JC Metalworks Blog

The Big Purchase!

20th September 2018

Recently Jason and Praks went shopping.  The shopping trip involved going to Belgium and when they came back they had to admit to having made a little bit of a purchase. Well, quite a lot of something actually – a…

Congratulations!

19th September 2018

Nothing stays the same at JC for long whether that be new Apprentices joining us, new faces joining us or existing staff developing their skills and moving on up!  This blog is all about celebrating and sharing success and, in…

What are Machine Guards Made Of?

7th September 2018

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…

Apprentice Open Day Review

31st August 2018

Keeping with the theme of all things Apprentice we wanted to share with you what our Apprentice Open Day looks like and to encourage anyone who might be interested in becoming a JC Apprentice to find our more and /…

Apprentice Update

28th August 2018

Well it’s all go here with three of our current Apprentices having now graduated and three more starting with us in early September!  Rather than us beat the drum of our Apprenticeship scheme and the opportunities it offers we thought…

Is Size Everything?

7th August 2018

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...

Let’s Have a Look-See: Supporting TwentyTwenty

31st July 2018

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…