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50 Years of Engineering Excellence for Gibbons Engineering Group Gibbons Engineering Group has cause for celebration this year, with 2019 marking their 50th anniversary.

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alf a century ago, friends Wilfred Gibbons and Roy Templeman, with the help of Wilfred’s son Martin, formed T.G. Consultancy – a company specialising in electric motor rewinds and repairs. When a company that was downsizing made Wilfred and Roy redundant along with several other people and the entire rewinds department, they saw an opportunity. Setting up a rewinds business of their own, Wilfred and Roy began trading out of ‘a little shed’ on Woodrolfe Road. By listening to customers and responding to demand, the company started expanding – sourcing new machinery and adding pumps, panel building and transmission systems to the business’s offering over the next two decades. Fast-forward 50 years and the company is now known as Gibbon Engineering Group, with Agricultural and Ultraviolet Solutions being the latest of no less than 11

thriving divisions. The company delivers complex projects across the globe, with the expertise and personnel to deliver huge turnkey projects for high-profile clients. That being said, the company hasn’t forgotten its roots, and their rewinds department is still going strong. The company has stayed in the family, with Martin Gibbons serving as Chairman, and his son Matthew representing the third generation of Gibbons as Managing Director. Matthew says: “50 years is a fantastic achievement for Gibbons. We are particularly proud of the contribution we have made to the local community over the years, employing dozens of people from the surrounding area. This milestone reflects the hard work of the entire team.” Gibbons Engineering Group are excited to share their achievement with their local community in Essex and will therefore be marking the occasion with a networking event for local businesses. Gibbons will also

be holding an exciting competition for local primary and secondary schools. As a partner of the Year of Engineering last year, the company are particularly keen to share their achievement with young people, hoping to inspire them to consider the varied opportunities a career in engineering can offer. Gibbons will also be marking the occasion on their social media channels, and you’ll be able to find special interviews on their YouTube channel, along with a 50 most memorable moments countdown on their Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn pages.

Ideal Commercial Launch 5 Year Heat Exchanger Warranty

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deal Commercial Boilers are pleased to announce the introduction of a 5 year Heat Exchanger Warranty* across its Imax Xtra, Imax Xtra EL and Evomod ranges of floor standing condensing commercial boilers. In order to qualify for this new warranty, the boilers need to be registered within 30 days of installation and commissioned by Ideal Commercial within 3 months of installation. Commissioning is made easy as all boiler ranges qualify for Ideal Commercial’s market leading Free Commissioning offer. “We’ve acted on market feedback by introducing the 5 year Heat Exchanger Warranty” commented Andy Forrest, National 30

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Sales Manager. “Customers will benefit from enhanced peace of mind alongside the great quality, efficiency and flexibility that they’ve come to expect from Ideal Commercial floor standing boilers” Being available across 3 different product ranges, the new warranty is applicable across outputs from 80kW to 1240kW and includes boilers with aluminium or stainless steel heat exchangers, including a modular boiler option in Evomod. All applicable boilers registered since 1 January 2019 will be eligible for the warranty as long as the terms and conditions are met. Full terms and conditions and more information

on Ideal Commercial Boilers and their range of products can be found on the Ideal Commercial website: www. idealcommercialboilers.com. Ideal Commercial boilers are available from merchants across the UK. * 5 year heat exchanger warranty subject to terms and conditions. 2 years parts and labour warranty as standard.

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