Latest news from Secal

Welcome to the Secal Team!

January 22, 2019

Secal would like to introduce you to Claire Suddell our new Admin Clerk! Claire joined the team in November 2018 and we are very happy to welcome her into the Secal office. As she deals directly with our customers, suppliers and other stakeholders we want everyone to find out a little more about our new […]

We would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from everyone at Secal Ltd! This year our Christmas newsletter has baby news, ISO news and much more! Click on the link below to read our 6th edition of Secal News. Secal News Christmas Edition 2018

Congratulations Hannah

October 10, 2018

This month we are saying goodbye to Hannah Morris, Administrator at Secal Ltd, as she goes on maternity leave. She is due early November and her baby is already weighing 5 pounds 2 ounces! According to the midwife the baby will be over 8 pounds when he or she is born. Hannah has decided to […]

Transforming the weld shop

October 1, 2018

Due to high customer demand within Secal’s welding department, we are redesigning our weld shop to create greater capacity to meet our customer’s needs. I spoke with Lee Sillitoe, Weld Supervisor at Secal Ltd, to discuss what transformations are taking place. Lee, why are we changing the layout of the weld shop? Lee: The new […]

In March, Secal Ltd made the transition from ISO 9001:2008 to ISO 9001:2015. To comply with the new standard Stefan Parkes, Quality Manager at Secal collaborated with top management to improve and update our quality management system processes, procedures and manual in line with ISO 9001:2015 requirements. In order to fulfil the requirements of the […]

Press Brakes in Action

July 4, 2018

At Secal we aim to invest in the latest cutting-edge sheet metal equipment, effective processes such as lean manufacturing and a continuous production improvement programmes. A key component of Secal’s business is the vast number of manufacturing hours we have in our folding department coupled with a highly skilled workforce. We have over 2260 hours […]

Secal News June 2018

June 21, 2018

Welcome to the fifth edition of Secal News. This edition has a strong focus on our press brakes due to the time and investment being injected into the department. Please click the link below to read. Secal News June 2018

After my visit in April to ‘The Commercial Vehicle Show’ at the NEC, I wanted to explore further into the industry, especially after hearing speculations about changes in the way we use diesel cars. After seeing so many electric vans such as the Plug-in Hybrid Transit on the Ford stand as well as other electric […]

Radbend 6 months on…..

April 9, 2018

Due to the interest from my last blog about Radan software, I wanted to catch up with the engineering department to see how they are finding Radbend so far and what they plan to do next. “Although not as powerful or as versatile as SolidWorks or Inventor, Radan is a good fit for Secal as […]

At Secal, we are futureproofing against the industrywide recruitment crisis that is leading to a lack of available skilled engineers. It is not a secret that within the manufacturing industry we are entering a shortage of skilled workers. According to ‘The Manufacturer’ an overwhelming proportion of respondents, close to 70%, stated that they struggle to […]