Manufacturing and Engineering Magazine Volume 425 - January 2016 - Page 37

MANUFACTURING & ENGINEERING A TAYLOR & SON subcontract sector. David Minskip, Commercial Director at A.Taylor & Son, commented “We have strategically aligned ourselves to meet the demands of our key customers, predominantly in the Oil and Gas industry. By providing an array of value added services we have created a niche offering which our competitors simply cannot match. One key factor is we “To ensure we stay at the forefront of our industry we continue to invest in the future” don’t have the reliance on subcontractors that others do meaning we retain control at all stages of manufacture. A.Taylor is no longer seen as a simple fabricator, we provide high quality engineered products, supported by an impressive machining scope which includes vertical and horizontal boring, milling and turning, both conventional and CNC. In addition we offer a first class welding service, certified to BSEN ISO 3834 with all our welders coded to BS, ASME and Norsok standards. Welding is verified internally by DPI, MPI and UT inspection methods across all our sites”. A.Taylor & Son is proud of its certification to both ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 and is working towards ISO 18001 accreditation. David adds, “This Company does not stand still. To ensure we stay at the forefront of our industry we continue to invest in the future. At our new site we have commissioned much big- ger, more productive and accurate machine tools. We have recently migrated to an entirely new production control system which gives us greater capacity planning and scheduling power and for the 10th consecutive year we have appointed new apprentices. Not only does this show commitment to our customer base but it also galvanises our position.” MANUFACTURING AND ENGINEERING MAGAZINE 35