Electech

Signing off for 2023

We’re publishing our final blog of 2023 feeling a sense of achievement. Thanks to those of you that continue to read them each month. In the past 12 months, we’ve extended contracts, received orders from new customers, increased the headcount in the workshop and raised thousands of pounds for a large and small charity. Things feel…

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Refurbish to Sustain

Simon from the Like Tech team showing a piece of repair work at the recent company meeting.

At Like Technologies we have two company meetings per year. It’s an opportunity for the team to come together, share knowledge and provide an update from each department. At the most recent one, held in May, one of our engineers Simon, updated us on an ongoing project that he would describe as ‘important but not complicated’. The…

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Investing in our people

Investing in our people

William, a Lancaster University graduate who joined Like Technologies after taking part in a Tech Lancaster BootCamp has further developed his skill set and is now a Certified IPC Specialist meaning he can now do assembly work here in our workshop, in addition to the support he provides within our IS team. We recently asked him…

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What does Sustainability mean to us?

Sustainability at Like Technologies

Sustainability is frequently mentioned in mainstream media and businesses continue to be asked what it means for them. Questions are also asked in the supply chain, meaning it has rightly moved up the ladder of priorities. At a recent business event, whilst in conversation with another business owner they casually said; “…well that’s what you’ve always been doing at Like Technologies isn’t…

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Why is silicon one of the most useful elements?

Silicon as it appears in the periodic table on a yellow background.

A piece of high school Chemistry homework led to an in-depth exploration of the element silicon last month. Tasked with creating a leaflet about an element, Silicon was perhaps not the obvious choice but it was a learning experience for both the student, and the parent. Silicon was discovered by Jöns Jacob Berzelius in 1824…

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What is…?

At Like Technologies, we like it when people ask questions, it’s something we actively encourage across our engineering, administration and leadership teams. Here, we’ve summarised the most common questions you’ve searched for (and found) on our website in 2022. What is the Difference Between Re-engineering and Reverse Engineering? Re-engineering and reverse engineering are two technical…

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Challenges and opportunities within ElecTech

Image shows a meeting room where people are sat down listening to Kate Houlden from Like Technologies speak at the recent ElecTech event

We’re members of the ElecTech Innovation Cluster and attended their recent event held at Lancaster and Morecambe College on 20th October, 2022. With a room full of people who actively work within or support the ElecTech sector, we were invited to participate in a lightning round. We used the opportunity to tell people a little…

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What is re-engineering?

Re-engineering

Companies working within industrial environments are increasingly under pressure from the demands of modern-day and the desire to have solutions to a problem at the click of a finger. Rising customer demands puts pressure on these industries specifically when output and performance needs to be at a maximum but downtime is not an option. There is…

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International Women in Engineering Day 2022

INWED22

To celebrate this year’s International Women in Engineering Day we want to shine a spotlight on some of the incredible women that work within our team. Although a small company, we are proud to say that 29% of our team are female. A higher statistic than the 19% overall UK average of women working in…

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