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March

  • The President introduces the Prime Minister

    The President introduces the Prime Minister

    Wednesday 20th March 2013

    Stephen Wright, Managing Director of Bradford-based Thorite and President of the Bradford Chamber of Commerce, was called on to introduce David Cameron prior to the Prime Minister delivering a pre-budget keynote policy speech. The Prime Minister's strong message on the economy was given in Keighley at the precision engineering company Cinetic Landis.

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  • Thorite controls keep Bridon's wire coiling

    Thorite controls keep Bridon's wire coiling

    Monday 18th March 2013

    Thorite, has recently supplied 20 in-house designed single station control panels, plus a range of pneumatic cylinders, actuators and air preparation equipment, for a new 20 station line of Vertical Take-up Units (VTU's) at Bridon's Wire Mill & Ropery in Doncaster.

    Each Thorite panel controls pneumatic actuators which activate nip rollers and accumulator arms feeding wire from Bridon's galvanising plant on to a wire coiler. This unique system provides an advanced, remotely controlled electro/pneumatic interface, enabling the VTU operators to transfer fully coiled reels from the production line to an accumulating reel, remove the old reel and install an empty reel as part of a continuous process.

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  • Lunch & Learn - a recipe for customer satisfaction

    Lunch & Learn - a recipe for customer satisfaction

    Friday 15th March 2013

    Always looking for new ways to bring innovative products, solutions and services to the attention of its customers, Thorite is now offering its Key Accounts lunches with a difference. Lunch & Learn takes place in customers' premises and brings selected specialist manufacturers and customer decision makers together to enjoy good food and tour a mini exhibition. Participating manufacturers are carefully selected to provide products that are closely aligned to the customer's present and future processing or manufacturing needs.

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  • Top safety accreditation for Thorite - for the 7th year in a row!

    Top safety accreditation for Thorite - for the 7th year in a row!

    Friday 8th March 2013

    Thorite recently received repeat accreditation from safecontractor, a programme which recognises very high standards of health and safety management amongst UK contractors and which Thorite first gained in 2007.

    Employing over 100 people, Thorite is principally involved in the fluid power sector, specialising in the engineering, manufacturing, food processing, printing and pharmaceuticals industries, with a £12 million turnover. Thorite's most recent clients have included major players such as Shell, EDF Energy and Northumbrian water.

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  • Pegler Yorkshire's Tectite plumbing fittings system goes on tour with a push & a pull from Thorite!

    Pegler Yorkshire's Tectite plumbing fittings system goes on tour with a push & a pull from Thorite!

    Thursday 7th March 2013

    With the development of its unique Tectite Metal Push-Fit plumbing fittings system Doncaster-based Pegler Yorkshire knows it's got a lot to show. To bring the Tectite system's benefits to as wide an audience as possible the fittings now take centre stage in a new exhibition vehicle.

    In order to demonstrate the strength, integrity and durability of the joints that the Tectite pipe, valves and fittings system creates Pegler Yorkshire contacted Thorite to provide the power behind the vehicle's 3 working test rigs.

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