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Pamela Peacock

Pamela is FB Chain's Business Development Manager and is responsible for managing the company's interactions with current and future customers. Her role is to improve business relationships and be the customer voice inside the company. Prior to joining FB, Pamela trained as a lawyer, and worked in family law and civil litigation.

Recent Posts

Stilettos not required - A few helpful tips for visiting ConExpo 2020

Written by Pamela Peacock

Trade shows are usually full of energy and good vibes. Having attended many different ones over the years, both as an exhibitor and a visitor, I find the more you plan the better.

ConExpo-Con/Agg, one of the largest construction trade shows in North America is nearly upon us. It's being held March 10th to 14th in Las Vegas. It's a great show to attend as all the latest construction technology congregates there from all over the world. There will be over 2,800 exhibitors and 150 education sessions so it is important that you prepare for your visit beforehand otherwise you could find that you will struggle to do all you need to do in the time that you have.

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FB Chain's conveyor chain division and BKC Products merge to form FBkc

Written by Pamela Peacock on 07 Oct 2019

The conveyor chain division of Letchworth-based FB Chain Ltd. has merged with mechanical engineering company BKC Products Ltd. of Blackburn to achieve mutual growth. They form a comprehensive and powerful team of engineering knowledge and experience to offer solutions that work.

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The FB Chain culture: find great people and keep them

Written by Pamela Peacock on 14 May 2019

Attracting and retaining great staff is a perennial challenge for manufacturing. 

When you find talented team members it makes sense to hang on to them - whether that's through the development of mentorship programmes, provision of recognition and rewards, training and development opportunities or encouraging employee work-life balance.

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What is it really costing you to get leaf chain onto your machine?

Written by Pamela Peacock on 08 May 2019

Hidden costs, whether they're considered individually or in combination, can have a surprising impact on a manufacturer's bottom line.

When it comes to the production of a leaf chain system for a telehandler or forklift, taking the time to identify and review those costs could reap you some significant savings.

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FB Chain to join global construction industry leaders at bauma 2019

Written by Pamela Peacock on 13 Mar 2019

FB Chain will be exhibiting at bauma (The International Trade Fair for Construction Machinery, Building Material Machines, Mining Machines, Construction Vehicles and Construction Equipment) in Munich from April 8th to 14th, 2019.

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Bespoke chain assembly kits, delivered just in time

Written by Pamela Peacock on 19 Feb 2019

Telehandlers are big business. The market is booming – and shows no signs of slowing down, with analysts predicting growth of almost 6% between now and 2022.

But can manufacturers keep up?

When demand is high, a flexible and agile supplier can make a huge contribution to the speed of production – and we’re doing all we can to help.

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Caldaro Addtech - flexibility, innovation and an international agenda

Written by Pamela Peacock on 14 Feb 2019

Caldaro is a leading OEM supplier of customer-adapted control components, with more than eighty years experience supplying joysticks, pedals, sensors, handles and operator interface related products to major industrial customers.  

In this blog post we gain some insights from Caldaro's Managing Director, Claudio Talamo, as he reveals what he believes makes the company the premium choice of HMI component supply for OEM market leaders.

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When it comes to Sittab seat accessories, first impressions count

Written by Pamela Peacock on 13 Feb 2019

When somebody sits down to test drive a new wheel loader or excavator, it is the seat accessories - the armrest, headrest and control holders – that are often the first things they touch.

And as Anders Claesson, the Managing Director of the Swedish seat accessories specialist Sittab explains, those first impressions really can make all the difference.

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The growing demand for electric drive systems in industrial vehicles

Written by Pamela Peacock on 11 Feb 2019

As electric cars and buses become commonplace on our roads, industrial vehicles manufacturers are also looking to offer their customers – and society at large – the same benefits of clean and quiet operation.

In this blog post, Adigo Managing Director Peter Mayer, explains how the company collaborates with its OEM customers’ R&D teams right from the start to design and supply optimum electric motors, drives and transmission, including the throttle and pedals.

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The rise in electromobility of industrial vehicles

Written by Pamela Peacock on 08 Feb 2019

In this latest of a series of posts showcasing FB Chain's sister companies, the Managing Director of Belgian electronic throttle control specialist MCS, explains how collaboration is making life as easy as possible for its customers.

"The growth of electromobility in off-highway applications has seen demand for our CAN – J1939 integrated module for throttle controls reach new heights," says MCS's MD Norbert Mendlicki.

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