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Update on 3D printing visors & chin straps for Face Shields

Photo of a batch of face shield visors and chin straps we’ve made using Ultimaker 3D printer to print one at a time. 

Hats off to Solid Print 3D for coordinating West Midlands SMEs to make 1,000’s for frontline workers.

A Catalyst for Transformation - "UK manufacturing can be at the heart of the next industrial revolution to come."

Make UK CEO Stephen Phipson in Manufacturing Management - once this virus has passed the task will be to shape an economic future in which every part of the country can participate. Manufacturing must be a big part of that.

https://www.manufacturingmanagement.co.uk/features/a-catalyst-for-transformation-1

Manufacturing for Ventilator Challenge UK

Ventilator components ready to dispatch for Ventilator Challenge UK.

Outstanding work by our team, who over three shifts on Saturday and Sunday machined, turned and inspected adhering to social distancing.

Information on Ventilator Challenge UK https://www.ventilatorchallengeuk.com/

A&M use 3D printing to make Face Shields

Every Corona Virus patient will require, on average, 19 disposable face shields.

We have 3D printed a test run of face shields to the Prusa Rc3 design, supplied by Solid Print to meet NHS guidelines.

More info https://solidprint3d.co.uk/corona-virus-groups-that-are-3d-printing-facemasks/

Next Generation Makers Prospectus featuring A&M

Good news for the long term future of engineering skills.

A&M feature in the Next Gen Makers Prospectus, encouraging young people in the West Midlands to work in the engineering and manufacturing sector. Great work by Adam Tipper & sponsors MSC Industrial Supplies.

https://nextgenmakers.co.uk/prospectus/sandwell/

 

Our Covid 19 Action Plan

Current status

 

 

We are operating as normal whilst following a strict process to safeguard our employees and customers.We are receiving orders as normal and processing them as efficiently as possible. We are working closely with our supply chain to minimise any disruption.

We encourage our customers to place orders as soon as possible to ensure we can meet your lead time delivery requirements

In line with Government guidance, any staff experiencing symptoms will be instructed to self-isolate at home.

Visitor restrictions

In line with the Government advice on social distancing and reducing personal contact, we are limiting visitors to strictly necessary, pre-arranged meetings or agreed contractors only.

Hygiene

 

All employees are encouraged to wash their hands on entering the building and frequently throughout the day.

We are cleaning and disinfecting door handles and regularly touched objects and surfaces.  Hand sanitisers are available throughout our factories.

Contingency plans

 

We will review the situation as it evolves, our aims are to:

·              Be flexible and continue manufacturing 

·              Be fair to all staff and preserve jobs

·              Serve our customers

We have reduced working to core hours and overtime will only be approved by one of our Production Directors on a commercial basis.

We will offer flexibility to staff with extended opening hours to maintain production and enable staff to undertake childcare or social care of relatives.

Communication

We have set up personal email and WhatsApp channels to communicate with our staff. We plan to update them on a regular basis.

Our Production teams will maintain frequent contact with customers and we will inform you if there are any significant changes or developments.

We can assure you that A&M EDM remains committed to supporting your business.

Contacts

1)       Your normal Production Contact

2)       info@amedm.co.uk  0121 558  8352

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