Reducing our Carbon Footprint by 30%

During 2016 the Company took a long hard look at how we could make the factory a more comfortable environment during the coming winter months, as well as reduce our heating bill and as a result reduce our footprint. We took over the current premises in 2004 and although we had the heating regularly serviced […]

Big Bang Event Leighton Park School

STEM FOR PRIMARY SCHOOLS – BIG BANG EVENT LEIGHTON PARK SCHOOL 7/3/2017 Thanks to the ambitions of Karen Gracie Langrick and her team at Leighton Park, an event was hosted today that saw 11 primary schools within the Reading area take part in a Big Bang. Each school came with up to 16 children and […]

Supporting STEM

During the summer of 2016 we had been approached by a student at Reading School with a view to doing some work experience to get a feel for engineering.  He wanted to get an understanding of engineering from a hands on point of view, before making a decision as to whether or not he should […]

Net Promotor Score Improvement

The net promoter score is an index that measures the willingness of our customers to recommend Bion to others. It is a measure of our customers overall satisfaction and loyalty to the brand. Results from our customer survey shows an improvement in our net promoter score , to a positive 37 for 2016. Thank you […]

Berkshire Senior Section trip to Switzerland

  This summer I was fortunate enough to participate in a Berkshire Girlguiding trip to Adelboden, Switzerland, having fundraised for the trip, with the support of Bion.  The purpose of the trip was to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Senior Section, a section of Girlguiding for young women between the ages of 14-25.  As […]

Work Experience Week

As the end of the academic year draws to a close those of us at Bion will be saying farewell to Michael as he embarks on his degree course and welcoming Dervla for her placement during 2016/2017. This will be the 5th year that we have worked with EDT and taken a YINI (year in industry […]

BION Sponsor Engineering Education Business Awards 2016

BION have been sponsoring EDT (Engineering Development Trust) for the regional contribution to the business awards 2016. Gennie Dearman the Regional Director said: “We really appreciate the support you gave us for this event, and year round through supporting the scheme“. You can view details of the sponsor report HERE.

Happy birthday to Ian one of our longest serving members

Ian is our Technical Manager and other than the MD is the longest serving member of the team. He has worked for BION since leaving school at 16. Throughout his time with us he has developed his technical knowledge so that pretty much if Ian don’t know then nobody does. He oversees the purchase of […]

Bion Big Eggie Breakfast

Bion raising for cancer research BION BIG EGGIE BREAKFAST – thanks to all those who came from the business’s in the area,  Thanks to Waring’s Bakery for donating the rolls and Bloomfield Hatch Farm for donating the eggs. Tomorrow we will continue to raise funds in partnership with Mortimer Football Club and advise on total […]

EEF Conference 2016

The Bion management team play an active part within EEF in the south-east region with Nick Bion MD is a board member and I, Jane High being part of the skills group.  However I had never attended the National Conference before.  I was therefore pleasantly surprised. It would be a fair comment to say that […]