Key awards, events and achievements
Holroyd wins the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade.
Holroyd is named as Apprentice Employer of the Year in the prestigious Rochdale Business Awards.
PTG is identified as ‘one of twenty up and coming medium-sized subsidiaries of foreign companies, and significant investment pledges made by foreign corporates’ in the inaugural Sunday Times PA Consulting Inward Investment Track.
PTG is the proud recipient of the Greater China Business Award for the North West of England. The award recognises our significant contribution in developing business and network links with Greater China, including bi-lateral trade and investment.
Holroyd young engineer, Adam Hazeldine, is presented with the respected AMTRI Scholarship at the Manufacturing Technologies Association (MTA) awards dinner. At the same event, two other Holroyd engineers, Bradley Mooney and Jordan Beard, are short-listed for the prestigious MTA Young Engineer of the Year award.
Holroyd Mechanical Engineering apprentice, Sam Greenwood, receives the 2013 First Year Engineering Apprentice of the Year award at Rochdale Training’s 44th Annual Prize-giving event.
PTG is the platinum sponsor of City University London’s biennial International Conference on Compressors and their Systems – one of the world’s leading events in compressor technology. We have sponsored the event ever since it was first held in 1999.
Dr Chris Holmes, of PTG Advanced Developments, is made an Honorary Visiting Professor by City University London. The appointment is in recognition of Chris’s work in the field of screw rotor behaviour, metrology, design and manufacture.
PTG receives a major accolade by being named as runner-up at the UKTI/Finnair North West England Greater China Business Awards 2012.
Holroyd celebrates 150 years of designing and building high precision milling and grinding machines for the manufacture of helical components.
Precision Technologies Group becomes part of Chongqing Machinery & Electric Co. Ltd. (CQME), a large Chinese industrial group listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Since acquisition, CQME has invested significantly in PTG. This has included allowing a considerable proportion of profits for the development of new products and markets, as well as investment in R&D, training and skills.
Some earlier awards, accolades, achievements and facts
Holroyd wins the Queen's Award to Industry: for Innovation in the field of thread & gear grinding technology.
Holroyd receives high commendations in the 'Exporter of the Year' category in the Manufacturing Industry Achievement Awards.
Holroyd is a finalist in the Machinery Awards 'Most Innovative Application of New Capital Equipment' category.
Holroyd is a finalist in the Machinery Awards 'Most Innovative Application of Computer Technology in Support of Production' category.
Holroyd is a winner in the 'Innovation of the Year' category in the Manufacturing Industry Achievement Awards.
John Holroyd & Company wins the Queen's Award for Technological Achievement.
John Holroyd & Company receives the Queen's Award for Technological Innovation for its innovative milling machines for the production of helical screws and rotors.
Holroyd is the World Record Holder for Worm Gearing Efficiency Recorded –at 98% at the National Physical Laboratory.
Holroyd is established in the North West of England. (Our company has been on the same manufacturing site for more than 100 years.)