Plastics Industry Awards – Here we come!

Blog | Richard Gyde, Managing Director

I’ve probably mentioned before on this blog how incredibly proud I am of our new GRIP espag handle. 

It represents a huge innovation in this industry because it’s manufactured in ABS rather than zinc, and has such a low carbon footprint that it’s been certified by the Carbon Trust.

Richard


Thank you!

Blog | Richard Gyde, Managing Director

I’ve now had a couple of weeks to recover from the exertions and excitement of the GM Fundraising Border to Border charity bike ride, and I want to say a huge thank you to all my colleagues, customers, suppliers, and even competitors, and friends who’ve given me such generous support.

My personal fundraising total currently stands at just over £25,000 and altogether the group has raised more than £150,000 – all for the Hope House Children’s Hospices. Continue reading…


Border to Border – an update

Blog | Richard Gyde, Managing Director

Thanks to everyone who has already sponsored me for next month’s Border to Border charity bike ride from Vancouver in Canada to Tijuana in Mexico. 

I’ve been really touched by the number of people who have pledged their support on my justgiving page, but now I’m making another heartfelt plea for as many people as possible from across the industry to really dig deep and sponsor me or any of the other members of the team. Continue reading…


Back in the saddle

Blog | Richard Gyde, Managing Director

After what was probably slightly too long, I’ve been back in the saddle in recent months training for the GM Fundraising Border to Border bike ride, which is happening in just a few weeks.

A bit of warm weather altitude training in Majorca a few weeks ago left me in no doubt that I need to step up my training, but at the same time reassured me that I’ll probably survive! Continue reading…