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Clay Shooting Event

We held our popular clay shooting event for customers, suppliers and friends of EPC last week at Oakedge Shooting Ground in Staffordshire.

It absolutely chucked it down with rain but that didn’t dampen anyone’s spirits (or competitive banter!)

Now in its …

Testing, testing…

Work continues to install our new line for corrosion protective coatings.

All equipment is now on site and commissioning of the new plant continues. Mains services are now connected and most importantly, our roof is back on!

We are …

Preparing for new £1m equipment

We’ve been planning for major change for weeks at EPC. 

Our new Zinc flake and top coat (dip spin) equipment is completing the final stages of its journey from Detroit and Barcelona so we’ve been undertaking building works to ensure …

Fun at the football

Andy, Jamie, Simon and John enjoyed the kind hospitality of Arconic (who sponsor Telford United) at the New Bucks Stadium.

They watched a tense game against Gloucester City where Telford went two goals down in the first half but a …

EPC’s got green fingers!

Did you know that EPC is secretly behind the upkeep of the
nation’s gardens?  We’ve seen a recent surge
of interest from equipment manufacturers in this sector.

Products such as lawn mowers, hedge trimmers and grass
strimmers are heavy duty and exposed to …

Sarah’s success

Sarah joined EPC in 2006 as payroll clerk and over the years
she has spent time dealing with all aspects of accounts for the business.

She has been Office Manager since 2013 and is responsible
for the day to day running of …

Fun day fishing with our EPC friends

The third annual EPC fishing day was held locally this month. 26 staff, customers and suppliers spent the day in fierce competition to catch the biggest haul of fish!

Our winner was Mark Skidmore from Peterson Spring who caught …

Old friends & new horizons

It’s a small industry with strong relationships and old faces popping up in new places.

Fred Schultz and Kevin Dyche spent time with Andy and Jamie this week on their way to a global meeting in Barcelona.

EPC have known Fred …

New high-tech equipment

Andy, Jamie, Paul and Will visited Sidasa in Barcelona to see revolutionary new equipment in action.

They viewed the robotic coating equipment that is soon to be installed back at the factory and also visited a similarly tech-advanced pre-treatment line …

Meet Andy our line operator

Andy is a popular member of EPC staff with exceptional knowledge and experience of our business.

Andy works as a zinc nickel operator on a shift basis and enjoys the fact that every day is different with changing and …

Fantasy Football Winner Announced

After a full season of highs and lows and many a
conversation about match results, upcoming fixtures, team updates and transfer
advice, the results are finally in!

The 2018/2019 Fantasy Football winner is Lee our Production
Manager.

Lee has added his name to the …

£1 M investment in equipment upgrade

At EPC we’re constantly investing in the business to ensure we have the latest technology to deliver a fast and stable service.

This protects our high standards on quality and turn-around times to keep our customers happy.

We’ve had to move …

New wheels!

We’ve got a new addition to our fleet of lorries – a lovely 12 tonner which will cater to more local customers and for jobs requiring speed of light turnaround times!

This means we now have a variety of vehicles …

Doerken re certification

Under John and the team’s expert guidance, we recently completed our full system audit for Doerken.

This ensures we are compliant to operate under our licence agreement to use their high-performance coatings through 2020.

It also creates a guarantee of …

Zinc Nickel line upgrade

In continuing to meet the needs of our customers, we recently undertook a Zinc Nickel line upgrade which increases our capacity by 50%.

Working together with PAL (Process Automation Limited) we have completed works including additional plating tanks and software …

International Fastener Fair

Andy, Jamie and Simon are off to Germany to visit the International Fastener Fair in Stuttgart.

This is the 8th year that the event has been running and attendees will have the opportunity to see nearly 1,000 exhibitors from 45 …

Remembering John Toon

We can hardly believe it’s been a year since the sad loss of John Toon.

John was MD of EPC from 1973-1999 and Chairman of the business from 1999 – 2018 and built the foundations of the business as we …