Mixing Productivity – Is your Mixing fit for 2018?

Whenever we turn on the news and hear politicians and economists discussing the UK’s prospects, we know the discussion will inevitably turn to one topic. PRODUCTIVITY. Productivity growth is key to economic growth and at the heart of government forecasting. … Continue reading

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2017 – Onward & Upward……

2017 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 have delivered a record … Continue reading

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Sharing the Christmas Spirit across the generations

Supporting local charity is important to Greaves – and particularly at this time of year. In 2017 we are pleased to be supporting 2 local events covering the complete spectrum from young to old. The events also bring focus onto difficulties that … Continue reading

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Systematic Growth

In most business sectors, not least in manufacturing, there are companies both large and small. Often they meet different market needs from bespoke & niche brands to mass-market volume products. Consequently, Greaves Mixers develop batch-mixing equipment to match the production requirements … Continue reading

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The Right Spirit

Greaves has a long history of working with and supplying beverage producers, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. Until recently the stalwart alcoholic products have been Scotch Whiskies, Irish liqueurs and English ales and ciders, which have themselves shown some interesting developments. However, over … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurs & Connoiseurs……

Have you heard the rumour that UK manufacturing is in decline? Don’t believe it! UK consumers have such an insatiable appetite new experiences, quality & variety. The growth of the internet and social media has amplified this trend. Smart entrepreneurs … Continue reading

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Smart Batch Mixing – working efficiently with multiple-batches

As we looked at in this article Smart Batch Mixing is at the heart of a surprising amount of product manufacturing across the UK – and beyond. We can identify key criteria which can influence the efficiency of a mixing … Continue reading

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Smart Batch Mixing – at the heart of manufacturing

There is no doubt that the United Kingdom is home to some of the best entrepreneurial manufacturers in the world. While it can be difficult to compete with high volume, low wage economies,  the strength of the UK manufacturing sector … Continue reading

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Smart Batch Mixing – Examples & variants

Here are just a few examples of Smart Batch Mixing solutions developed and delivered by Greaves Mixers: Cosmetic Lotions & Creams Typical installation: 2-3 mixing stations for pre-mix e.g. Carbopol Final product with 4 mobile vessels per mixer Pre-mix offers product … Continue reading

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Case Study – Seeing the Light

Greaves Client- Unigel is a leading player in the global expansion of  optic fiber data cables. The company produces filling gels for insulating and “water-blocking” optical fiber cables – especially relevant in ensuring cable efficiency and reliability. Unigel has recently extended its existing UK … Continue reading

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