Recently JB Springs visited Low Ash Primary School in Shipley, following a competition at Bradford Science Week. JB Springs took Springtelligence to the Year 3 classes at Low Ash Primary School and taught them the basics of springs and where they are used in our daily lives. The pupils carried out an experiment, which involved looking at how increased extension [...]
We were delighted to welcome fellow Skipton-based STEM ambassadors and teachers to JB Springs last week. MD Alex Driver led the group on a tour of the factory, as well as discussing how important it is to support kids who find it hard to engage with school by showcasing the range of activities developed through our Springtelligence programme over [...]
JB Springs’ innovative new e-commerce website has been shortlisted in the ‘Web Development Project of the Year’ category in the 2019 Digital Entrepreneur Awards. The website has been nearly two years in development and has gradually evolved during that time to now offer, what we believe, is the slickest, most comprehensive online custom spring buying experience in the world. [...]
Work is already underway at Skipton Girls’ High School as they prepare to enter several teams in the Land Rover 4X4 In Schools competition again. Last year SGHS reached the National Finals of the competition and the 4x4 teams have been really busy developing their 4x4 cars in preparation for the Regional Finals on the 10th January, held at [...]
JB Springs hosted engineering and motor vehicle students from Keighley College as part of Bradford Manufacturing Weeks. Russell Baker, the college’s motor vehicle course leader thanked the JB Springs team adding that feedback was really positive with students gaining a lot from the visit. A further party of students from The Holy Family School in Keighley also enjoyed an [...]
Christian, Steve, Tom, and Joe (and Kevin the Robot) recently completed their robot training with RARUK Automation. JB Springs recently acquired a robotic arm that needed to complete Springtelligence training before it joined the production team. Some of the JB Springs team also had to learn how to use the UR10 E series robot. The team carried out training [...]
How to measure a tension spring using a digital vernier caliper. Watch the video to find out more.
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 [...]