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News and Updates from JC Metalworks

Check back regularly to read updates about JC Metalworks and recent projects, as well as useful news and information. If you would like to get more regular updates and stay in touch online, don't forget to follow us on Twitter and Facebook, and we are on LinkedIn as well.

If you would like to come and visit us to see how the JC Metalworks team and state of the art facility and machinery can help you take a product idea into a reality, give one of our specialists a call today on 01509 233 280 to arrange a consultation.

JC Metalworks in the news!

Fri Sep 15, 2017    JC Metalworks

Read the Leicester Mercury article about our ISO accreditation.

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Employee of the Month

Thu Sep 14, 2017    JC Metalworks

We’re thrilled to announce our Employee of the Month awards for both July and August along with a Long Service Award.

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What Makes a Good Retail Display Unit?

Tue Sep 12, 2017    JC Metalworks

Ask 10 people what makes a good retail display unit and you may well get 10 different answers. However, drawing on our years of experience designing, prototyping and manufacturing a range of different retail display units, point of sale and point of purchase units, as well as other retail products for…

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What is Metalworking?

Fri Sep 8, 2017    JC Metalworks

Well to put it at its most basic, metalworking is the process of working with metals to create individual parts, assemblies, or large-scale structures. The term ‘metalworking’ covers a huge variety of work across multiple industries / sectors.

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Thank you and Goodbye ☹.... Welcome and Hello!

Wed Sep 6, 2017    JC Metalworks

We recently said a huge heartfelt thank you and goodbye to our HR Director Ann Robinson as she retired from JC Metalworks. Ann had been with us for three years and was integral in helping us to ensure our systems and processes were appropriate and robust.

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Technical Team Support - Cutting Department

Mon Aug 21, 2017    JC Metalworks

Due to the continuing growth of our business we are seeking to recruit two experienced Team Support specialists in our Cutting and Fabrication Depts. This is a key role in our business and will see you managing the day-to-day technical aspects of the department under the instruction and supervision…

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Technical Team Support - Fabrication Department

Mon Aug 21, 2017    JC Metalworks

Due to the continuing growth of our business we are seeking to recruit two experienced Team Support specialists in our Cutting and Fabrication Depts. This is a key role in our business and will see you managing the day-to-day technical aspects of the department under the instruction and supervision…

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Fabrication Welder - MIG

Mon Aug 21, 2017    JC Metalworks

Due to the continuing growth of our business we are seeking to recruit a welder to join our Fabrication Team. You will weld and prepare our products in preparation for spraying and finishing. MIG welding experience with very thin gauge materials in the range of 0.9 – 3mm is essential although TIG /…

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Ta Da! JC Metalworks on the Big Screen!

Thu Jul 13, 2017    JC Metalworks

After a two day shoot, scripting, voice over work and some blinding editing we are absolutely thrilled to be able to show off the JC Metalworks facilities here in the East Midlands.

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Welcome and Congratulations to New Staff

Thu Jun 22, 2017    JC Metalworks

Huge congratulations go to Paul Crompton who has been appointed Production Planner. Paul will take over the role from Denver Brown who is moving to the role of Team Leader in Assembly, Despatch and Goods In. Congrats to Denver too...

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We’re Not Good We’re Excellent!

Wed May 10, 2017    JC Metalworks

Well it really did happen! A group of us dressed up in our very best finery and with a few stomachs held in we headed off to the Leicester Mercury Business Awards… and we came back with the title of ‘Excellence in Manufacturing’!

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Value Engineering and the Price of Steel

Thu Mar 9, 2017    JC Metalworks

For some Value Engineering can be difficult to define. For some, but not for us.

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Rewarding Excellence – Congratulations to our November Employee of the Month!

Fri Jan 27, 2017    JC Metalworks

Rewarding Excellence – Congratulations to our November Employee of the Month!

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In Demand

Wed Jan 4, 2017    JC Metalworks

An interview by Manufacturing Today with our MD Nick regarding 2016 events and another year of operation

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The Great JC Bake Off

Tue Dec 6, 2016    JC Metalworks

The Great Bake Off Comes To JC

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JC Metalworks Getting Into The Christmas Spirit

Wed Nov 30, 2016    JC Metalworks

JC Metalworks Getting Into The Christmas Spirit

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Rewarding Excellence – Congratulations to our October Employee of the Month!

Mon Nov 28, 2016    JC Metalworks

Rewarding Excellence – Congratulations to our October Employee of the Month!

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Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our September Employee of the Month!

Fri Oct 28, 2016    JC Metalworks

Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our September Employee of the Month!

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JC Metalworks Apprenticeship Programme welcomes 3 new Apprentices

Fri Oct 14, 2016    JC Metalworks

JC Metalworks Apprenticeship Programme welcomes 3 new Apprentices.

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September Sees Busiest Month EVER!

Tue Oct 11, 2016    JC Metalworks

Phew! As September turns to October we are also celebrating our busiest month on record with a growth on invoiced sales exceeding 20%.

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Exciting News at JC Metalworks!

Tue Oct 11, 2016    JC Metalworks

As many of our clients and suppliers know this year sees us celebrating our 30th birthday. This in and of itself is a huge achievement and something we are all very, very proud of, but we are already planning the next 30 years!

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Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our August Employee of the Month!

Mon Oct 3, 2016    JC Metalworks

Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our August Employee of the Month!

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JC Metalworks is excited to introduce two new members to our team!

Tue Sep 20, 2016    JC Metalworks

Join us in extending a warm welcome to Business Development Manager, Phillipa Coleman, and Accounts Technician, Ana Montero-Munoz

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JC Metalworks Gets a "THUMBS UP" For ISO Re-Certification

Tue Sep 20, 2016    JC Metalworks

JC Metalworks Gets a "THUMBS UP" For ISO Re-Certification

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Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our July Employee of the Month!

Thu Aug 11, 2016    JC Metalworks

Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our July Employee of the Month!

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How will Brexit affect the Retail Industry?\

Tue Aug 2, 2016    JC Metalworks

We're taking a look at the effects of Brexit on the Retail Industry

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Where's it Bin? JC Metalworks is cleaning for a cause this August

Fri Jul 29, 2016    JC Metalworks

Where's it Bin? JC Metalworks is cleaning for a cause this August

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Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our June Employee of the Month!

Mon Jul 25, 2016    JC Metalworks

Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our June Employee of the Month!

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Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our May Employee of the Month!

Mon Jul 18, 2016    JC Metalworks

Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our May Employee of the Month!

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Three cheers for our three apprentices!

Tue Jul 5, 2016    JC Metalworks

2015 saw the first intake of apprentices onto our Apprenticeship programme and we wish to congratulate our three apprentices who have all passed their current levels of their apprenticeship qualifications

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JC Metalworks celebrates a Retirement!

Mon Jun 27, 2016    JC Metalworks

Barry Rawding, a member of our despatch team, is retiring! JC Metalworks held a presentation to celebrate Barry's success

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Yet More Exciting Changes to our Factory

Fri Jun 24, 2016    JC Metalworks

Phase 3 has begun...

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JC Metalworks - A company that cares

Wed Jun 22, 2016    JC Metalworks

JC Metalworks is one of the proud local sponsors of Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People, and has appeared in several articles over the last few weeks

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Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our April Employee of the Month!

Wed Jun 1, 2016    JC Metalworks

Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our April Employee of the Month!

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Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our March Employee of the Month!

Thu May 26, 2016    JC Metalworks

Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our March Employee of the Month!

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JC Metalworks Is Proud To Announce Made In The Midlands Award Nomination

Tue May 24, 2016    JC Metalworks

JC Metalworks Is Proud To Announce Made In The Midlands Award Nomination

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What would life be like without artificial light?

Wed May 18, 2016    JC Metalworks

The importance of artificial light to our lives cannot be underestimated, but it is something we largely take for granted. We take a look at how our lives might be different if it had never been invented.

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JC Metalworks welcomes new additions to the team!

Wed Apr 20, 2016    JC Metalworks

JC Metalworks welcomes new additions to the team!

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Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our February Employee of the Month!

Wed Apr 13, 2016    JC Metalworks

Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our February Employee of the Month!

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JC Team to participate in "The Suffering" in a bid to fundraise for Rainbows Hospice

Wed Apr 13, 2016    JC Metalworks

JC Team to participate in "The Suffering" in a bid to fundraise for Rainbows Hospice

Tags : JC Metalworks, Rainbows Children’s Hospice, News, The Suffering

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JC Congratulates new HR Director

Thu Mar 24, 2016    JC Metalworks

Congratulations to Ann Robinson on her promotion

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More Exciting Changes to our Factory

Tue Mar 22, 2016    JC Metalworks

Here at JC Metalworks Phase 2 of our Factory Improvements has begun

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Exciting Changes to our Factory Layout

Wed Mar 2, 2016    JC Metalworks

At JC Metalworks we are underdoing exciting changes to our factory layout

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Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our January Employee of the Month!

Tue Mar 1, 2016    JC Metalworks

Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our January Employee of the Month!

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New Year = New Beginnings at JC Metalworks

Mon Feb 8, 2016    JC Metalworks

JC Metalworks welcomes new members of staff to support their growth and improve their service

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Congratulations to our December Employee of the Month

Thu Jan 28, 2016    JC Metalworks

JC Metalworks continues rewarding excellence by announcing their December employee of the month

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Employee of the Month – November

Tue Jan 19, 2016    JC Metalworks

JC Metalworks continues rewarding excellence by announcing their November employee of the month

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Throwback Thursday - JC Metalworks shares a little piece of history

Thu Dec 17, 2015    JC Metalworks

We recently stumbled upon a little piece of history here at JC Metalworks – a 43-year-old Apprenticeship Agreement belonging to Jesukh (Jack) Chauhan – Director of JC Metalworks.

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Congratulations to our October Employee of the Month!

Tue Nov 24, 2015    JC Metalworks

JC Metalworks is proud to announce our October Employee of the month, Dariusz Stockmann.

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Rewarding Excellence - Congratulations to our September Employee of the Month!

Thu Oct 29, 2015    JC Metalworks

JC Metalworks believes in rewarding excellence and has therefore introduced an “Employee of the Month” scheme.

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Our expansion continues! JC Metalworks welcomes a new Director!

Mon Oct 19, 2015    JC Metalworks

In September 2015, Nick Oakland joined JC Metalworks as Managing Director Designate.

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JC Metalworks welcomes a new Estimator to our team!

Mon Sep 28, 2015    JC Metalworks

On 24th August 2015, JC Metalworks is improving our service to customers by welcoming Estimator, Steve Wooldridge, to our growing team.

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Celebrating 10 years of service at JC Metalworks!

Mon Sep 7, 2015    JC Metalworks

In the last ten years, Satish has witnessed huge changes at JC Metalworks – the number of employees has grown, the premises have been extended, new technology has resulted in additional work for more customers as the company has evolved.

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Welcome to Our New Website

Mon Jul 13, 2015    JC Metalworks

At JC Metalworks, it is important for us to maintain an open line of communication with our clients – both current and prospective. That’s why we’ve launched a new website, which offers up comprehensive information on our precision engineering and metalworking services.

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One Year On: Our New Laser Cutting Machine

Tue Jun 9, 2015    JC Metalworks

The AMADA FOL3015 AJ is the world’s fastest Fiber Laser machine. It cuts various types of steel, such as mild steel and stainless steel – as well as aluminium, copper, brass and titanium. As such, we are able to offer clients manufacturing services made from a wider range of metals.

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JC Metalworks visits Loughborough College for its Enterprise and Apprenticeship Careers event

Thu Mar 12, 2015    JC Metalworks

Next week, JC Metalworks will be attending Loughborough College’s Enterprise Careers event. Anyone looking for an apprenticeship in the metalworking industry can learn more about the opportunities with us that will help to jumpstart their careers. This includes those who are part/recently qualified apprentices.…

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Loughborough Metalworkers Raise Over £5000 for Rainbows Hospice

Wed Oct 29, 2014    JC Metalworks

At JC Metalworks, all members of the team value community. Recently, 29 staff members at the Loughborough-based metalworking company took part in the Men’s Heath Survival of the Fittest obstacle course run and raised over £5000 for Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People, which provides care to…

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Diverse Retail Display Projects at JC Metalworks

Tue Oct 21, 2014    JC Metalworks

Diverse Retail Display Projects at JC Metalworks/JC Metalworks retail division offers manufacture of various retail display units and POS stands

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JC Metalworks Team is Taking Part in Nottingham’ Survival of the Fittest

Mon Sep 22, 2014    JC Metalworks

On 11 October, several members of the JC Metalworks team will be taking part in the Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest run. We will be raising money for the Rainbows Children’s Hospice in Loughborough.

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Custom Metal Pallets Improve Production and Sustainability

Fri Sep 19, 2014    JC Metalworks

This week at JC Metalworks, a unique new project is being carried out. Our QHSE Coordinator, Prakash Chavda, is working on the design and manufacture of metal pallets which will be used in-house to replace our existing wooden pallets.

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JC Metalworks Receives £100K RGF Grant for New Laser Machine

Fri Jul 4, 2014    JC Metalworks

JC Metalworks was recently awarded a £100,000 Regional Growth Fund (RGF) grant from the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP).

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JC Metalworks Welcomes Ann Robinson As Our New HR Manager

Mon Jun 23, 2014    JC Metalworks

JC Metalworks is pleased to announce that we have recently appointed Ann Robinson to the role of Human Resources Manager. In this position, she aims to fulfil JC Metalworks’ business strategy from a HR perspective. As such, her work will ensure that we continue to deliver high-quality products and service…

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Health and Safety at JC Metalworks

Mon Jun 16, 2014    JC Metalworks

16 – 20 June is Health and Safety Week. This event celebrates the 85% decline in fatal workplace accidents since the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) was passed in 1974. With a strong commitment to the occupational safety of our team members, JC Metalworks is a proud supporter of Health and Safety…

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JC Metalworks MD Cuts Ribbon at Amada Grand Opening

Wed Jun 4, 2014    JC Metalworks

C Metalworks Managing Director Jason Chauhan had the honour of cutting the ribbon at the grand opening of Amada UK’s reconstructed Technical Centre in Kidderminster. Amada machines play a significant role in our ability to manufacture high-quality precision metalworking products, and we are pleased to…

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Filling Recurring Orders At JC Metalworks

Thu May 22, 2014    JC Metalworks

This week at JC Metalworks, we are working on a number of precision metalworking projects. In addition to fabricating retail displays for single-run jobs, we are also busy with a repeat project.

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Precision Metalworking For Beauty Retail Displays

Thu May 15, 2014    JC Metalworks

At JC Metalworks, our latest precision engineering projects have involved the forming and fabrication of point-of-sale displays for beauty brands for use in chemists and department stores.

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Busy time for point-of-sale display manufacturing at JC Metalworks

Fri May 2, 2014    JC Metalworks

The past few months have been an exceptionally busy time for JC Metalworks, as we are working on manufacturing a number of different retail display units.

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JC Metalworks Manufactures Retail Units for Tobacco Display Ban

Tue Apr 15, 2014    JC Metalworks

Recently, a law has been passed that will prohibit retailers from having their tobacco products openly on display. JC Metalworks is currently working on creating new displays that will help a grocery store chain comply with the tobacco display ban.

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JC Metalworks Helps Loughborough RFC Raise £5K for Junior Section

Mon Mar 31, 2014    JC Metalworks

Last weekend, Loughborough RFC hosted a Mini Rugby Festival to raise money for its Junior section. JC Metalworks offered assistance with the event, contributing services that helped to generate £5000 total profits.

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JC Metalworks, 2 years on

Wed Dec 18, 2013    JC Metalworks

Having moved to our current premises in 2010, the last 12 months in particular has seen JC Metalworks develop our new facility further to support the needs of our clients.

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Foreman Paul Fletcher retires from JC Metalworks after ten years of valuable service

Wed Dec 11, 2013    JC Metalworks

After ten years as Foreman at JC Metalworks and in and around Loughborough for over 40 years, Paul Fletcher will be retiring from the trade. As a valued member of the team and a friend to all staff members, Paul will be missed dearly.

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JC Metalworks expands the retail display side of our business into India

Fri Sep 20, 2013    JC Metalworks

This follows an exciting 5-year plan for the metalworkers to expand internationally in order to maximise manufacturing opportunities in Asia. Directors and father-and-son team, Jack and Jason Chauhan have worked to develop strong relationships with partners in the fast-growing market of India in order…

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Metalworks in 2013 - News shot

Thu Jan 31, 2013    JC Metalworks

JC Metalworks has sent out the first news update of the year, the first of quarterly news updates which include helpful industry information, news about JC Metalworks, as well case case studies from projects we have completed for some clients.

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JC Metalworks is environmentally friendly

Wed Nov 23, 2011    JC Metalworks

With the growth of the company comes greater environmental awareness, JC Metalworks has been striving to become a more environmentally friendly company and has been successful in achieving this target by becoming ISO 14001 accredited

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JC Metalworks continues to grow

Tue Nov 22, 2011    JC Metalworks

JC Metalworks continues to grow

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Sheet Metal Sub Contractor Upgrades Brand

Fri May 27, 2011    JC Metalworks

J.C. Metal Works has changed its name and modernised its brand image to better reflect the company’s size and ambition. The business will now be known as JC Metalworks Ltd.

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J.C. Metal Works Upgrades Powder Coating Technology

Mon Feb 7, 2011    JC Metalworks

J.C. Metal Works has completed installing a new ITW Gema powder coating system at its Bishop Meadow Road manufacturing site in Loughborough. ITW Gema are recognised as world leaders in the supply of Automatic Powder Coating Systems.

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J.C. Metal Works moves to Bishop Meadow Road

Mon Feb 1, 2010    JC Metalworks

J.C. Metal Works has acquired a 60,000 sq.ft site on Bishop Meadow Road, Loughborough. The family owned business will relocate all its operations there over the next 12 months.

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