G-Awards time again!

The nominations for this year’s G-Awards were revealed last week and it was fantastic to see Mila shortlisted in the Component Supplier of the Year category once again.

We’re the current holders of that title and we’ll certainly be battling hard to win a G-18 trophy to sit alongside our G-17 one. Continue reading…


Cycling for a Cure

Regular readers of the blog will be used to me getting on my bike for charity. Up until now, most of my epic rides have been in aid of the Hope House Children’s Hospices which are supported by the industry’s GM Fundraising charity. Over the years I’ve probably helped to raise hundreds of thousands of pounds for them, thanks entirely to the generous support of customers, colleagues and suppliers. Continue reading…


The countdown is on…

The countdown is clearly on for next year’s FIT Show. The marketing campaign around the ‘Be A Part of FIT’ theme has already started in the press and online, and I noticed that visitor registration has even opened already (that one might be a bit early maybe!)

Mila didn’t exhibit at the last FIT Show in 2017 because the timing didn’t quite fit with our product development cycle, but many of us Continue reading…


Top Marks

We’ve just received our brand new certificate from BSI confirming that Mila is now accredited to the ISO9001:2015 quality standard – the revised version of ISO9001:2008.

While this in itself would be a fine achievement, what makes it particularly special is that, Continue reading…


GDPR – only 5 days left!

If you haven’t heard of GDPR by now, you’re clearly not checking your in-box often enough!

GDPR represents a massive change in the way that companies have to handle data about their customers, and it’s being introduced right across the EU to give customers more rights and protections.

It’s meant to control how data is used and stored by switching the onus from opting out of direct marketing communications to opting in. Continue reading…