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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Like for Like

An image with text that says like for like.

Like for Like is what we meant when we named the business. We set out to either repair or replace electronic equipment, like-for-like. We were founded in 2006, in response to the need for obsolescence management solutions in industry and under the principles of sustainability. As the company has grown, we’re also able to create new…

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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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Repairing PCBs to Reduce Electronic Waste

Repairing printed circuit boards (PCBs) is a crucial way to reduce the need to recycle or dispose of electronic waste. In 2021, it was estimated that the world’s total amount of electronic and electrical equipment waste would be 57.4 million tonnes. This gigantic figure resulted from limited repair options, shorter product lifecycles and increased consumerism.…

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Introducing our GREEN Scheme

environmentally friendly

Our company is heavily invested in protecting the environment and supporting the community in which we live. While we have always had high environmental standards for all aspects of our business (accredited to ISO 14001 standards), we have recently introduced our very own GREEN Scheme in order to minimise our environmental impact even further. So…

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