Author: Matt McGillicuddy

Happy New Year 2018!

2018 has arrived and we intend to make it a successful year for ourselves and for our customers! Big Ben’s chimes might have now ceased for the majority of the year, but our drive to manufacture and supply precision products certainly has not. We are back open for business after our annual festive break and we are looking forward to supporting our customers over the next 12 months by continuing to manufacture and supply high quality, high integrity components. Let’s make 2018 a huge success!     If you are keen to get your first new project of the...

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B-17 Flying Fortress in the skies above Hoylake!

As a company with a rich history of manufacturing parts for both the civil and military aerospace industries, we can’t help getting excited when we see rare aircraft in the sky! Last weekend, our production control manager, Martin Woodnett, captured this footage of the last airworthy B-17 Flying Fortress in the UK, as it was flying over Hoylake on route to the Southport Air Show.     What a fantastic sight! The B-17 Flying Fortress known as Sally B is a regular at air shows and commemorative events. She has even graced the silver screen! When not in the...

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Celebrating 30 years’ of loyalty and commitment!

Thursday 10th August marked 30 years of service for another one of our dedicated team members. Andy Dickinson joined the PI Castings in 1987. Over his 30 years with PI Castings he has worked as a foundry operative, a steel finishing operative and a welder. Andy is now responsible for supervising and managing all of the Steel finishing that takes place in our foundry. Andy is also responsible for carrying out weld repair (when necessary) to NADCAP aerospace standards. In our Steel Finishing department Andy and his team fettle, blast and finish all of the steel investment castings that...

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Wax Room Operative Vacancy

WAX ROOM OPERATIVE VACANCY   We are currently looking for hard-working operatives to join our team in Altrincham and carry out technically demanding work in the Wax Room of our lost wax investment casting foundry. Who we are looking for: We are looking for diligent, flexible individuals who are keen to become an integral part of our highly experienced manufacturing team. Suitable applicants will have worked in manufacturing previously; be able to work on their own initiative; work to high production standards; work at a fast pace with accuracy, will have good dexterity and excellent attention to detail. Hours:...

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Looking Back to Move Forward!

If a company wants to improve and grow it cannot rest on its laurels and be left to stagnate. Is a 5,000-year old production technique the ideal solution for realising the new designs that can drive forward the Oil & Gas industry? Continued success in a competitive marketplace requires constant progress and continuous improvement to maintain a competitive edge. But constant price pressure, high customer expectations and a constantly evolving marketplace make offering superior service to maintain that competitive advantage no easy undertaking. To avoid falling foul of these ever-changing demands, businesses (regardless of the industry to which they...

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