2018 has seen another positive year of growth at Joshua Greaves & Sons Ltd with numerous highlights. Most noteworthy are not only the overall growth in the business but also the technical development of our mixers.We are seeing interesting trends with more mixers being supplied to the cosmetics and food sectors. This reflects a steady increase in the sophistication of equipment specified by our customers, both in terms of mixing capability and environmental consideration. Check out our newest and most sophisticated mixer ever pictured above.
2018 has also seen a record number of mixers delivered by us during the year.
Managing this growth demands continuing focus on developing the business. Especially relevant is our sustained commitment to investment.
The importance of investment
Some highlights of our technical investment during 2018:
- Investment in design
- New CAD modelling software
- Design engineering capacity growth
- Investment in manufacturing
- 10% productivity uplift
- 20% capacity uplift
- Investment in innovation
- New CosMix Quad
- High-level Pharma & Food compliance – URS/FAT etc.
Alongside our technical investment, we have expanded our team and our network
- Expansion of the procurement team
- 3 new Apprentices
- 1 additional Assembly Engineer
- A new Metal Finishing department
All in all, 2018 has been another encouraging year and we are confident of further growth, looking forward to more innovation in 2019