John Winter and BigRep team up

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John Winter are pleased to announce they now have a UK distributor agreement for BigRep GmbH, producers of large-scale 3D printers. These printers are currently used globally in a large range of industries, including architectural renovation, sculpture/model making and theatre and film props, opening up the possibility to reduce R&D tooling and small production runs. With… Read the blog >>>

My life as a school governor, by Andrew Tagg

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I’ve been a governor at Trinity Academy in Halifax since 2010, when my daughter Josephine was a student at the school. I wanted to get more involved in the day-to-day running of the school so I applied to be a governor. It’s been an eye opening and fantastic journey. The school has 1,800 students and… Read the blog >>>

John Winter breaks the mould

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A new greensand release agent with environmental and productivity benefits has been launched by John Winter. Foundries are constantly being monitored on emissions. The main processes producing emissions, such as core coating, are moving away from using alcohol- to water-based products as they have been scrutinised for VOCs. However, there are other areas that can… Read the blog >>>

A journey to surface integrity with Geopol W

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At CASTcon 2018 our technical manager, Andrew Tagg, hosted a talk on how Geopol W can help foundries achieve high-integrity aluminium castings with a greatly reduced impact on the environment. Developed with medium to high production in mind, this inorganic binder has virtually zero emissions on core production, casting and shake out. Geopol W consists… Read the blog >>>

Film and foundries

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We’ve all heard of the BAFTAs. We know that the awards celebrate the best of global film and we know that each winner is presented with the iconic BAFTA mask.  This year’s awards, held at the Royal Albert Hall, identified Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri for best film, The Handmaiden for best film not in… Read the blog >>>

A look back on 2017 and a look ahead to 2018

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As it’s nearing the end of the year, we take a look back on 2017 and turn our focus to 2018. A look back on 2017 In 2017 we launched a new product… PF880 is an environmentally-friendly premium grade greensand release agent for medium and high-pressure moulding operations. It’s a low odour and low viscosity… Read the blog >>>

Dental Industry Awards 2017: We’re finalists!

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We are delighted to be finalists in the Dental Industry Awards 2017 in the Product Launch of the Year category for our Ref-Line product and the four-pronged campaign we used to launch the product to the UK market. Winners will be announced on November 17th at the Dental Industry Awards 2017, Kensington.

Continuing our sustainability mission with further investment

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John Winter is progressing its journey to become a more environmentally-friendly foundry supplier by investing significantly into its facilities and infrastructure. Changes at the site include the installation of recycling facilities, new LED lighting and investment in manufacturing increasingly sustainable products. The investment will dramatically reduce the company’s carbon footprint, saving at least 33 tonnes… Read the blog >>>

New appointment as sales grow

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We have appointed an import and export coordinator, giving our leading UK foundry a dedicated customer representative as sales continue to grow. Lisa Quirie will be responsible for export and import coordination for all global sales in a newly-created role, and will be working closely with the export sales team as they enter new foundry… Read the blog >>>