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JW Ruddock & Sons Ltd - Paul Banton, Managing Director

Ruddocks are an award-winning family owned design and print business based in Lincoln. Delivering creative solutions since 1884 they specialise in brand, bespoke print, digital and distribution for many of the UK's leading brands.

They were a grant recipient in June 2018 and received a grant of £17,000 towards the cost of a new guillotine system. The investment allowed them to improve production times, increase productivity and take on 2 new employees.

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SL Engineering Ltd - John Pickard, Joint Managing Director

SL Engineering Ltd based in Sleaford provides a full in-house solution for the manufacture of specialised rigid tube assemblies and precision machined components used in some of the most demanding applications in the aerospace, industrial, marine, medical, offshore renewables, oil and gas, and autosport industries.

They received a grant of £10,424 in late 2017 towards the purchase of machine tool heads for their milling machines. This enabled them to improve quality, increase capacity and take on 1 new skilled machinist.

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