25 Years Service for Shane Cooper

25 Years Service for Shane Cooper

On the 8th May 2014, Shane Cooper celebrated 25 years service at Metallisation Ltd.

Shane has served the company for the past 25 years as an assembly engineer and will have built a good number of our customers metal spray equipment in that time.  Metallisation would like to take the opportunity to publicly thank Shane for his dedication and service over the last 25 years and have made a small presentation today in recognition of this great acheivement.

To indicate how long 25 years is, a presentation was made in which we highlighted some significant events that have taken place in that time.  These include…

  • There have been 5 Prime Ministers
  • Mike and the Mechanics was number 1 in the UK with ‘The Living Years’
  • Arsenal won Division 1 (now the Premiership) and Manchester United were just 11th.

In Shanes year of joining, 1989, there were these following memorable events…

  • The Berlin wall fell
  • George W Bush succeeeds Ronald Reagan as US President
  • Hillborough football disaster
  • Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests in China
  • Emporor Hirohito passes away in Japan
  • Iran place a $3m bounty on the head of The Satanic Verses author, Salman Rushdie
  • Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska’s Prince William Sound
  • Steffi Graf and Boris Becker win the Wimbledon Singles titles

And finally, born on 8th May 1989…

  • Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter)
  • Rory McIlroy (Golfer)
  • Stacey Solomen (Entertainer made famous in the UK X-Factor program)