As we come to the end of another month it’s time for our next Northern Star Award winner. This month saw Natalie scoop the coveted prize after being nominated by colleagues. Natalie works in our purchasing department and has spent a lot of her own time recently organising events for staff and fundraising events for
April saw another double win for the Northern Star Award with two employees scooping the prize. First is Jacky who runs our admin department and some might say is an oracle here at Northern Industrial – if anyone has a problem Jacky is often the first person to ask. She won because there is not
Congratulations to James, our second Northern Star winner! James works in our engineering team as an electronics engineer who diagnoses, repairs and services industrial automation parts for our customers. Recently, James has been working with other departments and one of our customers in a complex upgrade project which is why he was nominated by his
Congratulations to Junaid, our first ever Northern Star winner! Junaid works as part of our purchasing team; dealing with enquiries from sales as well as speaking with suppliers to source parts for stock. The Northern Star award was created by Northern Industrial’s employee committee to recognise those who have gone the extra mile to help
It’s now been 40 years since John Lenehan began Northern Industrial back in 1978. We’ve come a long way since our humble Blackburn beginnings which John decided to start the company after leaving his job as a maintenance engineer at a local brewery. Although still in Blackburn, we now help you out with automation problems
In order to meet modern paper mill production schedules, papermaking machinery such as embossers, print units, conveyors, tissue winders and suction rolls need to utilise the modern latest drive technologies. Using modern technology also reduces the risk of downtime and maintenance issues, saving money in the long run! Papermaking machinery require high-performance levels that are way
One of the most popular energy management tools introduced into heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems is the variable frequency drive (VFD). For around 30 years, VFDs have been installed on fan and pump motors. This trend started because they save energy of 50% or more in comparison to conventional constant speed drive solutions. These
Northern Industrial, the proud sponsor of Whalley Juniors, would like to congratulate the club for winning the under 8’s Cup Final! Their hard work has paid off and we are extremely pleased for the team . Keep up the hard work boys and good luck for the next season from everyone at Northern Industrial!
We often come across crane and hoist drives at Northern Industrial as drives and motors have been important for many years in electric hoists, reels and winches.
One of the types of drives we come across frequently at Northern Industrial is elevator drives. No matter who you are or what your job is, it’s more than likely you have encountered a lift in some form or another, here we take a look at the driving force behind elevators and how they work.