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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 …

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 …

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 …

We’ve got that festive feeling!

The festivities have been in full swing this month with team parties all over town!
These photos show our Aldridge team enjoying their curry and pub night, drinks and bowling (and lots of banter) with the Walsall team, and all …

Magni and Dorken audits

Once a year we have a daylong audit with teams from both Magni and Dorken so that we can remain certified on their product and maintain the high standards required to work under their licence.

Covering all aspects of our …

Dorken partnership event in Munich

Andy, Jamie and John flew out to Munich this month to join 150 delegates from all over Europe for Dorken’s annual partnership event.

The two-day event featured seminars on new products and market developments as well as guest speakers talking …

EPC Shooting Event

Our shooting event last year was so popular we decided to do it again! 30 of our customers, suppliers and industry friends joined us at Oakedge shooting ground in Staffordshire for a fun morning in the great outdoors.

Despite a …

Magni Global Event

Andy and Jamie made the epic journey to Charlevoix, Michigan this June to attend Magni’s global
event for suppliers and customers.

They were welcomed by the Berry family – brothers Tim, Ted and dad Dave, along with 200 fellow
industry friends and …

Westley scores a hat-trick!

EPC has announced Jamie Westley as Fantasy Football Champion 2018.

It was a close-fought battle with Lee Atkins; also a previous winner, but Westley took both the title for 2018 and a coveted hat-trick of wins.

Winning takes a combination …

Quality Management Systems Update

The team are busing working on the transition of both ISO 9001:2008 and 14001:2004 (required to be completed by September 2018).

The new Quality Management System ISO 9001:2015 and the new Environmental Management System ISO 14001:2015 have both new and …

Focus on zinc nickel

EPC have been running zinc nickel plating lines for the past 20 years. Our facility can handle large volumes of consistently high-quality work destined for many markets, but zinc nickel is particularly loved by the automotive, aerospace and …

The summer season

No, we’re not talking about great British events such as Chelsea, Wimbledon and Henley; we’re referring to the EPC summer season – which is all about cars, bikes, pigeons and fish!

Driver extraordinaire Brett Kirkham can be seen swapping the …

Meet Mal our maintenance maestro

Mal’s job is to keep the EPC plant up and running by ensuring no mechanical down time. What a responsibility!

He’s been maintaining our equipment for over 30 years and has built a unique knowledge of our machinery over that …

Christmas lights switch on

The elves have been busy getting the trees up in the EPC offices ahead of the beginning of December, which of course is the official start of Christmas in our book (despite having had mince pies tempting us in …