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Staff suggestion scheme sparks great ideas

EPC’s staff suggestion scheme is creating some brilliant solutions for the business.

Encouraging staff to share their ideas, the scheme prompted a group of four of our most experienced staff (Mal Jones, Wayne Arblaster, Marcel Beres and David Stokes) to …

Market musings 2022

As we hopefully emerge from the worst of the pandemic, various market reports are predicting growth for the coating and patching industry.

With the famous semi-conductor’s shortage anticipated to ease in Q2, there are expected increases in volumes as the …

EPC the next generation!

During the holidays we expanded the EPC work force to include the next generation of staff.

Jamie’s son Sam and Andy’s son Will were employed to help out and learn the ropes from their dads.

Over several weeks they spent time …

Quality Approval

We are proud to announce that EPC’s annual quality certification has been renewed. This took place over a period of 3 days with a group of independent testers being onsite during this time.

Their remit is to check that we …

Strong start to 2021

EPC undertook routine maintenance over Christmas and New Year to clean and overhaul all lines so that they are in perfect working order.

We also installed additional equipment to enhance our pre treatment facilities, to add capacity and strengthen …

Contingency Planning

On top of all the work that is going on to keeping EPC Covid-compliant, we are also in the process of making sure that we are Brexit ready! Never has there been more to do in terms of …

Optimising our equipment

We shut down production at regular intervals in order to invest in servicing our lines to ensure business continuity, quality and 24 hour operation for our customers.

Recently we spent time servicing our dip spin and zinc flake coating lines, …

Getting to know Sharon

Sharon works for EPC full time in Accounts Payable and Credit Control and has been with the business for 7 years.

Many of our customers will know Sharon as she often answers the phone and is the friendly voice that …

Fishing for fun!

The EPC team headed to Monkhall Fishery in Shropshire for a day of fresh air and friendly competition.

The outing started with a hearty fried breakfast in the local café to fuel the 5 hour contest ahead.

Keen angler John caught …

Strong performance from Threadlocking and Sealing Division

EPC’s Threadlocking and Sealing division has remained fully operational throughout the pandemic.

The team has been working hard and keeping safe in order to ensure our customers are able to continue to fulfil their supply chain.

With industries such as medical and …

EPC’s Fantasy Football League 19/20 winner announced

2020 has been an unpredictable year, and the EPC Fantasy Football League results are no exception to this.

There have been triumphs and disasters during this longest ever league season, but our winner started to emerge as far back as …

Mid year update

As we move into the second half of the year, EPC continues to operate as we have done throughout the pandemic – safely and effectively.

We remain determined to keep our supply chain strong and support customers, suppliers and staff …

EPC make front page news

EPC’s team and facility made the front page of the SEA’s (Surface Engineering Association’s) quarterly trade journal.

John, Raj and Dave are gracing the cover which is a special edition featuring businesses leading and adapting to keep the supply chain …

Behind the scenes

It’s interesting to see how businesses have adapted at work to stay safe and well during these times.

One of the practices that we’ve introduced is outdoor team meetings, which we split and rotate to minimise risk in line with …

An update from our MD Andy

Here’s a heartfelt update from Andy Toon, MD of EPC –

“We made a decision early on in the corona crisis to do absolutely everything we could to keep EPC up and running.

We wanted to be able to support …

Playing our part

EPC has significantly adapted our work and practices during this time in order to respond to needs from the medical and other essential markets.

We continue to work in line with government guidelines and with the greatest care for the …

Business update – Covid-19 24 March 2020

We are currently working in line with the latest guidelines issued by the government last night that state that industry may continue to function.  We are therefore still operating 24/7 on each line.

Many of our customers are remaining open …