Midland Assembly Network at SubCon 2009 – NEC

Barkley Plastics who are part of the network of complimentary companies MAN (Midland Assembly Network) enjoyed a successful exhibition at SubCon 2009 at the NEC. The 3 days attended gained the network a number of good quality leads that will ensure continued success of the network.

Barkley Plastics at PDM 2009 – Telford International Convention Centre

Another successful exhibition has provided Barkley Plastics with continued exposure to new and existing customers. “Developing new customers in new market sectors is essential to the planned growth of Barkley Plastics in the coming years” confirms Justin Anstey Business Development Manager. “The PDM exhibition is just one of the platforms we are using to promote the business and our exceptional service”.

News from Accelerate awards 2008

Region’s top auto firms crowned winners at awards ceremony

Some of the West Midlands’ top automotive companies have been honoured at one of the country’s most prestigious supplier awards ceremonies.

Guests from across the West Midlands gathered at Birmingham’s International Convention Centre where a Coventry steering parts manufacturer, a Birmingham tool-maker and Moulder and a Cannock precision parts-turner stole the main prizes at the Accelerate Supplier Awards.

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Barkley Plastics Gain Investors in People

We are delighted to announce that all our hard work has resulted in being awarded the Investors in People accreditation.

Brian Webb implemented an NVQ based training programme that over 30 operators and toolmakers achieved in Autumn 2006. This new investment in training and development, spearheaded by MD Graham Robinson, has been the platform to achieving Investors in People.

The photograph shows Bill Giles OBE, former Head of the BBC Weather Centre, presenting the award to Brian (left) and Graham.

Child Safety Net

Market leading security company Global Security One (GSEC1) asked Barkley Plastics to develop the case cover for the pioneering XGate – a security device that lets parents immediately oversee and control a child’s online activity in a chat room from a mobile phone.

The product has been met with great enthusiasm from leading child protection agencies such as Kidscape and Child 1st in Scotland, dedicated to making sure children surf the net freely while being protected against paedophiles.

The sleek look of the XGate has come from the technical expertise provided by Barkley Plastics, who has been involved in the cover moulding from concept stage through to manufacture.

Barkley Go Greener

Barkley Plastics welcomed BSI Environmental specialist Steve Rawlings to undertake our Environmental Management Systems (EMS) appraisal.

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Steve expressed his enthusiasm with the many improvements we had made, many of which streamline our existing practices. Thanks to all those team members who have helped Barkley gain a very positive result.