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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Hidden hobbies in the Ashwoods team: Heather Babbage

Earlier this year, Heather Babbage, Ashwoods Electric Motors’ Financial Controller raised £300 for Cancer Research UK by taking on a gruelling 5-day trek across the Alps and completed it in just two and a half days! This is the equivalent of two marathons in two days! Heather is a keen walker (as you have probably…

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Lauren Heath, Business Support Manager, talks food blogging!

This is a guest blog written by our Business Support Manager, Lauren Heath, on all things ‘foodie’! As a full-time Business Support Manager and a passionate advocate of the administration sector, you wouldn’t be wrong in thinking I have my hands full five days a week; yet somehow in my other waking hours I am…

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New Starter – Gary Brant, Head of Supply Chain

Gary Brant, Head of Supply Chain joins the Ashwoods Electric Motors team and oversees all aspects of the end to end Supply Chain. Originally from Midlands, Gary has been based in the South West and South Coast for many years and will be part of the new ERP implementation team for Ashwoods, focusing upon Procurement,…

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My Ashwoods Life: Jamie Seaton

Jamie Seaton joined Ashwoods Electric Motors over four years ago as an Applications and Test Engineer, and now holds the title of Head of Applications. He is responsible for everything to do with testing and motor sizing in the business. Prior to this, Jamie was a Test Engineer at Emissions Analytics. Jamie joined Emissions Analytics…

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