VBC Group News
It's the New Year and we're pleased to announce another addition to our Silver Brazing Team. Meet Neil Finch who joins VBC as our UK Sales Manager.
Neil has worked extremely hard to build up an extremely well-respected career focusing on new business development, product growth, and account management. Welcome to the team!
We're extremely pleased to announce another addition to our ever-growing team. Meet Monika Cebula who joins us as UK sales representative. Monica has a wealth of experience in business growth and development. She will be an asset to VBC Group from 2018 onwards.
We're extremely pleased to announce our newest member of staff Chris Sawbridge. Chris has over 14 years of industry experience specialising in the silver brazing alloy market. His previous role as Senior Sales Representative at Johnson Matthey means he brings a wealth of experience to VBC.
Using his outstanding knowledge of the silver brazing market he'll be focussing on markets such as:
- Oil and Gas
- Cutting Tools
We had an absolutely fantastic coffee morning raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support, we raised over £200 so thank you to everybody involved!
VBC Group had a fantastic time at the SCHWEISSEN & SCHNEIDEN show in September. We were showcasing our New Pura-Weld™ and Meta-Braze™ products which are designed to bring our quality products to a broader range of customers. You’ll see more of these brands next year. Thank you to all who visited us on the stand and to our staff who worked incredibly hard during the show.
VBC to Host Turbine Repair Seminar
VBC Group is delighted to be exhibiting at the Schweissen & Schneiden Exhibition from 25th – 29th September 2017. This exhibition, dedicated to the welding and cutting industries, is normally held in Essen but on this occasion, is taking place in Düsseldorf.
In other news, Pat Rodgers, Technical Manager and Ultra Runner has completed two major races this year. The Spine Race is considered Britains Most Brutal Race as it is held in January along the 268 miles of the Pennine Way. Runners must carry about 10Kg of equipment and move almost non-stop for the duration of the race across mountains and moors. Pat finished in a time of 160 hours (6 days,16 hours), which included about 12 hours of sleep.
VBC’s Technical Manager, Pat Rodgers, will be presenting a paper on the Brazing of Titanium at the TIG workshop on 7th June which is being organised by the IOM Communications on behalf of the Titanium Information Group (TIG), part of the Light Metals Division of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3).
VBC Group is pleased to announce two new appointments to the Company, both of which were made in 2016:
John Hyland was appointed as the Company’s Sales Manager for Ireland. John brings a wealth of brazing experience to VBC Group from Johnson Matthey Metal Joining where he worked for many years. We look forward to significantly developing our brazing and welding business in Ireland with John at the helm.