technology

Racing is in the blood for engineer Jamie who is gearing up for the new season

A RACING driver from Flintshire is gearing up for the new autograss season and has set his sights on national glory after a 12-month break from the track. Jamie Dodd, 50, from Sandycroft, service manager for Flintshire firm TDC Services, is a former regional and national champion with more than 30 years’ experience in the […]

Top of the shops

Sales staff at a mobile phone shop are celebrating after being hailed as the best for connecting with their customers. The team at Carphone Warehouse came out top of their region, which includes stores across North Wales, Shropshire and the West Midlands, in a customer survey. Manager Richard Smith was delighted with the survey results […]

Flintshire firm booms thanks to Chinese Takeaway

A FLINTSHIRE firm has broken into the Chinese market with a ground breaking system which is cleaning up in the pharmaceutical industry. David Catherall, Managing Director of TDC Services, in Ewloe, is the brains behind a high-pressure water system which has transformed the cleaning out of huge reactor vessels used to mix up some of […]

One of Wales’ Fast Growth companies opens new office as part of expansion plans

A WREXHAM-based firm, which is one of Wales’s fastest growing companies, has launched a new office as part of its ambitious expansion plans. Rawson Digital, based on Wrexham Industrial Estate, supplies and maintains photocopiers and printers across North Wales and the North West, was last year named at the number 14 slot in the Wales […]

Wrexham firm on course to copy past success and double turnover  

ONE of Wales’s fastest growing firms is on course to double its turnover after a bumper first quarter. Wrexham-based Rawson Digital, which supplies and maintains photocopiers and printers to companies across North Wales and the North West, was founded by Managing Director Vaughn Rawson five years ago from his back bedroom during the recession. It […]

Light bulb moment for creative pupils

An internationally renowned designer lit up the imaginations of artistic pupils at a Flintshire high school. Simon Macro led a workshop at Ysgol Maes Garmon in Mold thanks to a project with eco-friendly property development company Tesni Homes who are based in the town. He is part of the Freshwest partnership which designed the acclaimed […]

Pioneering research into the effects of computer games in Parkinson’s disease

North Wales neuroscientists are researching the effects of brain stimulating computer games in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The study is being led by researchers at Bangor University’s School of Psychology with experts in Parkinson’s at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) and the Walton Centre in Liverpool. They are studying the effects of touch […]

Entrepreneur aims to create the best workplace in Wales for 100 staff in revamped mansion

An entrepreneur is aiming to recruit 100 staff to join him in what he’s dubbed the best workplace in Wales – with Playstation consoles, a snooker table and beach away-days. Gavin Prince is creating a new operation centre for his Verilet company in a 120-year-old Victorian mansion in Colwyn Bay. The firm, which is presently […]

Dementia champ welcomes cute initiative to help those living with condition

Five companies are researching high-tech ways to help reduce the anxiety of those living with dementia travelling to hospital appointments. The initiative, called A Cute Solution to Acute Anxiety In Dementia, is being run by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) through the Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI). More than 20 companies initially applied to […]

A glass act: St Asaph firm propelled to success with new fighter jet deal

A glass manufacturing firm that’s pioneered an ultra-strong optical glass for the cockpit of military fighter jets will be sharing its vision for success at a new business event. Phoenix Optical Technologies Ltd, based on St Asaph Business Park, is toasting success after launching its Armourdillo Toughened Glass following a three-year development process. The product […]