Pancakes all day!

Pancakes all day!

Get your pans ready for Tuesday 13th February.

Pancake Day has been celebrated by Britons for centuries.  Known also as Shrove Tuesday, its exact date, rather confusingly, changes every year, because it is determined by when Easter falls. But it is always the day preceding Ash Wednesday (the first day of Lent), and always falls in February or March. Pancakes are associated with the day preceding Lent because they were a way to use up rich foods such as eggs, milk, and sugar, before the fasting season of the 40 days of Lent.

The most famous pancake race, at Olney in Buckinghamshire, has been held since 1445. The contestants, traditionally women, carry a frying pan and race over a 415-yard course to the finishing line. The rules are strict: contestants have to toss their pancake at both the start and the finish, as well as wear an apron and a scarf. Traditionally, when men want to participate, they must dress up as a housewife (usually an apron and a bandanna). The race is followed by a church service.

How to make the perfect pancakes.

Easy peasy lemon squeezy

Do you have a favourite topping or maybe take turns on flipping the mixture?

Here at Masterflex, jam, sugar, lemon juice or maple syrup are some of the more popular choices to have with pancakes.

 Masterflex Technical Hoses Limited
Units G & H, Prince of Wales Business Park,
Vulcan Street, Oldham, OL1 4ER

Monday – Thursday: 8 – 5pm.  Friday 8-2.30pm

Email: sales@masterflex-uk.com  or www.masterflex-uk.com

Will you be rooting for Team GB at the 2018 Olympics?

imagesThe Winter Olympic are due to kick off later this evening in Pyeongchang, South Korea.  More than 2,000 athletes from 92 countries across the world are set to take part in some spectral events in the attempt to win medals and pride for their Country.

Will Team GB be able to Ski Jump to victory or maybe they will be able to stake rings around their components not to mention the cool runnings of the Bobsleigh team.

Masterflex will be cheering on Team GB.  I’m sure they will do us proud.

Come on team GB – let the games begin!

Masterflex Technical Hoses Limited
Units G & H, Prince of Wales Business Park,
Vulcan Street, Oldham, OL1 4ER
Tel: 0161 626 8066     Fax: 0161 626 9066

Monday – Thursday: 8 – 5pm – Friday 8- 2.30 pm

Email:sales@masterflex-uk.com  or www.masterflex-uk.com

Munich – 60 years on – remembering the “Busby Babes”

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On 6th February 1958, the aircraft carrying the Manchester United football team, its staff, journalists and supporters crashed, killing 23 of the 44 passengers.

United had just beaten Red Star Belgrade and where on their way home from Belgrade when they stopped at Munich Riem Airport for re-fueling.  With a blizzard blowing and vision poor, the aircraft attempted to take off 3 times, but a layer of slush prevented the aircraft from taking off and it crashed into a fence and hit a house.  Twenty passengers died on board, and three died later in hospital. Forever remembering the Busby Babes 60 years on.

Masterflex Technical Hoses Limited
Units G & H, Prince of Wales Business Park,
Vulcan Street, Oldham, OL1 4ER
Tel: 0161 626 8066     Fax: 0161 626 9066

Monday – Thursday: 8 – 5pm – Friday 8- 2.30 pm

Email:sales@masterflex-uk.com  or www.masterflex-uk.com

 

Happy birthday Karl!

Happy birthday Karl!

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One of our skilled production operatives is celebrating his birthday here at Masterflex today.

Karl Summerscales (also known as Taz) has turned 33 today.

He has worked at Masterflex for 10 years.

On a daily basis you can hear Karl singing to the radio, whilst setting the equipment up ready for the hoses to be made.

He enjoyed an eventful night out in Manchester with his friends over the weekend but is now hard at work making the hoses.

Give Masterflex a call, place an order and Karl maybe the one who manufactures your product.

Masterflex Technical Hoses Limited
Units G & H, Prince of Wales Business Park,
Vulcan Street, Oldham, OL1 4ER
Tel: 0161 626 8066     Fax: 0161 626 9066

Monday – Thursday: 8 – 5pm – Friday 8- 2.30 pm

Email:sales@masterflex-uk.com  or www.masterflex-uk.com

Last check before Christmas

Last check before Christmas

Have you made sure everything is ready for Christmas?

Here at Masterflex, we have been checking stock levels, making sure that everything is accounted for ready for 2018.

From the largest hoses to the smallest cuffs, nothing has been left unturned.

Each section of Flamex, Master PUR and Carflex has all been counted and added to the database.

 If you would like a quote on any item we produce whether it’s for Woodworking, Construction, Air Conditioning and Ventilation, Automotive or Asbestos removal.

For more information on our product range contact Masterflex UK

Masterflex Technical Hoses Limited
Units G & H, Prince of Wales Business Park,
Vulcan Street, Oldham, OL1 4ER
Tel: 0161 626 8066     Fax: 0161 626 9066

Monday – Thursday: 8 – 5pm

Friday: 8.00am – 2.30pm

Email: sales@masterflex-uk.com or www.masterflex-uk.com

Providing hoses for automotives!

images (2)On the 27th September 1908 the first production of the Model T (also know as the Tin Lizzie), left the factory. This automobile, invented by Henry Ford, was to change our lives forever!!!

Did you know that Masterflex manufactures hoses to suit many automotive applications ranging from street cleaning, agricultural machinery to formula 1?

We also manufacture hoses to suit a wide range of applications for use in the Chemical and Industrial Markets.  The products used in the Hose Industry, vary from polyurethane ducting (eg Streetmaster LF) to high temperature ducting (eg HT1100).

Should you require any further information on any of the hoses that we manufacture, please do not hesitate to contact our helpful Sales Team on 0161 626 8066 or email Sales@masterflex-uk.co.uk

You can also check out our website at Masterflex.com.

Still singing ten years on!!!!

Masterflex would like to congratulate Karl “The Singer” Summerscales.

Karl has reached his ten year mile stone working as part of a dedicated team for Masterflex Technical Hoses.  He has managed to entertain us all with his singing and his uplifting spirit.

Employed as a Hose Technician, Karl is responsible for manufacturing our many different types of hoses, from Flamex BF to HT1100, made to suit the requirements of our Customers.  Masterflex would like to take this opportunity to thank Karl for his hard work, loyalty and entertainment!.  Mr David Collier (Managing Director), presents Karl with a token of Masterflex’s appreciation.

Congratulations Karl……….keep on singing!!!!

Masterflex Technical Hoses Limited, Unit G & H, Prince of Wales Business Park, Vulcan Street, Oldham.  OL1 4ER

Telephone No: 0161 626 8066

Email: Sales@masterflex-uk.com