In Focus

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    FM Editor  - 10.02.2020, 13:16

    BakerHicks Restructures and Rebrands DACH Subsidiary

    BakerHicks has rebranded its European Life Sciences division after integrating it with its operations in the United Kingdom.

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    FM Editor  - 18.12.2019, 16:08

    The Drains of Christmas Future

    UK wastewater and drainage solutions provider Lanes Group has reimagined "A Christmas Carol" into a story about the importance of clean drains.

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    FM Editor  - 16.12.2019, 13:02

    Sodexo CSR Chief Elected President of French Services Professions Association (GPS)

    Damien Verdier, Sodexo's Group Chief Strategy and Corporate Responsibility Officer, will succeed Christian Nibourel, former chairman of Accenture France and Benelux, as President of the French Services Professions Association (“GPS”) in January following his selection by its members.

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    FM Editor  - 16.12.2019, 11:11

    Improving Community Life at Christmas

    More than half of 2,839 small businesses surveyed by Hitachi Capital Business Finance in the UK are participating in initiatives to support their local community.

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    FM Editor  - 11.12.2019, 16:44

    ISIA Awards 2019

    Abloy UK has presented D15 Locksmiths with the "Locksmith Of The Year Award" at this year's Irish Security Institute Association (ISIA) Awards ceremony.

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    FM Editor  - 11.12.2019, 16:15

    Gunning London Takes to the Pitch

    The senior team from Chartered Building Company, Gunning London, recently visited the new Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London to celebrate its recent rebrand from T Gunning Ltd.

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    FM Editor  - 06.12.2019, 12:43

    Washing Away the Chocolate

    Slattery Pâtissier and Chocolatier in Whitefield, Greater Manchester, has acquired a third machine manufactured from Miele's Professional range.

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    FM Editor  - 04.12.2019, 09:53

    T Gunning Rebrands as Gunning London

    Refurbishment specialist and Chartered Building Company T Gunning Ltd has rebranded as Gunning London to reinforce its geographical focus on London and South East England.

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    FM Editor  - 04.12.2019, 09:32

    Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards

    Axis Cleaning and Support Services is a nominee for two categories of the Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards.

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    FM Editor  - 03.12.2019, 12:47

    Darent Valley Hospital Pine Therapy Ward Garden Renovation

    UK hard services provider, Artic Building Services, have recently renovated the Pine Therapy Ward Garden at Darent Valley Hospital in Dartford, Kent in collaboration with the hospital’s charity.

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    FM Editor  - 02.12.2019, 20:39

    Virgin Media Inaugurates Reading HQ

    Virgin Media has opened a new headquarters building in Reading in a multi-million pound investment that will see as many as 1,500 staff relocate to the city's Green Park district.

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    FM Editor  - 02.12.2019, 15:23

    Protecting Cyclists in Bedfordshire

    A tailor-made traffic solution from SWARCO is helping to keep cyclists protected on busy country lanes with limited visibility in Bedfordshire.

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    FM Editor  - 02.12.2019, 14:29

    Moneysupermarket Group Video Wall Controller

    Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS) has installed control solutions for the LED video wall at the new innovation centre of FTSE 250 company, Moneysupermarket Group, in Manchester.

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    FM Editor  - 02.12.2019, 14:12

    Sony Launches TEOS Manage 2.1 Workplace Management Solution

    Sony Professional Solutions Europe has unveiled a major update to the TEOS Manage 2 workplace management solution that adds wayfinding capabilities and integration with the company's BRAVIA Professional display range.

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    FM Editor  - 27.11.2019, 11:21

    Sony at ISE 2020 (RAI Amsterdam, 11-14 February)

    Sony will return to ISE 2020 to showcase its latest cutting-edge corporate and education products and solutions designed to future proof working and learning environments.

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    FM Editor  - 27.11.2019, 01:21

    Inspiration in HR

    Integrated UK security, cleaning, front-of-house and support services provider Axis Group has won an "Inspiration in HR" award at this year’s Security and Fire Excellence Awards.

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    FM Editor  - 26.11.2019, 14:35

    UK's Most Popular Employer

    Rentokil Initial has been named Best Company to Work for in the UK in Indeed's annual survey of major employers, after ousting Apple from the top spot the international tech giant has occupied since 2018.

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    FM Editor  - 22.11.2019, 14:18

    Compass Group (UK & Ireland) Appoints New MD

    Compass Group (UK & Ireland) has announced the appointment of Robin Mills as Managing Director with effect from 25th November,.

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    FM Editor  - 22.11.2019, 13:31

    MRI Software Acquires Multifamily Insurance Partners

    Global real estate software company MRI Software has acquired Multifamily Insurance Partners, a leader in resident insurance programs for the US multifamily rental market.

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    FM Editor  - 22.11.2019, 13:10

    Enabling Connected Boiler Control

    Vericon Systems has launched BCM:Connect, an intelligent device that monitors a boiler’s health and status in real time to facilitate preventative maintenance in residential housing.

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    FM Editor  - 22.11.2019, 12:08

    Axis Enhances Training Capabilities

    UK-based Axis Group’s learning and development initiative, The Axis Academy, has opened a head office in Sidcup, Kent as part of a move to expand its training and development programme.

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    FM Editor  - 07.11.2019, 15:28

    W-2 Job Opportunities in Minneapolis-Saint Paul

    Contingent workforce solution MyWorkChoice has expanded its workforce communities to the Twin Cities, enabling hundreds of flexible self-scheduling jobs immediately through its mobile app.

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    FM Editor  - 06.11.2019, 16:39

    Kramer Announces New CEO

    Kramer Electronics has appointed Itzhak Bambagi as Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect.

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    FM Editor  - 06.11.2019, 14:52

    Wärtsilä Joins Leesman+ Elite

    Wärtsilä's is the first company in Finland to receive Leesman+ certification after its Helsinki campus scored above 70 Lmi on Leesman’s standardised performance scale which captures employee feedback on how effectively their workplace supports their work.

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    FM Editor  - 05.11.2019, 20:11

    ServiceMaster Q3 2019 Results

    ServiceMaster has reported a year-on-year revenue increase to $528 million and net income of $25 million in a quarter described by CEO, Nik Varty, as "challenging".

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    FM Editor  - 30.10.2019, 09:04

    A Perfect Fit for LED Displays

    A new version of Datapath's Wall Designer software allows LED video wall integrators to downscale content whilst maintaining original aspect ratios.

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    FM Editor  - 30.10.2019, 08:36

    UK Engineering Companies Missing out on R&D Funding

    New research suggests engineering companies in the UK are missing out on over £10 billion of R&D funding every year.

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    FM Editor  - 29.10.2019, 14:09

    T.CON's Opens U.S. Office

    T.CON has opened a new sales location in Austin, Texas - the SAP Gold Partner's first outside Germany.

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    FM Editor  - 22.10.2019, 23:16

    Future Office Awards Inviting Entries

    A "first of its kind" award is being offered to the winner of the inaugural Future Office Awards by London-based office fit-out specialists, ThirdWay (entries close on 13th December, 2019).

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    FM Editor  - 21.10.2019, 15:18

    Supporting Successful Mums

    A partnership between Axis Group and IT supplier, LP Networks, has recycled and donated laptops for use by Successful Mums which provides training and advice for women returning to work.

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    FM Editor  - 18.10.2019, 16:58

    BIM Objects for Voice Alarms

    Baldwin Boxall has announced the availability of BIM objects for their VIGIL3 and VIGIL2 voice alarm systems.

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    FM Editor  - 17.10.2019, 16:03

    Ecolab "Reviewing" UK Competition Authority Decision

    Ecolab has announced it is reviewing the decision of the United Kingdom's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) to oppose its 2018 acquisition of Holchem on anti-competitive grounds.

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    FM Editor  - 17.10.2019, 14:19

    Runners Raise Thousands for Local Charities

    Newbury Racecourse was the place to be on Sunday 13 October when over nine hundred runners took to the start line for Greenham Trust’s all-inclusive Step Up 4 Good 10K and family fun runs event.

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    FM Editor  - 17.10.2019, 12:00

    Supporting Laundry Insourcing at Dorfold Hall

    Miele's Professional division recently installed laundry equipment at Grade I listed Jacobean mansion and wedding venue, Dorfold Hall, in Acton, Cheshire.

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    FM Editor  - 15.10.2019, 16:16

    Celebrating 120 Years

    Miele has launched the Octoplus 120 series of commercial washing machines and dryers for medium-scale laundry needs including care homes and boutique hotels, as it marks its 120th year in business.

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    FM Editor  - 15.10.2019, 15:52

    More Choice than Ever

    MRI Software has unveiled new solutions for the real estate and facilities management industries at MRI Ascend, its North American users conference in Anaheim, California.

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    FM Editor  - 14.10.2019, 19:32

    IFSEC Security and Fire Excellence Awards Nominations

    UK integrated service provider Axis Group has received three nominations at the IFSEC Fire and Security Excellence 2019 Awards, including "Security Guarding Company of the Year", which subsidiary.Axis Security has won on four occasions.

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    FM Editor  - 09.10.2019, 13:53

    Acquisition of Japanese Knotweed Management

    The Grounds Care Group (TGCG) has acquired invasive weed specialists, Japanese Knotweed Management (JKM).

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    FM Editor  - 17.10.2019, 15:37

    Sulzer at ADIPEC 2019 (November 11-14, ADNEC)

    Sulzer will be presenting technology trends and innovation in the oil and gas sector at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) where a virtual reality app will allow visitors to experience the company's separation processes.

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    FM Editor  - 04.10.2019, 21:55

    Flashing Lights for Industrial Safety

    A new visual signalling device from Pfannenberg U.S.A. is designed as a highly visible alarm system to ensure safety in even the harshest environments.

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    FM Editor  - 02.10.2019, 23:35

    Serco Selected for US $968 Million U.S. Navy Contract Vehicle

    The United States Naval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) has named Serco Inc., as one of eight awardees for an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) multiple award contract.

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    FM Editor  - 02.10.2019, 20:52

    Pushing the Boundaries of Cloud-based Building Services

    Building performance tech firm arbnco and the University of Strathclyde have announced a knowledge transfer partnership (KTP) to develop an IoT powered solution for collecting sensor data to provide facilities managers with operational insights and help reduce energy use.

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    News Editor  - 02.10.2019, 11:17

    CPSH Facilities Management Contract

    Mace Macro has been awarded a facilities management contract by City Plumbing Supplies Holdings Limited (CPSH), the UK and Ireland's largest distributor of plumbing and heating products with over a million square feet of space across a portfolio of over 370 properties.

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    FM Editor  - 02.10.2019, 10:30

    Stulz Upgrades Mission-Critical Cooling Solution

    STULZ has upgraded the CyberAir 3 DX series of precision cooling units for data centre and other mission-critical applications conforming with ASHRAE guidelines.

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    FM Editor  - 30.09.2019, 15:12

    Improving Time Management at a Care Home

    A Kent-based residential care home has improved efficiency and reduced wage costs following the installation of an interactive, biometric time and attendance system.

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    FM Editor  - 20.09.2019, 17:12

    A Tale of Two Storeys

    ThirdWay Architecture recently completed the two-storey extension of a Victorian warehouse at 34-38 Provost Street in Hoxton, London.

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    FM Editor  - 19.09.2019, 13:41

    Helping to Prevent Cancer

    A new 3D breast scanner at Darent Valley Hospital has been made possible by donations to its charity’s Cancer Fighting Fund by local businesses, including Artic Building Services.

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    FM Editor  - 18.09.2019, 12:05

    Fire Door Safety Week 2019

    To coincide with Fire Door Safety Week in the United Kingdom, Abloy UK has created an infographic presentation which includes statistics on fire door safety and information about risks associated with non-compliance under current legislation.

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    FM Editor  - 18.09.2019, 11:42

    SMC Upgrades Alarm Receiving Centre

    Carrier UK subsidiary Security Monitoring Centres Limited (SMC), has completed a major refurbishment and re-fit of its Alarm Receiving Centre (ARC) in Nottingham.

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    FM Editor  - 13.09.2019, 14:47

    Design Museum Contract

    Pareto FM has been retained as hard services contractor by the Design Museum, the world’s leading museum devoted to contemporary architecture and design which is located in Kensington, London.

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    FM Editor  - 13.09.2019, 14:16

    Transformerless UPS for Smaller Data Centres

    Riello UPS has launched Sentryum (S3T), its third generation of transformerless online UPS system designed for smaller data centres and mission-critical environments.

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    FM Editor  - 13.09.2019, 13:43

    Colour Alerts for Video Walls

    A unique alarm system developed for traders at a major financial institution in New York is being used in other applications that benefit from communicating status changes visually in on-screen colour changes.

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    FM Editor  - 13.09.2019, 12:21

    Mobile IP Live Production Studio

    Sony Professional Solutions Europe, which is currently exhibiting at this year's International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam, has helped DPG Media create a next-generation mobile IP Live production studio and control room based on SMPTE ST2110.

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    FM Editor  - 11.09.2019, 11:30

    RoNik Inspectioneering Approves ELIOS 2 Drone

    RoNik Inspectioneering, one of Europe's largest providers of inspection services for industrial, hazardous and enclosed spaces, has approved use of the Elios 2 drone in indoor inspection applications.

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    FM Editor  - 10.09.2019, 20:48

    St Paul's Security Supervisor Nominated for Award

    Iris Groenewald, a site supervisor for Axis Security's St Paul's Cathedral site, has been nominated for a 2019 Women in Security award.

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    FM Editor  - 09.09.2019, 19:53

    Ecolab Launches Industrial Water Management Platform

    Ecolab has launched the ECOLAB3D™ Cloud Platform which leverages predictive analytics to facilitate enterprise-scale industrial water management.

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    FM Editor  - 09.09.2019, 17:49

    Kramer to Host Seminars at InfoComm India

    Kramer Electronics will hold a series of seminars and talk sessions at the InfoComm India Summit from September 18th to 20th at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai.

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    FM Editor  - 09.09.2019, 14:28

    ServiceMaster Enters European Pest Control Market

    ServiceMaster has announced the $200 million acquisition of Nomor Holding AB, Europe's fourth-largest pest control company with operations throughout Sweden and Norway.

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    FM Editor  - 04.09.2019, 16:20

    Ground Source Heating for Cornish Social Housing Development

    A new build social housing project on the family-run Mitchell Fruit Garden Farm in Cornwall will soon be extracting heat from a ground source heat pump solution.

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    FM Editor  - 09.09.2019, 15:09

    Integration-friendly Gas Suppression System

    Life-critical control systems manufacturer Kentec has launched Elite XT+, a multi-addressable extinguishant control panel designed for integration into wider fire safety solutions.

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    FM Editor  - 04.09.2019, 13:43

    New Elastomeric Base Sheet for Bitumen Roof Systems

    Polyglass U.S.A., Inc., has unveiled a self-adhering base sheet for inclusion in low-slope bituminous roofing systems.

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    FM Editor  - 28.08.2019, 12:44

    RICS Sheds Light on Code of Practice for FM Procurement

    Stephen Morris, Global Head of FM at RICS, discusses the RICS Global Code of Practice for Procurement of FM Services which is scheduled for publication in early 2020 in a webinar hosted by FM Expo.

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    FM Editor  - 22.08.2019, 13:40

    Embodying the School Spirit in Houston

    Oakland, California-based metal manufacturer Móz Designs supplied eye-catching panels from its Gradient collection as the exterior façade of the new Madison High School in Houston, Texas.

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    FM Editor  - 20.08.2019, 08:38

    Bristol in Innovative Sustainable Housing Development

    Bristol’s commitment to achieving a carbon neutral pledge by 2030 is being realised with the aid of a new housing development that will feature innovative low-carbon heating.

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    FM Editor  - 15.08.2019, 11:32

    FCO to Implement MRI Horizon IWMS Platform Globally

    The United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has selected an Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS) developed by MRI for implementation in its portfolio of more than 5,000 Properties.

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    FM Editor  - 15.08.2019, 00:52

    Aberdeen Cleaning Business Acquires Maintenance Provider

    Aberdeen-based cleaning business franchisor Tidy Green Clean (TGC) has acquired AMG Contracts, a long-standing commercial property maintenance company that is also headquartered in Scotland's third largest city.

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    FM Editor  - 13.08.2019, 19:26

    RoSPA Health and Safety Awards

    Atalian Servest has achieved Gold and Silver status in the 2019 Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Health and Safety Awards.

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    FM Editor  - 09.08.2019, 14:36

    Evolvence Renews Private Schools IFM Contract

    Evolvence Knowledge Investments (EKI) which offers a British independent school education at locations across the GCC region through a partnership with Repton School has extended its integrated facilities management contract with Mace Macro.

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    FM Editor  - 08.08.2019, 05:47

    Real-time ID Verification Secures Corporate Buildings

    Proxyclick has launched ID Match, a cloud solution which uses facial recognition technology to verify a visitor's true identity.

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    FM Editor  - 07.08.2019, 18:08

    BACnet Support for Aircuity Smart Building Platform

    Aircuity has added BACnet Client capabilities to its smart energy management platform to provide users with cost-effective access to an overview of a facility's operation.

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    FM Editor  - 07.08.2019, 17:10

    Supporting Food Innovation

    Ecolab and Cargill are accelerating innovation within the food industry by supporting a second class of startups through the Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator for a second year.

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    FM Editor  - 07.08.2019, 16:48

    Step Up 4 Good 2019

    Since 2016, Greenham Trust’s annual 10k and family fun runs event, Step Up 4 Good has encouraged more than 1,800 people to get active whilst giving back to their communities.

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    FM Editor  - 07.08.2019, 14:19

    Incentive Lynx Announces Internal Promotion

    Incentive Lynx, the security arm of the UK's Incentive FM Group, has appointed Jaime de Gouveia as Business Development Manager.

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    FM Editor  - 07.08.2019, 14:02

    Datapath Adds KVM Support to WallControl 10

    Datapath has enhanced its popular WallControl 10 video management software by incorporating KVM control functionality for connected PCs.

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    FM Editor  - 07.08.2019, 03:05

    Roof Membranes for Cold Weather Application

    Roofing and waterproofing systems manufacturer Polyglass U.S.A., Inc., has added two self-adhesive elastomeric roof membranes to its product range.

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    FM Editor  - 02.08.2019, 02:15

    Hard FM Contract Award

    Regional UK law firm Foot Anstey has retained Cordant Group subsidiary, Cordant Technical, to deliver Hard FM solutions at seven offices in the South and South West.

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    FM Editor  - 01.08.2019, 23:41

    Turn Your Hand to Nature Conservation

    Family board game favourite Monopoly has received a makeover with a little help from the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), with woodlands, wetlands and coastal reserves taking the place of prime real estate locations.

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    FM Editor  - 30.07.2019, 22:42

    TEC Hosts Client Event

    TEC Electric Motors has hosted a technical conference for Fluid Power Group at its extensive new meeting facilities in Hartlebury, Worcestershire.

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    FM Editor  - 29.07.2019, 14:41

    Deborah Caplan Joins ServiceMaster Board

    ServiceMaster has appointment Deborah Caplan, executive vice-president of Human Resources and Corporate Services for NextEra Energy, Inc., to its board of directors.

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    FM Editor  - 24.07.2019, 15:22

    TÜV SÜD Dunbar Boardman Creates Senior Role

    TÜV SÜD Dunbar Boardman has appointed Paul Hastings to the newly created post of managing director.

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    FM Editor  - 18.07.2019, 09:13

    Keeping Brenntag Safe in Sunderland

    A Taktis fire alarm and control panel from Kentec is protecting the Sunderland facility of chemical distributor Brenntag UK & Ireland.

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    FM Editor  - 18.07.2019, 14:02

    "Android Enterprise Recommended" Rugged Touch Computer

    Janam Technologies, Inc., have launched a rugged touch computer with a 5 inch display and Google "Android Enterprise Recommended" (AER) certification.

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    FM Editor  - 18.07.2019, 00:06

    University Health Network Saves on Energy

    University Health Network (UHN), Canada's largest research hospital, is reporting lower energy costs and indoor air quality (IAQ) improvements after adopting Aircuity's intelligent building platform.

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    FM Editor  - 17.07.2019, 22:40

    Royal College of Pathologists Hard Services Contract

    Professional membership organisation, The Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath), has appointed Pareto FM as hard services contractor to its award-winning headquarters building on Alie Street in Whitechapel, London.

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    FM Editor  - 17.07.2019, 15:25

    Cooling IT Infrastructure

    STULZ’s new EC Tower is designed for rapid deployment in server room environments and boasts a footprint of up to one-third that of conventional precision air-conditioning units.

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    FM Editor  - 17.07.2019, 14:25

    A Successful CIH 2019

    Access control and door entry specialist Intratone is reporting success at this year's Chartered Institute of Housing (CIH) Conference & Exhibition following the introduction of a branding revamp and new-look exhibition stand.

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    FM Editor  - 17.07.2019, 11:21

    18 More Businesses Penalised for Late Payment

    Eighteen companies, including BT, British American Tobacco and Centrica have been suspended from the UK's Prompt Payment Code for failing to pay suppliers on time - with Atos IT Services UK re-instated after demonstrating it is meeting its commitments, the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) announced today.

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    FM Editor  - 15.07.2019, 08:06

    Banking on Corps Security

    Corps Security has won a three-plus-two-year integrated security contract to provide manned and event guarding, close protection and remote systems monitoring services for multinational French bank, BNP Paribas' London locations.

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    FM Editor  - 17.07.2019, 12:29

    Sceptre Award for Axis

    Axis Security’s team at Mercury Mall in Romford has been named ‘Security Team of the Year’ at the Sceptre Awards.

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    FM Editor  - 10.07.2019, 11:41

    Sony Updates Workplace Management Solution

    Sony Professional Solutions Europe has released TEOS Manage 2, an overhaul of its scalable workspace solution for facilities in corporate and education environments.

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    FM Editor  - 09.07.2019, 18:44

    Smart Building and City Security

    Axis Communications have published a white paper on the benefits and challenges of smart building and city management, in association with Virtually Informed and Unified Security.

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    FM Editor  - 08.07.2019, 16:10

    Bringing Fairness to Staff Parking

    The University of Bristol is harnessing new parking make life easier for over 7,000 members of staff.

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    FM Editor  - 08.07.2019, 15:39

    Compass Announces New B&I Managing Director

    Compass Group UK & Ireland has appointed Morag Freathy as Managing Director for Business & Industry (B&I).

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    FM Editor  - 08.07.2019, 15:15

    Acquisition of STS Group

    German multinational facilities management provider, Dussmann Group, has acquired specialist Waterford, Republic of Ireland-based, electrical engineering, building automation and technical engineering solutions provider STS Group for an undisclosed figure.

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    FM Editor  - 08.07.2019, 11:27

    Refurbishment and Fit-out Contract

    UK office interiors contractor Active Workplace Solutions has been awarded a £950,000 refurbishment and fit-out contract with a multinational technology organisation in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, following a competitive tender.

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    FM Editor  - 04.07.2019, 20:59

    Senior Appointment at Corps Security

    Manned guarding business Corps Security has appointed Fred Lambrechts to the newly created position of mobilisation and transformation manager.

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    FM Editor  - 04.07.2019, 20:13

    BMWi Recognition for American University Project

    MeteoViva is the recipient of an Energy Efficiency award from Germany's Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) for its work at the McKinley Building on the American University Campus in Washington, D.C.

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    FM Editor  - 03.07.2019, 08:41

    T.CON's Asian Expansion

    T.CON has acquired Hong Kong-based Pacific Textiles - one of the world’s largest textile manufacturers. as an implementation partner for its TRIM Suite of SAP solutions.

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    FM Editor  - 01.07.2019, 21:43

    Extending the Mapping Capabilities of Drones

    Coptrz has partnered with camera specialist Phase One Industrial to make iXM Series high-productivity metric cameras available on its drone platforms.

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    FM Editor  - 01.07.2019, 20:24

    Equinix and Singapore in European Data Centre JV

    A US $1 billion joint-venture between U.S. data centre operator Equinix and GIC, the government of Singapore's sovereign wealth fund, will meet the requirements of hyperscale data centre operators in Europe by developing new data centres utilising the xScale platform.

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    FM Editor  - 01.07.2019, 18:53

    Awards Shortlist for Newbury Business Park

    Greenham Business Park and new community arts and exhibition venue and café, The Base, have been selected as a finalist in the Creative Spaces category of the 2019 EG Awards.

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    FM Editor  - 27.06.2019, 18:40

    Bringing Big Data to FM

    Autonomous FM has launched autoAnalytics, a standalone Big Data solution which is being provided free-of-charge to introduce Facilities Managers to dedicated data analytics and business intelligence reporting.

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    FM Editor  - 27.06.2019, 16:34

    Under Construction

    Sulzer has embarked on the relocation of its Camp Hill customer services centre to the Birmingham Business Park in Birmingham after more than a century at the site.

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    FM Editor  - 26.06.2019, 16:41

    SAP Recognised Expertise

    T.CON's expertise in milling processes has been recognised by SAP.

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    FM Editor  - 25.06.2019, 19:43

    Philips Launches "Futureproofed" Pro TVs

    Philips Professional Display Solutions (Philips PDS) has launch a new range of Google-certified Android MediaSuite Pro TVs in the EMEA region.

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    FM Editor  - 24.06.2019, 18:31

    Amsterdam Cycle Ride Supports Baby Unit

    A team from Artic Building Services has joined other cyclists in a gruelling 344-mile charity bike ride to Amsterdam.

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    FM Editor  - 21.06.2019, 17:38

    Greening Chessington's Furniture

    Chessington World of Adventures has installed furniture manufactured from 100 per cent recycled high-density polyethylene in its outdoor spaces as part of its plan to become fully sustainable.

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    FM Editor  - 20.06.2019, 17:57

    Intratone at CIH 2019

    Access control specialist Intratone will showcase solutions for tenants at the Chartered Institute of Housing's (CIH) annual conference and exhibition from 25th to 27th June in Manchester.

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    FM Editor  - 13.06.2019, 15:40

    Improving "AI" alfred

    The Western world's largest materials distribution operation, thyssenkrupp Materials Services, has reached a milestone in integrating alfred, it's AI solution powered by Microsoft's Azure platform, in its global supply chain.

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    FM Editor  - 12.06.2019, 14:27

    Visual Verification Solutions at IFSEC 2019

    OPTEX Europe will be showcasing two intruder identification solutions it has recently released at the IFSEC 2019 security industry exhibition in London from 18-20 June.

  • (L to R): Nichola Maher (EH&S Manager) and Jonathan Sibbles (Service Engineer) with Chubb Systems, and Mark Redding (Head of EH&S) for Chubb Fire & Security. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 11.06.2019, 17:50

    Seventh Consecutive RoSPA Award for Chubb Systems

    Chubb Systems has received a Gold Award from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for a seventh consecutive year, with Chubb Fire & Security also receiving a fourth Gold Award.

  • Marta Bannister has been promoted to the newly created position of Operation Manager. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 11.06.2019, 17:27

    Acuity Fills New Post with Internal Appointment

    Axis Group’s front-of-house services division, Acuity, has promoted Marta Bannister to Operations Manager.

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    FM Editor  - 11.06.2019, 17:02

    Sony Professional POE+ Cameras

    At InfoComm 2019, Sony is adding two new PoE+ camera models to its IP-based pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) camera family.

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    FM Editor  - 10.06.2019, 17:12

    Advanced Controls for Professional Displays

    Software from Kramer will bring new control, automation and analytics capabilities to Sony BRAVIA Pro Series displays under a collaboration announced today.

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    FM Editor  - 10.06.2019, 12:15

    Protecting ICT from Power Loss

    Riello UPS has launched a 5-10 kVA product range designed to protect critical telecoms and IT systems.

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    FM Editor  - 07.06.2019, 12:22

    Supporting Scotty’s Little Soldiers

    Incentive FM Group's inaugural Charity Motorcycle Run has raised over £5,000 for Scotty’s Little Soldiers which supports children who have lost a parent serving in the British Armed Forces.

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    FM Editor  - 02.10.2019, 15:48

    Innovation Trends of the Year

    Funding specialists MPA Group have identified major trends in innovation to look out for in advance of the annual Advanced Engineering event in Birmingham on 30th October.

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    FM Editor  - 06.06.2019, 10:42

    Chubb Extends Contract with Social Housing Provider

    Chubb Fire & Security’s Community Care business has extended its contract with UK social housing provider, North Devon Homes, to deliver a range of planned preventative maintenance services to warden call systems protecting residents across 11 sites.

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    FM Editor  - 04.06.2019, 14:20

    New Sigma Extinguishing Range to Launch at Firex

    Kentec will launch the Sigma ZXT single-area extinguishing control panel boasting improved displays and multiple configuration options for a targeted response to a fire incident at the forthcoming Firex event in London.

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    FM Editor  - 04.06.2019, 13:58

    US Debut for Industry-first Audio Matrix with DSP

    Kramer Electronics will unveil its industry-first 20-port audio matrix with DSP and interchangeable inputs and outputs for the U.S. market at InfoComm 2019 in Orlando, Florida, from June 8-14.

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    FM Editor  - 03.06.2019, 13:39

    Extension of St George's Hospital IFM Contract

    St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has extended its £150 million integrated facilities management (IFM) contract with Mitie to 2030 following a competitive tender process.

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    FM Editor  - 31.05.2019, 15:28

    Synergising Multi-site Lone Worker Protection

    FTSE 100 global corrugated packaging company Smurfit Kappa Group has unified lone worker protection across 19 United Kingdom sites with the help of ANT Telecom.

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    FM Editor  - 30.05.2019, 15:52

    Financing Important Brain Tumour Charity Research

    The Brain Tumour Charity (BTC) has raised £700,000 during the 2018/19 financial year with the support of several corporate supporters and individual volunteers.

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    FM Editor  - 29.05.2019, 18:35

    Weatherproofing a School's Quad

    Pupils of Alsager School in Cheshire are enjoying a ground-breaking all weather structure following their school's £320,000 redevelopment.

  • Apprenticeships and staff training ensure Sulzer retains the knowledge it has acquired. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 29.05.2019, 17:05

    Sulzer Employs Apprentices in Southampton

    Sulzer is continuing to invest in engineering talent as part of a commitment to retain essential skills and expertise within its Southampton facility.

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    FM Editor  - 28.05.2019, 15:52

    Enhancing Video Collaboration

    Kramer Electronics has joined the Complimentary Solutions track of the Logitech Collaboration Program (LCP) to leverage both companies’ core conferencing capabilities for users of the [email protected] meeting room solution.

  • The signing ceremony took place at the Electric Vehicles Symposium 32 (EVS32) at Lyon Eurexpo on 21 May. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 28.05.2019, 12:03

    Zero Emission Valley

    The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes regional council, Michelin, ENGIE, Banque des Territoires and Crédit Agricole have formalised a financial commitment to support Hympulsion, a project company established to encourage renewable hydrogen-driven mobility in France.

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    FM Editor  - 28.05.2019, 10:28

    Deka Immobilien Chooses MeteoViva Smart Building Solution

    Smart buildings and AI solutions provider MeteoViva has entered into a three-year framework agreement to equip at least 100 properties in global real estate asset management company Deka Immobilien's portfolio with its patented MeteoViva Climate platform.

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    FM Editor  - 23.05.2019, 17:00

    Essity Investit Dans Une Technologie de Fibre Durable

    Essity, connu notamment pour ses marques Tork, TENA, Libresse, Edet, Demak’UP, Tempo et Plenty, va investir environ 37 millions d'euros dans une fabrique de fibres alternatives durables pour son usine de production de papiers hygiéniques à Mannheim, en Allemagne.

  • The Richard Hoggart Building: Goldsmiths' College the main College building on Lewisham Way in New Cross, South East London. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 23.05.2019, 11:28

    T Gunning Re-appointed to Goldsmiths’ Framework

    Chartered building company T Gunning has been re-appointed to Goldmsiths University of London's framework for the delivery of internal and external refurbishment projects.

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    FM Editor  - 23.05.2019, 05:44

    Display of the Year 2019

    Sony's Crystal LED display system has been recognised with a "Display of the Year" award at the Display Industry Awards (DIA) which are organised annually by the Society for Information Display (SID) under three categories: Display of the Year, Display Application of the Year and Display Component of the Year.

  • Stephen Hawking (center) enjoys zero gravity during a flight aboard a modified Boeing 727 aircraft owned by Zero Gravity Corp. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 23.05.2019, 04:36

    Most Inspirational Briton

    Stephen Hawking has been named the "Most inspirational Briton" in a survey of 2,000 adults conducted for innovation specialists, MPA Group.

  • Nina Maan. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 23.05.2019, 03:55

    Can You Ignore Workplace Mental Health?

    Accelerator Solutions have introduced an accredited Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course following a research finding that mental health issues affect one-in-six workers and account for 91 million lost workdays in the UK.

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    FM Editor  - 23.05.2019, 05:04

    Ricoh MFP Cloud Scoops BLI PaceSetter Award

    Global document imaging solutions evaluator Buyers Lab has selected Ricoh's evolving multifunction printer (MFP) Cloud ecosystem for a BLI PaceSetter award.

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    FM Editor  - 20.05.2019, 04:48

    Checking in to Data Privacy

    A new whitepaper from visitor management company Proxyclick and international law firm, Crowell and Moring, considers data privacy in front desk operations on the anniversary of GDPR.

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    FM Editor  - 20.05.2019, 04:19

    APT Skidata Upgrades Cloud Parking Platform

    UK SWARCO and SKIDATA joint-venture company, APT Skidata, has introduced new modules for its Cloud-based car park management and reporting solution, INS Reports.

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    FM Editor  - 20.05.2019, 01:32

    Annual Barista Champion

    Sarah Reynolds is the Bartlett Mitchell Barista Champion for 2019.

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    FM Editor  - 16.05.2019, 17:03

    Philips Professional Signs with Bees Buzz PR

    DOOH display specialists Philips Professional Display Solutions have appointed Bees Buzz Public Relations, a communications agency that operates exclusively in the professional AV arena.

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    FM Editor  - 16.05.2019, 16:41

    Sony Announces Availability of AI Video Solution

    Sony is now shipping its first Artificial Intelligence (AI) based Edge Analytics solution, the REA-C1000, which allows users to create video content in real time without specialized training, additional staff or equipment.

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    FM Editor  - 16.05.2019, 16:24

    Warning Drivers of Floods

    An intelligent flood warning system from SWARCO Traffic is diverting drivers from a busy, low-lying section of road near Aberystwyth that is prone to flooding.

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    FM Editor  - 15.05.2019, 00:33

    Sector-First ISO 45001:2018 Accreditation

    Cordant Security is the first security company to achieve ISO 45001:2018 (Occupational health and safety management systems) certification.

  • Optitex Print and Cut Workflow. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 14.05.2019, 03:39

    Small Apparel Orders on a Single Roll

    Electronics For Imaging is promoting the newest version of the EFI™ Optitex® 2D/3D CAD platform which adds enhancements to Optitex's capabilities for fashion, apparel and textile manufacturers.

  • Angagaw joins ServiceMaster from Sodexo where she was CEO of its North American Healthcare division which employs more than 6,000 people. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 14.05.2019, 03:00

    Aster Angagaw Named President of ServiceMaster Brands

    ServiceMaster has appointment Aster Angagaw who was formerly CEO of Sodexo's North American Healthcare division as president of ServiceMaster Brands.

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    Sony Professional Solutions  - 10.05.2019, 00:04

    Sony Launches 20 New BRAVIA Professional Displays

    Sony announces its latest BRAVIA Professional Displays, including its first-ever 8K model.

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    FM Editor  - 09.05.2019, 23:43

    Tenancy Deposits Alternative Rolls Out Across North East

    InsurTech company Reposit has partnered with estate agency network Pattinson to offer a tenancy deposit alternative across North East England.

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    FM Editor  - 09.05.2019, 23:09

    Access North Relocates to Larger Offices

    West Yorkshire-based Access North Ltd is moving to new offices following a recruitment drive that has seen the company double in size.

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    FM Editor  - 09.05.2019, 19:22

    Trialling the World's First On-site Legionella DNA Test

    Landsec and Spartan Bioscience have unveiled plans to trial the first ever on-site Legionella DNA testing kit in the United Kingdom beginning this month.

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    FM Editor  - 09.05.2019, 22:07

    New Installation Video for Singaling Alarms

    Pfannenberg has produced a video tutorial for installers of its audible and audible plus visual PATROL® signaling devices.

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    FM Editor  - 09.05.2019, 03:51

    Raising Dough for the Big Bandana Bake

    Staff at contract caterer Blue Apple have raised more than £2,500 in support of the the Brain Tumour Charity's Big Bandana Bake initiative to fund a researcher and work into new treatments.

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    FM Editor  - 08.05.2019, 09:55

    Going Greener

    Artic Building Services has updated its vehicle fleet to comply with London's new Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ).

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    FM Editor  - 07.05.2019, 02:18

    SAKOR Upgrades Manufacturing Facility

    High-performance dynamometer system supplier SAKOR Technologies Inc., has increased the electrical capacity of its 20,000 sq ft Owosso, Michigan factory and LED lighting to support the production of larger dynamometers and a new range of testing services.

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    Electronics For Imaging Inc  - 03.05.2019, 14:42

    Acquisition of BDR Boya Kimya San

    Electronics For Imaging today today announced the acquisition of BDR Boya Kimya San. Tic. A.S., a leading manufacturer of reactive inkjet inks for industrial digital textile printing which is based in Turkey.

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    FM Editor  - 03.05.2019, 14:25

    Chiller Replaced at ICBC Standard Bank

    Artic Building Services have replaced a key chiller at the UK Headquarters of financial markets and commodities bank, ICBC Standard, under a planned preventative maintenance (PPM) and reactive works contract.

  • The 1st Rugeley Scout Hut. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 03.05.2019, 08:41

    Coming to the Rescue of a Scout Hut

    BAM Construction, Dortech Maintenance and Senior Architectural Systems have been involved in a charitable project to install new fire doors at the 1st Rugeley Scout Hut in Staffordshire.

  • Kentec's Fire-Cryer Plus voice sounder. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 03.05.2019, 08:40

    Voice Sounders with Visual Emergency Indicators

    Kentec Electronics has launched the Fire-Cryer Plus visual sounder as an enhancement to its extinguishing control panels.

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    FM Editor  - 02.05.2019, 11:51

    Supporting Mitie's Clean Van Commitment

    Pod Point is supporting Mitie's commitment to electrify 20 per cent of its smaller vehicle fleet within two years by installing 800 chargepoints at Mitie and client locations, and at the homes of Mitie employees.

  • The EmeRed intelligent device automates routine testing. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 01.05.2019, 14:13

    Automating Emergency Light Testing

    Building management systems specialist Vericon Systems has launched EmeRed, an intelligent device which is designed to automate testing of emergency lighting to comply with health and safety legislation.

  • Naren Gursahaney. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 01.05.2019, 13:58

    Naren Gursahaney to Chair ServiceMaster

    ServiceMaster has announced Naren Gursahaney, a former president and CEO of The ADT Corporation, will succeed Mark Tomkins as Chair of its board of directors.

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    FM Editor  - 01.05.2019, 10:51

    Drake & Scull Confirms Historic Losses

    Dubai-based Drake & Scull International has reported 2018 losses of 4.5 billion UAE dirhams (£938,290), and confirmed the Emirate's Public Prosecutor is investigating the contents of the prospectus issued prior to its 2009 listing on the Dubai Financial Market.

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    FM Editor  - 30.04.2019, 14:20

    EMCOR Posts Record First Quarter Results

    EMCOR Group has announced a record, 13.6 per cent quarterly year-on-year increase in revenues to US $2.16 billion for the first quarter of 2019.

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    FM Editor  - 30.04.2019, 13:51

    Millennium Point Cleaning Contract

    Millennium Point in Birmingham City Centre has awarded a three-year cleaning contract to Churchill Services which already provides concierge, front-of-house and event management services at the meeting venue.

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    FM Editor  - 30.04.2019, 13:39

    Office Move for Interduct UK

    Kitchen extractor and ventilation systems cleaning specialist Interduct UK has relocated to new offices in Bicester, Oxfordshire.

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    FM Editor  - 30.04.2019, 11:24

    Cloud Centre of Excellence

    Getronics have partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) managed services provider HeleCloud to launch a new Cloud Centre of Excellence for AWS-based solutions.

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    FM Editor  - 30.04.2019, 10:29

    Applying Digital Technologies to Mining

    A collaboration between Dassault Systèmes and BHP promises to generate insights into the potential for geoscience and resource engineering of technologies developed in other industries.

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    FM Editor  - 29.04.2019, 14:41

    Zero Tolerance Campaign Gains Momentum

    Serco is rolling out the "Respect and Protect" campaign it introduced last month to protect its UK customer-facing staff from aggressive or abusive behaviour.

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    FM Editor  - 29.04.2019, 14:23

    ICFF 2019

    LUMA Design Workshop will launch two new pieces at this year's ICFF furniture exhibition from 19 to 22 May at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.

  • Jeetu Patel. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 29.04.2019, 13:47

    JLL Nominates Non-exec Director

    Jeetu Patel has been nominated for election as an independent, non-executive Board member of Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL).

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    FM Editor  - 29.04.2019, 13:14

    Mitie Appointed to CCS Facilities Management Frameworks

    Mitie has been named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Facilities Management frameworks for Security and Defence.

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    FM Editor  - 29.04.2019, 12:34

    DfI Roads Framework Agreement

    SWARCO Traffic has signed a new framework agreement to provide traffic solutions and smart technologies for the Department for Infrastructure (DfI Roads) in Northern Ireland.

  • VS-34FD multiformat digital matrix switcher. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 29.04.2019, 12:20

    Kramer to Showcase VS-34FD at InfoComm

    Kramer Electronics will exhibit its VS-34FD 34-port modular 8K multi format digital matrix switcher with interchangeable inputs & outputs at InfoComm 2019 in Orlando, Florida from June 8-14.

  • Billy Horgan. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 29.04.2019, 11:36

    Axis Group Appoints Head of Recruitment

    UK integrated facility services provider Axis Group has appointed Billy Horgan as its new Head of Recruitment.

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    FM Editor  - 29.04.2019, 08:54

    Late Payers Removed from Prompt Payment Code

    BHP Billiton, DHL, GKN, John Sisk & Son and R. Twining have had their subscriptions to the UK government's Prompt Payment Code (PPC) revoked for failing to pay their suppliers on time.

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    FM Editor  - 25.04.2019, 16:04

    Appointment of Operations Director

    Incentive Tec, the specialist mechanical and electrical (M&E) arm of the United Kingdom's Incentive FM Group, has appointed Craig Lyon as Operations Director for Projects.

  • L to R: Sean Lock (Comedian and Presenter), Liz Millward (Kentec Marketing Manager), Peter Bone (Training and Technical Manager), Mark Sennett (event organiser). (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 25.04.2019, 15:24

    Health and Safety Innovation Award for Kentec

    Kentec Electronics' next-gen 16L Taktis addressable fire panel was the recipient of the "Fire Innovation of the Year Award" at the UK's second National Safety and Health Excellence Awards in Birmingham this month.

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    FM Editor  - 25.04.2019, 16:35

    Staying True to Texas A&M University's Past

    When the design team at Gensler Houston was handed a project for student housing project for Texas A&M university, it knew it needed to create something which would stand out from other residential solutions.

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    FM Editor  - 25.04.2019, 12:53

    Stop Food Waste Day 2019

    Compass Group yesterday observed Stop Food Waste Day, a global event first introduced in 2017 by the foodsevice company's U.S. subsidiary to encourage caterers and consumers to reduce volumes of discarded food.

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    FM Editor  - 24.04.2019, 13:58

    First Aid for Independent Workers

    A personal issue first aid kit from Value Products has been created with employer assessments of the first aid needs of lone and mobile workers in mind.

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    FM Editor  - 18.04.2019, 13:47

    Mini Challenge Race Car Ready

    Integrated UK security and fire solutions business Evolution is sponsoring a JCW Mini as part of this year's Mini Challenge.

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    NBB Recycled Furniture  - 18.04.2019, 13:26

    Decreasing Plastic Furniture Pollution

    The need for plastic has increased substantially since the first fully synthetic plastic, Bakelite, was invented in 1907.

  • LAX Airport, Los Angeles. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 17.04.2019, 23:14

    Design Solutions for Transit Environments

    Móz Designs rose to the challenges presented by two large-scale airport projects by creating unique metal architectural features for columns, walls, accents and facades.

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    FM Editor  - 17.04.2019, 18:05

    Supporting Access to Education

    ThirdWay Group has announced a new partnership between its charity venture, ThirdWay Trust, and educational charity, Sabre Education, to help tackle poverty in developing countries and the United Kingdom by funding access to early education.

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    FM Editor  - 17.04.2019, 17:34

    Vericon Systems Announces Appointments

    Building management systems (BMS) startup Vericon Systems has made two senior appointments to its senior management team.

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    FM Editor  - 17.04.2019, 15:55

    Vinci Proposes Notre Dame Skills Sponsorship

    VINCI has proposed leading construction firms sponsor a collective of artisans to work on the restoration of the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris which suffered extensive fire damage on Monday.

  • The new agreement will provide Sulzer’s expertise to Kato’s customers. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 17.04.2019, 15:29

    Sulzer Becomes Kato Maintenance Partner

    Sulzer has signed a partnership deal with Kato Engineering to provide repair and maintenance services for generators in North America and Australia.

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    FM Editor  - 16.04.2019, 20:56

    Multifunctional Working Surfaces

    Springboard, a North Carolina based manufacturer, has launched AX - a reinterpretation of classic working surface design which supports mobile collaboration and acts as a space divider.

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    FM Editor  - 16.04.2019, 13:09

    Time Management System Improves Productivity

    UK glass rooflight manufacturer Glazing Vision has installed a Bodet biometric time and attendance system at its Norfolk factory which employs 125 staff.

  • VSN1192 video wall controller. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 15.04.2019, 15:30

    Datapath to Debut VSN1192 at InfoComm 2019

    Datapath will be launching its VSN1192 video wall controller in the United States on 12th June at InfoComm in Orlando. The company describes the product as the "world's most powerful".

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    FM Editor  - 15.04.2019, 13:59

    Mitie NHS Property Services Contract

    NHS Property Services have extended a three-year integrated facilities management contract awarded to Mitie in 2016 by a further year.

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    FM Editor  - 15.04.2019, 12:13

    Millennium Point Security Contract

    Amulet - the security business of Churchill Group, has won a three-year contract to provide concierge, front-of-house and event management services at the Millennium Point multi-use auditorium, flexible workspace and meeting complex venue in Birmingham.

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    FM Editor  - 11.04.2019, 16:18

    FRC Investigates Grant Thornton

    The Financial Reporting Council (FRC), the independent regulator for auditors, accountants and actuaries in the UK and Ireland, has opened an investigation into Grant Thornton's audits of Interserve's 2015, 2016 and 2017 financial statements.

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    FM Editor  - 11.04.2019, 15:12

    Lendlease to Develop €2.5 Billion Milan Innovation District

    Lendlease has been announced as the preferred development partner for the Milan Innovation District (MInD) urbanisation project, a major new district for science, knowledge and innovation on the Expo Milano 2015 site in Cassano d’Adda.

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    FM Editor  - 11.04.2019, 14:33

    Budget Video Wall Controller and Software

    A new brand of video wall controller from Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS) fills the gap for video wall solutions which do not require full enterprise functionality.

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    FM Editor  - 10.04.2019, 13:51

    Gateway Housing Security Maintenance Contract

    Delta Security has been awarded a new contract to provide maintenance and repairs to CCTV, access control and gate systems installed at a portfolio of 3,000 residential properties owned by Gateway Housing Association in the East-End of London.

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    FM Editor  - 09.04.2019, 15:09

    Empowering Workforces to Focus on Core Activities

    Ricoh has launched a series of smart compact multi-function printers (MFPs) to help automate everyday document processes.

  • Bodet Kelio Visio X7 time and attendance terminal in use. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 09.04.2019, 15:23

    Bodet Launches Timebox 4.3

    Bodet has just launched a major upgrade to its time and attendance monitoring solution for SMEs.

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    FM Editor  - 08.04.2019, 13:13

    Babcock Shares Rally

    Shares in troubled engineering support services group Babcock International have rallied following the announcement last week that Rolls Royce and ContourGlobal non-executive director Ruth Cairnie will replace retiring Chairman, Mike Turner.

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    FM Editor  - 08.04.2019, 10:58

    Superbrands® Status for Shred-it

    Secure document and media destruction specialist Stericycle's Shred-it brand has achieved 'Business Superbrands' status in 2019.

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    FM Editor  - 05.04.2019, 12:16

    GV Group Chief Executive Supports Youth Event

    Tevin Tobun, chief executive of logistics company for the foodservice sector Gate Ventures (GV Group), joined other high-profile business leaders to speak to young people at a special event at the House of Commons.

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    FM Editor  - 05.04.2019, 09:50

    Nudging Pupils to Eat Healthily

    Compass Group education catering subsidiary Chartwells is rolling out a new menu at 450 secondary schools in the United Kingdom after successfully piloting ‘'nudging’ techniques developed by behaviour therapists.

  • The lorry bomb being detonated. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 04.04.2019, 14:27

    A Decade After Detonation

    Ten years ago, glazing supplier Wrightstyle tested one of its systems against a lorry bomb, followed immediately by a car bomb, in a breakthrough test to determine the impact of secondary blast injuries caused by flying glass.

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    FM Editor  - 03.04.2019, 14:02

    Mace Consortium Selected for UK Defence Estate Optimisation

    The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has appointed Mace - in partnership with Turner and Townsend, and supported by PA, Atkins and GL Hearn, as Client Side Partner (CSP) for the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) Defence Estate Optimisation (DEO) programme.

  • Rotamec’s field service teams are multi-skilled and equipped with test and diagnostic equipment to help customers carry out fault-finding tasks. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 03.04.2019, 13:06

    A Complete Engineering and Repair Service

    Turnkey engineered products supplier Rotamec is committed to delivering a comprehensive round-the-clock AC and DC motor and bearing repair service from its locations in Cheddar (South Wales), Exeter and Redditch.

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    FM Editor  - 03.04.2019, 09:19

    US Air Force NexGen IT Task Order

    Serco has been awarded a new US $82 million task order by the US Air Force (USAF) to manage, configure, deploy, sustain, and enhance NexGen IT solutions for US Air Force Civil Engineering (AFCE).

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    FM Editor  - 03.04.2019, 02:08

    The Origins of Big Brands

    Less than a third of adults are aware of the origins of household name brands including Bubble Wrap™, Kleenex™ and Coca-Cola™ according to research carried out by innovation funding specialists MPA Group.

  • Artic Cycle to Dover team: Paul Lucas (Managing Director), Lee Rumble (Project Manager), Charlotte Pinder (Business Development Co-ordinator), Derek Parker (Head of Business Development). (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 03.04.2019, 02:08

    Supporting Valley Hospital Charity

    A team from Dartford-based hard facilities management services company Artic has raised £600 for the hospitals Valley Hospital Charity in a warm-up for the ‘Cycle to Amsterdam’ Ride4Life Cycle Ride from 12th to 16th June 2019.

  • Vimpex will be showcasing its Identifire and Fire-Cryer ranges on Stand FX940 at Firex International which is co-located with IFSEC. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 03.04.2019, 02:08

    Vimpex at IFSEC International

    Independent manufacturer and distributor of fire alarm evacuation and building infrastructure products and accessories Vimpex will be exhibiting at IFSEC International from 18 to 20 June at ExCeL London.

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    FM Editor  - 02.04.2019, 16:56

    Supporting The Great Bandana Bake!

    Contract caterer Blue Apple took the reins of the Association of Catering Excellence (ACE) Instagram account to raise awareness of The Brain Tumour Charity.

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    FM Editor  - 01.04.2019, 12:48

    Miele Marketing Manager Appointment

    Miele has appointed Melissa Kershaw as senior marketing manager of its professional division in the United Kingdom. Kershaw joins the company from Arval, BNP Paribas Group's vehicle leasing company, where she held key roles in strategic and tactical marketing.

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    FM Editor  - 01.04.2019, 11:16

    IoT Water Monitoring

    Cistermiser has launched a website for its LinkThru TMU temperature monitoring unit and water flow measurement solution for building engineers and facilities managers in the healthcare and education sectors.

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    FM Editor  - 29.03.2019, 13:36

    The Factory of the Future

    Renishaw will be demonstrating the integration of Industry 4.0 and 3D printing technologies with manufacturing workflows at the China International Machine Tool Show (CIMT) from 15th to 20th April in Beijing.

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    FM Editor  - 29.03.2019, 12:18

    Reshaping the Workplace Food Landscape

    Restaurant Associates and Levy Leisure have rebranded as RA Venues and Rapport following a restructuring exercise that brings both companies and several restaurants under the control of new Compass Group operating subsidiary, RA Group.

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    FM Editor  - 28.03.2019, 16:13

    Lintec Europe at MECSPE

    Lintec Europe will be exhibiting labelstocks for manufacturing applications at MECSPE 2019 which is taking place at the Parma Fairground in Italy until 30 March.

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    FM Editor  - 28.03.2019, 15:45

    Revolutionary Power Quality Monitoring

    Limerick-based energy measurement and management solutions developer ResourceKraft has launched a novel tool to allow engineers to monitor power quality remotely on mobile devices.

  • Paul Lotter. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 28.03.2019, 10:56

    Corps Security Announces New Managing Director

    Manned guarding business Corps Security has appointed Paul Lotter as managing director.

  • Berkeley Group is the company behind several luxury developments, including the new marina at Imperial Wharf in London. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 27.03.2019, 14:39

    Smart Parking Solutions

    SWARCO and SKIDATA AG joint-venture APT Skidata has signed a framework agreement to provide smart parking solutions at sites operated by FTSE 100 house builder The Berkeley Group in London, the Midlands and South East England.

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    FM Editor  - 27.03.2019, 13:11

    Rack-Mounted Version of Sentinel Pro

    Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) manufacturer Riello UPS has added two rack-mounted products to its Sentinel Pro range.

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    Greenham Trust  - 26.03.2019, 14:47

    Transforming the Business Park Experience

    Repurposing Greenham Business Park in Newbury from an abandoned military base to the largest strategic employment site in West Berkshire is setting new standards for business parks.

  • Graham Prothero. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 26.03.2019, 13:13

    Graham Prothero to Lead Galliford Try

    Graham Prothero has been appointed Galliford Try Chief Executive with immediate effect.

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    FM Editor  - 22.03.2019, 10:28

    Next-gen Traffic Messaging

    SRL Traffic Systems have purchased 100 solar-powered Variable Message Signs (VMS) in a deal worth over £2.25 million.

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    FM Editor  - 22.03.2019, 09:47

    Caterer Adopts Woodland to Offsets Printing

    Blue Apple Contract Catering has "adopted" a quarter of an acre of woodland as part of a 'Green Apple' pledge to offset carbon emissions and resources used printing documents.

  • Gemma Powell says the new solution from CascadeGo simplifies HR compliance. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 22.03.2019, 09:00

    Streamlining HR with the Cloud

    Uk estate manager Centrick is using a cloud-based HR solution from CascadeGo to standardise its in-house HR administration.

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    FM Editor  - 21.03.2019, 19:01

    Keeping Sisal Flooring Clean

    Fiber-Shield Industries Inc., has announced the worldwide availability of a super-hydrophobic treatment for professional carpets and rug cleaners based on nano-coating technology.

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    FM Editor  - 21.03.2019, 17:36

    Identifying BIM Health and Safety Risks

    Morgan Sindall Group subsidiary BakerHicks have launched an innovative method of protecting the health and safety of construction workers and building users.

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    FM Editor  - 21.03.2019, 14:27

    Better Quality Control

    A new app from Danish digital microscope manufacturer TAGARNO removes peripheral blurring from captured photographs of multi-dimensional objects.

  • (Steve Smith, managing director of ISM (left), pictured with UK Secretary of State for International Trade, Liam Fox (right), (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 20.03.2019, 13:31

    Sharing the Right Company

    Intergrated Security Manufacturing (ISM) has joined other members of the Nukleas security solutions consortium at an exclusive security and policing exhibition for international buyers.

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    FM Editor  - 19.03.2019, 22:13

    Christophe Beck Announced as Ecolab President

    Christophe Beck will succeed Thomas Handley as Ecolab President and COO on 1 April 2019.

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    FM Editor  - 19.03.2019, 12:40

    An Alternative to Tenancy Deposit Schemes

    A partnership between PropTech company Reposit and property management company Way of Life provides a deposit replacement alternative for UK residential tenants.

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    FM Editor  - 19.03.2019, 10:53

    Celebrating a Year of Growth

    London-based hospitality company Vacherin reports turnover increased 33 per cent to £26.2 million in its second full year under a new management structure.

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    FM Editor  - 18.03.2019, 10:40

    Akzo Nobel Inaugurates R&D Campus

    AkzoNobel has officially opened a new lab complex for testing paint and coatings products in conditions that mimic the world’s most extreme environments at its research hub in Felling near Gateshead.

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    FM Editor  - 18.03.2019, 10:06

    A Sustainable Future for Air Transport

    Atkins has been appointed lead designer and project manager for Birmingham Airport's terminal expansion under a contract that will use VR design modelling to minimise disruption.

  • The Adelaide Remand Centre (ARC). (photo: South Australia Department for Correctional Services)
    FM Editor  - 18.03.2019, 09:11

    Serco Awarded Adelaide Remand Centre Contract

    Serco has signed a AU$115 million contract with the South Australian Government to operate and upgrade Adelaide Remand Centre (ARC) which currently accommodates up to 274 prisoners.

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    FM Editor  - 15.03.2019, 19:29

    Lenders Assume Control of Interserve

    The assets of FTSE 250 outsourcer Interserve have been transferred to a new company owned by a consortium of creditors after the international support services and construction firm called in administrators on Friday.

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    FM Editor  - 15.03.2019, 17:08

    Paul Kelly to Head Strategic Advisory at Mace

    Mace has appointed Paul Kelly to lead 50 consultants working with clients across the built environment and infrastructure sectors, as part of the group's reorganisation of consultancy services under a single director.

  • Pictured (L to R): Talent acquisition Team Partners Elizabeth Gerrity, Elita Nicholson, Michael Vella and Catalina Dongo. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 15.03.2019, 15:55

    Recognition for UniFirst Development Program

    UniFirst Corporation's LEAP (Leadership, Education, and Performance) management development program has received a Bronze Stevie Award.

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    FM Editor  - 15.03.2019, 14:02

    Top Company for Executive Women

    The National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) has recognised JLL's Americas Business for advancing female employees with a fourth consecutive "Top Companies for Executive Women" award.

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    FM Editor  - 15.03.2019, 13:23

    Hire Awards of Excellence 2019

    Newburn Power Rental has been nominated as a finalist in three categories at the forthcoming Hire Awards of Excellence organised by Hire Association Europe (HAE).

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    FM Editor  - 15.03.2019, 11:52

    Social Mobility Through Employment

    A partnership between Axis Group’s front-of-house division, Acuity, and into work programme from the Jane James Consultancy (JJC), Growing Talent, is finding full-time jobs for people struggling to secure work.

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    FM Editor  - 15.03.2019, 11:20

    Ecolab Launches Water Conservation Tool

    Ecolab has launched Smart Water Navigator, a free online tool that helps companies establish realistic targets for reducing water consumption.

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    FM Editor  - 15.03.2019, 10:28

    Major Expansion of Al Ain Mall

    Abu Dhabi-based master developer Aldar Properties has added 33,000 sq metres of gross leasable area (GLA) to the Al Jimi Mall in the neighbouring Emirate of Al Ain.

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    Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA)  - 15.03.2019, 09:39

    The Season of All Natures

    On World Sleep Day 2019, Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) and the Center for Evidence-Based Management (CEBMa) summarise their research on the impact of sleep on cognitive performance.

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    FM Editor  - 15.03.2019, 08:10

    International Property Award for APAC House

    Sodexo's APAC House regional headquarters building in Singapore has won an award in the Office Category of the 2019 International Property Awards.

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    FM Editor  - 15.03.2019, 09:05

    In the Spirit of the Racing Past

    BrandCulture has created racetrack-inspired wayfinding designs for the Oran Park Library in south-west Sydney.

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    FM Editor  - 14.03.2019, 10:37

    Setting New Standards for Collection Care

    Science Museum Group (SMG) has appointed Kier to construct a new collection management facility at its National Collections Centre in Wroughton, Wiltshire.

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    FM Editor  - 14.03.2019, 09:51

    Chelmsford Residential Development

    Grosvenor Britain & Ireland is partnering with Hammonds Estates, Chelmsford City Council and private investors to deliver around 5,000 homes at a location a short distance from the English city which lies northeast of London.

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    FM Editor  - 13.03.2019, 14:59

    Migrating Syncro to Taktis

    Life safety systems control manufacturer Kentec Electronics has unveiled a unique solution for migrating Syncro panel networks to the latest Taktis technology.

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    FM Editor  - 13.03.2019, 14:41

    Facilitating Access to Headway East London

    Delta Security has installed a secure automatic door solution at the offices of brain injury charity, Headway East London.

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    FM Editor  - 13.03.2019, 13:30

    Partnering to Save the Planet

    Churchill Group is eliminating 60,000 plastic product containers used by its cleaning operatives every year as a result of a pioneering partnership with Jangro, the largest network of janitorial distributors in the UK and Ireland.

  • Serco's 'Respect and Protect’ campaign was launched at an event attended by union representatives and clients in West London. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 12.03.2019, 15:05

    Respect and Protect

    Serco has a new zero tolerance policy towards aggressive and abusive behaviour directed at customer-facing employees on environmental services contracts in the UK.

  • Ed Warner (right) pictured in 2017 at the Blue Badge Style Awards. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 11.03.2019, 20:49

    Championing Accessible Design

    The UK Minister for Disabled People, Sarah Newton FRSA, appointed Ed Warner, co-founder of accessible design company Motionspot to the newly created role of sector champion for the ‘Design of Products and Spaces’ at a ceremony in Lancaster Gate, London, earlier today.

  • 2019 Umbrella Awards winners. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 11.03.2019, 16:20

    Purple Umbrella Award for Ritz Apprentice

    Holly Langan, an apprentice with The Ritz London, has been presented with a ‘Purple Umbrella' award by Brian Turner CBE and Adele Oxberry, managing director of Umbrella Training, at a high-profile ceremony in London.

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    FM Editor  - 11.03.2019, 12:57

    Changing Vibration Analysis Forever

    Erbessd Instruments have launched a world-first universal 4-channel wireless triaxial accelerometer, paving the way for real-time wireless vibration data measurement in predictive maintenance applications.

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    FM Editor  - 08.03.2019, 12:47

    A Decade of Artic Apprentices

    UK hard FM contractor Artic Building Services is celebrating the tenth anniversary of the apprenticeship scheme introduced by founder, Vince McAnallen, who was, himself, an engineering apprenticeship graduate.

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    FM Editor  - 07.03.2019, 17:03

    Shaping Future Cities

    Global design, engineering and consulting business Arcadis has launched a three-month "City of 2030" accelerator at its new digital innovation hub in Amsterdam, in collaboration with U.S. seed capital provider, Techstars.

  • Bartlett Mitchell's senior management team. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 07.03.2019, 13:21

    Senior Appointments at Bartlett Mitchell

    Bartlett Mitchell has appointed Neil MacLaurin, former managing director of Keith Prowse and former Chair of event caterer Absolute Taste and hospitality group Fabulous Fan Fayre, as a non-executive director.

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    FM Editor  - 07.03.2019, 12:35

    Equality as a Business Issue

    SPIE UK is raising awareness of workplace gender inclusivity through its parent company's So’SPIE Ladies Network, in advance of International Women's Day 2019 on Friday which will focus on the theme, "BalanceforBetter".

  • Atkins' new managing director for Asia, Catherine Li. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 07.03.2019, 11:16

    Catherine Li to Lead Atkins Asia

    SNC-Lavalin has appointed Catherine Li as managing director of Atkins' business in Asia which includes Hong Kong, mainland China, and other countries in South East Asia.

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    FM Editor  - 06.03.2019, 20:58

    Top Workplaces Award for Rollins

    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution has named Rollins Inc., the US's biggest pest control company, in sixteen place in its annual ranking of the 150 largest "Top Workplaces" in the Metro Atlanta area.

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    FM Editor  - 06.03.2019, 18:34

    Aircuity Educational Vodcast

    Luca Mazzei, Chief Growth Officer with Aircuity Inc., discusses the company's 'airside efficiency' conversation platform for colleges and universities in a vodcast on competitive energy services performance contracting.

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    FM Editor  - 06.03.2019, 13:49

    Chubb Showcases Lockdown Procedures

    Carrier subsidiary Chubb Fire & Security will be showcasing lockdown technology at the Schools and Academies Show 2019 at ExCeL London from 3-4 April.

  • Pauline Cox, Gather & Gather Ireland's new managing director. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 06.03.2019, 12:08

    Pauline Cox Joins Gather & Gather Ireland

    Mitie has appointed Pauline Cox as managing director of its workplace catering subsidiary, Gather & Gather Ireland. Cox was formerly Director of Food Services with Apleona HSG and has held senior roles with Compass Group Ireland and Sodexo.

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    FM Editor  - 06.03.2019, 12:41

    Celebrating Best Companies Day

    UK contract caterer Blue Apple celebrated Best Companies Day on Friday 1 March. The occasion also marked its recent, independent One Star Accreditation and inclusion in the "op 75 list of "Best Companies to Work for in the East of England".

  • A new control centre at Falkirk provides remote visualizations of performance test data. (photo: )
    Sulzer Ltd  - 05.03.2019, 18:11

    Sulzer Improves High-voltage Coil Manufacturing

    Sulzer is enhancing design, manufacturing and electrical load capabilities at its service centre in Falkirk, Scotland, to enable faster turnaround times for customers of its electrical test-bed facilities.

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    FM Editor  - 05.03.2019, 12:08

    A Career Path into Engineering

    Engineering apprentices Tyra Garrett, Sarah Hewitt and George Stewart give their verdict on Thales Group's apprenticeship programme in the United Kingdom.

  • Sophie White, Apprentice Chef of the Year 2018 award winner. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 05.03.2019, 06:04

    All Things Being Equal

    From apprenticeships to career mentoring, Compass Group UK & Ireland is paving the way for gender parity. Three chefs and the Chair of the company's Women in Food Programme, Emma Pearson, explain how.

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    FM Editor  - 04.03.2019, 14:28

    Ecolab Investor Webcast (6 March)

    Ecolab Chief Financial Officer Daniel J. Schmechel will address financial analysts at the J.P. Morgan Aviation, Transportation & Industrials Conference on Wednesday in New York. A webcast of the presentation will be broadcast live from 10:15 a.m. Eastern Time.

  • Divya Hansora is working towards a level-six apprenticeship qualification. (photo: Chubb Fire & Security)
    FM Editor  - 04.03.2019, 14:07

    Chubb Expands UK Apprenticeship Programme

    Carrier subsidiary Chubb Fire & Security employed more apprentices in 2018 than in any previous year, also expanding its intake to 28 apprentices across multiple engineering and non-engineering disciplines, including IT, finance and project management.

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    Active Workplace Solutions  - 04.03.2019, 11:29

    The Benefits of Apprentices

    As National Apprentice Week gets underway in the UK, workplace specialist Active Workplace Solutions has compiled a checklist of the benefits of hiring apprentices.

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    FM Editor  - 04.03.2019, 11:00

    The Law of Unintended Consequences

    A white paper by Julian Roche, Cavendish Maxwell's chief economist, explores the impact of Brexit on real estate investment in the UK as well as the Gulf region.

  • The Royal Arsenal Riverside luxury residential development in Woolwich. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 01.03.2019, 13:11

    London Riverside Contract for Artic

    Artic Building Services have been selected to provide a semi-permanent engineering resource and Hard FM services for seven buildings in the Rendall and Rittner-manged Royal Arsenal Riverside residential development in Woolwich, South-East London.

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    FM Editor  - 28.02.2019, 16:29

    EMEA Launch for Critical Facilities Solutions

    U.S. data centre services company Critical Facilities Solutions has established Critical Facilities Solutions UK, a data centre infrastructure and cleaning provider that will be led by Mike Meyer as managing director and Gary Hall as operations director.

  • Photo shoot:: Barry and Steve after announcement of the acquisition. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 28.02.2019, 16:05

    TSG Acquires Cameron Forecourt

    Global fuel mobility company TSG has acquired UK fuel management specialist, Cameron Forecourt to expand the services offered by its TSG UK subsidiary.

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    CINTEC International  - 28.02.2019, 15:44

    Solving Tile Anchoring at Frederick Douglas Academy VI

    CINTEC North America overcame a technical challenge presented by ageing terracotta tiling at the Frederick Douglas Academy VI High School in Queens, New York.

  • GV Group's new business director, Darren Weeks. (photo: GV Group)
    FM Editor  - 28.02.2019, 11:54

    GV Group Strengthens Senior Management

    GV Group (Gate Ventures), the holding company behind several brands offering logistics services to the UK's foodservice sector, has appointed Darren Weeks as group business director.

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    FM Editor  - 28.02.2019, 09:51

    The Spoils of Cleaning

    Cleaning operatives working on Cordant Group's contract with Stagecoach have uncovered shocking items left by bus passengers, according to a list compiled by a lucky (and, arguably, unlucky) member of staff.

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    FM Editor  - 28.02.2019, 07:57

    Rentokil Initial Announces Chairman Designate

    Richard Solomons, the former InterContinental Hotels Group plc chief executive, will succeed current Rentokil Initial Chairman John McAdam who steps down at the company's AGM on 8 May, subject to shareholder approval.

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    FM Editor  - 27.02.2019, 12:20

    New Approach to Contract Cleaning

    UK support services provider Churchill Group has launched Portfolio, a high-spec cleaning service for organisations that consider their facilities critical to their core business.

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    FM Editor  - 27.02.2019, 11:51

    World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

    Wilton Engineering Services selected SPIE UK to install 20 transition pieces at the world’s largest offshore wind farm, Ørsted (formerly DONG Energy) Hornsea Project One.

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    FM Editor  - 27.02.2019, 10:39

    Dussmann Partners with Planon

    Dussmann Group is rolling out Planon's "Universe for Service Providers" facilities management optimisation platform to support efficiency targets announced in its Strategy 2023 and Dussmann Next Level strategic plans.

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    FM Editor  - 27.02.2019, 12:39

    Video Wall Set-up and Diagnostics

    Datapath’s video wall controllers are now being offered with a newly developed Display Driver Configuration Tool (DCCT) and Diagnostic Suite embedded as standard.

  • T. Gunning team (left to right): Tom Gunning, Nick Watson, Simon Fifield, Lynn Smith, Lynn Schofield, Hannah Brown, Steve Wright, Mike Gawadzyn. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 27.02.2019, 08:45

    Investors in People

    Chartered refurbishment specialist T Gunning has achieved Investors in People (IIP) accreditation.

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    FM Editor  - 26.02.2019, 20:40

    Applying New Technology to a Very Old Problem

    UK integrated services provider Axis Group has used technology designed to protect lone-workers to overcome barriers to traditional emergency alarms at the iconic Old Spitalfields Market (OSM) in London.

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    AkzoNobel Global  - 26.02.2019, 14:33

    Inspiring a Generation of Science Students

    Science students in the United States have been involved in the restoration of a retired United Airlines Douglas DC-8 aircraft which has been coated with a system supplied by AkzoNobel.

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    FM Editor  - 26.02.2019, 14:05

    ServiceMaster Q4 2018 Results

    ServiceMaster has announced revenue growth of 12 per cent, including 5 per cent organic growth at its pest control business, Terminix, in the final quarter of 2018.

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    Administrator  - 26.02.2019, 13:28

    Ending Plastic Waste

    Cryovac and Bubble Wrap protective packaging manufacturer Sealed Air Corporation has joined The Alliance to End Plastic Waste, a new global organisation whose members have pledged US $1.5 billion towards ending plastic waste.

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    FM Editor  - 26.02.2019, 12:48

    RobecoSAM Sustainability Yearbook 2019

    Sodexo has received a SAM Gold Class award in recognition of its sustainability practices for the 12th consecutive year. The award recognises the top 1 per cent of companies in their industry peer group.

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    FM Editor  - 26.02.2019, 12:17

    ISS 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report

    ISS has published its 2018 Corporate Responsibility Report which outlines measures the group is taking to refocus on key global accounts and provides policy updates on sustainability, compliance and talent management.

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    FM Editor  - 25.02.2019, 17:25

    ISS Restructures Executive Board

    ISS has restructured its Executive Group Management (EGM), announced a newly created post of CEO - Strategic Transformation will be filled by Richard Sykes (currently, the group's regional CEO for Northern Europe), and also merged its Continental and Northern European operating companies into a single new organisation..

  • Center For Family Services administrative headquarters building in Camden, New Jersey. (photo: Sue Burrough)
    FM Editor  - 22.02.2019, 16:41

    Family Support Provider Honoured

    A Camden, NJ based Human Services Organization is the recipient of an Aramark Building Community Organizational Leadership Award.

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    FM Editor  - 22.02.2019, 13:25

    Hot, Cold, Sparkling Water

    Global brewing dispenser manufacturer Marco Beverage Systems has launched FRIIA, its first foray into the cold and sparkling water market.

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    FM Editor  - 21.02.2019, 13:18

    Record 2018 for EMCOR

    EMCOR Group has announced record revenues of US$8.13 billion and a 27.7 per cent increase over 2017 figures in diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations, in full-year 2018 results published today.

  • Will Rose at the Bartlett Mitchell Chef of the Year award ceremony. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 20.02.2019, 11:50

    Copenhagen's Culinary Delights

    Bartlett Mitchel Chef of the Year, Will Rose, has visited Copenhagen's leading restaurants accompanied by Michelin starred chef Adam Byatt and the UK caterer's chef director, Pete Redman.

  • Syncro AS control panel. (photo: Kentec Electronics)
    FM Editor  - 20.02.2019, 10:59

    Protecting a National Theatre

    An intelligent Kentec life safety control panel and COSMO PSIM+ software are protecting a historic National Theatre in Lisbon, Portugal.

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    FM Editor  - 19.02.2019, 10:04

    Goods to Man

    Weland Solutions has announced a new vertical lifting solution designed to integrate with automated manufacturing and warehousing workflows.

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    FM Editor  - 15.02.2019, 11:09

    Serco Leisure Names MD

    Serco has appointed Simon Bailey, formerly regional director for a portfolio of Serco Health facilities management contracts with annual revenues of £90, as managing director of its leisure business in the United Kingdom.

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    FM Editor  - 14.02.2019, 16:04

    Maximising Biophilic Design Phygitally

    Acuity, the Axis Group’s front-of-house division, is hosting a breakfast briefing in London to explore the power of first impressions in reception and corporate lobby environments,

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    FM Editor  - 14.02.2019, 15:28

    Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies List

    CBRE Group has been listed in 33rd place in Barron's annual analysis of the most sustainable of the 1,000 largest cap companies in the United States.

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    FM Editor  - 14.02.2019, 12:27

    Inspired by the World

    The latest additions to 3form's Full Circle collection feature ideas from artisans in countries where the sustainable building materials supplier supports social, environmental and economic initiatives.

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    FM Editor  - 14.02.2019, 11:30

    Mechanical Services Explained (6-8 March, London)

    A three day CIBSE training course will focus on HVAC and water systems in buildings and improving energy efficiency.

  • The new ExDec Decoder. (photo: )
    Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS)  - 14.02.2019, 10:37

    Connecting Analogue CCTV to Digital Video Walls

    UVS has launched a unique new product to help a growing number of security and CCTV monitoring centres connect their outdated CCTV systems to modern, high spec video walls and displays.

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    FM Editor  - 13.02.2019, 13:38

    Bearing the Weight

    Preventative maintenance of double-girder bridge cranes is essential to the production and safe operation of Palm Paper's manufacturing facilities in Germany.

  • The Perkee coffee team. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 13.02.2019, 10:41

    Caterer Makes Internal Appointments

    Bartlett Mitchel has made several appointments within its coffee team.

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    FM Editor  - 13.02.2019, 09:02

    SIA ACS Pacesetter

    Incentive FM has achieved "Pacesetter" status under the UK Security Industry Authority (SIA) Approved Contractor Scheme (ACS), after being benchmarked in the top 15 per cent of 830 accredited security guarding companies.

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    BASSETTI Group  - 12.02.2019, 16:53

    Launch of BASSETTI Americas

    Technical expertise management leader BASSETTI announces the official launch of its newest subsidiary, BASSETTI Americas.

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    FM Editor  - 12.02.2019, 12:25

    Healthy for Life® 20 By 20

    Aramark and the American Heart Association (AHA) have reported a third year of impressive results from their Healthy for Life® 20 By 20 health impact model.

  •  (photo: Craig Fraser)
    FM Editor  - 12.02.2019, 11:47

    Compass Beats Schools Nutrition Deadline

    Compass Group subsidiary Chartwells has reduced the sugar content in menus at its portfolio of primary school contracts by 20 per cent, in advance of a 2020 Public Health England (PHE) deadline for education sector caterers.

  • Prodigal son: Matt Chapman is returning to the Atalian Servest fold following a spell with Interserve. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 12.02.2019, 09:39

    Key Appointment at Atalian Servest

    Matt Chapman has joined Atalian Servest as Chief Marketing & Development Officer for the United Kingdom and Ireland.

  • Dougie Sutherland. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 12.02.2019, 08:32

    Dougie Sutherland to Leave Interserve

    Interserve has announced Dougie Sutherland, the managing director of its Developments Division has stepped down from its Board of Directors with immediate effect and will be leaving the group on 28th.

  • Rushmore Primary School. (photo: )
    Delta Security  - 12.02.2019, 08:07

    Delta Secures a Local Primary School

    UK high-security specialist Delta Security has installed a sophisticated 1080p HD CCTV system at the Rushmore Primary School in Hackney.

  • Riders Charlotte Pinder and Lee Rumble with joint Artic managing directors, Colin Trowell and Paul Lucas. (photo: )
    Artic Building Services  - 11.02.2019, 15:02

    Raising Money for Darent Valley Hospital

    Artic Building Services is partnering with Darent Valley Hospital to raise money for its Little Buds special baby care unit.

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    Riello UPS  - 08.02.2019, 15:41

    Riello UPS Extends Power Range

    Uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) and standby power systems manufacturer Riello UPS has expanded its super-efficient NextEnergy (NXE) range with a new 400 kVA model.

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    FM Editor  - 08.02.2019, 14:59

    Incentivising Maternity Leave

    Mitie has announced changes to its support package for new mothers, parents on adoption leave and employees returning to work from maternity leave.

  • Mary Bilbrey, JLL's new Global Chief HR Officer. (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 08.02.2019, 12:42

    Mary Bilbrey Appointed JLL Global CHRO

    JLL has promoted Mary Bilbrey, Chief HR Officer (CHRO) Americas, as its new Global CHRO in an appointment that takes effect on 1 February.

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    Evolution Electronic Security Systems  - 07.02.2019, 15:03

    Evolution Refreshes Brand

    Integrated security and fire solutions business Evolution has launched a new website and marketing collateral as part of a brand refresh to coincide with the acquisition of its HQ building in Buckinghamshire.

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    Kramer Electronics  - 07.02.2019, 15:31

    Enterprise Cloud Room Booking

    Kramer Electronics is pleased to introduce Kramer Kronos – a secure, enterprise-class cloud-based room booking and scheduling platform.

  • Winners of the Nourished Life honours. (photo: )
    Compass Group PLC  - 07.02.2019, 12:39

    Health & Vitality Honours for Compass

    Compass Group UK & Ireland is the recipient of three awards at this year's Health & Vitality Honours organised by Footprint Media.

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    FM Editor  - 07.02.2019, 12:08

    European Commission Blocks Mobility Merger

    The European Commission has prohibited the proposed merger of Siemens Mobility and Alstom's mobility businesses on anti-trust grounds.

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    FM Editor  - 07.02.2019, 11:10

    Sodexo Fatality in Brazilian Dam Tragedy

    Sodexo has confirmed one employee died and eight others are still missing following the Minas Gerais dam tragedy on 25th January.

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    WPS Parking Systems BV  - 06.02.2019, 16:29

    WPS to Launch Ticketless Parking at Traffex

    Parking equipment manufacturer WPS will launch two major new technologies at Traffex 2019 (Birmingham NEC, 2-4 April).

  • Fever-Tree's Headquarters building in Hammersmith, London. (photo: )
    ThirdWay Group  - 06.02.2019, 15:25

    Fever-Tree's London HQ Redesign

    Fever-Tree appointed ThirdWay Interiors to design its headquarters building in Hammersmith spanning 7,000 sq ft.

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    FM Editor  - 06.02.2019, 11:17

    Serco Confirms Bupa ADF Contract

    Serco has signed a £560 million sub-contract with Bupa to provide a Human Resources Managed Service for primary healthcare facilities at more than 50 Australian Defence Force (ADF) bases.

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    FM Editor  - 06.02.2019, 08:50

    Interserve Shareholder Demands Chairman's Removal

    New York and Cayman Islands-based hedge fund, Coltrane, has proposed a special resolution calling for the removal of Interserve Chairman, Glyn Barker, and seven other directors.

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    Heightsafe Systems  - 05.02.2019, 15:06

    Heightsafe-Fallprotec S.A. Partnership

    Heightsafe are delighted to announce a partnership with innovative European Work at Height specialists, Fallprotec.

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    Sony Professional Solutions  - 05.02.2019, 14:47

    Sony at ISE 2019

    Sony returns to ISE 2019 to showcase its latest AV and IT solutions designed to inspire collaboration, enhance efficiencies and create unique and immersive experiences in education and corporate environments.

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    Lanes Group PLC  - 05.02.2019, 10:56

    Be a Binner, Not a Sinner

    A local initiative between UK drainage firm, Lanes Group Plc and a period poverty charity, has raised funds and improved public awareness of responsible sanitary products disposal.

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    G4S PLC  - 05.02.2019, 09:20

    Clearing a Path to Safety

    As organisations collaborate to support peace building and post-conflict development in South Sudan, G4S is identifying and removing explosive remnants of war in the country’s most affected areas, working with communities to understand the risks they pose.

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    Kramer Electronics  - 05.02.2019, 08:56

    Kramer Unveils Audio Matrix with DSP

    Kramer Electronics unveils the industry first ever 20-port audio matrix with digital signal processing (DSP) and interchangeable inputs as well as outputs at ISE 2019.

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    Artic Building Services  - 04.02.2019, 16:36

    Supporting Komfort with Hard FM

    Artic Building Services are delighted to have been awarded the Full Hard FM maintenance contract for Park Academy in partnership with Komfort Services.

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    Cordant Group  - 04.02.2019, 14:14

    Stagecoach Renews Cordant Contract

    Cordant Group subsidiary, Cordant Cleaning, has secured a significant contract renewal with leading bus operator Stagecoach to provide cleaning, shunting and fuelling services at ten depots across London.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 04.02.2019, 13:48

    Mitie Recognised by Top Employers Institute

    Mitie is the only UK facilities management company to be named in Top Employer UK 2019, the Top Employers Institute's annual listing of organisations committed to progressing outstanding people strategies.

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    JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)  - 04.02.2019, 11:16

    FM Professional of the Year 2019

    Pierce McAllorum, EMEA Engineering and Sustainability Manager on the Linkedin Account for JLL, has been named "FM Professional of the Year" at this year’s Facilities Management Awards.

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    FM Editor  - 01.02.2019, 12:23

    Dussmann Supports GEFMA FM Awareness Campaign

    Dussmann Service has joined other leading service providers supporting the German Facility Management Association's “Die Möglichmacher” campaign to raise public awareness of the facilities management industry.

  •  (photo: Cam Car)
    FM Editor  - 01.02.2019, 09:25

    Grupo Serza Acquires ISS Latin American Interests

    ISS A/S has announced the acquisition of its interests in Argentina and Uruguay by a group of shareholders behind regional facility services provider, Grupo Serza.

  • The REA-C1000 uses AI-based video analytics technology to analyze the input from connected cameras.  (photo: Sony Professional Solutions)
    Sony Professional Solutions  - 01.02.2019, 08:31

    Sony Launches AI Video Analytics Solution

    Sony has announced the launch of its first Artificial Intelligence (AI) based Edge Analytics solution, the REA-C1000, which allows users to create video content in real time without specialist training, additional staff or equipment.

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    SSAB AS  - 31.01.2019, 22:56

    Success for Hyundai Motor

    Hyundai Motor has experienced surging demand following a decision to switch to SSAB Hardox steel for the production of its concrete mixer and special truck ranges.

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    General Wire Spring Company  - 31.01.2019, 22:30

    Stop Seasonal Basement Flooding

    Flood-Guard™ from General Pipe Cleaners provides a novel solution for flooding caused by flooding caused by heavy rains, snow melt, and excessive ice jams.

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    Medserena AG  - 31.01.2019, 22:11

    Hangover or Genuine Back Pain?

    Monday, 4 February will mark "National Sickie Day" (the day when employees are most likely to tell their boss they’re too unwell to work) in the UK. Distinguishing the genuinely ill from an estimated 4.2 million drinkers who are expected to overindulge following their first payday since Christmas, can be difficult, however.

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    VuWall Technology Inc  - 31.01.2019, 21:19

    VuWall in French Partnership

    Videowall controller and control room management solutions provider VuWall has announced a partnership in France with Convergencie, a specialist provider of collaboration and signal distribution solutions.

  • Pictured on the left is Neil Mulhearn, Head Chef, Eurest accepting his award from Salon Culinaire Chef-Director, Steve Munkley. (photo: )
    Compass Group PLC  - 29.01.2019, 16:39

    Salon Culinaire Medals for Compass

    Compass Group UK & Ireland is celebrating the achievements of its chefs who were awarded a raft of medals at the prestigious Salon Culinaire competition last week.

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    Glasdon Group  - 29.01.2019, 16:26

    Echelon™ Bike Shelter

    Glasdon has launched the Echelon™ bicycle shelter which is designed to provide resistance against corrosion and common acts of vandalism.

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    Bennett Hay  - 29.01.2019, 15:58

    Another Successful Year

    Bennett Hay has held its annual "Guest First" awards ceremony for staff members following a successful twelve months of trading.

  • Maidstone Studios. (photo: )
    Kentec Electronics  - 28.01.2019, 14:53

    Protecting Maidstone Studios

    DPJ Fire and Security has installed a sophisticated Taktis life safety control systems panel from Kentec to protect visitors, staff and actors at Maidstone Studios, one of the UK’s largest independent broadcasting facilities.

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    CBRE Group  - 28.01.2019, 14:08

    World's Most Admired

    CBRE Group has been ranked in first place within the real estate category of Fortune's 2019 World’s Most Admired Company listing.

  • Matthew Barzun. (photo: )
    Grosvenor Group  - 28.01.2019, 13:50

    Former U.S. Ambassador Joins Grosvenor

    Grosvenor Group has announced the appointment of Matthew Barzun, the former U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom, as non-executive director.

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    IMServ Europe  - 28.01.2019, 13:23

    Transforming Industrial Energy

    IMServ, one of the UK energy data collection and meter operations services provider, IMServ, welcomes the government's Industrial Energy Transformation Fund which is scheduled for an April 2020 launch.

  • Artist's rendering of Crossrail Paddington station. (photo: )
    Wrightstyle Limited  - 28.01.2019, 10:55

    Crossrail and fire safety

    Wrightstyle is completing work on six Crossrail stations after recently designing and installing glazing solutions for other major transport projects in Dubai and Hong Kong.

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    Apleona GmbH  - 24.01.2019, 16:06

    Apleona Girls’ Day 2019 (28 March)

    Apleona is offering schoolgirls in Germany the opportunity to participate in its annual Girls’Day event which offers exciting insights into the work of a leading real estate and building services provider.

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    Engie Group  - 24.01.2019, 15:39

    ENGIE Issues €1 billion Green Hybrid Bond

    ENGIE has issued its first corporate hybrid green bond for 2019, for an amount of €1 billion. The perpetual subordinated bond bears a coupon of 3.25 per cent and its first non-call period is 6 years and 1 month.

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    Emcor Group Inc.  - 24.01.2019, 14:52

    Emcor Recognized for Safety Innovation

    EMCOR Group has received its fourth safety award in recent years from global commercial insurance leader, CNA, for its outstanding promotion of safety innovation in the construction and services industries.

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    Oxford Direct Services (ODS)  - 23.01.2019, 13:28

    ODS to Service World's First Purpose-built Electric Cab

    Oxford Direct Services (ODS) has been approved as an authorised service dealer for the world’s first purpose built electric taxi, the TX.

  • Valentina Zarivchatska. (photo: )
    VuWall Technology Inc  - 23.01.2019, 13:02

    VuWall Global Sales Appointment

    Videowall controller and control room management solutions manufacturer VuWall is pleased to announce the appointment of Valentina Zarivchatska as director of business development for Central-Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America.

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    SAP SE  - 23.01.2019, 11:06

    SAP to Fund Female and Minority Entrepreneurs

    SAP has announced SAP.iO No Boundaries, an initiative to offer venture capital and incubation support to underrepresented entrepreneurs.

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    Jaguar Building Services  - 23.01.2019, 10:49

    M&E and Building Maintenance Contract

    Jaguar Building Services are delighted to announce the award of a new, two-year agreement to provide mechanical, electrical and building fabric maintenance services to an international law firm located at One Bishops Square in London.

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    G4S PLC  - 23.01.2019, 10:26

    G4S Settles California Class Action

    G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc, (previously The Wackenhut Corporation) has reached agreement for full and final settlement of a class action relating to claims for meal and rest breaks under California law, covering approximately 13,500 employees over the period 2001 to 2010.

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    Sodexo S.A.  - 22.01.2019, 12:27

    2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

    Sodexo is one of 230 companies to be included in this year's Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI), an annual listing which distinguishes organisations committed to transparency in gender reporting and advancing women’s equality.

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    Getronics NA  - 22.01.2019, 11:57

    IT in Social Enterprises

    A new partnership between Getronics and UK charity, Social Business Trust (SBT), aims to enhance the global technology provider's staff development and engagement programmes and address the growing need for digital transformation within social enterprises.

  •  (photo: Ángel Riesgo Martínez)
    Mace Limited  - 22.01.2019, 11:43

    Megan Webb Joins Mace as APAC MD

    Mace has appointed Megan Webb to lead Macro (its facilities management practice) across the Asia Pacific region. Megan joins the group from ISS China.

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    Ricoh Group  - 21.01.2019, 15:17

    Ricoh Unveils Intelligent Devices

    Ricoh has announced the launch of its first series of Intelligent Devices to meet the constantly changing needs of today’s digital workplaces. The range is part of the company’s Dynamic Workplace Intelligence approach and features Ricoh’s new Always Current Technology, ensuring the technical capabilities of products evolve in parallel with customer requirements.

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    Premier Technical Services Group Plc  - 21.01.2019, 14:41

    Acquisition of Trinity Fire & Security Systems

    Premier Technical Services Group Plc (PTSG) is delighted to announce the acquisition of Trinity Fire & Security Systems Ltd. (Trinity), a market-leading fire and security provider in the United Kingdom.

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    Den Automation  - 21.01.2019, 08:58

    Smart Home Products Launch

    Den Automation today launches a suite of smart products based on a new method of controlling and monitoring electrical equipment, following a £2 million round of seed funding that raises total investment in the British startup to £5 million.

  • Fairfield Hall in Bedfordshire. (photo: )
    T. Gunning Ltd  - 18.01.2019, 18:07

    Fairfield Hall Renovation

    Chartered UK refurbishment specialist, T. Gunning Ltd., has completed a major renovation project at Grade II listed Fairfield Hall in Bedfordshire, which served as a psychiatric hospital from 1860 to 1999.

  • The Wistar Institute. (photo: )
    Aircuity Inc  - 18.01.2019, 17:38

    Energy Savings at Wistar

    Following the installation of the Aircuity intelligent energy management platform in the laboratory and vivarium areas of its main campus, globally renowned biomedical research center, The Wistar Institute, is achieving savings of US $89,000 annually.

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    ISS Facility Services  - 18.01.2019, 08:26

    Oxleas NHS Trust Contract

    Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust has selected ISS for a five-year contract worth approximately £40 million to provide a range of soft facility services, including cleaning, catering and housekeeping.

  • Andrew Cooper, who joined Firestone in 2014, brings two decades of experience to his new role. (photo: )
    Firestone Building Products  - 17.01.2019, 18:38

    Firestone Appoints UK & Ireland Sales Manager

    Firestone Building Products has appointed Andrew Cooper as sales manager for its portfolio of roofing and lining products in the UK and Ireland, as it launches a website to provide accessible product information tailored to both countries.

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    Hitachi Ltd.  - 17.01.2019, 13:40

    Horizon Suspends UK Nuclear New Build Activity

    Horizon Nuclear Power has today announced the suspension of its UK nuclear development programme following a decision by parent company, Hitachi, Ltd. Horizon is developing the Wylfa Newydd nuclear plant on Anglesey in North Wales and has a second site at Oldbury on Severn in South Gloucestershire.

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    Bartlett Mitchell  - 16.01.2019, 13:20

    Partnering for a Premium Tea Experience

    UK caterer Bartlett Mitchel has entered into an exclusive partnership with Sri Lankan tea company, Dilmah.

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    Intratone/Cogelec SAS  - 16.01.2019, 12:15

    Keeping Social Housing Tenants In the Loop

    Intratone has installed 25 communal digital noticeboards in tower blocks within Stockport Housing Group’s property portfolio.

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    AkzoNobel Global  - 16.01.2019, 11:15

    Revelling in Colour

    Colour is transforming the lives of residents of a coastal town in Turkey as a result of a community project involving AkzoNobel’s Marshall paint brand.

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    Incentive FM Group  - 15.01.2019, 14:29

    Bringing Las Vegas to Sheffield

    Members of Sheffield’s business community have been invited to don their finest attire and put their best foot forward for a charity ball in February.

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    Maria Martinez  - 16.01.2019, 23:59

    Credit Repair for Business Owners

    A comparison site is providing business owners in the United States with a platform for choosing between different credit repair companies, as banks and financial institutions tighten commercial lending criteria.

  • Lite.UI is a controller for ticketless smart barriers, including including the SWARCO Lite.Gate. (photo: )
    SWARCO Traffic  - 15.01.2019, 11:09

    Novel AI Parking Solution

    APT Skidata has launched Lite.UI, a modular solution that allows optional barriers and columns to be controlled via the web or through a single platform.

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    Pareto FM  - 15.01.2019, 10:36

    Continued Growth at Pareto FM

    UK facility and engineering services provider Pareto FM has reported a fourth consecutive rise in annual turnover to £9.2 million for the year ending September 2018.

  • Riello UPS iPlug. (photo: Riello UPS)
    Riello UPS  - 14.01.2019, 14:19

    UPS Supplier's Warranty Pledge

    Award-winning manufacturer of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) Riello UPS is offering facilities managers some New Year cheer by introducing a standard five-year warranty.

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    FM Editor  - 14.01.2019, 13:54

    Serco Australia in Negotiations to Support Bupa Defence Contract

    Serco Australia is in negotiations to provide Human Resources (HR) managed services to Bupa Health Services which today entered into a contract to provide healthcare services to the Commonwealth of Australia's Department of Defence.

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    Mitie Group PLC  - 11.01.2019, 10:08

    Mitie's Clean Van Commitment

    Mitie has joined other leading brands in signing a Clean Van Commitment as part of a promise to ensure 20 per cent of the group's small van and car fleet is electric in two years' time.

  •  (photo: Michel Euler)
    FM Magazine  - 10.01.2019, 15:07

    In Line with Expectations

    Sodexo has reported organic revenue growth of 2.6 per cent on the back of stronger-than-expected revenues of € 5.7 billion for the first quarter of Fiscal 2019.

  • Granary Court (photo: )
    Kentec Electronics  - 10.01.2019, 11:49

    Protecting a Grade I Listed Building

    A Kentec addressable fire alarm panel is protecting employees, residents and property at Granary Court, a Grade I Listed building in Norfolk, East Anglia.

  • FSI's carpet drops in action. (photo: Fiber-Shield Industries Inc)
    Fiber-Shield Industries Inc  - 19.09.2017, 18:28

    Super-hydrophobic Carpet and Rug Protection

    In a global rug and carpet market expected to reach $40 billion annually by 2020, Fiber-Shield Industries, Inc., is delighted to announce the global launch of its KARPETCRYL® carpet and rug protection solution.

  • Carpet sample after application of FAST-KLEEN. (photo: Fiber-Shield Industries Inc.	)
    Fiber-Shield Industries Inc  - 09.01.2019, 22:23

    Spot Cleaner for Carpets and Rugs

    Fiber-Shield Industries has launched the professional grade VOC-free FAST-KLEEN spot and stain remover for carpets and rugs.

  • The Valley Milk manufacturing facility at Turlock, CA. (photo: Valley Milk, LLC)
    FM Editor  - 09.01.2019, 13:40

    Top Award for Dairy Products Facility

    Valley Milk's 142,000 sq.ft manufacturing facility in Turlock, California which was designed and built by EMCOR Group subsidiary, Shambaugh & Son, has been named as Food Engineering Magazine’s "2019 Plant of the Year".

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    Atalian Servest  - 09.01.2019, 11:29

    Reducing Single-use Plastics

    Atalian Servest UK B&I catering division replaces plastic disposables at two of its largest sites.

  • Screw fastenings through the glazing of capless skylights typically cause cracks and weaken domes. (photo: Skyco)
    Skyco Skylights Inc.  - 08.01.2019, 09:59

    Capped Skylight Conversion

    Skyco has launched a dome-only changeout option for converting cracked old capless industrial skylights.

  • The Lodges at Feldon Valley. (photo: )
    Firestone Building Products  - 07.01.2019, 15:53

    Creating a Woodland Haven

    Firestone Building Products roofing membrane has been applied at the prestigious ‘The Lodges at Feldon Valley’ hotel development in The Cotswolds region of south central England.

  •  (photo: Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS) Ltd)
    Ultimate Visual Solutions (UVS)  - 07.01.2019, 14:43

    M247 Videowall Installation

    One of the UK’s leading connectivity and infrastructure providers has chosen a videowall installed by Ultimate Visual Solutions for its busy Network Operations Centre.

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    General Wire Spring Company  - 07.01.2019, 03:05

    IBS/KBIS 2019

    General Pipe Cleaners will be exhibiting at the International Builders' Show (IBS) which is co-located with the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) at the Las Vegas Convention Center from 19-21 February.


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    FM Editor  - 09.05.2019, 09:15

    Making Security Integral to BIM

    Integrated life systems and security business Evolutionsays the security industry has been slow in bringing the benefits of building information modelling (BIM) to the design and commissioning of new security installations.

  •  (photo: Vitaly Vlasov)
    George Adams  - 30.04.2019, 12:08

    Improving Efficiency and Reducing UK Emissions

    George Adams, Director of Energy & Engineering with SPIE UK and a past CIBSE President, comments on a motion the Labour Party has proposed for tomorrow to declaring a national environmental and climate emergency in the UK.

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    Lanes Group PLC  - 18.03.2019, 14:23

    UK Period Poverty Pledge Must Address Environment

    Drainage specialist Lanes Group says a UK government pledge of free sanitary products in all secondary schools and colleges in England insufficiently redresses period poverty, and raises concerns about the disposal of sanitary items.

  •  (photo: Helena Lopes)
    Swift Payment Solutions  - 18.02.2019, 20:46

    Incentivising Millennial Multifamily Ownership

    According to a survey by a leading U.S. prepaid payment solutions provider, 52 per cent of U.S. millennials and Generation Z are delaying home ownership

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    Megger Group  - 11.01.2019, 12:15

    BS7671:2018 Amendment 1 Statement from Megger

    Megger Limited would like to address unsubstantiated and false claims made by a test equipment importer regarding the additional need for Volt Drop measurement and Power Quality Analysis in Amendment 1 of BS7671:2018.

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    G4S PLC  - 01.04.2019, 13:37

    Protecting a World-class Data Centre

    A monitoring and control centre developed for RagingWire by G4S Secure Integration and sister company AMAG Technology is integrating multiple on-site security systems at more than two million square feet of data centre infrastructure.

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    G4S PLC  - 15.03.2019, 16:24

    Thwarting Electronic Bike Theft

    A track and trace security solution developed by G4S and AXA is making life difficult for thieves of electronic bicycles in the Netherlands.


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    FM Editor  - 10.10.2019, 12:54

    Record Numbers Attend CIFF Shanghai Hongqiao

    The 44th edition of FM Industry partner event, the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF), has closed at the NECC in Shanghai Hongqiao after attracting 150,766 visitors and 1,500 plus furniture, soft furnishings and workplace solutions exhibitors.

  • Sheikh Ahmed at today's opening ceremony at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). (photo: )
    FM Editor  - 17.09.2019, 13:45

    FM Expo 2019

    FM Expo, the largest event dedicated to the Middle East's facilities management industry, has officially opened at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) today.

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    FM Editor  - 29.05.2019, 19:33

    A Paradigm for Global Living

    The 44th edition of FM Industry partner event, the China International Furniture Fair (CIFF), will take place in Shanghai Hongqiao from 8-11th September. More than 297,000 visitors and 1,500 exhibitors participated in the 2018 event.

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    FM Editor  - 05.04.2019, 10:21

    A Successful CIFF Guangzhou

    The 43rd edition of CIFF Guangzhou, the world's largest furniture exhibition and FM Industry partner event, attracted a record 297,759 trade visitors and 4,344 exhibitors.

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    FM Editor  - 27.03.2019, 13:56

    Dubai Property Festival 2019

    The Dubai Property Festival has opened at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), with developers from twelve countries showcasing an estimated US $30 billion of luxury real estate investments.

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    FM Editor  - 05.03.2019, 06:03

    CIFF Guangzhou (18 to 21 March)

    The Home Décor & Home Textile Zone at the 43rd edition of CIFF Guangzhou, the world's largest furniture exhibition and FM Industry event partner, will focus on transforming interior living spaces.

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    FM Editor  - 20.02.2019, 15:08

    International Property Show

    The 2019 edition of FM Industry and Facilities Management Magazine™ partner event, The International Property Show (IPS), will be take place at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre from 26-28 March.


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