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ME Construction contributes to Britain’s economic renaissance

  ME Construction, the London-based specialist refurbishment contractor, has become one of 250 companies nominated by the Government to lead Britain’s economic renaissance.   Leading business figures and organisations have provided their nominations for these companies – collectively known as the Accelerate 250. Members of the Accelerate 250 are intended to represent the UK’s so-called [...]

Silver Fox labels pass the ‘1,000 hours’ test

  The UK manufacturer of labelling solutions, Silver Fox, has reported further positive results from the most recent round of testing of its labels. This time, the labels and tests involved are: Fox-Flo  zero halogen thermal tie-on cable labels have passed the ISO 4892 part 3 cycle 1 (UV Weathering) test for 1,000 hours exposure [...]

Bringing meaning and purpose to work

  Della Bradshaw, writing in the FT’s Management section, in May 2013, reveals that ‘the latest topic on the business school agenda is happiness’. She adds that “meaning” is the term used by Lee Newman, dean of innovation and behaviour at IE Business School in Spain. At Michigan Ross in the US, Jane Dutton, university [...]

Construction company boss helps celebrate small business at Number 10 Downing Street

  Dennis Barnard, the Operations Director of the specialist refurbishment contractor, ME Construction, was among the guests at a reception held at Number 10 Downing Street recently to ‘celebrate small business’.   The Prime Minister, the Rt Hon David Cameron MP, hosted the reception. In addition to a number of successful businesspeople from [...]

Large new orders for Silver Fox labelling solutions

  In a boost for the UK’s manufacturing sector, Silver Fox, the Hertfordshire-based manufacturer of labelling solutions, has revealed that it has recently received some significant overseas orders.   These include: A large engineering and fabrication yard has placed an order for Silver Fox’s heat shrink labels, for use in a large project for a [...]

Waste King takes on three diverse challenges

  In recent weeks, Waste King, a specialist collection, clearance and recycling company based in Hemel Hempstead, has: Won a contract from the British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), which is based in Soho Square, London, to remove all its electrical and mixed waste in central London Delivered two of its waste pods (empty) to, [...]

By | July 22nd, 2013|Categories: Business, Environment|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Hong Kong opts for Silver Fox labels helping to boost British manufacturing

  Labelworld, based in Hong Kong, has become a distributor for UK-based Silver Fox’s labelling solutions. This marks a debut in the Far East market for Silver Fox, whose cable labels are used in situations as diverse as London Underground, oil platforms, London’s Olympic Village and Stadium as well as London’s Savoy Hotel, [...]

Workplace Matters commissions Waterways Chaplain

  Workplace Matters (WM), an ecumenical charity which takes Christian values into the workplace, has expanded its team of waterways chaplains by commissioning Barbara Davis, a Bishops Stortford resident who keeps a narrow boat, ‘Charm’, at Harlow. She is serving as a waterways chaplain for the boating community and others who use a 25 mile [...]

Award for Fast Track 100 construction industry specialist

The directors of ME Construction, the specialist refurbishment contractor, have attended an awards event at Richard Branson's Oxfordshire home as a result of the company being named in the current ‘Fast Track 100’.   Compiled by Fast Track and published in The Sunday Times each December, the current Fast Track 100 list names [...]

By | July 18th, 2013|Categories: Business, Construction|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Silver Fox retains its ISO 9001:2008 quality management system status

  Silver Fox, a leading UK manufacturer of labelling solutions, has received renewed approval by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance for the ISO 9001:2008 quality management system standard.   The ISO 9001:2008 quality management system approval has been renewed until June 2016 and applies to all areas of the business including Silver Fox’s Labacus Innovator labelling [...]