New Starter – Hannah Shearman, Business Support Manager

Hannah Shearman, Business Support Manager, joins the Ashwoods Electric Motors team from Air Marketing Group in Exeter, and is tasked with ensuring the overall smooth running of the office as well as acting as PA to our Board of Directors. Her day-to-day tasks are wide ranging and the spectrum of jobs undertaken is best described…

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New Starter: Jon Aitchison, Business Development Director

Jon joins the Ashwoods Electric Motors team as Business Development Director, and will oversee new and incremental opportunities with blue chip global OEMs, in instances where Ashwoods technology is best suited to deliver maximum advantage. Jon has a global remit with specific areas of focus in terms of market segments based on their best fit…

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Ashwoods Electric Motors exhibits at STEM Careers Fair

Ashwoods Electric Motors exhibited at the STEM Careers Fair, hosted in the Great Hall of the University of Exeter. Alongside 80 other exhibitors, Ashwoods were part of a careers fair aimed at those studying courses in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Over 1000 undergraduates and postgraduates were in attendance, ensuring a well-trodden…

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Hidden Hobbies in the Ashwoods team: Elliott Johnston

Ashwoods Electric Motors’ Mechanical Design Engineer, Elliott Johnston is a keen cyclist and has been for many years. The Exeter Wheelers member recently flew to the Alps for a weeks’ worth of riding. While riding every day for a week straight, totalling over 500 miles across the mountainous terrain near Alep d’Huez, may not sound…

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My Ashwoods Life: Laurie Hutchison

Laurie Hutchison, Manufacturing Engineering Manager joined Ashwoods Electric Motors in August 2017 – and over the last fourteen months his presence has certainly been felt across all aspects of the business. Originally joining the team as a Special Build Engineer, Laurie was involved in fitting our electric motors into vehicles and building prototype motors, and…

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New Starter – Steve Fluhrer, Head of Quality

Steve Fluhrer joins the Ashwoods Electric Motors team as Head of Quality and is tasked with ensuring the quality of every Ashwoods product that leaves the door of Innovation Valley. Steve has been, and will continue, introducing staggered procedures across production to reduce variability and constantly strive for repeatability and high quality. The approach is…

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New Starter – Nigel Sanders, Production Operator

Nigel Sanders, Production Operator, is the latest to feature in our ‘new starter’ series, and has been part of the Ashwoods Electric Motors family for exactly three months. Funnily enough, those three months have been just about the most seismic three months in Ashwoods history, with the move into state-of-the-art and high-volume production facility, Innovation…

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My Ashwoods Life: Frank Wheeler

Frank Wheeler has been part of the Ashwoods Electric Motors family for over three and a half years, and as such is one of the familiar faces around Innovation Valley. Our Prototype Technician currently specialises in the production of our 200-66 motors, but his influence can be felt across the Production floor as many of…

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Ashwoods Electric Motors exhibits at Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo!

Ashwoods Electric Motors has enjoyed a productive few days showcasing our innovative product range across the Atlantic in Novi, Michigan. The annual exhibition runs alongside Advanced Battery Technologies and Critical Power Expo, as part of the overarching Battery Show. This is all with a North American focus, thus allowing Ashwoods maximum exposure to this market…

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Ashwoods Electric Motors nominated for Space Awards 2018

Ashwoods Electric Motors’ state of the art new production facility, Innovation Valley, features prominently in the 2018 Space Awards shortlist. Not only do Ashwoods boast a nomination in both the ‘Coolest Workspace’ category and the ‘Wow!’ award category, but sister company Lightfoot (also based at Innovation Valley) are also nominated for ‘Best Workspace’ and ‘Coolest…

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