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Importance of Future Proofing

Future proofing is essential for any company to ensure their investments remain healthy and that they remain ahead of the curve. All too often companies can end up investing in updating both their hardwares and softwares, only for that technology to be surpassed a short time later, or worse, no longer supported.

With so much political and economic uncertainty, particularly after the US election result, companies have to be ready for anything. So how do we ensure we are proactive and that we [...]

Planning For Success

There’s a well-known phrase in the army that states that; “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail”. This is also certainly true in business but as part of the planning process we would also suggest that if your staff are not effectively trained on the products that they are selling then companies can’t expect to sell them effectively.

The issue of not having effectively trained staff can have a negative impact on merchants looking to sell specialist products to their trade customers. In a sur [...]

Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3

Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3

The process is undertaken in our own dedicated salt spray chamber in accordance with British standards where a salt water solution is atomized by means of spray nozzle using pressurised air. This produces a corrosive environment of dense salt water in the chamber, so that test samples exposed to this environment are subjected to severely corrosive conditions.

The product is exposed to the conditions 24/7 for a period of time until there is an appearance of corrosion, in particular red rust. [...]

Giving You The Edge

Whether working on a construction site or just dabbling in a little DIY, one of the things you must have by your side is a trusty utility knife.

Part of the essentials within the tool box, the utility knife sits alongside the duct tape, the screwdriver and the trusty hammer as some of the most important tools. There are however several different types of utility knives including the retractable knife, the fixed blade knife and the snap-off.

Retractable knives tend to be heavier, carry more [...]

The Benefits Of Stainless Steel

For some tradesmen or amateur DIYers, selecting the right tool for the job can be a challenge in itself. Questions such as does that fastener have enough strength to hold firm, is this the right type of fixing for the job or even is there an easier way to do this? These are all questions asked over the counter in many builders’ merchants across the UK, but one question that should also be asked is what’s the best material to use for the application?

Each material or coating comes with its ow [...]

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