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A Review of 2022

We’ve had a great 2022. Increased our commitment to Sustainability, worked on some very exciting and interesting projects and supported charities nationally and locally.

May we wish everyone a restful end to 2022 and all the very best for the year to come.

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Selecting the right material for chemical pipework systems

Pipework provides the vital connection for transferring liquids between key equipment and operational processes and is available in a wide range of materials, from metal through to thermoplastic. To ensure your chemical pipework meets the demands of your application, you need to select the appropriate pipe material.

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Chemical control valves

Selecting the right chemical control valve

Control valves keep systems working efficiently and safely. Using the wrong type of valve in a system will mean the pressure and flow cannot be accurately regulated, potentially resulting in system failure and hazardous consequences.

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Helping you find the right chemical pump

Making the wrong decision can be costly; failure of the pump will lead to downtime, loss of production and potential customer service issues. So, finding a reputable chemical pump supplier who offers free technical advice and can recommend the right pump for your application is a must.

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Fluid Transfer Team Expands Service Capacity

As a result of solid and consistent growth, our Fluid Transfer Team has recently expanded to include Dan Whitworth. Dan joins the team to provide hands on support both from our Head Office and at our customers’ sites.

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Barney Mullet

Goodbye to Barney

The end of May saw the end of another Chem Resist era, after almost 44 years Barney (Richard Balmforth) retired. He joined on 1st June back in 1978; we look back.

“The name Barney comes from when I was about 8 years old, there was a guy a bit older than me, he started it off from my last name Balmforth and it stuck, so it’s always been Barney.”

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Chem Resist ChemUK22 stand

A Very Successful ChemUK22

We had a very successful ChemUK22 earlier this month.

Over the course of the 2-day event at the NEC we met with a great mix of existing customers and new prospects. It was great to be part of a leading industry event and for it to be so busy!

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odelle and mike shoemark

Our Commitment to Safety, Quality and the Environment

As part of our ongoing continuous improvement programme, a new role has been created at Chem Resist; Health and Safety Manager.

Simon Hewitt, Managing Director explains, “Over the last 18 months we’ve experienced a period of very strong growth across all our divisions, we’ve also achieved ISO 45001 to sit alongside our existing 9001 (Quality) and 14001 (the Environment) accreditations. We take our responsibilities to health and safety, quality and the environment very seriously, which is reflected in the creation of this new dedicated role and we welcome Mike to Chem Resist.”

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“I do love a good gathering”

As we near the end of 2021, after 44 years at Chem Resist we’re celebrating the retirement of Seamus Quinn. We take a look back with him at his career, moving up North, rugby and singing…

‘I was born in 1953, came over from Ireland in 1955 to Plymouth in Devon, where for the next 20 years my parents ran pubs. Between 1973-75, I went to the University of London to study Biological Sciences (Chemistry and Biology) and I was also the Union Treasurer. Of course, coming from a family that had run pubs all their lives, they’d said to me, “The union bar does not make any money”, and I said, “That’s impossible!”. We then made so much money we were able to buy a minibus.

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ISO 45001: Our H&S Commitment Recognised

Our commitment to Health and Safety has been recognised with ISO 45001 accreditation.

Driven by market, customer and our internal demand to achieve the latest and highest standards, we have been awarded ISO45001 accreditation. This now gives us three ISO standards including 9001 (Quality) 14001 (Environment) and 45001 (Occupational Health and Safety), illustrating our ongoing commitment to continuous improvement in every aspect of the business.

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