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We’ve been presented with our second Queen’s Award

After first winning in the Queen’s Award Innovation category in 2016, we’re thrilled to have won the same accolade in the export category for impressive year on year growth in Bloccs’ international sales. Edward Gillespie OBE toured our factory in Stover Trading Estate before making the presentation on behalf of the Queen and meeting staff. “You’re […]

Our second visit to Buckingham Palace

Two members of our Precision Dippings Manufacturing (PDM) team, attended a reception at Buckingham Palace last week having won a second Queen’s Award for Enterprise – this time for International Trade. After first winning  in the Innovation category in 2016 for  the research, development and launch of  our ground-breaking  Bloccs’ waterproof cast and dressing protectors, […]

We’ve won a second Queen’s Award for Enterprise!

We are delighted to have won a second Queen’s Award for Enterprise – this time for International Trade. Having first won in the Innovation category in 2016 for the research, development and launch of ground-breaking Bloccs’ waterproof cast and dressing protectors, we have now received royal recognition for our global sales. In the last three years, we have increased exports by 105% to countries that include […]

Summer success in Australia

It’s 2018 and whilst those of us in the UK have been shivering in recent weeks, temperatures in Australia have been soaring. It’s the height of summer there of course so lots of good reasons to head for the beach or pool to have some fun and cool down. This is the first season that […]

New Bloccs waterproof elbow protector

We recently exhibited our new Bloccs waterproof elbow protectors at Medica 2017 – the first time that the new product has been exhibited publicly. Designed to keep a dressing, cast or PICC line dry whilst having a shower or bath, the re-usable adult and children’s covers are easily stretched over the elbow area to create […]

Helping equip world championship team

Using our specialist expertise in rubber product design, we’ve just supplied the watertight neck seals for team GB’s official kayaking kit. The Peak UK World Championship Team will be competing in the 2017 Freestyle Canoe Championships in Argentina at the end of November. The rubber seals were commissioned by Peak UK who pioneered the production of custom […]

An unusual donation

When emergency nurse practitioner Judith Barry borrowed a three-dimensional anatomical model for a training session at Chard Minor Injuries Unit, she realised just how useful a teaching aid it was. Some very senior staff had recently retired from the unit and a lot of students were coming through so, rather than continuing to rely on […]

Record sales and new retail outlet

We’re celebrating a record-breaking sales month in June that was topped off with an agreement to supply giant retail outlet Superdrug.  We’ve seen a 20% increase in sales during this financial year and Bloccs, our first ever consumer product, is recording a massive 40% rise. Exports account for just under half of the overall sales […]

A year on from the Queen’s Award and sales are booming

It’s twelve months since we received the hugely prestigious accolade of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise and Innovation for our Bloccs cast and wound protectors and business continues to boom. Our Bloccs’ products are now stocked by Boots, Lloyds Pharmacy and Amazon, sales have grown by around 20% across the whole company, new product lines […]

PDM’s latest product development played its part in medal-winning Olympic success

PDM’s most recent, and possibly most high profile, product took centre stage when HRH The Duke of Kent visited our offices and factory to present the Queen’s Award for Enterprise and Innovation. A display of products made by PDM to illustrate our innovative techniques included a dry-top worn by Team GB medal-winning kayakers and canoeists […]

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