Tag: Leadership

Visit us at UK Metals Expo

Tue 5th July 2022

Professional Polishing is delighted to be attending the UK Metals Expo at the NEC on the 14th and 15th September 2022. The UK Metals Expo is the only event that brings together the entire metals supply chain From primary metal manufacture to supply chain management, processing metals, fabrication, surface coatings and recycling. The conference programme …

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 …

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 …

PPS joins Sustainability West Midlands

Thu 9th September 2021

Professional Polishing are one of the latest companies to join Sustainability West Midlands and commit to achieving Net Zero. SWM’s Vision is to guide the West Midlands to becoming a leader in contributing to the national target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 whilst addressing health inequality and driving inclusive growth. Using the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …