Friday, March 20th, 2020

As the situation surrounding Coronavirus is rapidly developing we would like to assure everyone that Fairfields is taking the current situation very seriously.  We are following the recommendations, directives and official advice from the UK Government and the World Health Organisation (WHO) and last week started to deploy our business continuity plan. A Business Continuity […]

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NAW 2020

National Apprenticeship Week 2020

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

3rd to 9th February is National Apprenticeship Week 2020 – a campaign Fairfields is proud to support annually. Fairfields has been running its own successful Apprenticeship programme for almost 20 years and apprentices are a key component to the company’s 33 years of success. Almost half of Fairfields workforce is made up of former or […]

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Toolbox Talk

Toolbox Talk from CPA Automation

Friday, January 24th, 2020

Fairfield engineers received an important product update from CPA Automation this week in relation to harmonic and transient disturbances. As well as costs introduced due to inefficiency, power quality problems can also lead to premature failure of equipment. With ever increasing technology on the factory floor and the rise of Industry 4.0, these updates are […]

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FCS Festive knits

Friday, December 13th, 2019

For the fifth year running, staff at Fairfields got into the Christmas spirit and donned their festive woollies for Christmas Jumper Day 2019 in aid of Save the Children. Money was raised through a raffle, cake sale, sweepstake and even a by sticking a nose on James Blunt whilst blindfolded…! Donations to Save the Children […]

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Tuesday, November 26th, 2019

Today Fairfields hosted a Rockwell Automation CompactLogix PLC Workshop at our Head Office. The workshop was attended by our Apprentices, Graduates and Client’s maintenance staff. The workshop enables users to experience the benefits of using of Integrated Architecture® system. This system links a host of compatible devices that enable machine builders and end users to […]

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© Siemens AG 2019, All rights reserved

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

Fairfield Engineers attend training for the Siemens WinCC PM-Quality add-on at Siemens in Mannheim, Germany. PM-Quality is used for the acquisition, processing and archiving of batch/job oriented data such as trends, alarms, set points, current values, audit trails and laboratory values as part of a comprehensive quality management system. Data from various sources ranging from […]

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Wednesday, November 13th, 2019

Fairfield Control Systems (FCS) have successfully completed a project to deliver Collaborative Workbenches into BAE Systems Air Sector. The workbenches combine 3D projection technologies and machine vision to aid users and increase productivity. FCS were approached by BAE Systems with the requirement to take a prototype design to a workbench which could be delivered into […]

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Rockwell Automation TechEd 2019

TechEd EMEA 2019

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Five more Fairfield Engineers are attending Rockwell Automation’s TechED 2019 event in Munich this week from 21 to 24 October. Billed as Rockwell’s ‘Premier Technology Education Event’, TechEd 2019 offers more than 150 sessions over three and a half days, including thought-provoking keynote presentations, expert-led sessions, interactive labs and innovative demonstrations. Delegates have the opportunity […]

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Functional Safety Seminar

Apprentices and Graduates at the SICK Functional Safety Seminar

Friday, October 18th, 2019

We have SICK in house today providing a functional safety seminar to some of our apprentices and graduates, providing them an understanding of the basic requirements of the functional safety standards, particularly ISO 13849 and how to apply it practically. SICK are one of the market leaders for intelligent sensors in industrial automation, and possess […]

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Long Service Awards

[L-R] Mark Scott, Oliver Mangham, Jason Varney, Sally Beers, Jon Truman

Thursday, October 17th, 2019

We are delighted that 5 members of staff have reached significant long service milestones at Fairfields in 2019: Mark Scott & Jon Truman – 20 years’ service Sally-Anne Beers, Jason Varney & Oliver Mangham – 15 years’ service We are delighted that so many staff remain with Fairfields throughout their career, from apprentice or graduate […]

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