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  1. March 13, 2020

    2 mins with Jo Shepherd – Employee Spotlight Questions

    We caught up with our Operations Manager, Jo Shepherd, and asked some questions about herself. This is what we asked, along with Jo’s answers:

    How long have you been working at the Allendale Group?
    5 years

    When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
    A Teacher

    What’s one hobby you’d love to get into?
    Papercraft

    What’s your most used emoji?
    Christmas tree (or really smiley face)

    What’s your favourite sport to watch and which team?
    Not really into sports

    What’s your favourite movie?
    Labyrinth

    Do you have a hidden talent? What is it?
    I make the best peanut butter cupcakes

    What’s y

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  2. March 06, 2020

    Kai Supporting His Allendale Group Baby Grow

    In July, we congratulated Hayley and her partner on the birth of their baby and gave baby Kai lots of gifts on behalf of the Allendale Group which included an Allendale Group branded baby grow. Fast forward half a year and Kai can be seen wearing the Allendale Group baby grow in all his cuteness.

    It’s great to see Kai pop into the office with mum, Hayley, every now and again and we wish them all the best.

    Baby Kai

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  3. February 24, 2020

    Custom Vinyl Printing Available – No Minimum Order

    Adding a personal touch to your new ROC Flight Case or Hurricane Case makes your case unique, whether it be your company logo or text etc.

    As demonstrated on our Heavy-Duty ROC Flight Case, we are now offering an in-house custom vinyl printing service that can be applied to our smooth finish cases, which makes this a cost-effective option for making your case more bespoke.

    Our in-house service makes us flexible to fulfil your requirements and unlike other companies providing vinyl printing service on cases, we have no minimum order quantity requirement. Whether it's vinyl printing for 1 case or 10+ cases, we can help meet your needs.

    To find out more about our new vinyl printing service, please speak to our Technical Product Specialist on 01992 455926. Terms and conditions do apply, visit our

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  4. February 10, 2020

    Storing Laser Cut Parts in Our Flight Case

    AMADA approached Cases and Enclosures for a storage solution to place a range of different laser cut parts which were manufactured by their latest, award-winning fibre laser cutting machine, the AMADA VENTIS-3015AJ. This would be for their European sales team to showcase these laser cut parts in a presentable and practical fashion.

    After receiving their requirements, our Technical Product Specialist decided the best ROC Flight Case for their application would be the A009 ROC Flight Case due to its practical size and secure reinforced corners & egg foam lid. To protect the laser cut parts further, AMADA requested Custom CNC Foam with precise slots where the laser cut parts

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  5. February 04, 2020

    The Perfect Case with Custom CNC Foam to Store DRO Kits

    So much precision in one picture – here we have completed a Custom CNC Foam run for our C402 ROC Flight Case to store two M-DRO Digital Readout Kits from Machine DRO.

    The wide C402 Flight Case is the perfect width to store 2 DRO consoles and with the added Custom Foam, we were able to make precise cut-outs for the brackets and cables to slot in as well. To add to the practicality o

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  6. January 31, 2020

    Now Accepting Amazon Pay

    To make your shopping experience easier and more convenient, we have now introduced Amazon Pay on our Cases and Enclosures & Allendale Ultrasonics websites. Shopping online and checking out with your new purchases has just become quicker and Amazon Pay can be used immediately.

    We now accept all major Credit/Debit Cards, PayPal, Bank Transfer and Amazon Pay, as well as cash if you visit our Hertfordshire showroom. Credit facilities are available to companies upon request/approval.

    Amazon Pay will also be rolled out across our other Allendale Group stores soon, we will keep you up to date once this has been activated on our other online stores.

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  7. January 25, 2020

    Celebrating the Chinese New Year 2020 – Year of the Rat

    Happy Chinese New Year to everyone celebrating the Year of the Rat, including our Chinese customers and staff at our Hangzhou, China office. To celebrate the Chinese New Year (also known as the Spring Festival), will be decorating our UK office with authentic Chinese decorations as well as some very tasty Chinese goodies in the staff kitchen.

    Did you know…. showering is forbidden on New Year’s Day and sweeping & throwing out the rubbish bin isn’t allowed before the 5th. This is to make sure you don’t wash away the good luck, however, there is a day before the Spring Festival dedicated to cleaning. This day is to sweep the bad luck away and make room for the good.

    On the other hand, there’s a day before the Spring Festival dedicated to cleaning.

    What’s your Chinese zodiac sign? Have a fantastic new year, or as they say in China, 新年快乐 (Xīnnián kuàilè).

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  8. January 23, 2020

    Another Fantastic Year at the London Model Engineering Exhibition

    Last week we exhibited at the London Model Engineering Exhibition at Alexandra Palace and it was yet another fantastic year. Not only were we able to meet some of our great customers face-to-face, but the exhibition saw the launch of our new M-SURE precision measuring tools range.

    Our stand was very popular across the whole weekend and visitors were able to get a hands-on first glimpse of M-SURE, with many of the visitors purchasing from our stand once they tried the metrology tools for themselves. More news will follow on the new M-SURE range which will be available on our website soon. It wasn’t just our measuring tools that were getting all the attention, we also had a lot of attention from our Cases and Ultrasonic Cleaners, which went down well with the model engineers that visited.

    Click here to watch our video of the event.

    It’s always

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  9. January 08, 2020

    Exhibiting at London Model Engineering Exhibition – Stand 41

    The Allendale Group team are looking forward to another year of exhibiting at the London Model Engineering Exhibition on 17th – 19th January 2020. Held at London Alexandra Palace, it’s going to be a big one with over 2,000 models on display. We are excited to see the full spectrum of modelling, from traditional model engineering through to the more modern gadgets including trucks, boats, aeroplanes and helicopters, as featured on “The One Show”.

    This is a great day out for all of the family, if you’re an experienced hobbyist or a keen beginner, then this show is perfect for you. There will be lots on offer at our stand (Stand 41), showcasing our Machine-DRO, Allendale Ultrasonics, Cases and Enclosures and lots more products including an exclusive feature of our new measuring tools range, M-SURE.

    Come and visit our Technical Product Specialists on Stand 41, we look forward to seeing

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  10. January 06, 2020

    2 mins with Phil Cadman – Employee Spotlight Questions

    We caught up with our newest member of the team, Phil the Engineering Products Manager, and asked him some questions about himself. This is what we asked, along with Phil’s answers:

    How long have you been working at the Allendale Group?
    3 months

    When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
    Civil Engineer (don’t ask)

    What’s one hobby you’d love to get into?
    Keeping a bird of prey

    What’s your most used emoji?
    Thumbs up

    What’s your favourite sport to watch and which team?
    Rugby - Leicester Tigers

    What’s your favourite movie?
    Forest Gump

    Do you have a hidden talent? What is it?
    None that I can say on here, NO

    What’s your biggest pet peeve?
    Listening to other people eat

    What’s your guilty pleasu

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