Although we are predominantly known as an iron foundry we have seen a large shift in 2016 for customers looking to acquire aluminium castings across all industry sectors. Demand for both engineering and architectural castings has grown to the extent that we have invested heavily in a new aluminium melting furnace to further extend our…Details
We carry out many large scale projects in iron across the architectural, engineering and construction sectors (to see a selection of these please click here), however it is often the large architectural conservation projects that we can be most proud of. And none more so than the extremely complex refurbishment of the Albert Bridge, Glasgow. …Details
Look anywhere these days and you’re never far from an artisan product; our morning coffee, the chocolate bar for lunch, all purportedly ‘hand-crafted’ to the highest possible degree. A brief search on the internet defines an artisan product or the artisan producer as ‘a skilled craft worker who makes or creates things by hand that may be functional or strictly decorative. Artisans…Details
Well May was a rather exciting month for Ballantines welcoming not one, but two, Hollywood celebrities to the foundry whilst still getting on with the day to day job of manufacturing. Our box yard was transformed into a film set for the filming of the BBC’s Rillington Place starring Tim Roth and Samantha Morton with the…Details
We are currently looking to hire a graduate to work as an on-line catalogue designer. With a product range in excess of 100,000 items, we only have around 1000 digitally logged and available to view on-line. This has proved to be limiting over the last few years. This project aims to build, design and roll out a new architectural catalogue…Details
A great article in this week’s Falkirk Herald on our most recent large restoration project in Glasgow a conservation contract to restore the Albert Bridge.
A brief segement on employment figures in Scotland. Ballantine Castings Ltd. was chosen as a place to film for a recent edition of Reporting Scotland. The Company was chosen to show the increase in employment figures in Scotland and we are thankful to the BBC for their hard work in getting the filming done. Click on the…Details
There is an excellent feature in this week’s The Courier about Ballantine Castings.