Kirsty Davies-Chinnock

Case Study: The Globe at the AT&T Discovery District®

Thu 24th March 2022

Every now and then a project comes along that is incredibly special. During 2019 Craig Barnshaw from Inductaflex visited Professional Polishing Services to talk about having some 316 2B sheets polished to UltraMarine. Whilst the quantity required was quite small, just 250 square meters, the actual project was fascinating and much bigger than the quantity …

PPS collaborate with Standing Tall

Wed 2nd March 2022

We are very pleased to collaborate with Standing Tall in matching people experiencing homelessness with stable jobs in responsible businesses. Kirsty explains her reasons for working with Standing Tall to employ someone experiencing homelessness. ‘Why wouldn’t we want to look at helping someone who found themselves struggling to help them get back on their feet?’ …

Fire & Ice Walk Challenge for Acorns Children’s Hospice

Thu 24th February 2022

On the 11th March our Managing Director, Kirsty Davies-Chinnock will be undertaking a Fire Walk to raise vital funds for Acorns Children’s Hospice. #TeamFire Here at PPS we are very proud to support several charities including Acorns and Kirsty was announced as a Business Ambassador for them in 2021. One of the ways you can …

The Launch of Allied Women in Engineering

Wed 23rd February 2022

This International Woman’s Day on the 8th March our Managing Director, Kirsty Davies-Chinnock, is a guest speaker at the Launch of Allied Women in Engineering. Allied Women in Engineering aims to be an inclusive, all-round support system for individuals who want to maximise their potential and experience fulfilment, joy, belonging and purpose when they come …

Additional Investment at PPS

Wed 1st September 2021

We are pleased to announce we have ordered a new dull and satin sheet polishing line. This comes just two years after PPS took ownership of new extraction equipment, pick and place systems and two Autopilot PHA bright polishers with automated handling, acquisitions that were only operational for six months before Covid-19 struck. “Anyone in …

An Introduction to Stainless Steel Polishing – Online Training Course

Wed 14th April 2021

Professional Polishing Services are delighted to launch their online bespoke training course for stockholders and fabricators ‘An Introduction to Stainless Steel Polishing‘. Focusing on everyday questions such as; Austenitic versus Ferritic material performance Abrasive media finish comparisons Common defects and surface stock removal Choosing the right finish for the right application and environment The course …

Women in Manufacturing – International Women’s Day 2021

Tue 9th March 2021

WMG asked some inspiring women in their manufacturing network why we should be celebrating International Women’s Day in 2021 and they spoke to our MD Kirsty Davies-Chinnock. Read their article here

THESE WOMEN CAN!

Wed 10th February 2021

A Stainless Steel Polishing business in Smethwick has joined forces with a West Midlands Strong Woman from Halesowen to challenge gender stereotypes and champion the role of women in both manufacturing and sport. Kirsty Davies-Chinnock and Naomi Hadley are showing the world that women are leading the way in fields that are often dominated by …

Investment for Professional Polishing Services

Tue 2nd July 2019

While located in the Black Country, Professional Polishing Services is looking to a bright future thanks to its ongoing investment strategy that has that has seen it invest profits back into the business for all but a handful of years of its 35 years’ existence. The latest phase of investment has been concluded with the …

Award Finalists in Manufacturing Excellence

Tue 18th September 2018

We are very pleased to announce that we are Finalists in the category of Manufacturing Excellence of the Midlands Family Business Awards, the UK’s only independent, not-for-profit annual Awards showcase for family businesses in the Midlands. Representatives of Professional Polishing will now meet with the Awards’ independent judging panel, which is led by a leading family …