2018 Aug – LBBC Technologies welcomes Conservative Party Chairman

Pictured is The Minister with Managing Director, Howard Pickard, and local MP, Stuart Andrew discussing the LBBC Technologies designed Quicklock® Door that is manufactured by the group in Leeds for BAE Systems to be used as a submarine hatch. This was of particular interest to Stuart Andrew MP who recently took over as the Minster for Defence Procurement.

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As part of a visit to LBBC Group the Conservative Party Chairman, Rt Hon Brandon Lewis MP visited LBBC Technologies learning more about the company’s success in exporting with over 70% of their business being exported to countries including USA, China, Russia and Europe (20%).

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2018 July – LBBC Technologies gains Cyber Essentials accreditation

LBBC Technologies have gained Cyber Essentials accreditation. Cyber Essentials is a Government backed scheme that helps businesses demonstrate that they have robust IT infrastructure and processes in place to protect themselves and their customers against the continuously evolving cyber security threat that is faced these days.

 

Robert Pickard, Director of LBBC Technologies, said: “Cyber Essentials alongside our ISO9001:2015 and Safe Contractor accreditations demonstrate our commitment to continuous improvement, with this latest accreditation particularly supporting the work we carry out for the defence sector where cyber security is a key issue”.

LBBC worked with KS Services and IT Governance for support in gaining the Cyber Essentials accrediation.

LBBC Technologies have gained Cyber Essentials accreditation. Cyber Essentials is a simple but effective, Government backed scheme that will help you to protect your organisation, whatever its size, against a whole range of the most common cyber attacks including hacking, phishing and password guessing.

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2018 Feb – LBBC Technologies attended the EEF National Conference 2018

Managing Director, Howard Pickard, who is on the Yorkshire Regional Advisory Board for EEF attended the National Manufacturing Conference on Tuesday.

The EEF National Manufacturing Conference 2018 brought together senior leaders, key policy makers and the media for unmissable industry analysis, inspiration and debate.

Exercpt from article on IMecHe website, 20th February 2018:

“Members tell me the most important things on their minds include skills, number one, normally skills number two and number three as well,” said EEF chief executive Stephen Phipson early on. But, he quickly added, manufacturers are “of course” worried about preparations for leaving the EU and what that means for their businesses.”  

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LBBC Technologies attended the EEF National Conference on Tuesday 20th February 2018 at QEII Centre in London. The event attracted a record 980 attendance from the manufacturing sector across the UK.

Pictured, EEF Chief Executive, Stephen Phipson CBE opening the conference.

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2018 Jan – LBBC Technologies to exhibit at EICF 29th International Conference

Attendees will benefit from a thought-provoking 2-day programme of presentations covering all aspects of the investment casting process, as well as an extensive exposition featuring key suppliers to the industry, plus an invitation to visit Portugal’s foremost investment casting foundry, Zollern & Comandita, who specialise in the manufacture of investment cast offers products made of steel-, aluminum- and nickel-cobalt-based super alloys. EICF International Conferences now attract around 350 delegates and 40 exhibitors from over 25 countries around the globe.

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LBBC Technologies will be exhibiting at the EICF 29th International Conference on booth 32, from Sunday 22nd to Wednesday 25th April 2018 in Porto in Portugal.

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2017 Aug – LBBC Technologies demonstrating core leaching unit at ICI Equipment Show

LBBC’s Boilerclave® leads the industry for autoclave dewaxing applications whilst the Core Leaching Autoclave remains the benchmark in efficient, safe and accurate ceramic core removal.

As a world leading technology company specialising in the investment casting sector, LBBC Technologies based in Leeds, United Kingdom passed the audit for the more stringent ISO9001:2015 accreditation in January this year.

For more information about the event please visit the Investment Casting Institute website https://www.investmentcasting.org/ 

LBBC Technologies are exhibiting at ICI Conference and Equipment Show on Sunday 15th to Wednesday 18th October 2017, in Covington, Kentucky, USA they will be in Booth 113 where they will be demonstrating their core leaching unit.

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2017 Feb – LBBC Technologies developing bespoke work experience programme

James McKnight, is working with the company to develop a bespoke placement experience that will see year 10 students develop an autoclave component through from design, manufacture to assembly. This hands-on approach will give them a real understanding of LBBC Technologies type of work and the wider engineering industry.

Robert Pickard, Director said “We are pleased to be working with Pudsey Grangefield School to develop and inspire the next generation of engineers.”

LBBC Technologies are working with a year 11 student, James McKnight from Pudsey Grangefield School to develop a bespoke work placement program at the company.

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2017 Feb – LBBC Technologies supports Pudsey Grangefield School careers fair

 

Adam Lister, Design Engineer and Danny Hazel, Systems Engineer

LBBC Technologies has been established on the same site in Pudsey since 1876, the company is involved in developing new engineering technology for the process industries and so needs to secure the future skills by encouraging young people into engineering careers.

Youmna Khan, Post 16 Learning and Progression Support Manager, Pudsey Grangefield School said “We are delighted to be working in partnership with LBBC Technologies to give our students a greater insight into the world of work and the career opportunities available to them.”

Pudsey Grangefield School is a heavily oversubscribed mixed comprehensive secondary school located in the heart of Pudsey.

The school has over 1200 students with a thriving Sixth Form of 220 students, all taught in a state of the art building.  The innovative and unique design of the building creates a calm atmosphere, very different to that of many secondary schools.

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LBBC Technologies in Pudsey, Leeds exhibited at a careers fair at Pudsey Grangefield School on Tuesday 17th January.

Director, Robert Pickard, Danny Hazel, Systems Engineer and Adam Lister, Design Engineer talked to students from year 10 through to year 13 about careers in engineering, routes of study and the varied job roles and opportunities.<[...]

2017 Jan – LBBC Technologies pass ISO9001:2015 audit

At the same time LBBC Technologies have updated their accreditation from the ISO9001:2008 standard to the more rigorous ISO9001:2015.  The new standard has been designed to respond to the latest trends and be compatible with other ISO management systems.

LBBC Technologies have passed their ISO9001 audit by BSI, a third party UKAS accredited certification body, with no non conformities.

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2017 Jan – LBBC Technologies honored at BAE Systems supplier awards

 

Emphasising the importance of this year’s theme in her hard-hitting opening speech, Jeannette Medati said: “If we get this wrong, the result is not only the failure of the end product and damage to our reputations, but damage to the defence of the realm.”

The opening day of the forum culminated in the Supplier Achievement Awards, which recognise and celebrate good performance in BAE Systems’ suppliers.

The awards ceremony was opened with a speech from Submarines soon-to-be Managing Director, Will Blamey, who was clear in his message to suppliers. He said: “Maintaining progress across Astute and Dreadnought, spending money wisely and at the same time assuring quality and safety in everything we do, is paramount.”

LBBC Technologies, who won the Customer Focus Award – currently manufacturing hatches and watertight doors for our submarines, they pulled out all the stops to meet a major milestone before Christmas.

Project Manager Bill Morris, who collected the award on behalf of LBBC Technologies, said it was “like a fairy tale” for them to get this recognition. He added: “This is a total surprise and I cannot thank everyone at BAE Systems enough.

“We are a small company, but all of our team realise the importance of the work we’re doing for you, and we’ve worked night shifts and many weekends this year to get the job done. We have a real passion to help our customers and we look forward to working with you in the future.”

More than 90 of BAE Systems’ key suppliers were invited to the two-day Submarines All Supplier Forum, which started on 25th January in Leyland.

The forum, entitled ‘Protecting Our Future’, gave suppliers the opportunity to hear first-hand about the importance of product safety from BAE Systems’ Supply Chain Director Jeannette Medati, Engine[...]

2016 Nov – LBBC Technologies plays part in successful ICI Technical Conference

20161018_152924_resizedHoward Pickard, Managing Director said “The ICI Technical Conference and Expo gave us chance to present the latest advances in dewaxing with the renowned  Boilerclave® and in ceramic core removal with their Core Leaching Autoclave pressurised system. As a long term member of ICI and supplier to the investment casting industry we were pleased to be a part of the ICI conference and continue to be at the forefront of understanding and developing the technology.  The conference was well attended with a lot of opportunities across the world.”

LBBC Technologies exhibited at the 63rd Annual ICI Technical Conference and Expo on Investment Casting from Sunday 16th to Wednesday 19th October 2016 in Columbus, Ohio, USA.

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