On 24th of March 2018, 3 of our Contechs Ladies faced the almighty Scafell Pike. After Lauren Reeves climbed Snowden recently, she enlisted her colleagues Bianca Harris and Hope Desmond (and Toby the dog!) to conquer Scafell Pike. Although they very much underestimated the difficulty of this climb, they managed to reach the top! After a lot of moaning, sweat and almost tears they managed it, with huge smiles and celebrations when they reached the top. They battled boulders, sheep and very deep, slippery snow! What an amazing experience and they are ready for their next challenge, Ben Nevis! Watch this space!
Leading automotive design and engineering company, Contechs, has been named as the 72nd largest independent business in Essex, in the 2017 Essex Limited annual survey. The survey analyses the performance of the county’s 100 largest independent companies, providing a yardstick against which the county can assess its economic performance. The report is produced using the most recent financial statements, focusing on the top 100 largest owned and managed companies in Essex – Contechs has been found to be the 72nd largest independent business in the county and was one of ten automotive companies to be recognised. The report highlights that the turnover in the automotive sector has increased by £63m, and now employs 2,668 people across Essex, with a £1,335m turnover revealed. Managing Director, Peter Jarvis said: “to be named as the 72nd largest independent company in Essex is a real honour and something we are proudly promoting. The Essex Limited report notes a resilient performance during
After the success of its first ‘tech day’ back in November, leading automotive company Contechs recently enjoyed its second. Inviting key personnel from Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), this technology-focused event aimed to deliver material samples and technical presentation to attendees, inviting them to explore and understand new developments within the automotive sector that may be of benefit for future projects. A number of key technology partners were also invited to support Contechs in the promotion of specific developments, allowing representatives from JLR to engage and gain a greater understanding of their applications and engineering attributes. These partners included: Engel UK – injection moulding machinery specialists Bielomatik – materials welding specialists Alveo – foam material specialists Keifel Technologies – manufacturing equipment technology specialists Contech’s Managing Director, Peter Jarvis, said: “we are proud of our relationship with JLR and we host t