December 2015

Group Rhodes CEO, Mark Ridgway OBE, DL, named as one of the most inspirational figures in the ‘The Manufacturer 2015 Top 100’ list

By | December 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Group Rhodes CEO, Mark Ridgway OBE, DL has been named as one of the manufacturing sector's most inspirational figures for 2015. The 2015 list, unveiled at an awards ceremony at the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery on November 25, identifies the sector’s most dynamic leaders and innovators to help inspire others. Ridgway is CEO of Group Rhodes, a Wakefield headquartered group of seven engineering companies serving the aerospace, metalforming, precision engineering, environmental, heavy ceramics and oil and gas markets. Ridgway has helped the Company become one of the largest original [...]

AP&T receives distinction for outstanding know-how in press hardening

By | December 4th, 2015|Uncategorized|

AP&T has received the University of Kassel's new distinction for outstanding knowledge in press hardening. The distinction, Certificate of PHS Team Excellence, was conferred at AP&T's Future Forming Seminar, which was organized in Shanghai for the car industry in the middle of October. How can the car industry take advantage of new materials and forming methods to reduce vehicle weight and thus also fuel consumption and climate impact? This was the central question when AP&T organized the Future Forming Seminar in Shanghai from October 12-13. The speakers were world-leading experts [...]