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It’s nice to come first for something…

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Wow, what an achievement!! Dakin-Flathers has just been voted ‘No.1 Best Trading Partner’ within the saw manufacturers and supply industry according to the latest Plimsoll Report. “Plimsoll report?” I hear you say – it’s nothing to do with the gym … Continue reading

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Are we nearly there yet???

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Saturday 15th June saw the return of the Great Yorkshire Bike Ride, which has turned into a tradition for some of the employees (and family members) here at Dakin-Flathers. This year was a little special due to it being the … Continue reading

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Day 9, the final leg – Viva España!!

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The ‘Yorkshire Terriers’ managed a late start after Oliver’s strict bike cleaning regime. The normal 6.30am alarm was generously put back to 7.30am with an on the saddle time of 9am!! They managed to lose the first 90 minutes circumnavigating … Continue reading

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7 crazy Yorkshire men, 7 bikes, 1 Land Rover and over 1000 miles…

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‘The Yorkshire Terriers’ are a seven man strong team (plus one stronger female support driver) of bike nuts from Yorkshire, hence their rather original team name!! The unique lycra loving team consists of our very own CEO of Dakin-Flathers, Oliver … Continue reading

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Nearly, but not quite…

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So, just over 12 months on and our new extensions are nearly finished. Our 20,000 square foot factory extension is now complete and is being fully utilised. The re-structure of the factory is proving to be a great success though it has … Continue reading

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And now, the end is near…

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Don’t worry, its nothing too serious, I just thought I would add a little drama- or rather extra drama, to todays blog. The slightly sad news is that after a little over 2 years with Dakin-Flathers I will be leaving … Continue reading

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Not quite out with the old…but definitely in with the new.

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As many of you will be aware, we at Dakin-Flathers like to help students wherever possible to gain new experience and try out what they’ve learnt in the classroom in real life situations. This role has previously been undertaken by … Continue reading

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Dutch Students…take two.

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Due to the great experience we had with our last students, Bart and Siar, we have recently had an additional two students, Jorick Elshof and Joost Dijkman, working here at the Dakin-Flathers manufacturing extravaganza. They came to gain experience in … Continue reading

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Bob the Builder’s got nothing on us…

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I know it’s been a while since we’ve updated this particular topic but I’m sure you’ll agree, from the pictures below, it’s clear out builders and architects have been doing a sterling job whilst out of the spot light. As … Continue reading

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A different type of education…

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Earlier last year we had the opportunity to accommodate a couple of Dutch students, studying Business and Economics who wanted some additional business experience, especially in the U.K. Both Bart (Meulenmeesters) and Siar (Rahimi) arrived and settled in well, both … Continue reading

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