Thursday, 5 June 2014
Sapphire Alliance Cheyney Group - Who We Are?
Cheyney is situated in the beautiful countryside of South Cambridgeshire, the team have idyllic base from which to develop their creative talents. This has been the center of our operations for nearly 26 years and is ideally located midway between two of the London airports, and just over 30 minutes from central London. With our connections to the nearby University, CDD is able to support innovation through collaboration and investment.
The Company takes its name from Cheyneys Lodge, the property that was its home for nearly 25 years until 2010. Cheyney ( Products ) is a famous name in this area of South Cambridgeshire, with historical references going back to the year 1248.
The team at Cheyney has been behind numerous challenging inspection applications, including very low energy Xray techniques, high speed visual inspection and precision measurement of automotive, aerospace and military components. Currently research is on-going in a number of innovative technology areas, involving Xrays, microwaves and visible light spectra.
Francescan is a supplier of Xray equipment and services to the food and pharmaceutical industries. It is a member of the Sapphire Alliance group of Xray system manufacturers, and is based in Beaujolais, near Lyon, France.
Absolute is based in Melbourn, South Cambridgeshire provides event management services, and supplies and rents audio visual equipment.
Cheyney Estates is a property owner and manager based in South Cambridge shire. The company offers air conditioned research and office facilities, on flexible or long-term bases.
Sapphire inspection systems are a 3 tier supplier for end of line inspection to the food and pharaceutical inspection markets.