investors in people

Achieving the “Gold” Standard

Starbank IT Starbank News

Towards the end of 2011 many of the staff at Starbank were interviewed as part of our Investors in People assessment that takes place every 3 years. At our last assessment in 2008 we were able to take our accreditation to Silver level which at that time for a manufacturing company like ours was excellent. Whilst preparing for our 2011 …

University Washrooms

Staffordshire University

Starbank IT Case Studies

    Challenge The Flaxman Building at Staffordshire University was built in 1970 and spans more than 5000 square metres across seven floors. The project required the refurbishment of 12 different washroom areas spread over six of the seven floors of the Flaxman Building. Key drivers were mainly geared around a need to modernise the look and feel of the washroom areas and to bring them up to date …

Equipping Starbank For The Future

Starbank IT Starbank News

Rapid growth over recent years has brought about the realisation that the company needed management and leadership structures in place as well as development programmes to underpin the organisation providing firm foundations for future growth. As is often the case with SME firms, and especially family firms, people grow and develop with the business often starting in junior roles and rising …


Upturn of Downturn – Reduced Lead Times!

Starbank IT Starbank News

Since undertaking a major relocation project to Newton-le-willows in April 1991 Starbank Panel Products Ltd has seen a period of intensive growth in excess of 20% year on year. However with the onset of the economic downturn the company has taken the opportunity to refocus its efforts on reducing product lead times and maximising efficiencies for its customers. The focus …

hospital fire doors

Manchester Royal Infirmary

Starbank IT Case Studies

Challenge As part of the major multimillion pound refurbishment of Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI), our client was contracted to undertake the refurbishment of 10 different wards, ancillary offices and corridors. The requirements were for the installation of a wide range of bespoke door sets and panelling, including fire rated doors, IPS panels, shelving and worktops. This represented a small part …

schelling ft-h evolution 430

Schelling FT-H Evolution 430 Saw

Starbank IT New Technology & Machines

The Schelling Saw is our latest acquisition in the search for the best machine technology available. This piece of equipment is, in our opinion, a more powerful and efficient machine than our existing Holzma Saw, incorporating the latest innovative technology to give us the highest precision possible along with increased productivity. With a Saw blade projection of 185mm our cutting book …

office furniture

Royal Bank of Canada

Starbank IT Case Studies

Challenge The Royal Bank of Canada commissioned our client to design, produce and install a bespoke office furniture solution for its 30,000 sq ft flagship UK headquarters in London. The high profile nature of the project meant that delivery and turnaround leadtimes were highly demanding. The initial requirement was for a wide range of samples to be organised within three …