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queen's award for enterprise parachute development team
21st Apr 2022

Heathcoat Fabrics recognised with Prestigious Award

Heathcoat Fabrics has been recognised with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation, announced by the Government today (April 21, 2022). The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious business awards in the UK. The…
Closing the loop on polythene packaging
30th Mar 2021

Closing The Packaging Loop

As part of our sustainable manufacturing commitment, we are repeatedly looking for ways to further improve our environmental sustainability. Our latest focus has been to review the sustainability of the packaging we use. A key company…
Delivering a soft landing on Mars
19th Feb 2021

Delivering a soft landing on Mars

20:55 on Thursday 18 February marked another fantastic achievement in the story of Heathcoat Fabrics’ journey into space. That was the time the Perseverance rover – Mars2020 mission – landed on the red planet. Perseverance…
Targeting carbon emissions
30th Nov 2020

Targeting Carbon Emissions

As a sustainability-minded business, we are playing our part in local, national and international efforts to reduce carbon emissions. Following the installation of over 2200 solar panels and the refurbishment of our hydro turbine in…
Rockets designed by Two Moors Primary School
24th Jul 2019

Inspiring Two Moors Primary

Early last month, 58 enthusiastic pupils from Two Moors Primary School took part in a behind-the-scenes tour of our factory. The school was invited as part of our annual Heathcoat Challenge, where local schools are…
Modern makeover for Heathcoat production area
16th Apr 2019

Modern makeover for Heathcoat production area

Devon Contractors successfully completed a re-roofing project across one of Heathcoat Fabrics’ production areas. The new roof was installed to facilitate the addition of new equipment currently prohibited by the low existing roofline. This will…
CELEBRATING MID DEVON HEROES
16th Apr 2019

CELEBRATING MID DEVON HEROES

Heathcoat Fabrics were again delighted to support the Mid Devon Gazette Community Awards, hosted by DevonLive. This annual event gives the opportunity to celebrate and give recognition to the heroes of the community. A gala…
PARTY 200 OFFICIAL VIDEO
16th Apr 2019

PARTY 200 OFFICIAL VIDEO

Boney M, The Wurzels and Bucks Fizz were among the line-up of musical acts who helped Heathcoat Fabrics celebrate 200 years of manufacturing in Tiverton. Over 5000 local families enjoyed the free event on Bank Holiday Monday,…
Heathcoat Fabrics welcomes walkers after 200 mile journey
16th Apr 2019

Heathcoat Fabrics welcomes walkers after 200 mile journey

Andrea Rowe, Sandy Haughton and Ian Porter left Loughborough on 25 June to commemorate the walk made by Heathcoat employees in 1816. They completed the journey on Monday 11 July and were greeted by supporters,…