Directors Blog Archive

Having data to hand

06.11.2018

Our November e-flyer is about the Powdertech data sheets

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Testing, testing 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7………………………18

22.08.2018

Testing is an important part of the powder coating process at Powdertech, it gives us and you assurance that we are in control of your product and...

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Getting to grips with guarantees

01.08.2018

Guarantees Satisfaction guaranteed? I have recently had a new central heating boiler installed, all shiny and quietly efficient so I filled out...

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Materials for Architecture 2018

11.05.2018

A very worthwhile exhibition with fascinating exhibits and instructive seminars.  We were delighted with the many visits to our stand, with...

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It's not all about me

14.12.2017

"It's time to hand over  to the kids", they said. So I have. I have ripped up the rules and the web site to hand over to...

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Christmas Cheer

22.11.2017

This year we have raised over £200 for Air Ambulance by giving customers the option to donate to charity in lieu of "payment" for...

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Horror stories

30.10.2017

Halloween is here and in the spirit of scaring the life out of each other I thought you would like to see a few horrible finishing images. ...

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Vote for Powdertech

04.09.2017

At the end of August we were very pleased to host a visit by our MP Tom Pursglove as part of his commitment to understanding businesses within his...

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Pre-treatment free of chrome

18.07.2017

Before the summer madness stories begin in the press I want to celebrate the success of the chrome-free pre-treatment system that we have here at...

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Pre-treatment free of chrome

18.07.2017

Before the summer madness stories begin in the press I want to celebrate the success of the chrome-free pre-treatment system that we have here at...

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Find us on Instagram

27.06.2017

We are always trying new ways to bring you interesting images, colours and news. Instagram is, I am told, is a great way to share some of the...

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Tags, Bombs and Throwies

26.05.2017

I must admit that I had to resort to Wikipedia to write this headline - they are all terms for graffiti. Some say that a weed is a flower in...

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Evolution is here

07.04.2017

I am very happy to formally announce the arrival of the Powdertech Evolution range of finishes. They represent a significant step forward in the...

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Chrome free pre-treatment arrives

20.01.2017

My Christmas news was the excitement of a chrome-free pre-treatment system. After a fantastic effort by the installation team and Powdertech...

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Façade Engineering Excellence Awards 2016

28.11.2016

We are proud to be sponsoring the Facade Engineering Excellence Awards this year. The awards highlight the excellence of design and...

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Are you thinking "wood"?

24.08.2016

Thanks for clicking through from the email. Be inspired! And click on a link below....................... ...

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We are in Europe

08.07.2016

Sometimes headlines can be misleading. At Powdertech we are proud of the links we have made with Europe and Eurostar. Our latest case...

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Colour coordinated

16.05.2016

Regular readers or recipients of Powdertech emails will know that we have (at last!) formally launched the Colour Library. It is part of our...

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A new look for 2016

13.01.2016

We are about to launch our all new Landscape range of finishes. space : sky : upland : lowland : industrial : urban : coastal :...

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The benefits of refurbishment

10.12.2015

As one gets older, and hopefully wiser, I am sure that sometimes we wish that we could have a few aching joints replaced or the odd wrinkle...

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Finishing first

09.09.2015

My last directors cut showed the effect that a poorly powder coated building can devalue its image. In contrast my recent day out at Burghley...

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Doing it right

17.07.2015

I stopped to take this photo to illustrate the danger of poor specification, a subject close to my heart. The problem is obvious, caused by...

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Loch Ness Monster found in Weybridge

13.03.2015

Powdertech are members of The Aluminium Federation (ALFED) and The Council for Aluminium in Building (CAB). Part of their remit is to demonstrate...

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Happy Christmas

01.01.2014

Hello! Everyone at Powdertech wishes you, your family and your colleagues a very happy and peaceful Christmas and a prosperous  New...

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Architect @ Work

01.01.2013

I visited the Architect @ Work event at Earls Court at the end of January. Quite a change from the usual glitz of the NEC and ExCel as...

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Aluminium sustainability

01.01.2013

Powdertech have a lot of information on the sustainability of aluminium. We rely on industry experts to help us inform our customers. The...

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Powdertech passion

01.01.2013

I often get out and about and thought that you may like to see pictures of buildings that appeal to me. This is the Powdertech version of...

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Cold snap

01.01.2013

We could all do with a warm-to-touch coating when it's  -6 degrees as we skate accross the car park and crack open the front door....

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FIT and well

01.01.2013

Powdertech visited the FIT (Fabricator, Installer, Trade) show on April 17th. It was great to see such a vibrant event with all 4 halls...

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We are going GAGA again

01.01.2013

You may recall that we entered the Galvanizing industry awards - GAGA. Our entry was the signage at Centre Parcs, Woburn. As promised I am...

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Cricket lovely cricket

01.01.2013

The 2nd Ashes Test Match at Lords  was a great advert for English sport. Overlooking the ground is the 8-storey Pavillion residential...

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Holiday season competition

01.01.2013

Going anywhere nice for your holidays? You have turned off email, put your phone on voicemail and packed your swimwear. Don't forget...

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ALFED Annual dinner

01.01.2013

Giles Ashmead and Richard Besant attended the Aluminium Federation (ALFED) annual dinner at Tortworth Court on 19th of September. An excellent mix...

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Welcome James

01.01.2013

We have strengthened our commercial team with the appointment of James Sharpe. James has experence in commercial and contract management in...

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Christmas cheers!

01.01.2013

A very happy Christmas and prosperous 2014 to all our customers and readers. Here at Powdertech we are working until Monday at 5pm, honestly....

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Preparation is the key to success

01.01.2013

I have written several times about the need for good preparation when powder coating. We have just taken on a contract to strip off wet paint...

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Keep chipping away

01.01.2013

The subject of sharp edges is one that I come back to all too regularly mainly because it's one that doesn't go away. Readers, I...

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Schools out. We got 10 outof 10 from a pupil.

01.01.2013

We were pleased to be asked to give a post-GCSE student some work experience and here's what Alex said. His words are not edited. "I...

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Newts

01.01.2013

Welcome to the Powdertech (Corby) website. If you have arrived via the Glazine article I hope you enjoyed reading it. Here at Powdertech we...

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Taking The Rough With The Smooth

01.01.2013

Welcome to the Powdertech (Corby) web site. Roughwood extends the PWF range to give you even more choice of wood effect finishes for internal...

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Thanks for visiting our website

01.01.2011

Please follow this link to the "overview" page from where you can find quick links to the main areas of the site. If you want to...

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Wishing you a Happy Christmas

01.01.1980

Is it me or has 2014 flown by in a post-recession flurry of activity? At Powdertech we have packed a lot in, including replacing a production...

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A room with a view

01.01.1900

Thanks for clicking through from this months e-flyer. We have powder coated balconies & balustrade for many years and we think that we are...

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A Christmas treat for you & me

01.01.1900

On behalf of us all at Powdertech I want to wish you a Happy Christmas and a peaceful 2017. Thanks for clicking the "Cut" throughout...

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