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IST Golf Day Results

Once again the spring industry came together for the annual IST Golf event, this year we celebrated the event's 20th anniversary. The event took place at the fantastic Walmley Golf Club in Sutton Coldfield and saw 59 golfers on the tee! It was the biggest IST golf...

Staff Spotlight, Paul Batty

Staff Profile - Paul Batty Each edition we will be putting a member of the IST team through their paces and asking them a variety of questions, not all business related to try and attempt to get to know them a little better. So Paul, its over to you… your turn in the...

Staff Spotlight, Chris Hopkins

Each edition we will be putting a member of the IST team through their paces and asking them a variety of questions, not all business related to try and attempt to get to know them a little better. So, continuing with the newbies, Chris its over to you… your turn in...

IST Golf Day 2017

IST's 20th Annual Golf Day Walmley Golf Club – 23rd June 2017 Brooks Road – Wylde Green – Sutton Coldfield – Birmingham – B17 1HR. Take advantage of an excellent opportunity to meet  fellow  golfers  within  the  Spring  Industry and  supply  chain  in  a  relaxed ...

Staff Spotlight, Conor McCaughey

Each edition we will be putting a member of the IST team through their paces and asking them a variety of questions, not all business related to try and attempt to get to know them a little better. So, the first one in the spotlight is our very own metallurgist, some...

IST Member News

80 Years of Advanex

IST would like to congratulate Advanex on their 80th year of precision engineering excellence. Originally started in 1937, Advanex (formerly GE Haywood Spring Manufacturer) began producing valves for domestic, textile markets. Since then, the business has had various...

Advanex Achieve AS9100 (BS EN 9100) Approval

Advanex Achieve AS9100 (BS EN 9100) Approval Advanex has recently announced that they have been successful in achieving AS9100 approval - the world’s most recognised quality management standard in the aerospace industry. Based in Nottinghamshire, Advanex manufacture...

General and Industry News

Staff Spotlight: Adam Burgess

Each edition we will be putting a member of the IST team through their paces and asking them a variety of questions, not all business related to try and attempt to get to know them a little better. So Adam, its over to you… your turn in the hot seat. What is your job...

Staff Spotlight: Jade Welch

Staff Spotlight: Jade Welch Each edition we will be putting a member of the IST team through their paces and asking them a variety of questions, not all business related to try and attempt to get to know them a little better. So Jade, its over to you… your turn in the...

What is Shot Peening?

What is Shot Peening?  Shot peening is a spring-life changing process that consists of cold working the surface of a spring by the impact of spherical particles - known as a shot. This shot can take the form of tiny glass particles, small ball bearings or sand. It is...

Countdown to CabWire 2017

Don’t miss THE event for today’s wire and cable industry professionals Cabwire Industry Forum 2017 is coming – and if you want to keep up-to-date with all the latest industry developments, you can’t afford to miss it. The date: 7th November 2017 The place: CCD East,...