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A 15 metre beam weighing 4 tons is in its final resting place to complete the overhead crane installation as part of 'Project Springboard'. "The operation took nearly 1.5 hrs trying millimetre by millimetre to get the beam parallel and at the right height with a few heart stopping moments" said Dave Bramhall, Production Engineer at PMS Diecasting. ...

Yesterday 'Project Springboard' took another step forward when our new overhead crane arrived in preparation for the new production hall at PMS Diecasting. Richard Moore, Commercial Director/ General Manager, said "this is the 1st step in an exciting development which will give us the capability to increase our output here at PMS Diecasting". ...

First aiders from PMS Diecasting, Go Tools and Laser Scanning recently undertook an extensive training program in the use of an automated external defibrillator (AED) which was recently purchased by PMS Diecasting. "An automated external defibrillator (AED) is a portable electronic device that automatically diagnoses the life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias of ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia in a patient, and is able...

Calvin Higginbottom, GLIDE Chairman's Award winner, recently spent a week in the USA as part of his award nomination. During his visit he spent time at Gripple USA in Auroro, Illinois and travelled around seeing where Gripple's, that started their life at PMS Diecasting, were being used. The new stadium being built for the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta, Georgia. A new Walmart Store...

The 2nd PMS Golf Day took place this week at Little Aston Golf Club in Sutton Coldfield. Little Aston is one of England's best loved inland courses and for many years has enjoyed an enviable pedigree in the Top 100 courses in Great Britain and Ireland. For more about Little Aston Golf Club click here. A great day was had by...

Rob Jefferson, Quality Engineer at PMS Diecasting, has won the Dale Carnegie Golden Book Award for outstanding success, as voted by his fellow course peers. Rob successfully graduated from the Dale Carnegie course: Winning Friends & Influencing People, which took place on 7th-9th July 2015 and he has now become the third employee of PMS Diecasting to win this award....

Last week our new vibro finishing equipment arrived at PMS. The equipment will polish, deburr, remove flash from our zinc die-castings and wash with detergent before finally drying ready for delivery to the customer. This will enable us to provide very high quality and highly polished cast components with no damage caused by part-on-part contact. We use a variety of grinding media...

PMS Diecasting were delighted to be invited and to attend the annual Origin Golf Day 2015. The day was held at the wonderful Grove complex in Hertfordshire and a great day was had by all. Eleven teams of four competed with Origin’s CEO Neil Ginger’s team winning the team event. Our very own MD Gordon Panter finished 2nd place overall out...

Kevin Perry is one of our most recent employees at PMS Diecasting Kevin has taken up the position of 'Sales Engineer' and will be offering technical support for our diecasting customers. He brings with him a wealth of experience having been in engineering all his working life. Kevin has a background in tool making, initially pressings, from many sectors...

PMS Diecasting and Go Tools recently attended GIFA - Internationale Fachmesse für Gussprodukte, the biggest foundry technology exhibition in the world, in Düsseldorf, Germany. "Anything that is new in our industry is traditionally introduced or presented at GIFA, hence we were there, as PMS is the most advanced die casting company in the UK...