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Customer Service - Good or Bad?
9th May 2018
We all take good customer service for granted, and it is not often that any of us go out of our way to praise somebody who has done a good job or who has provided great customer service.
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What does 2018 hold for UK Manufacturing/Engineering?
15th Jan 2018
One thing is for sure – it is impossible to predict! Let me reflect on what I thought would be the factors last year:
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What Causes Human Error
2nd Oct 2017
Time and time again we blame Human Error for Non Conformances...
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Trying to help a Customer?
22nd Aug 2017
Supply chains are faced with so many different processes that it would be an impossibility to perform them all in-house. As some of these processes are highly specialised, it makes sense to out-source to companies who are not only experts in their own fields, but who can carry out the work at a lower cost than would be possible in-house.
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More than green shoots this time?
22nd Aug 2017
I believe it is becoming increasingly apparent that due to the macro-economic and geopolitical factors of these ever-changing times, the only guarantee going forward is that businesses will need to be prepared to constantly face new challenges.
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AS9100 Rev 2016
22nd Aug 2017
One of the major issues that all companies must embrace sooner or later if they want to be part of world class supply chains is the requirement to embed quality throughout all its operations and processes.
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Are we ever going to get back to normal?
17th May 2017
After the O&G slump, Scottish referendum, Brexit, Trump, Article 50 – there couldn’t be anything else on the horizon, could there? Oh yes – another General Election! Where does this leave UK engineering and manufacturing? Pretty much in the same place it has been for several years; for example:
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Challenge us to improve your service
20th Oct 2016
We know that manufacturers and their customers are striving for higher quality performance from the whole supply chain. This, coupled with the on-going requirement for reduced lead-times, as well as price pressures, can seem at times to be an insurmountable challenge. We relish a challenge at Perfect Bore. To help us tackle them, here are some
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Back to normal!
25th Aug 2016
s there any such thing as normal anymore? Well the kids are due back to school soon, most of us have probably had a summer holiday, our weather has been unpredictable, Brexit has come and gone, there are on-going worries about the growth in China, the new conservative leadership has raised grave concerns about Hinkley, oil price has steadied……… Wait a minute, the oil price has steadied!
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The show must go on
30th Jun 2016
The Brexit vote has come and gone. Some people are happy and some are not, but most agree that the full ramifications and opportunities will not be apparent for some time. For UK businesses it really is the time for us all to unite and work together to strengthen our supply chains so that British, European and Global companies can utilise a flexible, high quality, price sensitive manufacturing/engineering base.
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Reduce your costs, not your services
10th Mar 2016
For a lot of engineering businesses, 2016 has had a very tough start as we continue to feel the reduction in demand from our oil & gas tool customers and a general downturn in the main commercial markets. During these times, a lot of businesses
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7th Jan 2016
We have no doubt that 2016 will remain a challenging and competitive environment for us all, caused in no small part by the continuing pressures in the oil & gas industry and a downturn in the main commercial markets in general, but at Perfect Bore Manufacturing, we’re geared up to tackle it head on. Whilst it is too early to predict exactly what 2016 will hold, we will be looking to increase our
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