JB Springs have recently acquired the UR10 E series, a six axis robotic arm that is currently undergoing Springtelligence training before it joins the production team. The UR10 E series has five key benefits, including: flexible deployment, easy programing, fast set-up, fast payback and unobstructed collaboration for greater productivity. The robotic arm has been dubbed the Universal Robot family’s most powerful robot. At JB Springs, we are continually striving to develop our linear manufacturing, therefore investing in a universal [...]
Congratulations to former employee, Ian Peel, who was part of the coaching team for the winning Saracens rugby team at Twickenham in the Championship final last month. The Saracens secured the double by overturning an 11-point deficit to defeat Exeter Chiefs in a gripping Gallagher Premiership final. Read the match report here.
Over the years, UK manufacturing has declined because we are not cost competitive. Consequently, to compete in a global market we have to do something special. We are not going to be cheaper than our global competitors which means that it is vital that we are more technically advanced. Improving productivity and continuing to be innovative are key factors in ensuring we remain at the forefront of technological thinking. To compete globally, UK manufacturers must embrace apprenticeships to excite [...]
This July JB Springs will be attending the Bradford Science Festival, held at the wonderful National Science and Media Museum in Bradford. The festival is a free weekend packed with lots of activities, demos and games for the whole family. Every year the festival explores certain themes, and this year the themes include space travel, chemistry and caring for the environment. Last year the event attracted 34,000 visitors, and the STEM city tent, where Springtelligence will be located, is [...]
JB Springs are sponsoring the Solstice Saunter, an annual run in aid of Manorlands Hospice. The Solstice Saunter is a five-mile run following the beautiful trails of Bolton Abbey. The Sue Ryder Manorlands Hospice is based in Oxenhope, and provides expert palliative care, advice and support for people across Airedale, Wharfedale, Craven and North and West Bradford, who are living with life-limiting conditions, as well as supporting their families. The event starts from the Cavendish Pavilion car park and [...]
JB Springs is delighted to announce that we were named ‘Best Engineering/Manufacturing Business’ and ‘Best Business of the Year’ at the Skipton Business Awards. The prestigious awards were held at The Rendezvous Hotel on Thursday 25th April. From 6:30pm business owners, family and friends gathered for a night of celebration in honour of Skipton’s best businesses. The judging panel were made up of independent business experts, including: Alison Davis, Head of Digital and Roy Prenton, Corporate Communications Consultant, Skipton [...]
How to measure a compression spring using a digital vernier caliper. Watch the video to find out more.
JB Springs is delighted to announce we are sponsoring the Gargrave Warriors who will take part in the Total Warrior Great Northern Mud Run as they bid to raise £20,000 to invest in technology equipment to enhance learning for pupils at Gargrave Primary School. The challenge on June 22nd will see Gargrave Warriors, made up of staff, parents and friends, take on 25 gruelling obstacles over 12km, which include the "Human BBQ", "The Plunge" and "The Shocker" to name a few! As [...]
JB Springs have recently moved into the neighbouring unit which has added an extra 5,500 sq ft of manufacturing space to our Skipton site. The facilities increase the production capacity of JB Springs as we continue to employ a lean manufacturing ethos.
JB Springs have recently taken an order to produce a spring to replicate one used by Marilyn Manson during his ‘Guns, God and Government’ tour in 2001. The spring was used by the band’s keyboard player ‘Pogo’ to swing a keyboard from – this can be seen throughout the video of the L.A. performance below but up close at roughly 47 minutes 14 seconds. Our spring will be used by a Marilyn Manson tribute act from Bradford. Warning: Video [...]