Posted on 1 June 2019
Philford Design Engineers Ltd has just commenced its 40th successful year of business. Since the founding of the company in 1979 by David Phillips we have retained and continually grown our loyal customer base within the UK and overseas establishing ourselves as one of the market leaders in the design, manufacture and installation of Heavy Duty Conveying and Material Handling Equipment. Philford would like to take this opportunity to thank our customers from both the past and present for their continued business, who without you our ongoing success would not be possible.
Posted on 4 April 2019
Philford attended our first ever international exhibition in Saskatoon Canada. Mark Birkby (Business Development & Sales Manager) and John Pickering (Technical Operations Director) spent two days at the Mining Exhibition speaking with potential customers and introducing them to Philfords wealth of engineering experience and technical services which is available to the mining sector.
Posted on 28 March 2019
Mick Sherwood Philford HSQE wrote: "Well done to everyone as we passed 1500 days (over 4 years) this month without a reportable accident, with considerations to the industries we are operating in this is an outstanding achievement"
Posted on 22 March 2019
The company would like to congratulate Dennis Worth on his recent retirement. Dennis has served the company for over 12 years in our Machine Shop department, his skills, experience and personality will be greatly missed. We would all like to wish Dennis well in his retirement and thank him for long service to the company.
Posted on 26 June 2018
Philford completed its first ever exhibition showing at Hillhead 2018. Mark Birkby the company's "Sales and Business Development Manager" reported a successful first event with a very positive response to our company and its wealth of engineering services. The company would like to thank Mark for his efforts in the upper marquee during the July heatwave.... Well done Mark.
Posted on 4 June 2018
Following a successful period of recruitment Philford will be entering into a busy working period with a full-strength design team. Having ensured that we have a balanced blend of design and detailing experience within our drawing office will allow the company to better serve our customer base remaining reactive and responsive to their design and project management requirements.
Posted on 19 March 2018
Philford would like to welcome our new Purchasing Manager, Peter Newton to the team. Peter is a time served engineering apprentice with over 25 years of engineering purchasing experience. This a new position within the company which will see Peter taking responsibility for all of our internal procurement activities ensuring we maintain quality, value and consistency from our supplier network.
Posted on 12 June 2017
Philford would like to welcome Beth Phillips to our administrative team, Beth will be the official company Receptionist delivering a friendly, professional welcome to the company. Beth will also carry out various administrative duties supporting Sales, Accounts and the Purchasing departments.
Posted on 27 February 2017
Philford has completed the re-location of their office-based staff to a new purpose build office location a short walk from their current manufacturing facilities. Philfords new "Head Offices" at Unit 35 will house all technical and administrative staff. The major driver for the decision to relocate was to allow for a much-needed expansion to our Design Office allowing for additional CAD Design resources. In addition to the new office space the building also boasts modernised meeting rooms and welfare facilities to give our staff and customers a clean and professional environment to meeting.
Posted on 1 November 2015
Philford would like to welcome Dan Beckett to the administrative team, Dan with over 12 years as a time served professional accountant will take up the role as our "Management Accountant" and form part of the new management structure currently being implemented by the Directors of the business.