Metal Safety Protector Machine Guard - Fabrication by JC Metalworks UK

7th September 2018

What are Machine Guards Made Of?

Steady there fella!  Before we answer that we should probably start off with what is a machine guard? There are four basic types of machine guards: Fixed guards Interlocked guards Adjustable guards Self-adjusting guards   Fixed guards are probably the…

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Retail Display Shelving Unit Manufacturer - JC Metalworks Loughborough

21st August 2018

The Heady World of Retail Display Shelving

We are all aware that nothing much stays the same in the fast-moving world of retail.  Static is not a word you want attributed to your retail displays, your brand or your business! In a world where retail is led…

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IP65 Rated Steel Electrical Metal Safety Enclosures - JC Metalworks UK

8th August 2018

Metal Enclosures

We’ve probably been making metal enclosures of one type or another now for over 30 years and for a wide variety of different industries (rail, automotive, construction to name just a few!).  Basically a metal enclosure is all about keeping... Read More
Metal Works & Metal Manufacturing Company, JC Metalworks, Loughborough

7th August 2018

Is Size Everything?

We don’t want to reply too quickly with a ‘no, size isn’t everything’ answer, however... when you’re really trying to show the size and scale of your operations and, therefore, your capability - how do you do it in a... Read More

31st July 2018

Let’s Have a Look-See: Supporting TwentyTwenty

TwentyTwenty is a registered charity here in our home town of Loughborough.  They help disadvantaged and disengaged young people to develop confidence, succeed in education and find sustainable employment. To our shame we’ve only just found out about them but…

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precision metal manufacturers Loughborough metal works facility of JC Metalworks

26th July 2018

Self-awareness at work

Being self-aware in the workplace is vital if you want to develop your own skills and the skills of those you work alongside.  To that end we decided to attend a one-day course during which members of the JC team…

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Cosmetics Display Stand - Cosmetic Units Manufactured by JC Metalworks

23rd July 2018

Cosmetic Units

You only have to look around on Instagram to see how cosmetic trends change.  Just look at Glitter Lips for instance.  Developed by Beauty Boulevard, a Lincoln-based company, just a few years ago this company has seen huge growth and…

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Touch Screen Self Service Airport Kiosk - JC Metalworks - Loughborough

17th July 2018

The Evolution of the Self-Service Kiosk

It wasn’t so many years ago that self-service kiosks were pure science fiction, but now they’re an everyday part of our lives and are found in restaurants, retail outlets, banks, offices, train stations and airports… and the list is growing!…

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12th July 2018

Coming Out of the Closet

In our homes, clothes are coming out of the closet and becoming a part of our interior in their own right and with some pretty stunning designers working out there right now we can understand the attraction. However, in our…

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6th July 2018

Manufacturing 4.0 and JC Metalworks

Manufacturing 4.0 or Industry 4.0 is the name for the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing.  Manufacturing 4.0 is commonly referred to as the fourth industrial revolution (the first being mechanisation using water and steam power, the…

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