June 2017

Expansion Site Update – Steel frame structure and overhead cranes are up for our new 9850ft² stores building. Structural Calculations have been carried out by David Haigh. The next steps are to install the Kingspan roofing and fit the internal concrete wall panels.      

May 2017

KGD are delighted to announce that we have now been awarded Fit for Nuclear #F4N status. The UK Governments commitment to Nuclear Power is an exciting proposition which KGD identified as a strategic target in 2015. We have been working diligently with Nuclear AMRC carrying out audits, action plans, strategic, leadership and H&S training. We … Continued

April 2017

KGD are pleased to announce the planning and design is under way for our expansion to additional premises less than a 1/4 of a mile from our existing headquarters. The new site, covering over 6 acres, will add 7000m² of fabrication, assembly and testing workspace to our existing facilities. It will include an increased 11.5m … Continued

October 2016

KGD is very pleased to see another two apprentices successfully complete their 4 year NVQ Level 3 Engineering apprenticeship.  Matt Booth and Dan Sewell both joined KGD after their GCSE’s and have both completed City & Guilds College Courses concurrently with their NVQ on the job training.  We congratulate them both and wish them well … Continued

September 2016

After a lot of work and effort by KGDs in-house NDT and Quality departments we are pleased to announce that we have achieved the EN3834 Welding accreditation. To achieve this Mick Seabourne has now qualified as our Responsible Welding Coordinator.  The company would like to congratulate him in gaining these additional qualifications. This International Standard … Continued

July 2016

KGD has now achieved ISO 14001 and ISO 18001 to compliment ISO 9001. These accreditations show that KGD has effective Environmental and Health and Safety Policies in place.

June 2016

KGD has now gained the JQS Achilles Registration. The Achilles JQS (Joint Qualification System) is a supplier register and pre-qualification system used by the buyers in the Norwegian and Danish oil and gas sector to manage supplier information and risk within the supply chain as well as to procure efficiently in accordance with EU regulations.

September 2015

KGD broke new ground last week by exhibiting for the first time at the Offshore Europe Oil & Gas Exhibition in Aberdeen.  The show had 1500 exhibitors and over 50,000 visitors during the 4 days.  KGD were represented by six of its engineering team who spent the week meeting and greeting various existing customers and … Continued

June 2015

Ken celebrates his 65th Birthday   The workforce at KGD all joined together in June to celebrate Ken reaching his 65th Birthday. The day was marked with a cake very kindly made by our site managers wife Karen.  It was presented to Ken to mark his special day. We all wish him well for the … Continued

May 2015

KGD woke up to a very pleasant surprise on Sunday by being named 10th in the list of Fastest Growing Export SME’s in the UK by the Sunday Times.  The news came on the back of continued expansion of the company both locally and overseas.  KGD now employs over 100 people in Hereford manufacturing a … Continued