Acres Engineering Ltd have been established since 1947. They are specialists in the design and manufacture of production support equipment. Their projects are typically aimed at improving productivity or health and safety. They manufacture products like workbenches, trolleys, lifting equipment; basically products to handle, manipulate, transport or store components. They operate on a total solution approach and provide CAD, design, manufacture, paint finish, load testing and, where necessary, CE marking. Acres are fully e – commerce enabled and has a sophisticated IT infrastructure to deliver its services.
Although everything that they manufacture is ‘custom’, they design in a way that delivers standardised, modular, re-configurable solutions to future proof as much as possible and to keep cost low. The benefit that Acres offer is the harnessed knowledge, from working with a multitude of clients in numerous industries including automotive, aerospace, rail, power generation, food.
How has this funding helped your business?
“The training provided is extremely valuable to Acres. The funding has enabled us to provide both new and refresher training to staff. Wherever possible we will always grasp opportunities to up-skill our workforce and as such we have invested significantly ourselves, freeing up members of staff during an extremely busy trading period. The opportunity presented by Learndirect cannot be underestimated, and has allowed us to demonstrate our continued commitment to our team and promote our ongoing desire to develop, improve and re-invent the service we offer to our customers. We cannot thank Learndirect enough for the funded training provided, and the professional way in which it was managed and delivered”