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Management Buyout at GX

16 September 2022

We are delighted to announce that our 3 companies, Grid Xitek, GX Environmental and GX Systems have gone through a successful management buyout. Read more >

We're hiring

21 June 2022

Work with GX, one of the UK's leading product design and technology companies - we're recruiting for a Hardware/Embedded Firmware Engineer. Read more >

GX attending MediWales Connects on 29 June

10 June 2022

GX will be exhibiting at MediWales Connects, the all-Wales NHS collaboration conference, in Cardiff on 29 June. Read more >

Designing around the worldwide shortage of semiconductors

20 May 2022

As companies around the world deal with the aftermath of the Covid pandemic, and the UK adapts to changes following Brexit, there’s an additional challenge facing manufacturing companies using semiconductors - the worldwide shortage of semiconductor chips. Read more >

Finger on the pulse – an ingenious project to help fill the Design Engineering skills gap in the UK

14 April 2022

During lockdown, GX was approached by CSA Catapult to collaborate on a new STEM project to develop a Pulse Oximeter, an electronic device that measures heart rate and oxygen levels in the blood. Read more >

Supporting the Ukraine humanitarian appeal

04 March 2022

GX is sending urgently needed funding to support the humanitarian appeal to help people leaving Ukraine. Read more >

Developing the GX design team

21 February 2022

GX is keen to develop as a business and believes bringing in fresh new talent is key to creating a diverse, forward thinking team. First class honours degree student, Ruairidh Keeley, has recently joined GX to work as a product design engineer. Read more >

More than a silent night for GX staff this Christmas!

13 December 2021

Christmas cheer just got a whole lot louder at GX as managing director, Mark Helmich announced that from Wednesday 22nd December all employees have been given time off. Read more >

Wishing You a Happy Christmas

13 December 2021

Thank you for supporting us throughout 2021 – we look forward to working with you in brighter times in the New Year and beyond. Read more >

Celebrating MediWales Innovation Awards 2021

10 December 2021

The winners of the 2021 MediWales Innovation Awards were recently announced at the sixteenth annual awards ceremony at Mercure Holland House Hotel in Cardiff. GX Group sponsored the Industry Judges Award, won by Virustatic Shield Ltd – a company set up to launch the patented Virustatic Shield face covering. Read more >

GX help students listen to wildlife

25 November 2021

Environmental consultancy Wild Connect saw a need to develop a robust audio monitoring device that both professional and amateur conservationists could use. A device that is valuable to science in the area of eco-acoustics and a tool that can help re-engage the public with the natural world. Read more >

Expanding and growing

23 November 2021

The past eleven months have been very busy for GX – not only have they welcomed more engineers to their design team, they are looking to expand their field service support team in the south east. Read more >

GX welcomes new product design engineer

03 November 2021

Over their thirty year history, GX has designed commercial solutions for a range of industries; a key element to their success is the breadth and experience of their design team who help turn brilliant ideas into commercial reality. Read more >

GX expands support team in the south

14 October 2021

GX’s sister company, GX Environmental is looking to expand their field service team in the south of England. For nearly 40 years, GX Environmental has been installing and maintaining monitoring systems for the reception of tankered waste. Read more >

We’re heading to Med-Tech Innovation Expo

17 September 2021

After 18 months of working from home and meeting virtually, GX’s managing director, Mark Helmich and business development manager, Claire Banks, will be spending two days in Birmingham attending Med-Tech Innovation Expo. Read more >

How 7 years as a software engineer at GX stack up

06 September 2021

From joining on work experience seven years ago, Sam Pearson now enjoys a fulfilling career at GX as a software engineer. Read more >

Software upgrade allows water purification in China

21 June 2021

Following the Microtox® CTM machines success in tracing contaminated water in Asia - GX recently added Chinese into the operating instructions. Read more >

Engineering success – looking at the positive outcomes from the pandemic

10 May 2021

As we begin to approach the end of lockdown restrictions, business here at GX continues to rise. Managing director, Mark Helmich talks about positive signs of growth for GX. Read more >

Beating the Pandemic

05 May 2021

The newly designed rapid point-of-care COVID-19 PCR reader that our engineering team helped to develop has passed all the regulatory tests, so is now awaiting manufacture. Find out how this Welsh Government funded project progressed from design to prototype, then completed in just under 6 months. Read more >

Two new faces at GX

13 April 2021

GX has welcomed a new software engineer and a mechanical engineer to their team to help them continue to turn brilliant ideas into commercially viable products. Read more >

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