Our Metallurgist, Jack Clemson Celebrates His 81st Birthday and Over 65 years Working in Metallurgy
In 1954, at 15 years old, Jack Clemson, started as a lab assistant at Joseph Sankey – Manor Works. Jack worked in the Chemical lab carrying out routine chemical analysis, water treatment, gas analysis and coal analysis.
Jack then joined their apprentice scheme in 1956, where for 6 months he trained in general engineering and visited the Albert Street works of Joseph Sankey to perform Chemical analysis, Mechanical Testing, Non destructive Testing and Radiography.
Jack then move to their GKN Group Research for 6 months and then returned to the Manor works site as a lab assistant carrying out work at a senior level.