Tag: UKMFG

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Removing Surface Scratches

Tue 29th May 2018

Quite often we see material after it has been cut to the final flat shape as this means that any small scratches can be removed or minimised by the polishing process. This, of course, is only applicable if the polish removes any surface stock, unfortunately Bright and Mirror Polishing would not remove them. However when …