DDC | 5 Things you may never have known about DDC Engineering…
DDC Engineering Solutions is a market leader and an established brand in the engineering sector, providing specialist support to major public and private sector highways and construction around the UK.
Dean, the CEO and founder, has committed to establishing DDC as a leading supplier and contractor in the highways and trunk road drainage data management and surveying industry, initially as a sub-contractor building up an enviable list of key blue-chip clients, then progressively moving forward to securing primary contractor status, with both the English and Welsh Highways authorities, where DDC continues to complete work to a distinguished standard worthy of the Highways Agency’s own database requirements.
To learn more you can visit their website at ddc-uk.com
Here are 5 interesting facts you never knew about DDC:
1. It is a family owned business.
It was founded in 2000 by Dean and Lisa Whitbrook.
Beginning life in a single office in Willenhall, in the heart of the West Midlands, DDC soon grew and relocated to larger offices within Wolverhampton Science Park, and then, in 2013, took the bold decision to move to even larger dedicated premises in Wolverhampton, near to the new JLR (Jaguar Land Rover) factory.
We could name a further 6 family members working towards the success of the business either as consultants or as full time and part-time team members.
2. An environment based on diversity and equality
The multi-cultural team of employees originate from the United Kingdom, China, Greece, India, Romania and Iran. DDC values difference and actively supports employees who are specially able.
3. Dog Friendly
At DDC everyone is welcomed into the team including canine friends. Daisy, Buddy, Tess, Stan and Dandy are all regular visitors.
This supports DDC’s wellbeing initiatives and supports their staff with happiness and fulfilment at work.
The atmosphere is relaxed, and this boosts morale, a positive mindset, productivity and efficiency.
4. Community Support
In further support of employee well-being, DDC team proudly support the local community and gets involved in charitable activities. Initiatives include: Collecting and donating food, toys, and gifts to a local refugee, endangered animals’ adoption with WWF, donating to Save the Children. The team are currently limbering in readiness for a Race for Life in a couple of months.
5. Bespoke Consultancy
At DDC they have an outstanding team of innovative and dynamic personnel, whom with passion and dedication, focus on delivering high-quality survey and professional services to their clients.
They are committed to, ‘better information management’ and this is a key driver when delivering quality and efficiency for their clients.
The DDC team is very exuberant and always ready to support and advise where possible. Their wealth of combined knowledge and ability to share some great stories makes them the successful business they are. Try them, give them a call to find our more.