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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Sherwoods FM Rolls Out BigChange One-Stop Management System

Sherwoods, the FM building services company, has deployed a 5 in 1 mobile management system from BigChange.  Sherwoods’ field service engineers are equipped with the latest ruggedised tablets running a paper-free system.  The mobiles are live connected to the cloud hosting a complete management solution from BigChange that covers everything from CRM to routing, purchasing, job scheduling,certification and invoicing. Founded…

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ErP – We Are Ready

Warm Air, Radiant and Heating Products are now affected by European Regulations. Warm air heaters are subject to Lot 21 of the directive and radiant heaters Lot 20. Minimum efficiencies for warm air is now 72% and radiant heaters is now 74%. Crucially, these minimum criteria are applicable for both new installations and when replacing existing products. As a result,…

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