Petford Tools value the communal spirit of MIM Breakfast event

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On Thursday 21st April, Made in the Midlands Gold members Petford Tools Ltd hosted the latest sell-out Breakfast Networking event at their premises in Dudley.

The event included 60-second mini-presentations from all attendees and an expansive factory tour. The morning received positive feedback via Social Media, as Hepworth International said: “We would like to thank @madeinthemids for organising the breakfast morning at Petford Tools - We are looking forward to the next event!”

Petford Tools are specialist Toolmakers for Plastic Injection, Compression and Composite Moulds. It is the policy of Petford Tools, to provide a toolmaking service which completely meets their customer's requirements, specifications and expectations. Their documented systems are designed to comply with the requirements of ISO 9001-2001.

Their facilities can cater for tools up to 50 tonnes, as they have the largest capabilities for these type of technical tools in the UK. Their operations cover seven days a week and offer 24-hour working for those ever demanding short lead-time programmes. This also gives customers the added comfort factor that tools will and can be maintained and supported whatever the time to meet those ‘just-in-time’ supply to key OEM’s.

Petford’s event sold out weeks prior to taking place which continued the trend of sell-out Breakfast events. Nick Howard, Sales Director explained: “I’ve got to say it was very successful, it's nice to see that we had a good turnout. There was a good mixture of suppliers and potential customers. For us, it's an event which shouts about what we do but it is good for us to have a look at other suppliers and see what they can offer us.”

Petford highlighted all of the manufacturing capabilities of their company, following their factory tour. Nick stated: “Sometimes you don’t know what manufacturers are next door and who’s around the corner. You can be dealing with companies miles and miles away, but these are local people and I feel like it is always good to support your local community.

Our next Breakfast Networking Event will take place at Boneham and Turner Ltd in Sutton-in-Ashfield on 19th May at their premises on Oddicroft Lane. Our Breakfast Networking events are hugely popular amongst MIM members, as signified by continual sell-outs we have hosted this year.

Please visit our Events page to ensure that you don’t miss any of our upcoming Breakfast Networking events. Tickets to these events are usually limited, as members with prior experience of the events are aware of the potential value to their company. If you are interested in hosting a breakfast event of your own, please contact our Group Events Manager Iwona at: [email protected]