Plant & Works Engineering recently published an article which highlighted that more than half of engineering design firms – mostly based in the UK, polled
With 68% of HR professionals reporting that their employees’ people skills were average or worse before the pandemic, and nearly half that those people skills got worse during the pandemic, the time was certainly right to find ways to ensure Kirkstall’s people were interacting again but in fun ways that would then bleed into the workplace.
We’ve long had a strong track record here at Kirkstall Precision Engineering of investing in young people and ensuring the future of UK Precision Engineering
We’ve long had a tradition of creating medical instruments used in implant surgical procedures. It started with hip replacements made from titanium alloys and if we fast forward to today, we now manufacture a wide range of instruments in a range of high-strength alloys and are now venturing into plastic.
3D printing has been around many years and it is an offering that we have always shown a great deal of interest in here at
Investments in technology and machines are one thing, but investment in our people is a constant here at Kirkstall and so we wanted to highlight not only our beliefs in this area but how why we go above and beyond to ensure our people feel valued, motivated, and invested in. That’s why we sat down with our Operations Director, Iqbal Bahia to ask him some questions on this subject.
2020 was challenging for everyone and every business. But at Kirkstall Precision Engineering, our commitment to constant innovation, investment in the best people and a commitment to quality processes and outputs ensured that we entered 2021 with a great deal to be positive about.
This new ERP system further enhances our continuous improvement philosophy in People, Processes and procedures. We pride ourselves on the innovation and entrepreneurship show by the whole team. We never stand still when it comes to ensuring only the best business practices are implemented here at Kirkstall Precision Engineering.
The finishing department is a hub for final inspections and assembly of many manufactured parts, it’s an essential area that adds a massive change into how a product gets its final look. This can involve anything from bead blasting and laser marking to the clean line and technical assembly.