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Coldene vision becomes reality “UK Manufacturing Update”

 

After months of waiting we are pleased to announce the arrival of our Hurco CNC milling machine to join our fully operational production facility. As far as we know Coldene is the only castor company in the UK who can completely manufacture including Polyurethane casting. If you require any specialist items or bespoke solutions, please make contact.  sales@coldene.co.uk

 

Hurco Machine Coldene Castors UK

#new production facility open for business #made in Britain

 

 

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Coldene Hygienic Levelling Systems our new Business Development Manager

 

Matt Jones Business Development ManagerWE would like to welcome to our team here at Coldene Hygienic Levelling Systems our new Business Development Manager Matt Jones.

 

 

 

Matt has come to us with a strong engineering back ground with both manufacturing and mechanical experience, working recently for one of the UK’s largest car manufactures he has the skill and experience to help make Coldene Hygienic Levelling Systems the foremost authority and supplier of Hygienic Load Levelling systems here in the UK.  We hope you would join us in wishing Matt the best of luck.

 

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Coldene HLS are now the largest supplier of the NGI range of load feet in the UK and as the official business partner to NGI we are the only supplier in the UK with direct support from NGI.

 

 

Although we offer the premium NGI range we are also able to supply a more cost effective range of Load levelling Solutions without compromising on quality.

 

To find out more about how Coldene HLS can offer you Load Levelling solutions for all applications and budgets please contact Matt Jones. mattjones@coldene.co.uk

 

 

Coldene Castors Ltd ~ Tel: -01296 431135 ~ sales@coldene.co.uk ~ www.coldene.co.uk

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#ukmanufacturing – UPDATE

Coldene continues to invest in journey to UK manufacturer.

UnknownWith uncertain trade tariffs and variable freight and exchange rates, Coldene is keen to become an established UK manufacturer. We are investing in tooling and machines to increase our portfolio and be able to meet all our customer needs.

 

 

New Warehouse & Dispatch Manager

Welcoming Michael Dell to the Coldene team

new staff welcome picMichael Dell has recently joined us here at Coldene, bringing a wealth of warehouse management and expertise with him. Michael is also a part time firefighter so will assist with our company health & safety requirements. He will also take the lead in our    forthcoming ERP implementation programme.

 

Retail Packaging Solutions

Improving our retail offering with safe, branded packaging

skin-packaging-machine-500x500We often supply retail outlets with goods that need to be presented for end user purchase with packaging which protects against sharp edges. Coldene now owns a skin packaging machine which seals products to a cardboard back and allows us to provide packaging branded for our customers. Those interested should call 01296 431135 to discuss.

 

Exciting new market for Coldene

Huge success for Coldene in scaffold castors market

We are now in full production of UK-produced 125mm scaffold castor with expander, and have signed our first major supply contract with a UK manufacturer supplying aluminium scaffold towers into the European market. With a UK manufacturing solution, our customers do not need to wait for Far Eastern supply.

 

Coldene Castors ~ Tel: -01296 431135 ~ sales@coldene.co.uk ~ www.coldene.co.uk

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#ukmanufacturing

Exciting framework agreement signed for medical market.

FRAME WORK AGREEMENT.jpgWe are delighted to announce that we have signed a supplier framework agreement with a major international medical equipment manufacturer. Coldene will be providing high- quality castors that are 100% made in Buckinghamshire, UK.

 

 

Now In Stock

No more struggling with your orders. If you need it, we have it.

WAREHOSUE FULL.jpgAt Coldene, we pride ourselves on making it easy to buy wheels and castors. We’ve recently ramped up our stockholding to over 2 million products to ensure we can cater for the European factory shut-downs. If your current suppliers are struggling, give Coldene a call on 01296 431135.

 

 

 

All systems go!

New Enterprise Resource System (ERP) planning.

ERP (1)We are currently speaking with suppliers about the implementation of a new ERP system to assist in our warehouse and dispatch areas. We plan to implement the system by the end of 2018. We’d be happy to speak to anyone with experience of a good system. All recommendations gratefully received.

 

 

Exciting new training partnership

Investing in our manufacturing capability.

pen-ruler-paper-159722.jpgThe relationship between Coldene Castors and Cam Concepts has evolved, with our partners now helping out with our planned expansion in the manufacturing field. Cam Castors will set up and provide training to all staff who join our manufacturing division.

 

Coldene Castors ~ Tel: -01296 431135 ~ sales@coldene.co.uk ~ www.coldene.co.uk

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New machine mould tool

New scaffold castors are now in production.

expander-tool-1_preview.jpegColdene’s new injection mould tool is now in operation. We worked with Cam Concepts to create this tool, which produces an expander, used to attach castors to scaffold towers. Come to us for your scaffold castors: now made in the UK.

 

 

 

Coldene cooks up for charity

All hands to the BBQ for summer themed charity event.

coldene charity work_previewOn a blazing hot day in June the Coldene team spent the day raising money for a host of great local charities. With the big boss burning the bangers, and the sales team pitching to prospective barbeque customers everybody thoroughly enjoying the day giving our time supporting good causes in the community.

 

Warehouse redesign

Preparing for growth with increased warehouse space.

IMG_2249_previewWe recently completed a major project to increase our machining space.’Mr Mezzanine’ and his super team have created space for our new CNC lathe & Mill. A public thank you to the Coldene warehouse team, who worked 24/7 to sort, tidy and organise this hugely important space. Great work guys!

 

 

Join the Coldene team!

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We are hiring – check out our positions available

We currently require the following full time positions:

Warehouse Operative; Internal sales product specialist; General sales(inbound); Tool maker/engineer.

For more information, or to apply, please contact operations manager Glen Morrison on glenmorrison@coldene.co.uk

 

 

Coldene Castors ~ Tel: -01296 431135 ~ sales@coldene.co.uk ~ www.coldene.co.uk

 

 

 

 

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Staff Training

May was all about learning at Coldene.

Coldene Training

We recently welcomed Michael Thommes from Training sales people to deliver a bespoke sales and customer interaction training session with several of our key employees. Feedback was very positive and we look forward to repeating this.

 

 

Hygienic Load Systems

New product range already set to expand.

image Leveling feet fully threadedThe recent addition of hygienic levelling feet to our wide range of products has been well received and we are already looking to expand what we can offer (more on that below). If you have requirements for this type of product, please drop Marc Downey an email on marcdowney@coldene.co.uk or call 01296 431135.

 

 

Product Training

More learning for the team.

Dannebrog_3A group of managers recently visited our production partners in Denmark. Marc Downey, Lee Morrison and Ryan Barton looked at technical aspects of levelling solutions ‘load cells’, mainly found in brewery and mass catering industry. Once complete, the product will form part of our UK stock range.

 

 

New Production Tooling

Coldene invests for UK-based Success.

UK-flag.jpgManaging Director Colin Barton recently signed off on a new production tool which will produce a range of castor expanders used to attach bolt hole castors to applications. This represents another step towards UK production. Please contact sales@coldene.co.uk for more on our UK manufacturing plans.

 

 

Coldene Castors ~ Tel: -01296 431135 ~ sales@coldene.co.uk ~ www.coldene.co.uk