Skipton Sloggers hold onto title at annual charity rounder’s match

The 13th annual rounder’s tournament in memory of Trevor Driver and Jo Fletcher saw last year’s winners, Skipton Sloggers, retain their title. The contest is held in memory of Trevor Driver, who sponsored the Springboks through JB Springs, and Jo Fletcher, a rounder’s player who died suddenly in 2005. Nine teams - Skipton Sloggers, Settle, Bentham, Cowling, Springboks, Silsden, Embsay, Bradley, and a joint team, Threshfield, and Kettlewell, battled it out throughout the day in the wind and rain [...]

By |2018-10-15T16:44:08+00:00October 10th, 2018|

JB Springs welcomes Holy Family Catholic School for Bradford Manufacturing Week 2018

This month we welcomed the Years 11 pupils of Holy Family Catholic High School based in Keighley, West Yorkshire, to the JB Springs factory as part of Bradford Manufacturing Week. Bradford Manufacturing Week takes place between the 8th and 12th of October. The unique event showcases the district’s manufacturing companies. The idea is to encourage and educate young people around the opportunities that a career in manufacturing can bring, and how rewarding and fulfilling it can be. Launched by [...]

By |2018-10-11T13:09:25+00:00October 9th, 2018|

What are sacrificial coatings?

Metal finishing processes such as Zinc Plating are described as being ‘sacrificial’ in nature, but what does this term actually refer to? Oxidation When metals such as steel, and in our case, steel springs, are exposed to the elements they will often undergo a process called Oxidation which is corrosive in nature. Iron molecules within the steel’s makeup react with the water and oxygen in the environment to form hydrated iron oxide which we commonly know as rust. How do [...]

By |2018-09-14T10:04:28+00:00September 25th, 2018|

Wireform hearts donated to Gargrave C Of E Primary School

JB Springs recently manufactured and donated a batch of wireform hearts to Gargrave Church of England Primary School in Skipton who were taking part in Gargrave village’s Open Gardens event on Saturday 16th June. More than 400 people, from as far afield as Edinburgh and Hampshire, enjoyed the event, with 23 gardens, including the school grounds, opened up to the public for the day. Garden visitors were treated to live music, art displays, a quiz and food and gift [...]

By |2018-07-17T15:17:11+00:00July 17th, 2018|

ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System Certification Attained

JB Springs has received certification to the ISO 9001:2015 quality management system, having successfully completed the transition from our existing ISO 9001:2008 certification. The ISO 9001:2015 standard is an assurance to customers that a company is committed to maintaining a consistent level of quality. The standard is based on a number of principles, including customer focus, the commitment of top management, process approaches and continuous improvement. Based in Geneva, Switzerland, ISO is an independent, non-governmental international organisation that develops [...]

By |2018-07-17T14:12:40+00:00July 17th, 2018|

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Phone: 01756 797979