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posted on: 14th March 2016

New SGA Meeting Room.

SGA are happy to announce the opening of a new meeting room facility. The area has been designed to enable staff and customers to hold technical discussions, access data and give presentations. Our thanks especially to Melvin Patient (Loading/Furnace Manager) and Greg Strong (Maintenance) for organising the building work and selecting the furnishings for the room. We all think it lo...
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posted on: 29th February 2016

New pre-treatment Line in SGA's Technical Plating Facility

As the latest stage of our investment in ongoing improvement, we are proud to announce a new pre-treatment line. This investment will offer a great improvement over previous facilities which saw pre-treatment tanks located in different areas of the shop floor and for the first time brings all the different pre-treatment solutions together into one dedicated area. The new tanks include custom fixed...
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posted on: 12th February 2016

Company Presentation 2016

The annual SGA staff communication meeting took place on the 12th February 2016 at the Saffron Walden Town football club. The staff enjoyed a buffet lunch followed by a presentation by Chris Brown (MD). The presentation covered achievements, strategy, goals, challenges and culture. Chris acknowledged the fantastic levels of ability, drive and commitment demonstrated by the SGA team, which he ...
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posted on: 2nd February 2016

SGA go racing ahead!

A great night of high speed Karting at Teamworks Karting, in Letchworth. Our thanks to Dylan for organising! Everyone involved said that they really enjoyed the night and that it would be something that they would like to see becoming a regular event in the SGA Sports and Social Calendar. From the high speed electric Karts themselves, to the excellent safety equipment and training, we fe...
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posted on: 7th January 2016

SGA – Harnesses the sun’s energy

On the 11th December Navitron Ltd installed 80 x 250w solar panels on the Hermetics factory roof which equates to 2 x 10kWp systems. The two 10kWp systems should produce an average of 16,540 kWh of electricity per year, this is effectively the energy used by 5 households, it will reduce SGA’s contribution to CO2 emissions (the main greenhouse gas) by around 16000kg’s per annum. The Pho...
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posted on: 1st January 2016

Christmas Donation

On Wednesday 16th December SGA held a Christmas raffle, this along with many kind donations helped to raise a total of £350.16 which has been donated to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, many employees got into the festive spirit and arrived in an array of winter knitwear.   We would like to wish all of our clients a very happy and prosperous new year....
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posted on: 6th November 2015

The SGA Engineering team goes from strength to strength

Rob Rhodes [Engineering & Business Development Manager] welcomes two new additions to his team this quarter. “It is fantastic to see Daniel and Sam joining us as Product Engineers. I am very pleased to welcome them both to the team and to SGA. Their arrival comes at a time when we are looking to significantly grow revenue and their input will certainly help us to achieve this.” &nb...
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posted on: 4th November 2015

Proud Sponsors of Saffron Walden Town FC

Proud sponsors of Saffron Walden Town FC for the third year running, SGA Technologies sponsored the match against Stanway Rovers FC in the Thurlow Nunn League Premier Division on the 24th October 2015. The Match was a significant occasion as it also marked 125 years for Saffron Walden Town FC of playing at their Catons Lane home ground. SGA employees selected Graeme Turner as man of the match and ...
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posted on: 24th August 2015

Dravo Heater

As a part of our plating shop renewal program we have just seen our ageing shop floor heating system replaced with a brand new unit from Dravo. This will enforce our commitment to the environment and BS14001 as well as making the shop floor a more comfortable atmosphere for our shop floor staff. It will be both more effective at heating (and cooling during the summer months) the hard to heat shop ...
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posted on: 3rd August 2015

Renewal of ISO9001

SGA have successfully completed its renewal of ISO9001 after a 3 year assessment by BSI. SGA was first certified to BS5750, ISO9001's predecessor, in 1988. Dr Phil Strong was instrumental in attaining and implementing these standards, Jenny Richards is now driving our use of the ISO9001 quality management system to continue to monitor and manage quality across all of our operations. SGA are proud ...
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posted on: 31st July 2015

Dr Phil Strong retires after 26 years' service

Dr Phil Strong SGA'S Quality System Manager retires after 26 years' service. We would like to take this opportunity to thank Phil for all of his sterling efforts and commitment during his time at SGA. We wish him all the very best in his well-deserved retirement! We are pleased to announce the promotion of Jenny Richards who, as Quality systems controller, will take over the quality system roles.&...
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posted on: 27th July 2015

Race For Life

We would like to congratulate Sue Clarke one of our valued production inspection team on completing the race for life recently. With Donations from Sue's work colleagues and SGA an impressive total of £712.50 was raised. The money will be donated to Cancer research,a Charity close to Sue's heart....
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