On Friday 14th June we held an event at our Dartford head office to celebrate the Company’s 150th anniversary. Despite the logistical challenges of bringing 250 of our staff from all over the world the day went without a hitch and we were even fortunate for the sun to shine.
We are pleased to announce that Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has contracted us to bring to life its £500 million new advanced engine facility at i54 South Staffordshire, a business park near Wolverhampton. Work has already commenced on this project and it is scheduled for completion mid-2015.
On 11th June a BBC correspondent visited our Head Office at Dartford to film a segement for BBC South East news. The story centrered around our 150th anniversary and featured our Chief Executive, Tony Pervical explaining the story of our success. The item was broadcast on the 11th June at 18:30.
As part of our commitment to world class safety standards we have recently recruited Jack Marshall as HSEQ Assistant based at our offices in Oldham. Jack is a graduate who joins us in a Group role where he will help develop, implement and support the Health & Safety and Quality Management systems as well as supporting the Operational Managers in meeting legislative requirements and promoting a culture of safety and continuous improvement.
We are delighted to announce that Charles Matthews has been appointed as Chairman of Beck and Pollitzer Group of Companies. Already a highly experienced Chairman of manufacturing and technology businesses both listed and privately equity funded, Charles brings to the Company great experience in strategic development of business both by acquisition and organic growth.