Flexiplastics, a division of Specialised Canvas Group, is based in Chesterfield just two minutes from junction 29a of the M1. During the Ebola outbreak in 2014, Flexiplastics were enlisted to work closely with the NHS and Ministry of Defence to manufacture medical isolators which were used to repatriate British nationals who were exposed to the virus.
Following a week long audit of our property, people and processes we are delighted to announce that we gained re-certification of ISO 9001:2015 (quality management) and ISO 14001:2015 (environmental management). Additionally, we as also gained certification for the ISO 45001:2018 which focuses on occupational health and safety.
As the nation prepares itself to deal with the disease in the coming weeks and most probably months, it’s also essential to think about the impact this will have on UK businesses and the economy as a whole – as we publish this post stocks are down 8% on the day! Supply chains are already being impacted, this will undoubtedly only worsen, and consumers buying habits will significantly change and become harder to predict.
At the recent Metstrade fair in Amsterdam, the Specialised Canvas team discovered the Proliner, which is manufactured by the Dutch company Prodim, and recognised immediately that this product would be a great fit in our vast collection of machines and tools.
The Specialised Canvas Services Group has always believed heavily in investing both in our people and our infrastructure, ensuring we remain super competitive in all our markets and continue to supply our customers with a wide array of exceptional products and services.
Paul Noble, Commercial Director at Specialised Canvas Group, recently completed his Masters of Business Administration (MBA) at Durham University, graduating with first class honours. In honour of Paul’s outstanding achievement, we recently caught up with him to learn more about his part time studies and role within the Specialised Canvas Group.
Across the country, schools are closing for the summer holidays; a time when teachers can take a well-earned rest and improvements can be made to the school in preparation for the start of the new academic year in September and whilst school pupils are safely out of the way. One such school is the Redscope Primary School in Rotherham, where Specialised Canvas have installed a Gazova, which will offer the pupils protection from the damaging effects of the sun’s UV…
Summer is well and truly with us at last and an ideal time to sit out in the garden and enjoy a glass of chilled Pimm’s with a few slices of cucumber and a sprig of mint. Whatever your poison, it’s so much more pleasurable sitting comfortably beneath some shelter, which provides cool shade and prevents you wilting in the heat. So far, this season, we’ve had plenty of requests for the sort of canvas solutions we’re used to providing…