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Month in FM

New product and service launches and company news from the FM industry.

Hand hygiene was key to Team GB medal success

KIMBERLY-CLARK PROFESSIONAL* has hailed the role of good hand hygiene in the extraordinary success of Team GB at the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympics. British athletes won an astonishing 29 Gold medals at the Olympics and another 34 at the ...

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Sign manufacturer relaunches e-shop with new look website

Signbox, one of the UK’s foremost sign manufacturers and winner of the coveted ‘Best Sign Company of the Year’ award for both 2011 and 2012, have re-launched their e-commerce website www.signboxshop.co.uk to improve the visitor experience and extend the product ...

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MITIE’s waste offering wins Gold at this year’s Green Apple Awards

MITIE, the FTSE 250 strategic outsourcing and energy services company, was awarded the prestigious Gold standard at a ceremony held at the House of Commons last week. The Green Apple Environmental Best Practice Awards celebrated MITIE’s unique waste outsourcing partnership ...

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Let there be light with the new LED lighting guide from Gradus

Lighting specialist Gradus has created a new LED lighting guide, providing specifiers and contractors with a single point of reference for their Gradus lighting requirements. The new ‘LED Lighting Systems’ guide covers Gradus’ full range of proven step, floor and ...

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Corps Security and Luxrite team up for exclusive DVR promotion

Corps Security and Luxrite have announced details of an exciting new promotion where installers will receive a brand new Vectus digital video recorder (DVR) with every new contract they sign with the Corps Monitoring Centre (CMC). This unique offer is ...

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Electric vehicle charging: Could Tap-n-Charge save the day?

According to UK government and industry projections, our roads and motorways should, by now, be teeming with both hybrid and full electric vehicles but sadly, this clearly is not the case. The latest official statistics recently released confirm that so ...

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Infrared beam smoke detectors protect Budapest chemical treatment centre

A major chemical treatment centre in Budapest, Hungary is using a FIRERAY 5000 and 14 FIRERAY F50R reflective infrared beam smoke detectors as part of its fire protection system. The system was designed and installed by Hungarian Fire Fighting Enterprises ...

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PHS ranks well in Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250

PHS Group plc, the UK’s leading workplace services provider, has achieved a creditable 48th ranking in the latest Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250 league table, which was published on Sunday 14th October 2012. The league table ranks Britain’s ...

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Media library DVD covering connectors, fixers and anchor systems launched

Industry leader, Simpson Strong-Tie, has responded to changing business needs by launching a media library DVD, allowing distributors to use its marketing assets for print and online platforms. Available on request, the DVD includes SST’s complete range of product catalogues, ...

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Software radically re-thinks the concept of real-time field workforce scheduling

All organisations suffer from inefficiencies and FM organisations with skills-based mobile and field workforces probably suffer more than most. Field workforces are an expensive resource to run and their dynamics can cause inefficiencies to be more acute. Effective scheduling of ...

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