Women in Engineering

We are so proud of our apprentices! We currently have several female apprentices here at GSM and they are absolutely smashing their courses! In fact two of them have been put forward for awards! This is Charlotte our welding and fabrication apprentice doing what she does best! Speaking to Leeds City College Charlotte Said: “Just because you’re female it doesn’t mean...

Phoebe Payne is making sparks fly as a pioneering female Engineering Apprentice at GSM Valtech

Once again one of our female apprentices are in the limelight, absolutely smashing their course, This time it is our Phoebe she is the only female in her college class doing a Level 4 Engineering Apprenticeship. Read this fantastic article about her journey so far.  

GSM Accounts team raise money for Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Gill, Emma, Amanda and Hayley, all members of the GSM Accounts team, recently took part in the Nidderdale Walk, walking 8 miles and raising a total of £750 for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. They were joined by Seb Lea-Griffiths, GSM’s Maintenance Engineer, who took on the 14 mile route and completed this in just 4 hours and 1 minute, walking...

GSM Group reduces carbon footprint

From Monday 5th June 2023, GSM Valtech will be moving to a 4 day working week and our operating hours will be Monday to Thursday, 7.30am to 5.30pm. Following on from our recent investment in solar panels and battery storage this will help to achieve further energy savings from our production processes, many of which need to run continuously. Therefore,...

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Advantages of CNC Machines Over Conventional Machines

Providing the best products and services is at the heart of everything we do at GSM Valtech. For this reason, we’re constantly investing in the latest machinery, which allows us to deliver high quality sheet metal work. We use CNC machines to achieve this. From CNC laser cutting to CNC punching, we’re able to manufacture products to your exact specifications....

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GSM Invests In New Machinery

We have an extensive range of ‘in-house’ manufacturing processes with a commitment to invest in new technology. Despite the economic downturn, We are still  continuing with its programme of investment. Andrew Spratt, our Commercial Director, says "Our philosophy is to continually develop and invest in all aspects of our company, including people, plant, and machinery. This approach, together with our sales...

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GSM Donation to MAP Charity- Leeds

GSM (the manufacturer of Ioniser-Pro) were delighted to visit Map Charity in Leeds last week to present them with a donation of two iMacs and a cheque for £1200. Map Charity are a pioneering alternative provider in creative education, offering qualifications and first-hand experience to young people at risk of exclusion from the mainstream school system. They inspire their students...

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The Kaizen Approach

We firmly believe in the Japanese philosophy of Kaizen which is the Japanese word for "improvement". In business, kaizen refers to activities that continuously improve all functions and involve all employees from the CEO to the factory workers. We have made over 10,000 internal improvements since its inception over 30 years ago.