Sustainability is an increasingly important consideration for many industries around the world. In the UK, the manufacturing sector is a significant contributor to the economy and employs over 2.7 million people.Manufacturing industries have been widely recognised for their negative impact on the environment through waste and energy usage. As such, it has a crucial role […]
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Scotland’s Leading Spring Supplier Is Exhibiting at Southern Manufacturing and Electronics 2023
Irvine Springs will be heading down to Farnborough to exhibit at the UK’s most comprehensive industrial exhibition. Exhibiting at stand D200 from the 7th until the 9th of February, Irvine Springs, Scotland’s Leading Spring Supplier, is excited to meet existing and future partners within the manufacturing and electronics sectors. Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is widely […]
The Crucial Role Springs Play In The Medical Industry
As the medical industry progresses, there are even more critical pieces of equipment than ever before. Springs are now being used in nearly all of these critical components, which allow us to receive the medical care that is so crucial to our well-being. This means that springs are critical within the medical landscape, and they […]
What Spring Technology Do We Use?
From everyday consumer products to industrial equipment, springs are universal in all kinds of machines. Disassemble anything involving a mechanism and chances are, there is spring technology inside. Every spring comes with its own behavioural and design characteristics that must be considered depending on the project. As spring technology engineering has advanced due to advances […]
7 Ways To Maximise Spring Life Cycle
Spring life expectancy depends on the application in which the spring is being used. Factors such as force, environmental conditions and materials all have an impact on a spring’s life. Maximising your spring life cycle is essential to consider when specifying springs as they are vital components within the assembly of any project. Spring failure […]
Irvine Springs: Manufacturer of the Year Finalists at ‘Made in Scotland ‘ Awards
In recognition for our ongoing excellence as leaders in the spring industry, we are proud to announce that Irvine Springs was a finalist in the ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ category at the ‘Business Insider Made in Scotland 2021’ awards. Our thanks go to the organisers and sponsors, and to our fantastic employees for all their […]
Who Is Robert Hooke And What Did He Discover?
Robert Hooke was an English physicist, best known for discovering the Law of Elasticity, or, Hooke’s Law. In this blog post we’re going to cover everything there is to know about Robert Hooke, from who he is and what he discovered, to his influence on modern science and manufacturing. Irvine Springs is a spring manufacturer […]
Top 2021 Manufacturing Trends To Watch This Year
Now that we’re a quarter of the way into the year, we want to make our official predictions for the future of manufacturing. We have identified 14 manufacturing trends which we believe will arise this year, as influenced by growing demand, advances in technology and the triumphs and failures of previous years. Although these trends […]
What Are The Different Types Of Spring Materials And Finishes?
Irvine Springs is a leading name in bespoke spring manufacturing. For over fifty years, we have advised customers on a global scale about spring design for optimal performance and commercial advantage. A key element of this is ensuring that you have chosen the best spring materials and finishes for your purpose. In this post, we […]
A Message from the MD
The team at Irvine Springs hopes you, your family and work colleagues are keeping safe and well during this time. Neil Matthews, MD at Irvine Springs, has delivered an important message, reassuring our customers that we remain open for business during this unprecedented time and that our five core reasons to purchase from us are […]