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Feb 2015 – LBBC Technologies further expand process technology knowledge with KTP

LBBC Technologies’ Managing Director Howard Pickard, recently presented at a Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS) and Leeds Manufacturing Forum event on how his company had been working with the University on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), said   “Being a local SME, it is important that we explore the opportunities the University of Leeds can offer us, using its expertise and facilities...

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Dec 2014 – LBBC Technologies host visit as part of Future of Manufacturing Tour of Leeds City Region

Paul Stephens, UKTi said “We were impressed with the investment in new technology and the continued focus on export with 80% of LBBC Technologies turnover.  Attendees also praised LBBC’s support of apprenticeships, engagement with universities and their Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, supporting the next generation of engineers and continually developing their knowledge and technol...

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Nov 2014 – LBBC Technologies presenting on core removal at ISIC-KHH Conference in Taiwan

Over 150 delegates attended the 8th ISIC conference which ran from 8th to 10th November in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.   Following the conference a number of foundries met with Howard to discuss in more detail the technicalities of core removal and have subsequently sent parts for LBBC Technologies to run trials at their Leeds based facility.    

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Nov 2014 – LBBC Technologies new £1.5m facility officially opened

Howard Pickard, Managing Director, said “This new facility is just fantastic for us and is a major investment in the future of the business enabling us to continue to grow, develop new technologies and expand further into new markets.”   L-R Cllr Keith Wakefield – Leader of Leeds City Council; Howard Pickard – Managing Director, LBBC Technologies Leeds City Region LEP...

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Oct 2014 – LBBC Technologies supplies new core leaching unit to Tech Castings, Indianapolis, USA

  Core Leaching Unit on site at Tech Castings, USA Jeff Lantz, Director “This is a real benefit for our company, the new core leaching unit from LBBC Technologies enables us to confidently remove the cores, both simple and complex in a significantly shorter time than our previously sub contracted open bath method.”   Tech Castings are offering their new core leaching capability...

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Oct 2014 – LBBC Technologies presents at Precision Castparts conference in Ohio, USA

As LBBC have over 100 years of experience of manufacturing pressure vessels, Howard was requested to present on Pressure Vessel Safety particularly on autoclave safety and the importance of good equipment maintenance. LBBC pressure vessels are fully certified thereby providing a guarantee of exceeding the required quality and safety standards.  The pressure vessels are manufactured with U stamp...

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Sept 2014 – LBBC moves into new £1.5m manufacturing facility with LEP support

Work on the new 15,000 sq ft facility in Stanningley, Leeds, was completed at the end of August, following an eight-month build period managed by Triton Construction. The new premises feature 10,000 sq ft of manufacturing space for assembly, testing and development, plus 5,000 sq ft of modern office space. The £1.5 million investment has been supported by a £130,000 grant from the LEP’s business...

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