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It seems a particularly relevant week to be talking about the multiple steps in our design process to have led Safetray to the stage it is at now.
If rumours are to be believed, our design process involved me scribbling down some sketches of an adapted food and drinks tray, sending them over to Fearsomengine and, BINGO, we had ourselves a revolutionary product.
How I wish it was that simple.
Fearsomengine were involved very early on in the design process. They wanted to have a look at a variety ways of stabilising trays before committing with certainty to my original idea of having some sort of solid retractable device that would slide in-between the fingers of service staff to provide the required support.
Some encouraging news this morning from Scottish Engineering whose latest quarterly review shows the best order intake for 18 months.
It says its fourth trends survey of the year is the most encouraging of 2009 with most of the measurable areas maintaining a negative result, but fast approaching the point where they will become positive.
However SE's chief executive Peter Hughes says small machine shops are really feeling the pain as a result of larger companies keeping more work in-house rather than sub contracting.