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We’re off to EMO Hannover – are you?

Trade Shows and Exhibitions We’ve written before about trade shows and exhibitions and how important we think they are and why we try to visit and exhibit at certain events around the world. Every two years the NEC, Birmingham hosts MACH – every other March this International exhibition takes over several halls and our customers, […]

New demo room at Schneeberger, Roggwil

Schneeberger HQ Construction of the new demo room at SCHNEEBERGER headquarters started in 2017. It has now been commissioned in 2018. The new, well-lit space fits seamlessly into the existing company building. The 400 m2 exhibition area is now able to present the newest generation of our grinding machines. The new space will also be […]

The time is right for Capital Expenditure

The Time is right for Capital Expenditure With the temporary, two year increase of the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) – 2019/2020 is the right time to buy plant and machinery. So, if you are considering a new machine – call us and benefit! The November 2018 Budget brought a number of changes for capital allowances, […]

Christmas 2018

Christmas 2018 – opening and closing hours Here are the Christmas 2018 – opening and closing hours. This year we will be closing for Christmas 2018 at 12.30 lunchtime on Friday 21st December 2018 and re-opening at 8.30 a.m. on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. May we take this opportunity to thank all our customers for […]

Bringing on the Next Generation

Visits to Suppliers Steve was accompanied recently to Pemamo offices in Switzerland by Tim, his son, for a machine pass-off. Tim had first hand instruction from Pemamo’s engineers and gained valuable knowledge about the Pemamo honing machines. The whole trip was an education, travelling abroad, negotiating the overseas rail systems, language, food, money, negotiations, technical […]

Open House at SSP

SSP Open House Today we are throwing open our doors and welcoming customers and potential customers here to our showroom/demonstration area in Melbourne, Derbyshire. We are just south of Derby (just near junction 24 of the M1) in the East Midlands. Why attend an Open House? It’s an informal “meet the team” event plus visitors […]

Schneeberger Seminar 2018

Recent Schneeberger Seminar We’re just back from the Schneeberger Seminar 2018 at Roggwil, Switzerland – the Head Office of Schneeberger, after completing their 2018 Engineers’ Seminar Course – a few travel problems along the way including an aborted airplane landing, 2 exhausting coach journeys, an argument with the hire car company and no food, drink […]

We’re in the news (well, local anyway)

Made in the Midlands Breakfast We are delighted to have been featured in our local newspaper after the Made in the Midlands breakfast event recently. A great morning meeting some like minded business people. Thanks to everyone who attended. Village_Voice_article Media Coverage With limited advertising budgets small companies are always very grateful of any coverage […]

And we got a mention !

Grinding & Surface Finishing Magazine We were delighted to find ourselves on page 67 of the MACH2018 issue of Grinding & Surface Finishing magazine – April 2018. Thanks to Roger Barber Publishing for the piece about us. Great to be mentioned ! SSP in G&SF Magazine April 2018 Advertising Budgets As a small company its […]