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We would like to say huge congratulations to the five members of SDC who completed the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge on 23rd June 2018 in 11 hours, 14 minutes, and 14 seconds. “We’ve done the challenge, which was to do it in less than 12 hours”, says a tired but elated team member, Molly. Watch […]

SDC is extremely pleased to welcome James Walker on board as Sales Director.  He’ll be a great asset to SDC as we strengthen the team and gear up for growth. James is an experienced automotive industry Sales Director with a demonstrable track record of international sales developments, sales team development and management, effective marketing, commercial […]

June saw the launch of the production tooling for our new lightweight seat. Branded “Greenlight” series production will commence later this year

Since we perfected our CNC foam cutting techniques, demand for the service has steadily increased such that even running 24/7 we were unable to satisfy all our customers.

TUM CREATE is a joint research programme between Technische Universität München (TUM) in Germany and Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Seat Design Company - Technical Apprentice Joins Us

On 1st July we were joined by Matt Manley as our new Technical Apprentice. Matt has already completed his Level 2 qualification at Chesterfield College and so will start Level 3 (ONC) in September

Seat Design Company - Automotive Interiors Expo – Stuttgart

During the three days we had a number of interested visitors to the stand. Those new to SDC were surprised by the extent of our in-house capability shown in the “all under one roof” theme. Those who already knew SDC were impressed by our pace of change and improvement. “This was a first real step […]

Seat Design Company - Move to Substantially Bigger Premises

SDC has experienced substantial growth over the last couple of years. This, together with the imminent introduction of new products, additional capability and our strategic requirement for additional manufacturing capacity led us to search for additional space. We were fortunate enough to find the ideal site within a few hundred yards at 19 Charity Road […]

Seat Design Company - SDC Wins Rail Business

During the first quarter of 2013, SDC will commence manufacture of a fully trimmed drivers seat for a customer servicing the rail industry. This represents an interesting and significant step in that rail is a new sector for SDC, this is a new customer and also offers an opportunity to further develop the seat complete side of […]

Seat Design Company - Technical Apprentice

Sam Wright becomes our second apprentice. As a Technical Apprentice Sam is focussed more on design although he will still receive a strong education in the practicalities of seating construction and manufacture such as cutting, forming welding and fitting. This appointment is complementary to our existing Craft Apprentice, Danny Seal, who is now in his second […]