Amalgam Modelmaking are delighted to have been accepted into the Made In Britain community of manufacturers, entitling them to use the world recognised and registered collective mark.
From time to time we like to share the hidden talents of our brilliant makers, so meet Joe Gomm, one of our vacuum casting technicians. In his spare time he makes beautiful bespoke furniture like these rather striking coffee tables. We asked him more about how he makes his furniture and what inspires him.
Former Amalgam intern Kimberly Dobney has created a recycling system that turns menstrual care product waste into clean energy and fertiliser.
We love finding out about our team’s talents and what interests them outside of working at Amalgam. For example, this is Matt – he’s one of our senior model makers (architecture) and he loves working with wood. He also loves a challenge and we discovered that in his spare time recently, he decided to make a guitar. From scratch! We caught up with him to find out more about this hidden skill…
Scale Models Weston, is a name known to many in our industry as producers of maritime models of all sorts for very many years. At Amalgam we were sad to hear recently that the founder of the company, Norman Hill, has sadly died after a long fight with leukemia.
Spy in the Wild series two is now available on iPlayer. If you are a fan of wildlife programmes you have probably already seen it, but did you know that some of the amazing animatronics featured in the show were developed and produced by Amalgam? We had to keep the secret for a very long time, but now, John Downer Productions, the company behind the series, have allowed us to tell the world about our involvement in producing some of the spy creatures that were key to capturing a unique view of nature.
Amalgam Modelmaking were delighted to get a visit from Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees this week, who enjoyed an informative tour of the workshop.
Amalgam Modelmaking worked with Adam & Eve DDB for Fosters Lager on a UK viral campaign on male body awareness.
A parody of Michelangelo’s David was created at slightly smaller than full size (the real one is 5.5m, Amalgam’s was 4m). In keeping with the Australian Fosters cultural tradition, he was to be called ‘Daveo’.
Bristol-based Amalgam Modelmaking has once again gained their Cyber Essential Certification. After verification of their self-assessment against the Cyber Essentials Standard, assessors BIP Solutions Ltd confirmed that Amalgam met the standards for the scheme. The certification was hence renewed in August this year.
UK Small Business recently interview Amalgam Modelmaking Director Mike Harvey on the virtues of starting a business in the South West over 35 years ago.