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A safety warning to students - 27th September 2018

AS THOUSANDS of students head off to university we’re reminding young people to be vigilant about the safety of their electrical appliances. And the worry isn’t unwarranted – government statistics for 2016-17 show that faulty electrical appliances were the second largest cause of accidental house fires in the UK. Our managing director, Andrew Upton,… Read More »

How Seaward is plugging the skills gap - 7th August 2018

How Seaward is plugging the skills gap Tackling the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills gap is a continuing concern for the UK’s electrical manufacturing industry. Recent reports suggest 700,000 STEM specialists will be needed to meet employer demand by 2024. Companies need to think creatively to attract and recruit the staff they so badly need – no mean feat with demand so… Read More »

Seaward invests to become company of the future - 13th June 2018

Seaward invests to become company of the future We are delighted to announce that we are transforming our Peterlee manufacturing base with an investment of £500,000. The work, which has already begun, will significantly improve efficiency, reduce waste, and lead to a 25 per cent increase in productivity, allowing for further company and employment growth over the next two years. Andrew Upton, managing… Read More »

Seaward launches new Apollo+ series - 27th March 2018

We've announced the next generation in our popular range of downloadable PAT testers. Since its launch five years ago, the Apollo series has been a firm favourite among users, consistently outperforming the competition to secure its position as the best downloadable PAT tester on the market. The Apollo+ series builds on the success of its predecessor with a range of… Read More »

Seaward is saddened to announce that its founder and former owner Rod Taylor has died at the age of 66 - 1st February 2018

  Mr Taylor was MD of the Seaward Group of companies, which includes Seaward Electronic, Clare Instruments, Cropico and Rigel Medical until its sale in June 2015. Current Managing Director Andrew Upton said: “Rod was well-loved and is fondly remembered by the Seaward staff who worked with him, as well as by those in our distribution network and supply… Read More »
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