High Lea - Presteigne

Personnel:

High Lea (Presteigne) Ltd is operated by
Colin and Teresa Felgate

Career summary for: - Colin Felgate

1975-1979 British Aerospace Dynamics Group; Student apprentice studying at
Hatfield Polytechnic (University of Hertfordshire); gained a
B.Sc. (first class hons) in Mechanical Engineering.



1979-1985 Instron Ltd

Business: - Manufacturers of materials testing machines.

Area of work: - Design and development of load and displacement sensing equipment, for use at high and low temperatures and in automated production.

Technology: - Use of strain gauges and other sensors, precision mechanisms, electronics and the integration of computers into test and measuring systems.



1985-1987 Rediffusion Simulation Ltd.

Business: - Manufacturers of flight simulators

Area of work: - Design of simulated cockpit instruments and control panels.

Technology: - Small mechanisms and electronics.



1987-1999 Reinshaw plc.

Business: - Manufacturers of probing and other systems for quality control in production.

Area of Work: - Design and development of mechanisms for the automatic orientation of probes on co-ordinate measuring machines.

Technology: - Kinematic locations and indexing mechanisms. Instrument gearbox design. DC servo control and microprocessor integration. Sub-micron measurement. Design for CNC machining. 3-D solid modelling.

Awards: - Played a major part in the design of the range of motorised heads which were selected for a Design Council Award and was then mechanical designer of one of the Design Council Millennium Products.


1999- Director of High Lea (Presteigne) Ltd



Career summary for - Teresa Felgate

1975-1979 Ealing Technical College (Thames Valley University); gained an
HND in Business Studies and Tourism.



1979-1986 Worked in various areas of the travel industry and herself travelled widely, including a year spent in Australia.



1986-1991 Lunn Poly Ltd; Travel consultant and manager of a travel agency.



1991 Retrained with secretarial skills.



1992-1995 Nuclear Electric (Berkley Technology Centre); Departmental secretary.



1995-1999 Career break to care for children.


1999- Director of High Lea (Presteigne) Ltd




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High Lea (Presteigne) Ltd
4 Mill Lane
Presteigne
Powys
LD8 2DA
Phone: 01544-267561    -     Fax: 01544-267561 and 267084
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