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Abbotts Airtec Tradestand at NEC

had an action packed 3 days at the Birmingham NEC @airtechexpo. This is a bi-annual exhibition for people like us who manage to get excited by ! Thanks so much for our many visiting customers, and fellow exhibitors – you know who you are !… Can’t wait for next time.   

An Inspector Calls

Ahh JB Priestly I hear you say ! .. Alas no, here at the inspector tends to be from an insurance company or classification society – today our inspector is Steve Dickson (LHS) from ! Seen below inspecting a vessel or two:   And the hot topic today is ‘bilge’ […]

We have capacity….

Can we do anything else for you ? Over the last few years we have set our stall out with buckets of training, new cranes, CNC plasma and gear, and FINALLY we have spare capacity to turn on, so we should cope comfortably with whatever you choose to throw  at us ! If you […]

100 years ago today

The Newark Advertiser’s “100 Years ago today” column, featured this week. Brace yourselves – It’s slightly less boring than you might think – and stirring stuff too..  Picture Below  The text reads: Ald. J.C Wright presided over a meeting of workmen at Messrs Abbott and Co’s works. He reminded them that 19 men […]

Will it fit out the door ?

“Almost probably” was the confident answer ….  …  followed by the buzz of a stihl saw and 8 inches of brickwork removed from either side – British engineering problem solving at its finest ! This was 2005 before we “properly” enlarged our door and our cranes to cope with 20+ ton  s ! 

WW1 – Abbott Role of Honour

A summer holiday visit to Ypres in Flanders Field Museum and the National Memorial Arboretum prompts a worthy dusting off and digital ‘remembrance’ of WW1 Role of honour below – lest we forget.  Puts our woes of today into proportion – Any historians among you who could tell us more about this or these men, […]

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