Month: August 2022
CQual Change Game©
At MNB Precision we take our training protocols very seriously. We recently had CQual join us to guide us through their 6s methodology and allow us to implement at MNB. In the pics below we can see the team are playing the ‘CQual Change Game ©’. This is a giant board game invented to close out the training. It brings all the learned subjects back to the table for a re-cap. It is played between 3 or 4 teams, each with 2 or 3 people. It’s fun to play, the prize being a coveted ‘CQual Change Game © Champions Mug’. We can see they are deep in thought over a tricky question, which, if they answer it correctly, propels them forward in the game.
5s means ‘Workplace Organisation’, making it easier for us to find and place tools and equipment. This allows us to reduce processing times and workflows through giving our customers their product in a quicker time. 6s takes on these 5s rules with ‘Safety’ added. You can learn more about our CQual 6s training and methodology here.
MNB Precision Incorporate CQual’s 6s Methodology
Here at MNB Precision we take our working and training protocols extremely seriously. Therefore, we have been working with a company called CQual to incorporate their 6s methodology at MNB.
5s means ‘Workplace Organisation’, making it easier for us to find and place tools and equipment. This allows us to reduce processing times and work ‘flows’ through giving our customers their product in a quicker time. 6s takes on these 5s rules with ‘Safety’ added. You can learn more about this below.
Time Zone Wall Clocks & World Map In the MNB Reception Area
Here at MNB Precision we take great pride in supporting clients all around the world. Building good relationships and working closely with our client base means we are able to offer a fantastic service and this is crucial for our business. Therefore, knowing the regional time zones is critical. Supporting clients as far away as Norway and the USA means supplying goods mainly by sea freight, with the odd occasion where we have had to fly parts in to respond to tight deadlines.
On Wednesday 13th July, our Director Luke Benton visited Buckingham Palace to meet Prince Charles
“Being able to visit Buckingham Palace and to be there representing MNB after winning The Queens Award was an honour.”
The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise recognise outstanding achievement and offer unparalleled prestige and credibility. We were one of 226 organisations to be named and now we are able to wear the Queen’s Award logo for the next five years.
Our willingness to go for the most complex projects has enabled us to become known as a key player in our field servicing some of the biggest oil and gas OEMs in the world. In fact, our growth in exports has risen from just 5% five years ago to 75% today.
We are beyond proud of the entire workforce at MNB, without which none of this would have been possible. Take a look at our award video to find out more about what it means to us.
MNB Feature in The Queen’s Award for Enterprise Magazine 2022
MNB Precision are delighted to showcase our fantastic achievement in business as we are featured in The Queen’s Award for Enterprise Magazine 2022. The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise is an awards programme for British businesses and other organisations who excel at international trade, innovation, sustainable development or promoting opportunity. They are recognised as the highest official UK awards for British businesses.
We have been awarded the Queen’s Award For International Trade after seeing exports sales increase from 6% to 75% in the last five years. Always aiming to improve, our customer-driven approach with continuous investment in the latest technology has allowed us to improve customer relationships both in the UK and abroad.
Moving with the times are key and our dedication to continuing to invest in facilities and our team ensures we can keep British manufacturing and British companies in the forefront of precision machining.
You can learn more about our feature in the Queen’s Award for Enterprise Magazine 2022 here.
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Our New Pressure Testing Facility Is Starting To Take Shape
The first phase of our new Pressure Testing facility is starting to take shape. The new blast proof enclosure complete with hydraulics, control panels and fluid tanks are now on site and will be installed in the coming weeks.
Assembly test benches are in manufacture which will allow MNB to assemble various Downhole Tool components outside of the enclosure then slide into place to a secure locking mechanism before applying up to 15,000 psi to test the assemblies for leaks.
This additional capability will allow MNB Precision to machine, assemble and test complete equipment and offer our clients a full turnkey package on a range of product lines.
You can take a look at our new Pressure Testing facility in its spot on the shop floor…
MNB Precision Are Proud Winners Of The Queen’s Award For Enterprise: International Trade 2022
We are absolutely delighted to announce we have been awarded the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade 2022. The prestigious award is given for outstanding achievement by UK businesses in the categories of innovation, international trade, sustainable development and promoting opportunity through social mobility.
We Have Introduced An Awards Section
We are delighted to announce the addition of an awards section to the site. Our broad range of in-house capabilities and commitment to excellence in quality has ensured we have maintained consistent growth and strong financial performance. You can find out more about our awards below.
Our New Doosan SMX 5100 Multi Axis Provides Increased Accuracy & Reliability
Our new Doosan SMX5100 Multi Axis will allow us to appeal to manufacturers based in a wide range of industries including energy, offshore, oil and gas and automotive. Our ability to provide increased accuracy and reliability, and produce complex parts quickly and economically has allowed us to continue to expand.
Our new Doosan SMX5100 Multi Axis
We recently took delivery of this beast. A new Doosan SMX5100 Multi Axis arrived at our Head Office MNB Precision Ltd. This new capacity will sit alongside our SMX3100 that was installed last year and will look to further increase our capacity in one hit machining.