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April 19, 2016

 Will receiving his award on the night. 


We mentioned in a blog post the other week that our Workshop Supervisor, Will Broome, was nominated for the Motion Control Industry Award's "Young Motion Control Engineer of the Year."... and guess what? He won!

Our rather...

April 6, 2016

Coming soon to a B-Movie bargain bin near you!



We've all heard of "You get what you pay for", right?
Everyone knows that if you spend a little more money on a product, you should get one of much better quality; we've all got that one brand that we're all too happy to...

March 16, 2016

Come on Will! 


At Derek Lane & Co, we're extremely proud to be announcing that Will Broome, our Workshop Supervisor, is one of three finalists for the category "Young Motion Control Engineer of the Year" at this year's Motion Control Industry Awards, held at the Nation...

March 2, 2016

 It's like a fashion blog, but the only clothing being shown off is our engineers' jumpsuits!


Seeming as we get involved in pretty much anything fluid powered somewhere along the line, it can be extremely difficult to effectively get across everything we do!

February 24, 2016

...If so, see you there!


Described as "Probably the biggest B2B expo in the South West" on their website, this year marks the 4th annual event held by The Best of Exeter. What promises to be a great cross section of business in Devon is now showcasing a zone for manufa...

December 23, 2015

You will literally be lol'ing so hard after reading these. 


Going to a fluid power networking event? Want to make the bosses laugh? Look no further than these absolutely hilarious jokes revolving around the world of hydraulics and pneumatics. You'll be the funniest per...

December 14, 2015

 Everyone loves a good movie, right?


If you were to think of your favourite film now you'd more than likely be able to tell me who starred in it, who directed it and if you're anything like me, probably a good deal of the soundtrack! Extras you may be able to remember...

November 25, 2015

The outside of the building (Image downloaded from Wikipedia)


Anyone driving on the M5 between Exeter and Cullompton will have seen this big red building off to the side of the motorway; did you know however that it's home to the 2nd biggest producer of Teabag paper in...

October 28, 2015

View from inside the liberated Creedy Valley Cider Works, now owned by Sandford Orchards.

Amongst the rolling hills that are the Devon Countryside, you'll find our next customer profile.
We previously looked at Exeter Brewery who make a variety of beers within the city...

October 8, 2015

The venue at Torre Abbey before the Awards Ceremony began.


At Derek Lane & Co we're big advocates of Apprenticeships; As mentioned in last year's post, through our partnership with South Devon College our now Workshop Supervisor Will Broome came to us as an Apprentice,...

October 7, 2015

Over the past few weeks we have been working with Matt Woodley of Province Media on a series of new videos to showcase features of our business. The first in the series is on our Parker P1D 24hr Express Cylinder Service and has been uploaded today!

If you have any que...

September 9, 2015

 A local brewery in the centre of Exeter. We speak to Adrian Bosworth to learn more...


This is the second in the a series of customer focused blog posts which show off just how weird and wonderful the world of Fluid Power is! Last time we looked at Bob Petersen Engine...

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