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Multex’s New BDM

Mark McLachlan has joined Multex as their new Business Development Manager. Mark joins Multex with an extensive track record in the electronics industry. He began his career as a Test Engineer before moving to a service role and then into the design and manufacturing of advanced electronic equipment. This breadth of experience means Mark is […]

Tackling the Engineering Skills Shortage

It’s widely recognised across the engineering sector that there has been a skills shortage that has been continuing to grow over the last five years. Last Year the Government declared 2018 as the ‘Year of Engineering’ in an effort to promote the sector and highlight the problem, but more needs to be done at grass […]

Building for the future

In our last newsletter we discussed the skills shortage our industry is facing. Almond continues to expand and is meeting the skills shortage challenges to invest in our future by training a strong team. We have developed close links with Deans Community High school. This was originally founded on their F1 challenge adventures. This year […]

Willie Scott retires

Willie is one of the founder members of Almond Engineering having been with the company since day one in 1979. Starting on the tools as a ‘fresh-faced young Laddie’, Willie progressed to Director, then Managing Director and eventually owner before selling the business in 2008. Willie has been a massive presence at Almond for 40 […]

Almond buys Multex engineering business

Almond Engineering Limited is delighted to announce that we have acquired the Trade and Assets of Multex Limited’s Engineering business. Established in 1991, Multex is a high quality engineering company which designs and manufactures test equipment for electronic circuit boards. With a strong reputation, and a wide customer base across the UK and internationally, Multex […]

Machining Capability increases at Almond

Almond continues to invest in the latest technology to ensure their precision engineering capabilities are state of the art. The latest two new machines to join the growing arsenal at Almond’s disposal is a Hurco 3 axis machining centre and a Mazak compact Quick Turn mill/turn machine. These have been commissioned this month complementing the […]

Almond Engineering comes Highly Commended

Almond Engineering received a Highly Commended award in this year’s West Lothian Chambers Business Excellence Awards. In the hotly contended Best Business category, that celebrates local businesses which have demonstrated continued true excellence, Almond Engineering’s Willie Scott collected the Highly Commended award from Ashwood Scotland’s Managing Director Archie Meikle, who sponsored the award. “I was […]

Michelle Quinn wins Business Award

Michelle Quinn, Almond Engineering’s most recent Director, has been awarded the Shona Sibbald Woman in Business Award. The award recognises the hard work and achievements of women across West Lothian. Michelle collected the award at West Lothian Chamber of Commerce’s Business Excellence awards presentation ceremony. It celebrates Michelle’s hard work, dedication, and achievements, joining Almond […]

New Apprentice Darren Jamieson

Almond Engineering continues to invest in local engineering talent. We are proud to introduce Darren Jamieson, our latest apprentice. He will be studying at Edinburgh College while gaining extensive practical precision engineering experience with our state of the art machinery. “I’m looking forward to building my career at Almond,” said Darren. Investing in a talented […]