British Stainless Steel Association

Stainless Steel Triangular Section

Wed 8th November 2017

Sometimes we’re asked to polish something completely unusual that it stops us in our tracks! We are no stranger to polishing RHS or Square tube to fine finishes for architectural projects but triangular section was something new to us. Sourcing the material wasn’t easy for our client either as the project required 6 mtr long …

Architectural Focus: The Hydro in Glasgow

Fri 27th October 2017

“The SSE Hydro plays host to national and international music megastars as well as global entertainment and sporting events. With a seated capacity of 12,000, The SSE Hydro augments the SEC’s existing facilities and stages 140+ events annually. Attracting an audience of more than a million visitors each year, the venue is consistently ranked by …

Midlands ‘Female Icon’ 2017

Thu 26th October 2017

Our Managing Director, Kirsty Davies-Chinnock, was invited to the Barclays Entrepreneur Awards 2017 at The Leadenhall Building in London on the 11th October and was named ‘Female Icon’ for the Midlands Region. These were the second Barclays Entrepreneur Awards and were established to recognise success, leadership and the positive impact on society. The category was …

The Great British Tape Off!

Thu 20th April 2017

We know that Laser Tape isn’t as interesting as cake, but if you make it to the end then there is an opportunity for some amazing Gower Cottage Brownies! Fibre laser tape is becoming more and more popular compared to ‘standard’ laser tape, which is suitable for Co2 applications. This brings with it a variety …

Bright Polished Hot Rolled Plate

Fri 25th September 2015

PPS are pleased to offer their Bright Polished finish on Hot Rolled Plate up to 12mm thick. With an extensive pre-grinding operation to remove surface scale and defects, followed by a production route that minimises the pre-grinding grain, this finish has a high degree of reflectivity. Measuring over 600 gloss units the depth and clarity …

New Investment at PPS

Mon 3rd August 2015

Professional Polishing Services Ltd are proud to announce their latest investment. As the first UK free-issue polishing company to process wide sheet and plate via a 2000mm wide dull and satin polishing line, they are expanding this department with the purchase of a new double-headed line from Costa Levigatrici SpA in Italy. The new line …

Midlands firm wins order for Stella McCartney Store

Thu 19th January 2012

With more clothes retailers closing this week, a Midlands’ manufacturer has received an order to process material for the opening of a new designer shop for Stella McCartney. Professional Polishing Services Ltd is no stranger to producing finishes for designers such as DKNY and Louis Vuitton and these have traditionally been satin finishes on stainless …