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.
STEM stands for Science Technology Engineering and Maths and encompasses a range of subjects from computer coding through to spring making. These subjects are a critical component for the sustained growth of our economy; confirmed through research by The Royal Academy of Engineering which found a strong link between a country’s engineering prowess and its economic development. As technology advances it is clear that the majority of jobs in the near future will require some form of knowledge in [...]
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 [...]
Recently JB Springs helped design some springs to assist Skipton Girls’ High School 4x4 team in their preparation for their appearance at the National Final of the Land Rover 4x4 in Schools Competition. The competition involved the team working together to design and build a radio-controlled four-wheel drive vehicle, to set specifications. The vehicle then had to successfully negotiate a specifically designed test track emulating real life and perform as a full-scale 4x4 vehicle would do in an off-road [...]
JB Springs is now a certified member of ‘Made in Britain’, a growing community of British manufacturers from all around the UK, dedicated to the very highest standards of UK manufacturing. The Made in Britain mark is accredited to businesses that sell goods that have been manufactured in Britain before sale. Over our 120 year history as a British spring manufacturer, we have established an enviable reputation for quality in the manufacture of safety-critical parts and know the importance [...]