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The Cornwall Glass & Glazing Group enjoyed two days of UV bonding and thick glass cutting training with Bohle at their Exeter & Mackenzie Glass Centre and M5 Glass Centre in Highbridge. Colleagues from across the group attended the two days to further increase their knowledge and skills where these will further the services provided across the groups individual branches.

The Cornwall Glass & Glazing Group have for many years recognised the many virtues of staff training and on-going collaboration with suppliers. Thick glass cutting and UV bonding were the primary focus of the Bohle training sessions where Andy Riste and Chris Batson conducted the training. Their years of industry knowledge coupled with the very latest tools and innovations made full and challenging days for the Cornwall Glass & Glazing colleagues. Recent informal training events given by Bohle highlighted the strength of this on-going relationship and the benefits of the training to the group and colleagues alike. With over ** years of partnership Cornwall Glass Group and Bohle have used the informal workshop setting to train new techniques, introduce latest innovation and to maintain the professional competences of the Cornwall Glass teams.

An opportunity arose to put the UV bonding into practise during the training sessions where one of the groups HGV Drivers and glass handling specialist based at Westcountry Glass in Saltash, wanted to encase his model Aircraft Carrier in a stylish and safe way. With the model being over 1.2m long it presented a substantial UV bonding project for the training with brilliant results for the finished project.

Mark Knight – HR Manager:

‘As a company we believe and can see that both strength and growth come from continuous training and development. Our colleagues are given the opportunities to expand their knowledge and gain further skills which in turn increase our level of expertise as a company and shows customers, both new and old that we strive to be the best in our sector in what we do. We also have training knowledge shared within the company through our colleagues mentoring our apprentices. The recent technical training provided by Bohle not only increases colleague’s knowledge and understanding but demonstrates how we partner our suppliers so we understand and install their products in the right way. The training held at M5 and Exeter was also attended by colleagues as far as our branch in Penzance so shows how serious we are about our training being inclusive for all.’

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