Tag: Businesswoman of the Year

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?’ …

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 …

Professional Polishing Services Presented With Manufacturing Hero Award

Wed 9th February 2022

Professional Polishing Services is excited to announce that we have been named ‘Manufacturing Hero’ by the distinguished Made in Group. The Manufacturing Heroes recognition is a campaign set up by Made in Group, to celebrate manufacturers within the membership group who have demonstrated strength in a time of crisis. Trade associated Made in Group began …

New Chair of the BSSA announced

Mon 11th October 2021

Professional Polishing Services are thrilled to announce that our Managing Director, Kirsty Davies-Chinnock, is now the new Chair of the British Stainless Steel Association. The BSSA aims to develop and promote the use of Stainless Steels across the UK and Ireland in a range of sectors, including pharmaceuticals, construction and manufacturing, as well as offering …

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

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 …

Your Polishing Questions Answered (Isue 1)

Mon 9th July 2018

Here we look back at some of the regular questions we are asked and the advice given by Kirsty Davies-Chinnock. 1. My customer has fabricated a sign out of mirror polished 316 stainless steel. It has been in situ for less than a month and it has started to discolour, why? This is a really common …

More than just scratching the surface.

Mon 18th June 2018

By Peter Davies Peter is the founder of Professional Polishing Svs Ltd and was Managing Director from 1983 to 2008. On the 1st July 2018 we celebrate our 35th anniversary and thought it was interesting to look back on this article Peter wrote several (many!) years ago. This is a historic article and for up …

PPS win at Inaugural Birmingham Awards

Tue 1st December 2015

The Prestigious black tie event which took place on Friday 27th of November at the Edgbaston Stadium left audiences full to the brim with appreciation for Birmingham, as the city’s people came together in full force to join finalists, sponsors, ambassadors and judges in a night of levity and entertainment. The Birmingham Awards is the …