Tag: 2019

Aldermans celebrates its first 50 years

2019 heralds a momentous achievement for Aldermans: our first 50 years in business. In February 1969 precision tool maker Bill Alderman set up as a…

Will helps to bring Plymouth’s Mayflower to life

A team of young apprentices – including our own Will Williamson – has designed and fabricated a stunning scale replica of the Mayflower, with working…

Flying the flag for STEM

Karen Friendship, Managing Director of Aldermans, has been a STEM ambassador for the last five years, and couldn’t be more enthusiastic about encouraging other local…

CNC turning and milling – what’s the difference?

by Karen Friendship, Managing Director. Turning and milling, at first glance, appear to be very similar processes and achieve similar results. So, what is the difference…

Three more ‘lean’ heroes!

Congratulations to Sean Henderson, Brett Annetts and Pete Lake who are the latest team members to complete the NVQ Level 2 Diploma in Business Improvement…

Karen visits Number 10 (twice!)

No, she’s not the new Prime Minster or Brexit Secretary! On Thursday 7th March MD Karen Friendship was honoured to be invited to a reception…

“High level” investment improves safety and energy efficiency

After 25 years at our factory in Bell Close, Plympton, the time finally came to commission a “high level” investment – some much-needed roofing renovation!…