IMI Truflo Marine Valve Innovation Award


One of IMI Truflo Marine’s latest successes involves a knowledge transfer partnership with The University of Birmingham. News of this partnership was also on published on Truflo’s website but that website has now been shut down and re-directed to IMI Critical’s website.

The story of IMI Truflo Marine’s knowledge transfer partnership was about Dr Catalin Pruncu, the man who developed a revolutionary hard-seated ball valve for the company.

Dr Pruncu’s innovative valve has great applications for both the Nuclear and Marine side of the business, presenting great opportunities for the future. Continue reading IMI Truflo Marine Valve Innovation Award


IMI Eye Magazine Issue 4 Feature


I was really happy that my contribution ended up in the IMI Eye, IMI plc’s worldwide news magazine. There is a printed copy as well as a digital version which is seen and read by employees from all IMI divisions (Critical, Precision and Hydronic).

Theodore Bigby Featured in IMI Eye Magazine

This particular entry (linked to above) is from the 4th Issue on 4th February 2016 and was featured on the inside cover as a highlight. The story is about the Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Dragon. It was also featured on IMI Critical’s website and you can read that version here.


IMI Truflo Marine Canteen Wallpaper Project


I was asked to design a display in the canteen for my company IMI Truflo Marine and successfully coordinated the project from start to finish.

The primary reason for the project was to improve the atmosphere of the staff canteen and boost staff morale. IMI Truflo Marine had previously absorbed IMI Components just over a year previous to the project and the image needed to represent both parts of the organisation.

HMS Astute with valves Continue reading IMI Truflo Marine Canteen Wallpaper Project


Marketing Preparation and Re-branding on Lean Implementation Day


IMI Truflo Marine recently held a lean implementation day during which everyone in the business takes the time out to engage in activities that will make their job more efficient. Such implementation days happen once a month and are part of IMI Truflo Mariner’s commitment to lean business management practices. This months activities were of particular note. Continue reading Marketing Preparation and Re-branding on Lean Implementation Day


Theodore Bigby Collects Professional Diploma in Direct and Digital Marketing



Theodore Gains Professional Diploma in Direct and Digital Marketing


Theodore Bigby is proud to announce that he has today gained an Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing (IDM) Professional Diploma in Direct and Digital Marketing.

After beginning the course in November 2014 with the first of two intensive three day sessions in Teddington, home of the IDM, Theodore studied for his qualification during evenings and weekends, completing two pieces of coursework over the winter and two examinations during the summer to prove his knowledge of marketing.

“I’m delighted to have this qualification that clearly demonstrates my ability and commitment to marketing. Although I’m happy with this qualification, I know that the real hard work starts here. I need to build on this every day Continue reading Theodore Gains Professional Diploma in Direct and Digital Marketing