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Case Studies

  • Custom Labels – Flexibility, skills and experience August 16, 2019 - A BRIDGWATER company is now one of the country’s leading asset label suppliers thanks to an ambitious expansion programme which has ensured it can continue to deliver a wide range of products to the Hinkley Point C (HPC) Site. Over the last five years, Custom Labels has invested hundreds of thousands of pounds in new […]
  • Somerset Cyber Group – “We can help suppliers add value to their work” June 18, 2019 - A new Somerset consortium has joined forces to give supply chain members working on the Hinkley Point C (HPC) project the best possible IT security advice and Government-recognised IT security accreditation. The Somerset Cyber Group was formed last year by three local companies – Yeovil-based CETSAT and Blueloop and Bridgwater-based PC Comms. Between them they […]
  • GTE – “We’re very proud to be working on HPC” June 18, 2019 - Global Tunnelling Experts (GTE) are world leaders in their field, currently working in 48 different countries on more than 120 diverse projects, making them the perfect partner for the Hinkley Point C project. Four teams from GTE will be operating the three massive tunnel boring machines for Balfour Beatty who are constructing the two intake […]
  • JoBird & Co – Looking to the future with the Hinkley Supply Chain Team April 30, 2019 - Somerset-based manufacturer of custom-made cabinets, JoBird & Co Ltd, is looking to the future by getting Hinkley-ready with the support of the Hinkley Supply Chain Team. The company is located in Highbridge, less than 20 miles by road from the Hinkley Point C (HPC) new nuclear power station. It produces durable and reliable cabinets largely […]
  • Electrifying success for DS Electrical at HPC April 15, 2019 - Darren Sparrey, founder and managing director of Bideford-based DS Electrical, doesn’t mince his words when describing the importance of winning contracts at Hinkley Point to his business: “This is a once in a lifetime opportunity!” DS Electrical was founded in 1994 to provide electrical services within the Industrial, Domestic and Commercial areas. Their commitment to […]
  • Ainscough: “We’re extremely proud to be part of what’s happening here in Somerset” April 15, 2019 - There are hundreds of businesses of all sizes currently working at Hinkley Point C (HPC), though few can be as integral to daily site operations as Ainscough. The UK’s largest crane company, Ainscough has gone to great lengths to embed itself into the South West’s business and educational communities and currently works with over 60 […]
  • Clarke Willmott Tour of Hinkley Point C April 2, 2019 - Clarke Willmott was delighted to organise in partnership with EDF Energy and HOST a tour of Hinkley Point C on 21st March 2019 for clients and those individuals with a strong interest in the construction of the new nuclear power station in Somerset. The tour was arranged to show business owners and key connections the […]
  • Hinkley Supply Chain Case Study – Mike Morgan, MMES 2012 Ltd – “The opportunity is there to be taken!” February 18, 2019 - MMES 2012 Ltd is one of the many Somerset businesses already making the most of the Hinkley Point C project. Formerly trading as Mike Morgan Electrical Services, the company has recently benefited from work linked to the new traffic control system around Bridgwater, installing power supplies as well as doing inspection and testing on new […]
  • Turquoise Thinking Wins Market Research Contract at HPC February 11, 2019 - Turquoise Thinking, a Barnstaple, Devon based Market Research firm have been selected by Hinkley Point C (HPC) to run their twice a year site-based Workforce Survey. Some of the information necessary to do this is easily accessible within IT systems, but other data, such as the type of accommodation people working at site temporarily live […]
  • South Wales Company wins contract ensuring stability and a platform for future growth February 11, 2019 - Based in Bridgend, Vessco Engineering are a Tier 2 supplier that has won the contract to manufacture two large pressure vessels for Tier 1 contractor GE Power Systems, who are supplying the two turbine islands for Hinkley Point C power generation. Due to their size, these pressure vessels are thought to be the largest that […]


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