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Melford Win Queens Award for Enterprise for International Trade, Apr 2021

Melford Technologies Ltd has been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade.

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Melford Launch New LED Taxi Top, Feb 2021

Melford Technologies Ltd are extremely proud to announce the new product launch of our LED Taxi-top dual display.

Both innovative and disruptive the dual sided taxi-top display brings eye-popping high bright streaming video to the street.

Its high bright dual screens and rugged character together with extensive in-house testing to temperature,humidity and vibration ensures this product is ready for anything the outdoor environment can throw at it. 

Grant Smith, Melford Sales Director commented "Melford has a rich pedigree of designing and developing products that are robust and elegant. This unit has been manufactured with care and attention to detail. Our team have developed a winning product that is stunning, disruptive and cost effective. We look forward to seeing this on the streets around the world in years to come."

Queens Award for Enterprise Submission, Sept 2020

Melford Technologies determined that the time was right to undertake a submission for the Queens Award for Enterprise.

 

The Queen's Awards for Enterprise is an awards programme for British businesses and other organizations who excel at international trade, innovation, sustainable development or promoting opportunity.

 

They are the highest official UK awards for British businesses.

Steve Osborne, Melford MD, stated "Our export of goods over the past three/four years has been at a level deemed significant enough to quality for submission. We realise that we may not be successful but it is a good barometer of the progress made by the business and of course of our hard working staff. It would be a significant milestone if we were to be recognised with this award."

Melford appoint new Sales Manager, Sept 2020

Marcus Lamb is an experienced sales professional with a demonstrated history of working in the computer hardware and audio visual industry.  Skilled in Indirect Sales, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Management, Account Management, and Networking.

Marcus worked for over 20 years at his previous company as a Channels Sales Team Lead. 

Marcus achieved a B.A Honours in Humanities from The University of Wolverhampton and is a keen runner.

Grant Smith, Sales Director, stated "We are delighted to have Marcus on board. He is professional, intelligent and experienced and brings a new enthusiastic dynamic to the growing sales team."

Melford awarded ISO 9001:2015 re-certification, Sept 2020

Melford is pleased to announce that Lloyds register have recommended re-certification to quality International standard ISO 9001:2015. 
 

Nick Kerrigan, Business Support Manager stated

“This quality audit and recommendation to re-certification confirms Melford's commitment to providing quality products, processes and procedures to our customers, staff and suppliers.

Quality is driven from every aspect of the business and forms the basis of all staff activities.

Quality is extremely important to Melford and our continued certification is key to our future success.” 

Melford speak with Minister Graham Stuart, UK International Trade Minister, Apr 20

Melford Technologies Sales Director, Grant Smith, had an opportunity to speak (over MS Teams) with Minister Graham Stuart, UK International Trade Minister and Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness.

 

With over 80% of product being exported by Melford the Minister wished to discuss how this was currently being fulfilled in the current climate and how the staff had been affected.

 

He was extremely impressed with the way in which the company and staff had adjusted to new working hours to accommodate the socially distanced measures.

The conversation focused on the Covid-19 impact and how Melford have met with the challenge to negate this by revising shift patterns (spread over 24 hours) and ensuring non-essential staff not involved in the production and manufacturing processes work from home.  

 

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Melford visit Integrated Systems Europe 2020, Amsterdam, Feb 20

Integrated Systems Europe exhibits cutting-edge AV technology for professionals working in the commercial and residential installation and integration marketplace. ISE is home to the latest technological services and products and includes residential solutions, digital signage, smart building services, unified communication solutions, and similar products and services. The exhibition is well known for its features such as audio and video conferencing, content management and distribution, flat screen displays, home cinema, and entertainment forums as well as other forms of attractions. 

Melford stated "ISE provides an opportunity for us to ensure it keeps stride with new and existing digital technologies and to ensure existing relationships are maintained. 

 

A thoroughly absorbing and exciting time for the AV industry and Melford as an evolving business.

Melford visit Zebra Technologies Channel Partner Event, Disneyland Paris, Jan 20

Zebra Technologies Ltd held their Channel Partner Event at the Newport Bay Hotel in Disneyland Paris, 22nd- 23rd January 2020.

They presented over two days combining their global and EMEA sales strategy and conveyed many of their existing and new products to their channel partners of whom Melford are one of the newest.

Melford’s Grant Smith, Sales Director, visited and met with most of the UK Zebra team and attended several breakout seminars as well as the kick off presentations.

 

Zebra also invited the British Astronaut Tim Peake to deliver a truly engrossing presentation.

"It was a superbly run and well organised event which provided insight into the strategy of the business and expanded on how to leverage the expertise and talent of their staff resulting in product sales via the channel.

Melford visit Restaurant & Bar Tech Live, Excel, London, November 2019

Restaurant & Bar Tech Live is Europe's leading exhibition dedicated to the emerging technologies driving the profits of restaurants and bars across the globe. This unmissable event provided an exceptional insight into the hottest new tech trends in retail & hospitality. 

Melford’s Grant Smith, Sales Director, visited and met up with some familiar faces and met some interesting new contacts.

 

He stated

 

"It was a great event and there was a real buzz at the Excel centre. 

I think businesses have at last realised that they can not keep the hold button pressed indefinitely and finally there seems to be some optimism about the future." 

Win for Melford at the Bucks Business First Awards , October 2019

As proud finalists of the Bucks Business Awards, Melford was delighted to attend the black-tie ceremony.

 

A fantastic evening celebrated by all and topped off by winning the International Trade & Export company of the year award.

Steve Osborne, Managing Director expressed

“It’s an honour to win this prestigious award, this represents recognition of our employees hard work.

 

It illustrates our dedication to international trade and export to satisfy our customers increased appetite to our increasing product range.”

Melford visit Kiosk Summit 2019, London 18th October 2019

Kiosk Summit London is Europe's only dedicated event for organisations and individuals.

 

The event is designed for users who utilize self-service technology to interact with their clients.

 

Also to streamline their customer journey and gain increased efficiency by using cutting edge interactivity.

Melford’s Grant Smith visited to catch up with some old friends and make some new ones.

 

The exhibition showcased a wide variety and range of kiosks at the Business Design Centre, London on the 18th October 2019.

Melford MD signs up on new property, October 2019

Steve Osborne, Melford’s MD, recently signed up on two new combined units in Amersham.


“We are very excited to announce this exciting new development in Melford’s growth journey.

The new offices, showcase area, manufacturing, design, configuration and warehousing space will allow Melford to accommodate our customers’ demands for an extended product range combined with improved lead times.

 

We are all very much look forward to moving in early in the new year."

Melford visit EDS '19, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, 14th & 15th October 2019

Our Sales Director, Grant Smith, visited the Ricoh Arena, Coventry to meet up with customers and suppliers. He also attended an interesting seminar on the electric vehicle charging market.

 

The Engineering Design Show is the UK’s only event entirely dedicated to engineering, electronics and embedded design.

 

The show provides the ideal environment for design engineers to benefit from direct access to the latest products, services and innovations available to the sector.

 

EDS provides visitors with unrivalled access to expert speakers exploring best practice, new design techniques and industry issues.

Melford deliver 500 taxi top dual mobile displays for New York

So good they named it twice, New York is the new venue for a newly developed product designed, manufactured, assembled and configured by Melford. 


The final high definition displays will be despatched in November and installed before the new year ensuring that the famous yellow taxi cabs have advertising media atop the vehicles in time for Christmas. 

The mobile high bright display is a dual sided display designed to be vehicle mounted.

Each screen may be addressed individually to show different content if required to enhance advertising campaigns. The display automatically adjusts the brightness of the screen to match the ambient lighting conditions. 

 

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Melford visit DSEI 2019, Excel, London, 10th - 13th September 2019

A team of representatives from Melford visited the Defence & Security Equipment International event at the Excel, London to meet up with customers and suppliers and to keep abreast of the changing landscape of the international defense sector as well as listen to keynote speakers and attend various seminars.

David Long, Business Development Manager, commented


“This bi-annual event represents a great opportunity to keep up with the technological advances and to gauge how Melford compares in this market sector. It’s always nice to catch up with our many clients to discuss strategies and projects for the future.”

 

DSEI is a world leading event that connects governments, national armed forces, industry thought leaders and the global defence & security supply chain on an unrivalled scale.  

Melford awarded ISO 9001:2015 re-certification, July 2019

Melford is pleased to announce that Lloyds register have recommended re-certification to quality International standard ISO 9001:2015. 
 

Nick Kerrigan, Business Support Manager stated

“This quality audit and recommendation to re-certification confirms Melford's commitment to providing quality products, processes and procedures to our customers, staff and suppliers.

Quality is extremely important to Melford and our continued certification is key to our future success.”