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6th December 2017

Seasonal Closure at Garmendale

It’s approaching that time of year when the team are allowed to head home for a winter rest, so we wanted to let you know our closing times during December. Officially we close at 17.00 on Friday 22nd December and return fully refreshed and ready to go at 08.00 on Tuesday 2nd January. Obviously, if […]

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29th November 2017

Finishing metal with a vibratory tumbler

One of the unusual machines we have in a quiet corner of the workshop is a vibratory tumbler. It’s like a great big potato rumbler for metal parts and was designed and manufactured in Coventry, UK. Our man Dick who has refurbished the vibratory tumbler and installed a new motor to keep it running for […]

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15th November 2017

Welding to World Class Standards

To most people, welding may be seen as just one of those processes that happens when mechanical things are made. Wikipedia describe it as follows ‘Welding is a fabrication or sculptural process that joins materials, usually metals, by causing fusion.’ To some, welding may even be an art form. Watching an experienced and talented welder […]

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1st November 2017

It’s IAAPA Time – See you in Orlando

It’s that time of year when the team head out to the sun of Florida for the 2017 IAAPA Attractions Expo. It’s the biggest show of its kind anywhere in the world and some of the numbers are staggering. There will be 1,100 Exhibitors across 575,000 square feet of exhibition space. The show will attract […]

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1st November 2017

Back to our roots with the sponsorship by Garmendale of Trowell FC U8’s

Here at Garmendale, we are firm believers in the power of youth and the business has always invested in apprenticeships. Many of our key staff members started their life with Garmendale as fresh-faced apprentices, who with training, investment and ongoing effort from both sides have progressed to build real careers with us. The same applies […]

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25th October 2017

Tapping holes to music

Tapping M10 holes in steel is something that every home engineering enthusiast has done. Most of us will have done it at school as part of our metalwork education. We may even own our very own and little-used tap and die sets. Mine sits at home proudly on a shelf in my office just waiting […]

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3rd October 2017

This is not just a Technical Manual….

…This is a Garmendale Technical Manual. And when we do a technical manual for a client, as we do with all things, we like to do things properly. This is just one example of the manual for a ride we have recently completed the manufacture and installation for in Dubai. It’s an Immersive Tunnel Ride […]

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28th September 2017

Goodnight Berlin

EAS Berlin 2017 is over, next stop is Amsterdam. There’s plenty of work to do in the meantime, but we will see you there. So let’s review our week in Berlin. The show was superb. For us, the busiest stand we have had for a few years and lots of interest in our range of […]

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20th September 2017

Prosecco, Peroni and Plenty of Product Patter

We’re all packed up and ready to go. On our way to Berlin for the Euro Attractions Show at the Messe Berlin Exhibition Center. The show runs from Tuesday 26th September through to Thursday 28th September. The Garmendale Stand is in Hall 18, Stand 117 and we’d love to see you there. If you’d like […]

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