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We embrace supporting good causes here at PMS Diecasting and throughout the year enjoy participating in several fundraising events. This year, in addition to our various smaller fundraisers, we have decided to support 'The Children's Hospital Charity'. Herd of Sheffield This summer a herd of elephant sculptures will descend on Sheffield for the biggest public art event the city has ever seen!...

With over 12,000 visitors over three days, Automechanika Birmingham, held at the NEC, was a busy, vibrant automotive event where GLIDE Members prominently displayed their services on a specially designed, state-of-the-art stand. Group Manufacturing Services at www.glidemembers.com. Photo courtesy of Jez Dennis at Gripple. PMS Diecasting, GoTools, Gripple Automation, Laser Scanning and Loadhog enjoyed discussing with visitors their group solutions within manufacturing. Laser...

Our expansion into diecasting hall 2 continues. PMS Diecasting has recently taken delivery of a new Frech hot chamber diecasting machine, the Frech W50 Zn-ST which will add to our capacity to produce quality zinc diecastings for our increasing customer base. ...

As part of our plans to increase diecasting capacity we have now set up 'Diecasting Hall 2' to manufacture high value zinc diecastings which require various secondary operations, surface finish preparation and assembly. A new assembly room has been built to accommodate these processes and we have invested in new equipment to keep improving our productive output and quality. These...

PMS Diecasting has been collecting aluminium cans for the 'Rotherham Explorer Scout Unit' to help towards raising money for their International Expedition to Brasov, Romania in 2017. George Panter, who is participating in the expedition with the Rotherham Explorer Scouts, popped in to pick up the first batch of collected cans. "The aim of this event is to experience life in another...

The long awaited arrival of our new Frech DAW 80 bore fruit with a first successful casting shot conducted by Simon Hardwick (in picture). The shot is an 8 impression product made with a state of the art tool from GoTools Ltd. Thanks go to Dave, Ian, Craig and Ali for all the hard work putting the machine in and...

The 'Project Springboard' expansion is continuing forward at PMS Diecasting Ltd. with the recent arrival of a new Frech Daw 80F hot-chamber diecasting machine all the way from Stuttgart, Germany. “The long awaited arrival of our new Frech 80 ton diecasting machine came on Thursday 17 Dec, after a 6 month wait after ordering. The machine came in 4 parts, the...

PMS Diecasting and it's employees raised £400.17 for Children in Need on Friday 13th November by running a merchandise table and cake raffle. The Pudsey ears were especially popular with the men who embraced their inner teddy bears while raising money for a very worthwhile cause. Rob Jefferson raised money with two fundraising football scratch cards, and Kevin Perry, winner of...

Artan Sula, Luke Wade and Lee Grimley recently attended and successfully completed machine setting training at the Frech Technology Centre in Schorndorf, Bavaria in Germany. The week long training course saw the PMS team (Hot Chamber Group) learn about the ins and outs of Frech machines, making good castings, die temperature controls, tool design, use of die-lube spray, fault finding,...

Pete Wright, Accountant and Damian Hawkshaw, Quality Control Engineer from PMS Diecasting, have both successfully graduated from an intensive 3 day Dale Carnegie course at Holiday Inn, Media City in Salford, Manchester. The Dale Carnegie Immersion Seminar, took place on 20th - 22nd October 2015. PMS Diecasting strives to send all it’s employees to attend a Dale Carnegie course. Not only does...