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Half a decade of Service Celebrated!

The Production Manager at McKenna Precision Castings congratulated Philip Ginda for ‘An impressive 5 Years’ at his Long Service Award ceremony. From the start Philip displayed an aptitude and strong work ethic that enabled him to progress very quickly from being an Operator to the Subcon Controller. This ‘Supergrade’ operator ensured that Subcon management was […]

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Controlling Scrap, Reducing Costs

McKenna Precision Castings has taken further leaps into reducing the cost of production by re-engineering their manufacturing process. Not satisfied with the already well oiled and refined manufacturing capability the engineering department embarked on a program to totally eliminate scrap in the Aluminium production lines so that they could match the very low scrap rates […]

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3 Temporary workers have been made permanent at McKennas

MPCs’ HR department were happy to announce that they had set 3 new people on to add to their very lean team of highly capable production staff. Head of recruitment Kerry Madin said ‘The starters had initially joined the company as temporary agency staff and as result of their positive attitude, hard work, and the […]

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Positive Metal Identification enhanced at MPC

In order to maintain and improve its very high standard MPC upgraded its XRF Analyser. The quality department said this move will make testing a faster and more accurate process adding to the Spectro Analysis that is already carried out on all parts at MPC. The operators of the XLT800, after rigorous training, have already […]

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Apprenticeships at McKenna Precision Castings

We currently employ an Accounts Apprentice, Joel Wood, who is studying for his AAT level 2 whilst working at McKenna’s. He has successfully passed all exams sat so far, and is on track for completing his level 2 and progressing onto level 3. Kerry Madin, HR Co-ordinator, says “The benefits for apprenticeships are mutual, apprentices […]

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McKenna Applauds another Long Service Award!

McKenna Precision Castings would like to thank and acknowledge Sarah Bullock for 10 years of service to the company. It is common at McKennas to see employees achieve the long service award for 10 years of service or more. The latest recipient of the award, Sarah Bullock, having started at McKennas in 2005 straight from […]

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McKenna expands its penetration in Oil & Gas and renewable Sectors

Through dogged determination McKennas have made significant in roads into the oil and gas industry, a course that it set its sights on a relatively short while ago. As a result of continuous improvement to its process McKenna through the quality department managed to attain some very import standards in this industry. Quality Engineer Maddy […]

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