July 16, 2018 No comments exist

PT Design goes back to the classroom! This year is the ‘Year of Engineering’ but why? Well engineering is a key skill our society needs to thrive in a modern economy and quite frankly it is struggling in the cool career stakes.  Not enough young people, especially girls, believe it is a career for them.  Here at PT Design we love what we do and we truly believe that engineering is a great career path…

May 18, 2018 No comments exist

Lots of our clients are part of the UK Metal Casting sector.  What we are noticing is that there is a real desire and aspiration by the metal casting companies to future proof the industry.  Metal Casting represents a turnover in excess of £2 billion and employs more than 17,000 people in over 400 organisations.  So what is actually taking place? UK Metal Casting – Investing in the Future In November 2017 The Marches Centre…

April 20, 2018 No comments exist

Our 3D printing in Urmston is on the increase! Our 3D printer has been busy over the last month bringing a wide variety of designs to life.  We have printed prototype designs for clients, children’s TinkerCad designs for secondary school DT homework and Thingiverse requests for our 5 year old!  We have also been busy prepping and printing design examples for our over 60’s session with the Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Circle in May. We…

March 31, 2018 No comments exist

We love working with Manchester companies on prototypes and we have had fun in the office this month working with a Greater Manchester model flying club who required a prototype for one of their planes.  The Oldham Model Aero Club (OMAC), a BMFA affiliated model flying club are keen to engage a younger audience and so they hold flying sessions and invite groups such as the air cadets to attend.  They had heard about candy…

February 27, 2018 No comments exist

We are really pleased to have been recognised in the Greater Manchester BQ and Business Growth Hub report as one of Manchester’s Innovation 100 companies. Manufacturing in the UK is going through some radical changes. Industry 4.0, advanced manufacturing, the internet of things and additive manufacturing are driving the way forward. They are based on innovative ideas that have been captured, understood and implemented by a variety of forward thinking individuals and companies. We are…