Category Archive: People

Pittards Leather Gloves in the Lord Mayor’s Parade

Ethiopia, People / 20th November 2017

For over 800 years, the newly elected Lord Mayor of London has made his or her way from the City to distant Westminster to swear loyalty to the Crown. Over the centuries this journey grew into the riotous mediæval pageant known to all as the...

25 Year Presentations by Worshipful Company of Glovers

People / 27th July 2017

The Worshipful Company of Glovers visited Pittards last week to present certificates of merit to those who have achieved 25 years of service with the company. Certificates were presented by Master Glover Jonathan Crossman and Renter Warden Alvan Seth-Smith to long service employees at Pittards. It is always a pleasure...

Pittards Hosts Visit from the Institute of Directors

People / 17th December 2014

Pittards recently welcomed members of the Institute of Directors to the Yeovil site for a factory tour and presentation carried out by Pittards CEO Reg Hankey. The tour took guests through both the leather manufacturing facilities and finished goods production enabling them to understand...

Pittards CEO Reg Hankey Receives Honorary Degree in Hong Kong

People / 11th April 2014

In a ceremony held in Hong Kong on the eve of the Asia Pacific Leather Fair 2014 on March 30, the University of Northampton awarded Honorary Degrees to a select group of top global tanners which included CEO of Pittards, Reg Hankey. The opportunity...

Pittards Makes a Stitch in Time for Local Olympian

People / 18th June 2012

Yeovil leathermaker Pittards has come to the rescue of local Olympian Peter Wilson in lending its design and stitching expertise to his all important shooting vest in the run up to the Olympics. Glanvilles Wootton based Peter will be representing team GB in the...

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