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Still Brexiting but Nissan cheers the automotive industry

Still Brexiting but Nissan cheers the automotive industry

It's all been doom and gloom from commentators regarding the Brexit vote and whether we negotiate a deal to allow access to the European Free market or whether we opt for a hard Brexit. But the news from Nissan that confirms it will build its new Qashqai and X-Trail...

Brexit and the automotive industry

Brexit and the automotive industry

Here at Borough, we have been working with automotive manufacturers across the world for years, but Europe has always been an important market for us. The vote to leave caught us all by surprise and our Germany-based sales agent Henning was indeed shocked at the...

Chrome shines in interior dispute

I recently read a story that made me smile and despair in equal measure - glad to see chrome interior automotive parts in the news, but saddened by the context. The news reported that Janet Richardson from Kent, ironically not a million miles from Borough's Southend...

Borough in Bavaria

Borough in Bavaria

Automotive manufacturing is very much a global game and the days when Borough chrome-plated metal components for local Essex and London businesses are well past. And of course, while car production has increased significantly in recent decades, the number of...

Chrome tough enough for harsh conditions

Chrome tough enough for harsh conditions

Unless you are intimately involved in the creation of chrome plated components for the automotive industry, as Borough has been for more than 50 years, you might imagine plastic components, despite the chrome, do not have the durability of metal parts. And this can be...

Chrome plated exhibitionists

Being back in the office after a busy exhibition always entails a lot of emails to read, but also time to reflect on the show and whether it was worth all the time and money. On this occasion the show in question was 'Advanced Engineering UK' at the NEC early in...

Modular manufacturing delivers real benefits

Borough has been associated with the automotive industry for more than 50 years and despite our best efforts to extend our injection moulding and chrome plating of plastic into other sectors, it remains central to our continued success. The industry over time has...

Borough exhibition reflects advanced engineering in chrome

Borough exhibition reflects advanced engineering in chrome

Borough Ltd will be exhibiting at this year's Advanced Engineering UK to highlight the latest advances in high quality, performance plating. Borough leads the way in manufacturing injection moulded components designed specifically to be chrome plated, for the...

Building cars live – a polished performance

Traditionally the only time British car production facilities turned up on our TV screens, was to see massed pickets preventing workers from gaining access. So it was with great surprise and expectation that I sat down to absorb the BBC's new offering, Building Cars...

Shop floor questions find the right answers

Borough has always been an open and transparent business when dealing with clients. We have offered lots of advice over the years to help injection moulding firms, design moulds exclusively for part to be chrome plated, much of which is detailed in this piece from...