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  • Apprentice of the Year
    By nadina on March 20, 2023
    Apprentice of the Year
  • News from our apprentice – Blog 17

    As we get ready to welcome a new batch of Apprentices to Parafix, I look back at my experience as an Engineering Apprentice 8 years ago...

    By nadina on July 1, 2022
    News from our apprentice – Blog 17
  • News from our apprentice – Blog 16

    Since my last blog I’ve been busy finishing my college work to complete my Level 2 NVQ and Level 3 BTEC. It felt great to have completed all of my projects and to hand all of my work in to…

    By newparafix on September 20, 2016
    News from our apprentice – Blog 16
  • News from our apprentice – Blog 15

    This month I have spent a lot of time working on processes, such as making current processes more efficient and working out new processes to achieve greatest efficiency first time. In one case, a…

    By newparafix on June 2, 2016
    News from our apprentice – Blog 15
  • News from our apprentice - blog 14

    This month I have dedicated more time to continuing work on my BTEC rewind project, which entails producing a pneumatic rewind unit to use on our rotary machines.My final grade will be based on…

    By newparafix on April 26, 2016
    News from our apprentice - blog 14
  • News from our apprentice - blog 13

    This month saw a move into the Accounts Department, which I enjoyed very much. I learnt about the Purchasing and Sales Ledger; what they do day to day in their roles. It was really interesting to…

    By newparafix on January 26, 2016
    News from our apprentice - blog 13
  • News from our apprentice - blog 12

    It’s been a busy month in which I’ve continued to work on projects within R&D. I’ve also been busy with my coursework to get it all finished before Christmas, as we finish for the year…

    By newparafix on December 3, 2015
    News from our apprentice - blog 12
  • News from our apprentice - blog 11

    Since my last blog, I have returned to college to continue my BTEC. I am studying some new subjects, which are further Maths, further Mechanical Principles, Pneumatics and Hydraulics, Engineering…

    By newparafix on November 16, 2015
    News from our apprentice - blog 11
  • News from our apprentice – blog 10

    The highlight of last month was our visit to the Big Bang Fair South East. After months of preparations, we set about demonstrating the strength of adhesive tape, as well as the other functions an…

    By newparafix on September 18, 2015
    News from our apprentice – blog 10
  • News from our apprentice – blog 9

    Since my last blog I’ve been gaining more experience using the slitting and die-cutting equipment. This included spending three weeks working with one of our machine operators, Rickie on the…

    By newparafix on July 16, 2015
    News from our apprentice – blog 9