A brief history

Also in 1988

22nd August: new licencing laws allow pubs to stay open all day in England and Wales.

1988

Powdertech begins a new chapter in Corby

Also in 1988

22nd August: new licencing laws allow pubs to stay open all day in England and Wales.

Also in 1991

26th February. British scientist Tim Berners-Lee introduces WorldWideWeb, while working at CERN in Geneva, the first website goes online on 6 August.

1991

Corby site doubles in size, to handle work up to 6500mm.

Also in 1991

26th February. British scientist Tim Berners-Lee introduces WorldWideWeb, while working at CERN in Geneva, the first website goes online on 6 August.

Also in 2000

12th May. Tate Modern opens

2000

First year of trading of the Powdertech Wood Finish brand.

Also in 2000

12th May. Tate Modern opens

Also in 2008

1st November. Satoshi Nakamoto publishes "Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System"

2008

Anomatch added to the portfolio of finishes.

Also in 2008

1st November. Satoshi Nakamoto publishes "Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System"

Also in 2012

24th June. Lonesome George, the last known individual of the Pinta Island tortoise subspecies, dies in Galápagos National Park, thus making the subspecies extinct

2012

Powdertech Director becomes vice chair of the Aluminium Finishing Association (AFA) and chairman in 2011/12. Become members of the Council for Aluminium in Building, CAB

Also in 2012

24th June. Lonesome George, the last known individual of the Pinta Island tortoise subspecies, dies in Galápagos National Park, thus making the subspecies extinct

Also in 2017

2nd November. In better news, a new species of orangutan is identified in Indonesia, becoming the third known species of orangutan as well as the first great ape to be described for almost a century.

2017

Chrome-free pre-treatment facility installed. 6-stage Titanium Zirconium for aluminium and 8-stage Oxsilan for galvanized steel.

Also in 2017

2nd November. In better news, a new species of orangutan is identified in Indonesia, becoming the third known species of orangutan as well as the first great ape to be described for almost a century.

Also in 2018

15th August. Greta Thunberg starts to stay away from school to draw attention to climate change.

2018

Evolution range added to the portfolio of finishes. In independent tests, Evolution passes all ISO12206 and Qualicoat specifications PWF is also re-assessed and passes all independent tests.

Also in 2018

15th August. Greta Thunberg starts to stay away from school to draw attention to climate change.

Also in 2019

14th July. England win the Cricket World Cup for the first time in a “super over” win at Lords vs New Zealand.

2019

PWF tested to ISO 13501-1 : 2018 and achieved A2-S1, d0 reaction to fire criteria.

Also in 2019

14th July. England win the Cricket World Cup for the first time in a “super over” win at Lords vs New Zealand.

Also in 2020

7th June. Statue of Edward Colston was pulled down by anti-racism protestors.

2020

3 new ranges added to the product portfolio. Rust, Stone and Terracotta

Also in 2020

7th June. Statue of Edward Colston was pulled down by anti-racism protestors.

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