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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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Defibrillators at Abingdon Sites and Gold Award for Health and Safety Our staff and their wellbeing is extremely important to the Foam Company, and we strive to achieve everything that legislation requires, and using that as a benchmark, we then aim for perfection. Following a stringent risk assessment and audit by Peninsular Business Services, we have been awarded a Gold Medal for excellence. Ian Perry, Operations Director,...

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Institute of Leadership and Management. To equip our staff with management techniques to cope with modern day business skills we have enrolled the first members on The Institute of Leadership and Management Level 3 Diploma in Management course. The course involves both site based lectures during normal working hours and home study, and our students will receive their diplomas in 18 months time. This course is part...

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