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Hi All, Just to let you know, we are going to help raise money for Macmillan by joining in the Coffee morning on 29th September. If anyone would like to make a cake/cakes please bring them in! :) Alternatively, if you just like to eat cake then come and grab a slice and help raise some cash for a cause that I'm sure has affected everyone. Jess...

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In order to keep our workforce fully up to date with company news, rules,  work practices and production performance we have invested in electronic notice boards. Our workforce is truly cosmopolitan, and it was decided to publish the notice boards in three languages, English, Polish and Hungarian. The chairman has had to trust the translator's accuracy as he has trouble in deciphering the English version!!...

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When we heard about Ollie Gardiner https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/peteandjane-gardiner and how his family and friends were raising money for treatment, we wondered how we could help.  We decided to have a Christmas jumper day which took place on Friday the 16th of December, we would also be selling some home-made goodies to help raise money. We were delighted to raise £160.00 for such a good cause. You will see...

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Telford Shropshire was the venue for the 2016 National Bedding Federation Bed Show. This is THE exhibition where some 70 British bed manufacturers exhibit their wares to just about every national and independent Bed Retailer in the United Kingdom,with buyers from abroad also visiting. For the first time, The Foam Company exhibited on two large stands at the show to launch the new ranges and brands...

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After 28 years with The Foam Company Ltd, Carl Ridpath  has decided to retire. In that time, he has worked in every department within the company and had become everybody’s “go to “ man. Carl, pictured with Chris Mike and Daphne Nash, had cause to remember both the good times,and the tough times and has been witness to the company’s metamorphosis from an upholstery fillings supplier,...

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Mike Nash, Andrew Parkin and Stuart Smith took part in the 100km Ribble Valley Ride. The ride was raising funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation, Dan’s Trust and the North West Air Ambulance. The course was set in the stunning Ribble Valley and Yorkshire Dales and was a very challenging course with 4000ft of climbing. The ride started in glorious sunshine and ended in monsoon like...

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Following a review of our fibre fill carding operation ,The company approved a complete revamp of both the cards and the guarding, Chris Chinery (pictured),our plant engineer,designed and oversaw the  operation which included complete re fettling of the machines and the installation of Italian produced guarding complete with electronic deadlocks and instant brake motors....

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Following a request from our lady office staff, we have installed window boxes on our office windows to brighten everyones start to the day. The boxes are to be maintained by our green fingered office staff and replanted in the autumn and spring of each year. We are confident that The Foam Company Ltd will continue to blossom!!...

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Car enthusiast Foam Company chairman Chris Nash has been doing a little research about our factories in Abingdon, and came up with some interesting facts. Our site overlooks what was once the production site of MG cars. In fact “B” block which once contained the competition department still stands, and can be seen to the right from our boardroom window. It was here that several land...

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