A message from the Benevolent Fund


Gail Long reports

As Honorary Treasurer of the Benevolent Fund, I would like to say thank you to the very generous companies that donated prizes for the raffle at Materials Testing 2017 and to those people in the photograph below for their work and tireless help on the day.

Here is a list of the companies and the prizes donated:

  • BINDT: iPad mini 4, helicopter ride and a book of pictures of the Antarctic
  • Testrade Limited: Canon IXUS 185 pocket camera
  • Johnson and Allen Ltd: Amazon Echo
  • ETher NDE: Fitbit wireless activity wristband
  • NDT Maincal Limited: Marks and Spencer vouchers
  • The South West School of NDT: Bottle of whisky.

The raffle was supported by the following financial sponsors:
  • CAN Group
  • Chemetall Limited
  • Diagnostic Sonar Ltd
  • Euroteck Systems UK Limited
  • Gilligan Engineering Services Ltd
  • IE-NDT Ltd
  • JME Ltd
  • Magnaflux (a division of ITW Ltd)
  • NDT Limited
  • Oceanscan
  • RWE Npower plc
  • Radiographic Accessories Ltd
  • RSL NDT Ltd
  • Scot-Test Ltd
  • Sonaxis SA
  • TesTex NDT Ltd
  • Wardray Premise Ltd.

I would like to thank all of the companies that donated and wish everyone a very happy Christmas and a very profitable New Year, so that we can do it all again at NDT 2018. Ho, Ho, Ho!