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CHSA Accredited Distributors achieving over 97% compliance

The results from the 2018 audits of the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) Accreditation Scheme for Distributors mean their customers are guaranteed ‘what’s on the box is what’s in the box’.  An average of 97.5% of relevant products across all Accredited Distributors are from CHSA Accredited Manufacturers. The audits, conducted by the CHSA’s Independent Inspector, indicate an average of 98.6% of…

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Chubb Systems Achieves New International Health and Safety Standard

One of first to qualify for the distinction Chubb Systems Limited has achieved the ISO 45001, a new global standard for occupational health and safety (H&S), designed to increase safety, prevent work-related injuries and improve employee health and well-being at work. After an extensive audit conducted by Alcumus Isoquar, which is governed by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service, Chubb received official certification. Chubb,…

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OPTEX’S ENHANCED VERSION OF ITS LONG-RANGE LiDAR IS NOW AVAILABLE

OPTEX, the leading manufacturer of detection solutions, has developed new versions of its product firmware and configuration software for its award-winning laser sensor, REDSCAN RLS-3060 series, that brings greater functionality to the existing models. Version 8.0 of the RLS-3060 series firmware and REDSCAN Manager feature a number of upgrades for the long-range, 190 degrees 2D LiDAR series. Both models, the…

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Stay Close and Cosy to Nature with Panasonic & the Dome Experience

The team at Panasonic have been working in collaboration with architects, engineers and local crafts people to create an unfiltered, unique and comfortable luxury living experience in bubble style Domes to bring a 180-degree transparent window to the world of nature. Michael Beare of Finn Lough Resort is the visionary behind this unique holiday experience.  He explains: “Our aim was…

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Getting a handle on heavy duty door systems with Pickersgill-Kaye

Pickersgill-Kaye, an ASSA ABLOY Group brand one of the most trusted names in access control solutions, are experts in providing quality, high frequency handles. Focusing on high security, the handles have been built to survive the wear and tear applied to heavy duty door sets operating in busy sites like educational facilities, hospitals and offices. To meet security requirements the…

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Creating an Electro-Mechanical School

Schools are continuing to upgrade security measures for pupil safety. However, on top of all the fundamental challenges schools face, implementing well-rounded and effective security solutions can seem a great difficulty. Andrew Shaw, architectural consultant for AllegionUK, discusses the advantages of electro-mechanical solutions. Schools can equate to some of the most complex security challenges for architects, specifiers and school officials…

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Union Industries delivers the perfect package for Cepac

Union Industries is helping the UK’s leading independent corrugated packaging producer, Cepac, to bolster its business operations. Cepac, which was founded in 1999, has pioneered innovative performance packaging and print solutions across its four plants in the UK where its design, testing and manufacturing processes are carried out. The company is striving to become the first choice for transformational packaging…

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Keeping humidity under control

Energy efficiency, reliability and low maintenance costs are key factors for consideration when selecting the appropriate humidification unit for any given environment. Maintaining the right level of humidity to match the specific requirements of a room necessitates precision control and is just as paramount to the health and wellbeing of occupants as it is to the protection of items with…

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Crown goes back to school with Novus

Crown Paints has donated a selection of its most popular paint products to create a vibrant learning hub as part of a community make-over project organised by national contractor, Novus Property Solutions. The project involved refurbishing a dilapidated prefab building for Bromley Pensnett Primary School in Birmingham, to create the new Novus Learning Hub which will become a valuable resource…

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