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Focus on Finish

Tue 20th April 2021

Our Spring 2021 E-Brochure is available to download featuring some hints and tips on how to choose the best finish for your project. Click here to access it.

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

Welcome to the Team

Fri 19th February 2021

Sam has recently joined the Commercial Team at PPS, working with Sharron, Adam and of course Kirsty. He is enjoying building relationships with customers and learning about the different finishes we apply on stainless steel and other non-ferrous material.   Outside of work he enjoys football, walking the dogs and travelling (during safer times).

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 …

Pharmaceutical Polishing on Hot Rolled Plate

Tue 2nd February 2021

Stainless steel plate is the preferred choice for pharmaceutical tanks and vessels. Here at PPS we process plates up to 12mtrs long via our 2mtr wide line, giving exceptional uniformity of finish. During the age of Covid this section is consistently busy. All finishes are measured and certified and photographs and videos can be sent …

New Directors Appointed at PPS

Wed 3rd July 2019

It is with great pleasure we announce that Paul Bashford, Production Manager, and Richard Chinnock, Works Manager have been appointed as Directors of Professional Polishing Services Ltd. Both Paul and Richard have been invaluable as members of the senior management team and it is only fitting they should take up seats on the Board to …

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 …

Business Masters 2019

Thu 24th January 2019

We are incredibly excited to be short listed for The Business Desk Business Masters 2019 in the West Midlands. Our 2018-19 investment plan is hugely ambitious involving nearly half a million pounds in capital expenditure on new machinery, improvements to our compressed air systems and extractors and the creation of new jobs.   The Awards …

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 …