Celebrating 50 Years
To mark the 50th Birthday of United Automation (1964-2014) The Company held an open day on 27th June 2014, involving employees of past & present, customers, suppliers, local businesses, council members and associates of Liverpool Enterprise Partnership. The day started with guests gathering in a marquee which was set up with entertainment and refreshments allowing all attendees to network with one another. Company tours were held throughout the day showcasing all departments of the company, from Production to Research & Development, each tour enabled guests to see the processes of production right through to the complete products ready for selling. Operations Manager, Dean Fashoni & Sales Manager, Graeme McLaren hosted the tours and explained our product ranges and applications to which they fit into, in the various markets that we sell to. The newly refurbished Research & Development department was also showcased, as it is such a vital part in the development of UAL, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of Industrial Power Controllers.
Dean took the opportunity to explain how United Automation’s growth had been 10% in 2013 and over the coming years the company was looking to grow by 20%, as a result of new innovations and new products being introduced. In addition, there is also a plan to employ graduates from local universities to help develop these new products.
During the event, Malcolm Arnold – International Trade Advisor for the UKTI presented United Automation with a Certificate of Recognition for our contribution to British Manufacturing.
“UK Trade & Investment have worked with United Automation Ltd for over five years helping them to successfully develop more international business. They are a perfect example of a professional family owned manufacturing SME (small & medium enterprise) who sell their British quality innovative products across the world. They are brilliant at tailoring their products to solve individual customer challenges with quality, innovation, flexibility, reliability, service and excellent value for money key benefits. Important reasons why some customers have been happy to choose United Automation Ltd as a key partner supplier for most of their fifty years history.”
Malcolm Arnold UKTI
Throughout the day guests enjoyed a variety of games such as Archery, Gold Cup Derby, Casino Roulette and more. As the day came to an end, celebrations carried on into the night with food, drinks, live band and DJ playing late into the night.
It was a very successful, enjoyable day and we would like to thank everybody who attended and made it special.