Trackwise Employees Recognized for Nearly a Centenary of Service


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With a combined length of service close to 100 years, there’s very little Ben, Mike, Nigel and Marc don’t know about the manufacture of flexible printed circuits.

In an age when the average UK worker will change employer every five years, and the days of securing a job after school and then staying there until pension time are long gone, Trackwise is proud to be able to recognise four important members of the team who have all been with the business for over 20 years.  Marc Elleker joined us in 2002, works in the Dark Room  and is celebrating 20 years; Mike Prosser, joined us in 1999 and is now Engineering Director, 23 years;  Ben Reid joined straight out of school (after a brief foray as a breakfast chef) in 1997 and is now the Drill Room Team Leader with 25 years under his belt; and Nigel Long, Trackwise’ Shop Floor Manager also joined us 25 years ago in 1997.

It’s the people who really make a business successful.  Within Trackwise we’ve had births, marriages retirements and unfortunately a couple of deaths, but for those who have been with us from when we were only 8 people, they’re a large part of what really makes us who we are. 

It’s difficult for the people who’ve joined us in the last decade or so to really get what we’ve all been through to make the business the success it is.  We’ve had floods, fires, a selection of random woes, but then there have also been some amazing successes, achievements and innovations that have made us all proud to work here. Those members of the team who have loyally stayed the distance, it’s to them I extend a huge vote of thanks.

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