Total Carbide announced finalist for top Bucks award

05/05/21 | General announcements

The finalists for the Buckinghamshire Business Awards 2021 have been announced and design and manufacturing company Total Carbide has made the finals in the Apprentice and Young Person Employer category.

Westcott based Total Carbide is one of only three companies shortlisted in this category which is sponsored by Buckinghamshire Council. The winners will be announced during the week of 24th May.

Organised by Buckinghamshire Business First, the Buckinghamshire Business Awards are an opportunity for local businesses to show that they are leaders in their field who excel through hard work and entrepreneurial vision. Each finalist embodies the spirit of entrepreneurship that makes Buckinghamshire renowned for business success.

Managing director Andreas Hohmann explains: “We are delighted to be a named finalist in the Apprentice and Young Person Employer category of the Bucks Business Awards this year.

“This means a great deal to us - a company that has navigated all the implications of Covid-19 but still kept the focus on training, developing and supporting apprentices and the next generation of engineers.

“I would like to congratulate our superb team for this achievement and also thank our supporters including Versarien, Westcott Space Cluster, Activate Apprenticeships and Westcott Venture Park.”

Total Carbide is one of the European leaders in the design and manufacture of tungsten carbide wear parts, employing 21 people and part of the Versarien Plc Group.

The company sells to a global customer base covering 40 different industries producing bespoke products for a wide spread of wear applications.  These range from all aspects of the oil and gas industry through measurement tools and cutting knives to difficult complex breakthrough technology designed to cut the weight of rockets and is now leader in providing nozzles for space propulsion and aerospace parts.

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