Can you help me with any names, location of the competition in Northern Ireland and any stories.
Sir Kenneth Corfield visiting Monkstown and in deep discussion with Jim Carvill and Noel McAlister
The focus of attention was the early days of the implementation of an On-line Purchasing system which replaced a batch system. This was all a big advance in those days but looking back it was so clunky and hard to use. The system used to ‘fall over’ every now and again and would take 2-3 hours to restore. The unofficial coffee breaks that this created were sometimes welcome but sometimes the last thing that we needed at a busy period.
The plan on this day was to have Sir Ken approve a high value Purchase Order personally … the system did behave .. and lasted for a number of years after that.
The turning off event of the Honeywell Level 6 after years of service, the official cutting of the power cable, by Robert.
Lots of familiar faces :Ivan, Terry, John, May, Robert, Noel, Mark, Adrian, Maxwell, Ronnie, Brian, Jim, Andy, Ken, Clifford…. more names will follow
Being presented with a Transistor radio and a bunch of flowers by the Chairman of the Company and received on site by the Standards Management team, Depatment of commerce and ‘of course’ the press. Continue reading