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Volvo Cars today reported the best half-year results in terms of sales and operating profit in its 94-year history amid increasing demand for its cars across all regions.
The half-year financial report, which can be found here, showed the company achieved a revenue of 141 billion SEK, up 26 per cent, driven by strong demand and positive mix effects. Operating income was 13 billion SEK in the first six months of 2021, representing an operating margin of 9.4 per cent.
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The EvacGo panels have been installed to meet the criteria set out in the BS 8629 Code of Practice for the design, installation, commissioning, and maintenance of evacuation alert systems for use by fire and rescue services in England and Wales.
Situated in Cardiff Bay’s Tiger Quay development, Roath House and Queen Alexandra House are a mix of 73 social and market-rented one and two-bedroom apartments managed by Trivallis, one of Wales’ largest housing associations. Trivallis appointed Cardiff-based, Tremorfa Ltd, to complete the installation, requesting that Advanced’s EvacGo solutions be installed to ensure both residential buildings met the BS 8629 recommendations.
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BRACKNELL, UNITED KINGDOM, 15 JULY 2021 – Maxxess has released a major update to its popular eVisitor visitor management solution with new mobile access integrations and touchless reader choices to support more flexible workplace operations post-pandemic.
The new release includes options for mobile access control using smartphones, with authorised visitors and site users now able to pass through secure entrances using a choice of more convenient and hygienic contactless and touchless methods, including secure, GDPR-compliant biometrics.
Touchless kiosks allow reception staffing levels to be reduced in settings from hospitality to corporate offices, and provide faster, more convenient check-in and entry for guests.
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The Kimberly Clark Professional™ Golden Service Awards 2022 will open for entries on 20 July. This year for the first time, all entrants are invited to attend a free ‘How to Enter’ webinar on Thursday 29 July at 10.30am. Participants will learn first-hand how to maximise the chances of winning a coveted Golden Service Award from the 19 categories across key sectors healthcare, education, offices, retail and manufacturing.
“Over the last 30 years of running the industry leading awards, Kimberly Clark Professional™ has developed a highly experienced pot of knowledge about how to prepare the best winning entries,” explains Steve Jones, General Manager UK & Ireland, Kimberly-Clark Professional™.
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The 2021 LITEWork clothing range delivers great thermal comfort in warmer months with light, quick drying fabrics that will keep you cool and comfortable all day.
The new range of ‘Rip Stop’ shirts are stretchy and breathable, offering UPF50+ sun protection – great for craftsmen who work long hours outdoors. While 37.5© fabric technology in the mid-and base-layer garments have features for efficient ventilation and moisture transport to keep you comfortable all day.
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A satisfied customer has returned to Union Industries for the fitting of a second high speed industrial door to enable it to keep production noise to a minimum, while transporting raw materials and products in and out as efficiently as possible.
Arbor Forest Products, the UK’s leading independent timber importer and processor, which is based in Barrow Upon Humber, offers a bespoke milling service with the ability to process orders in 10 days.
It also turns imported wood into cladding and shed material, primed MDF mouldings, roofing battens, structural and landscaping timber and decking.
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Mitsubishi Electric has launched a series of podcasts which shine a light on the sustainable, zero carbon and legislative issues affecting business today.
The ‘Ask ME’ podcasts cover a range of important topics, including corporate sustainability, decarbonising buildings, re-opening offices, new innovative HVAC technologies and how to improve indoor air quality, among many others.
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Key industry experts joined together on Thursday for the ‘Decarbonising Heat’ event hosted by flexible energy specialist Flexitricity.
The ‘Decarbonising Heat: heat pumps and demand side flexibility’ webinar event brought together key industry thought leaders – Alastair Martin, CSO at Flexitricity, Dave Pearson, Director at Star Renewable Energy, and Roddy Yarr, Assistant Director in Sustainability and Environmental Management at University of Strathclyde to discuss the challenges and opportunities of decarbonising heat as the UK faces its 2050 commitment to deliver net zero.
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Cleanology’s long term commitment to fair pay in the cleaning industry has resulted in a win at last night’s prestigious Living Wage Champion Awards.
CEO Dominic Ponniah celebrated the win with staff, saying: “Of all the awards Cleanology has won in recent years, this has the most significance. It means so much to our team, which campaigns tirelessly to make Cleanology a Living Wage company. In an industry known for low pay and fast turnover of staff, we are committed to changing the landscape, and we are unbelievably proud to receive recognition for our work.”
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Brammer Buck & Hickman, the UK’s leading supplier of industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) products and services, is excited to announce a new structured, proactive sales and customer support programme developed with leading bearings manufacturer SKF. The initiative is being backed by a colossal investment in SKF stock, creating the fastest and most reliable supply chain in the industry, to ensure customer demand is met.
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