December 20, 2017 No comments exist

A huge Thank You! Wow, what a year!  A HUGE THANK YOU to all our great clients, suppliers and network of friends and family that make running our business possible on a daily basis! So what did 2017 bring for PT Design? Lee Phillips from PCD Solutions joined PT Design this summer to support us with our increasing client base and workload.  Lee brought with him a wealth of knowledge from the steel foundry casting…

November 24, 2017 No comments exist

The PT Design team were delighted to receive their Graduation Award at the Spark2Scale Celebration Event. The event was held at the playful Ziferblat venue at Media City, the home to a wealth of talent and creativity. Over the last 6-months, the intensive Spark2Scale strategy programme has provided PT Design with one-to-one consultancy, structured training, peer-to-peer networking and on-going support. The advice from a dedicated team of business leaders and industry experts incorporated strategic planning,…

October 26, 2017 6 comments

Metal casting has been around for centuries, in fact, the first castings can be dated back to ancient China in the 4th century B.C. Now, here we are in the 21st century, and there is a real buzz around metal 3D printing and it’s ability to print a metal object with no need for tooling, moulds or the pouring of hot metal.  So what does metal 3D printing actually mean and is it really a contender to…

September 26, 2017 No comments exist

We are pleased to introduce foundry tooling expert, Lee Phillips of PCD Solutions to our Engineering Team. Lee joins us at our offices in Urmston to support our increasing workload. He brings with him a wealth of foundry tooling and designing for additive manufacturing (3D printing) knowledge. Lee is an innovative time-served engineer with strong career progression over 20 years in the engineering and foundry sector.  Lee thrives on finding unique solutions to very difficult…

March 8, 2017 1 comment

Having attended a variety of events during the last 12 months where UK automotive industry experts have discussed changes to the industry, we thought an overview of the areas of automotive trends may be of interest. 1.  Zero Emmission Vehicles Zero-emission cars are the ultimate goal in green motoring – they are vehicles that emit no tailpipe pollutants from the onboard source of power.  They fall in to 2 categories; battery electric vehicles and fuel…