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New portable sink makes handwashing accessible and fun

In one of our most exciting projects, Aldermans is delighted to launch an innovative portable hand washing station.    Branded Jengu, the portable sink was…

The 3Rs of managing return from furlough

by Karen Friendship, Managing Director As the COVID-19 situation continues, some businesses are gradually and carefully bringing staff back from furlough.  As the Chancellor has…

The 3Cs: how manufacturing leaders can respond to COVID-19.

by Karen Friendship, Managing Director The COVID-19 situation is presenting challenges which the manufacturing sector has never experienced before – we are all learning as…

Aldermans achieves ISO recertification, plus new ISO 45001 standard

Aldermans is delighted to announce that is has retained its registration to the ISO 9001:2015 quality management standard and ISO 14001:2015 for environmental management, following…

Laser cutting or punching? How to choose.

by Karen Friendship, Managing Director When you wish to create a shape or hole in sheet metal, there are two commonly used approaches – laser…

MVV sponsorship benefits Will and Felix

An apprentice sponsorship scheme run by an energy company is helping provide additional training support for two Aldermans apprentices. MVV Environment Devonport Ltd, a UK…

Punched parts, pronto! – thanks to our new automatic sheet loader

In another significant factory investment, we have increased our CNC punching capacity thanks to the addition of a new automatic sheet loader for our Amada…

Merry Christmas!  It’s here… our Christmas video for 2019!

2019 has been a very special year for us at Aldermans, as we celebrated our 50th anniversary.  We’d like to say a huge thank you once…

Make UK manufacturing award win for Aldermans

Alderman Tooling struck gold at the regional heats of a major national manufacturing awards programme organised by Make UK, the manufacturers’ organisation. The award win…

What’s the future for metal fabricators?

by Shane Heaney, Operations Manager. As sheet metal fabricators, variety is the order of the day at Aldermans in Plymouth.  We manufacture everything from automotive…