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New Executive Team

At Almond and Multex we always try to promote from within the team and have made various internal promotions in the last 12 months.  Carrying on this tradition the board were delighted to promote Michelle Quinn to the position of Managing Director and to promote Steven Wilson to the board in the position of Manufacturing […]

New Visor Design

During the Covid Pandemic there has been a high demand for PPE, particularly for masks and visors. Almond have been assisting in the design and manufacture of the Provizage visor. Made in the UK, its unique design does not attach to the head, but sits on the chest, protecting the neck and face from liquids. […]

Almond’s new opening hours

Almond Engineering are changing their opening times. Their new official hours of business are 07:45 to 16:15 Monday to Thursday and 07:45 to 12:30 Friday. The reason for the change is that they have implemented a flexitime system for all their staff. Typically, but not guaranteed, members of the Almond team will in the office […]

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 […]