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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 […]

J Walker

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 […]

SeaWork 2016

Building on the success of the marine version of our Greenlight seat, SDC will be exhibiting at Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition, the Seawork show to be held in June.

Seacat Mischief image

The ultra lightweight Greenlight seats are now in a number of seagoing vessels, the most recent is the Seacat Mischief (pictured undergoing sea trials).


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 - Lightweight Concept cuts weight by 50%

We  caused quite a stir at the Low Carbon Vehicle Show this year with our latest lightweight thinking. The concept (pictured)

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 […]