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View from the Mill - December 2010 Archive

The art (and pain) of giving

Season's Greetings card 2010
Posted 24th Dec 2010 by Chris in charity, renishaw charities committee, employees

In this season of giving, it seems appropriate to reflect on the charitable activities that many people undertake, not just during this period, but throughout the year; so today I just wanted to look back over 2010 and a few of the activities of our company and employees.

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A view from above

'A Day Above Gloucestershire' book cover
Posted 20th Dec 2010 by Chris in gloucestershire, new mills, woodchester, sir david mcmurtry, great western air ambulance, meningitis trust

Contrary to popular belief, our home UK county of Gloucestershire is about far more than farming and tourism, with a strong manufacturing heritage, especially in the aerospace sector.

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'The past is now part of my future, the present is well out of hand'

Renishaw offers excellent careers for graduates and students with the right capabilities and attitude
Posted 9th Dec 2010 by Chris in recruitment, jobs, graduate jobs, apprenticeships, placements, work experience, joy division, ian curtis

There are probably few engineering blogs titled with a lyric from post-punk band Joy Division, but as today’s post is very much about making positive decisions that shape the future, then it seemed peculiarly apt.

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Giving Manufacturing the Edge Factor

Filming for The Edge Factor (image courtesy of The Edge Factor)
Posted 2nd Dec 2010 by Chris in manufacturing, engineering, machine tools, education, edge factor, modern machine shop, cmm

The lack of public awareness of the role that manufacturing plays in our day-to-day lives is a regular topic within this blog, so we’re pleased to give recognition today to a new initiative that aims to get ‘the man and woman in the street’ to take a different view of a world which many simply do not understand.

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