was…

    Greenfield are pleased to announce securing two new major contracts, which after three months of complicated tendering were won. Both long term projects from unconnected market sectors start within the coming months. This will be after design modifications, prototype sampling & new tooling. All this will eliminate any chance of a fragmented start for the…

    Greenfield’s confidence that its work environment is one of the safest in the sheet metal industry is borne out by reaching its first 100 days marker without any minor injury. Statistics show that workplace injury is still a major contributor to absence from work. Our driving factor is that the wellbeing of our staff is…

    Greenfield have teamed up with William C Hockin Transport in Barnstaple to work together to manage all the business logistics. Having worked with Bill and his team for over ten years it was an obvious and natural decision to move more and more transport over to Hockins. This will add to Greenfield’s flexibility of holding…

    Greenfield recognises that there is a key contributing factor making the quality of a weld better. The welding equipment plays an integral role in that process next to a skilled operator, with this in mind Greenfield have introduced three new EWM Tetrix AC/DC welding plants to replace older existing machines. This will have a dramatic…

    Greenfield’s state of the art sheet metal section takes delivery of the greatly anticipated Amada HD-ATC. The new press-brake uses automatic tool change giving unmatched flexibility and increased productivity. The company’s drive to introduce the latest industry technologies continues now removing production delays with costly manual tool changes between components. This will further reduce manufacturing…

    Greenfield are pleased to announce a new addition to the management team. Colin Hamilton joins the business as an experienced operational supervisor with over fifteen years in a manufacturing environment. Colin’s previous position was Facilities Manager working for a world leading manufacturer of integrated electronic components into complex metal assemblies. Some of main areas that…

    Ricky Daniel & Matthew Martin both new team lead’s, attended a leadership development programme in natural leadership styles. The course covered what the impact of different management methods have on teams. Key points addressed were communication skills, individual behaviour, dealing with conflict and using motivation as a tool to aid increases in productivity. “The programme…

    Lee Harris now heads up the manufacturing planning side of the business. The new role means that his main responsibilities include detailed capacity planning, ensuring the correct resources are in place to hit demand loading within the manufacturing departments of the business. Also working alongside the team leaders to draw up production schedules to meet…

    Congratulations to Jon Hopper as he has now seen all his hard work and ambition rewarded. Jon has been promoted to team leader of the bending area on the first shift. Jon has continued to develop showing a real commitment in training his team members to be more flexible with the technologies and new software…

    Greenfield again are pleased to announce that Chris Lees has successfully completed his NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Mechanical Engineering with a distinction grade, which was run in conjunction with his BTEC Level 3 Higher Diploma. The apprenticeship has given Chris academic qualifications & more importantly vocational experience within a working engineering environment. Greenfield are…

    Greenfield have installed two fully automatic Worthington Creyssensac compressors interlinked in-line. This will increase air efficiency across the factory with immediate effect. The most significant aspects of the new compressor system is their ability to ramp up and down air supply as demand fluctuates, therefore precisely controlling the supply to all areas. This new footprint…

    We are pleased to announce third year apprentice Mitchal Cisneros has now been awarded with his NVQ Level 3 Certificate in Mechanical Engineering. To achieve the qualification coupled with his BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering in July 2013 (which he was awarded a double star distinction), Mitchal was regularly assessed in the working…

    Greenfield’s recent URS audits passed with flying colours and no non-conformances. The in-depth two day visit combined an independent auditor assessment on all the three management systems in place within the business, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001. “We are pleased to confirm that our three Management Systems were re-certificated, Showing continued strength and depth…

    Both Greenfield Directors where pleased to join the management team at Amada to celebrate the opening of their new Technical Centre in Kidderminster. The flagship building will be the hub of European operations for Amada, which is pleasing to see the long term commitment from Amada to UK manufacturing. Aside from the new facilities on…

    Daniel Green has now successfully achieved his level 5 NVQ diploma in Business Management at GHQ Plymouth. The qualification is aimed at the further development of operational and strategic planning. One of the main objectives of the qualification was to give the tools to improve all aspects of a wider range of organisational skills. Enabling…

    A key part of everyday working life is Health & Safety; Greenfield understands the associated risks within the workplace. To combat this preventative avoidance measures were undertaken by introducing a Health & Safety working group which was set up back in 2001. This Health & Safety committee has representatives elected by the employees from different…

    On Friday 4th April Greenfield’s powder coating operators plus two representatives from the “Engineering Support Team” Steve Kilner and Mark Cornish, attended an on-site training course run by Akzo Nobel. The course covered Health and Safety, pre-treatment, powder formulation and manufacture, application, maintenance, curing and testing. The aim of the training was to provide our…

    Greenfield’s continued drive to refine manufacturing performance by using the latest advances in new machine technologies. Ran a comprehensive two day in-house training program to ensure all engineering staff were up to date on any new and additional CNC machine tooling developments. The main aspect of the course was to improve a better understanding of…

    Greenfield have seen the largest growth in business from production returning to the UK. Gary Burnard operations Director, commented: “There is certainly an increase in the number of companies making the decision to bring production back and take advantage of UK manufacturing and all the associated benefits. This marks a major change in the attitude,…

    Greenfield are pleased to announce the arrival David Norris to fill the position as new Material Planner and Buyer. As the business continues to expand, and evolve the need to enhance the value & performance of the supply base is increased. Most companies only periodically look at the dynamics of supply chain often only choosing…

    Greenfield continues to reinforce its commitment to the health & safety of all its staff by the new appointment of Stephen Killner. Stephen joins the business with a fourteen year strong engineering & training background. In his previous position Stephen was tasked in driving a peer to peer behavioural safety programme of over 90 team…

    The now yearly Greenfield lean award is given in recognition to the area within the business that has consistently performed to a high standard throughout the year. This has been won by Tony Morey and the assembly team. The team across two shifts in this department have worked tirelessly to identify ways to improve the…

    Greenfield are one of the first engineering companies in the UK to install and provide free electric vehicle charging points for their staff, customers, & suppliers. Frank Green, Managing Director said. “We had to take into consideration a long-term view of a “greener” approach to transportation needs and free charging points are a good start.…

    Greenfields MRP software partner 123 Insight has recently carried out an in-depth case study on the benefits of the new business operating system. Gary Burnard (Operations Director) highlighted the gains & improvements to the business since its implementation in September 2012. Please view the case study on YouTube by clicking the link below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL2USwBQEsM

    Greenfield continue to strengthen the current UK sales team. George Rigby has been newly appointed arriving with over 10 years field sales experience in the sheet metal sub-contract industry. George’s primary role will be the introduction of new business, Bringing with him strong market knowledge coupled Greenfield’s high manufacturing standards. We know George will be…

    Greenfield continue to invest by adding another new vehicle to its growing fleet. With better fuel economy to help reduce unnecessary transport costs for customers plus Batch sizes and lead-time’s are getting smaller, Greenfield have acted to be able to create more flexibility delivery dates. Also this helps many customers who are now requiring finished…

    Greenfield Engineering continue with new investments in cutting edge technology, by Introducing two of the HD series of Amada hybrid press-brakes. Adding the new high speed machines which are the flagship of the Amada press-brake range will bring major advantages for our customers, Such as greater precision in the accuracy of bent components. Also now…

    Greenfields lean journey hasn’t just impacted the manufacturing areas of the business. The main office has undergone its bulk storage update with new Modular storage option, Incorporating flipper, drawer and Personnal locker modules at two different heights of 335 & 385mm. The Company Directors are keen to develop further the “Corporate Branding” of the business…

    Greenfield is pleased to announce the new arrival of Daniel Julian to UK sales. Daniel joins the business with over 12 years of field sales experience previously managing major accounts such as Tesco. Daniel has been given the key position to further expand new sales activities and develop our current UK client base, with strong…

    Greenfield made a long term commitment to introducing the lean principles back in January 2010. Since embarking on our journey the business has made great steps forward in differentiating themselves from other sheet metal companies. With the entire two sites having undergone major restructuring and equipment layouts driven by the Production teams on the shop…

    Greenfield’s new additional production offices highlights the continual expansion of different sections of the business. The transformation of unused office space fully capitalizes on the empty area. Our approach and business model changes the thinking of not just investment in manufacturing equipment is the total answer. Simon Walker Production Manager said: “Our manufacturing depends fully…

    Greenfield’s continually growing business has won a number of new long term projects. So the decision to appoint Robert Jenkins was made to spearhead the further integration of the new software system. Daniel Green head of operations said: ” Robert brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the business and is a great addition…

    The recent appointment of Mark Cornish as Quality Technician at Greenfield Engineering underlines our continued commitment and determination to deliver high quality sheet metal components that exceeds our customer expectations. Mark has been given the task of further developing our quality systems and also improving process controls, his time will be divided between overseeing the…

    Greenfield’s continual commitment to on-going staff training is a main part of the business strategy. Pictured is the first of two teams taking part in an advanced applications course on powder coating. The two day internal course was designed and set up in conjunction with Nordson industrial systems, with the introduction of new high-density and…

    The welding process plays an important role in Greenfield’s manufacturing. Working in a multitude of different materials for many market sectors including, Retail, Transport, Healthcare, Furniture & Electronics all requiring diverse forms of fabrication. It’s necessary to train the fabrication team to deal with the ever changing demands on their skills. Terry Veacock (Training Officer)…

    Frank Green & Gary Burnard accompanied by their wife’s took the opportunity to visit Japan as guests of Amada UK. The purpose of the trip was to visit the Amada innovation fair 2012 in Ishida were Amada show cases for the first time all its latest automated technology to its worldwide customer base. The tour…

    Gary Burnard Operations Director, Said ‘We needed to update our existing website to be able to showcase the business to potential new customers. This would show how cutting edge our manufacturing facilities are at the click of a button’ The website enables customers to see how advanced Greenfield’s production techniques are before an initial site…

    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’.

    Greenfield have installed a new TD wet painting facility to add to their powder coating capabilities. The new system is a UK first to use the new Nordson high volume low pressure (HVLP) Trilogy handgun before the official launch date! This will offer Greenfield customers different paint finish options from high temperature applications to thin…

    Richard Green has been appointed an office based position supporting Nick Westlake, the business development manager. Richard’s role will be to work on new enquiries, detailing product quotes and liaising on costings with customers. Greenfield have seen a continued, strong and steady growth in new clients over the past eighteen months with new long term…

    Tony Morey joins Greenfield to progress further his career on the management road. From 1994-2012 Tony started his long working career for Tyco Engineering as a young apprentice studying his BTEC Level 3 national certificate in advanced engineering alongside NVQ II & III mechanical engineering. Over his career with Tyco Tony has completed many internal…

    Gareth Lovell joins Greenfield Engineering’s design & development team, bringing his hands-on sheet metal manufacturing experience with him. Gareth has a clear understanding of UK sheet metal engineering processing and sheet metal design, from every day production. Coming straight in and being able to control the demands of tight production lead times is a major…

    Greenfield Engineering have installed another UK first, the new EM3610 high level sheet metal turret punch. Increasing Greenfield’s punching flexibility on one of the most productive new Amada punching cells on the market. It comes with a complete ten pallet material tower storing stock sheet ready for production. The Amada EM3610 is the only fully…

    New generation Amada Astro taking bending to the next level. Another manufacturing UK first for Greenfield Engineering as it raises the bar to a new level with the latest cutting edge technology… Introducing the all new Astro II Robotic Bending cell, the first one in the UK & the only one outside Japan. This incredibly…

    Daniel Green has now successfully achieved his level 5 NVQ diploma in Business Management at Plymouth. The qualification is aimed at the further development and implementation of operational planning. One of the main objectives of the qualification is to give the candidate the tools to use in the work place environment. Enabling the reviewing, monitoring…

    Congratulations to Andrew Heywood as he’s again been internally promoted from the production scheduling office into the newly created role of team leader for the sheet metal bending section. Andrew’s main areas of responsibility are capacity loading of the CNC press brakes, Salvagnini panel folders, Astro Bending cell. Andrew started his apprenticeship in 2004, successfully…

    Jason Ivie arrives at Greenfield from the heart of British manufacturing the West Midlands. Jason has relocated to join us in the West Country bringing over 22 years experience in a high quality sheet metal surface finishing environment. From plant managing of powder coating to wet paint applications. Having overall responsibility for finishing plants delivering…

    Greenfield welcomes Matthew Gliddon to further strengthen the development side of the design team. Matthew started his engineering career in 2002 with an apprenticeship at a tool storage manufacturer, were Mathew successfully completed with distinction his BTEC level 3 Diploma then moved on to complete his HNC level 4 in mechanical engineering. During this time…

    In addition to our existing 45,000 sq ft purpose built factory, we are pleased to announce that Greenfield Engineering have acquired a new site, offering a further 20,000 sq ft to house our 2nd automated powder coating plant and increased assembly facilities. Beyond this, we are able to offer an additional 40,000 sq ft for…

    Greenfield Engineering have now embarked on lean manufacturing throughout the company. The strategy was to first train all Directors and Senior Managers on the key principles of understanding the methodology of lean manufacturing. Then rolling out the training and introducing it to the entire workforce. Greenfield next planned step to the lean journey was the…

    Greenfield has commissioned its latest investment… The Amada EML3610 4Kw Punch / Laser combination, complete with full automation stockyard. Gary Burnard, Operations Director, Says, “The new Amada EML3610 will bring immediate benefits to the business and help our customers by improving product flexibility and eliminating many costly secondary operations, plus any need for special profile…

    Second coating line gives increased flexibilities. Greenfield Engineering have made a major investment by installing a second fully automated TD finishing pre-treatment / powder coating line combining the latest new Nordson booth the colour-max3. Offering one of the fastest colour changes available under ten minutes. With a unique increased working envelope of 1400x1000x3000mm, that only…

    Greenfield Engineering have been successfully accredited to OHSAS 18001 demonstrating ongoing commitment to providing a safe working environment for employees, contractors and visitors. This certification also gives a great platform for our ongoing continuous improvement plans for all aspects the business.

    Greenfield have introduced the Nordson off-line small booth with the new Encore manual powder system to give more flexibility to powder coating of very small batches and fast turn round prototypes. With the installation of the new system, this will give immediate savings on powder wastage from colour changing (our large automated systems lose 3Kg…

    We are pleased to announce the appointment of Nick Westlake to head up our current sales team as Business Development Manager. Nick’s new key position will be to work closely with customers on the implementation of new business into Greenfield. This will ensure a seamless transition from the start, right through the sheet metal manufacturing…

    Greenfield Engineering welcomes Simon Walker to the team! Simon joins Greenfield Engineering with an unbelievable wealth of experience, during a distinguished 30 year career in manufacturing. Having started in 1979 as a young apprentice welder for Tecalemit Garage Equipment, achieving his City & Guilds level 3 then progressing into a senior team leader position in…

    To further strengthen our current ‘second shift management team’ we have appointed Peter Pratt, a very experienced professional in the industry. Peter comes to Greenfield Engineering with 22 years of Powder Coating and Assembly experience under his belt. His primary role will be to run production through the Powder Coating line on the 2nd shift.…

    Today, environmental issues are not an option, they are a necessity. Successful organisations like Greenfield Engineering recognise their impact on the environment is very important. That is why Greenfield Engineering are one of the first sheet metal subcontractors in the UK to have successfully received full accreditation for ISO 14001, showing our staff, suppliers and…

    In order to push the boundaries and offer increased folding production and high quality flexibility, Greenfield Engineering have introduced the new Amada Astro100 NT High Precision Robotic Bending Cell, which incorporates automated blank loading and unloading options. This will dramatically lower the economic running costs per batch on complex components and improve 24 hour productivity,…

    To increase panel bending capacity & flexibility. Greenfield have introduced our second Salvagnini hybrid panel bender the first in the new generation of advanced low energy bending technology. The new P4 -2516 with (ABA) automatic blank holder adjustment zero set up time (ABT) advanced bending offering more flexibility & a creative alternative to the limitations…

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