July 20, 2021By Dowans AdminBlog

During the second lockdown, we finally had the time to implement some of the changes that we had hoped to make over the years – believe me when I say that when you are a family run business, the list of ‘things to do’ is endless and things just get pushed to the bottom of … Read More

What We’ve Done So Far…

June 19, 2021By adminBlog

Dad (Michael to everyone else!) previously worked for a multi-national thread manufacturer as CEO and it was through that role that sustainability and CSR really took on an importance within his general business ethos. In many discussions that we had as a family (before we became partners), it was something that he passed onto us … Read More

Covid: Lessons Learnt & Sustainability

March 28, 2021By adminBlog

This last year has been unusual…to say the least. As we joyfully entered 2020, hoping and planning for another year of success as a family run and operated business, who could have imagined that we would be closing our doors, with no certainty of when they’d re-open, just three months later. Ah, March 2020 – … Read More

Getting to Know You…

February 27, 2021By Dowans AdminBlog

‘Getting to know you, getting to know all about you…’ Firstly, yes, we are musical fans (don’t judge us!). Secondly, this is more about YOU getting to know US but we couldn’t find another song that worked…although maybe ‘we are family’ is a better option?! Anyway, enough of that. Hello! We are the Murray family … Read More