Cromwell Polythene’s manufacturing and recycling division, Cromwell Plastics Recycling, has donated 500 kilos of blue polythene film to a fundraising partnership of volunteers and marine businesses making personal protective equipment for the NHS.Continue Reading
The UK government has joined global health experts, including the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in approving the use of hand dryers throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. This follows a campaign from the hand drying industry requesting government to update its official guidelines.Continue Reading
On 20th April, SiteZone Safety donated six of their uniquely designed personnel distancing systems (PDS) to key construction staff on site at NHS Nightingale, Birmingham. The aim is to use them to train and encourage workers to maintain safe social distancing while they transform the NEC into a vital COVID-19 treatment hospital to service the Midlands.Continue Reading
The cleaning and hygiene industry has battled to portray its value in society. To many outside the sector, the role of a cleaner is often dismissed as low-skilled and short-termist. But since the Covid-19 crisis began in the UK, it has become increasingly clear that these workers are, in fact, vital to the health and wellbeing of our nation.Continue Reading
As a nation, we face the most challenging public crisis since the Second World War. Needless to say, all of us in the business community are feeling the great pressure of this global halt. However, I think that this is a time when we need to keep calm, assess, communicate and collaborate to keep our supply chains as healthy as we can in these extremely challenging conditions.Continue Reading
Cromwell Polythene is proud to support frontline workers during the COVID-19 crisis, including the cleaning industry, the care sector, local authority, recycling and waste management teams, and the retail sector. They are providing these vital industries with resource-efficient products essential to their work.Continue Reading
Two internal promotions within the senior management team at Truvox International will bolster the global floorcare specialist’s focus on innovation into a new decade. Company strategy and day-to-day management will be led by Gordon McVean, appointed to the role of Executive Director. Malcolm Eneas takes on the role of Operations Director, responsible for ensuring processes and procedures to deliver growth, whilst reflecting the company ethos.Continue Reading
David Overell, the current Managing Director of global floorcare manufacturer and supplier, Truvox International will retire at the end of 2019. During his tenure, emphasis on constant innovation and advanced manufacturing techniques have kept Truvox at the top of its markets and resulted in increased turnover. David is a strong believer in the importance of international connections, and both home and export sales have prospered under his management.Continue Reading
SiteZone Safety marks 10 years of ensuring workers’ safety from vehicle collision risk on the job.
On 14th of October 2019, marks the 10 year anniversary of SiteZone Safety. Originally known as OnGrade, SiteZone Safety focused on improving the safety and efficiency of mobile plant operations.
Its primary objective was to prevent workers from succumbing to work-related collision incidents with vehicles and plant machinery. This is especially relevant in high risk industries, such as construction or waste and recycling, where workers are often in close proximity to vehicles and plant in confined spaces.Continue Reading
Cromwell Polythene annually participates in beach cleaning and litter surveying activity on behalf of the Great British Beach Clean, and to mark Recycle Week (23 September – 29 September).
A team of ten volunteers from Cromwell Polythene, which supplies products for the capture and containment of recyclables, took to their local beach at Filey on the North Yorkshire coast on 14 September. The aim of their annual litter pick is to champion sustainability and community recycling best practice.Continue Reading