Richard Ludlam

Personal Hygiene. The key to reducing the spread of germs

by Richard Ludlam

Throughout the week we have been discussing the important areas surrounding our return to work. For Part 4, we draw down on personal hygiene practices that will help prevent the spread of viruses in the workplace and what products are available to assist you and your employees as you prepare to head back to site safely.

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Adding a layer of protection

by Richard Ludlam

If you work in an industrial setting, our guess is that you’ve operated using some form of Personal Protective Equipment. It plays a vital role in our daily operations. Simply, it’s designed to keep us safe and reduce injury risks.

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STOP! Keep your distance

by Richard Ludlam

As humans, social interaction is something that we are accustomed too. We see and speak with people more often than we don’t. But during the lockdown period, interaction with others has been limited, especially for those working from home.

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Are you returning to work?

by Richard Ludlam

Recently the UK Government released details of a phased reintegration into the workplace, but that certainly doesn’t mean that we should suddenly dismiss any of the guidelines currently in place. If anything, we should be looking to further adapt these procedures and tailor specifically to our individual operations to ensure that our employees are fully protected.

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Moving UK Manufacturing out of lockdown

by Richard Ludlam

After what to most of us seems like an eternity, we’re gradually beginning to emerge from the constraints of a nationally imposed COVID-19 lockdown. This process however is unlikely to be fast.  The Government is talking about a phased restarting of the economy, with some sectors being encouraged to return to work before others, but at the time of writing has still to announce a firm timetable.

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Going the extra mile for our customers

by Richard Ludlam

Working in partnership with our customers is part of the ERIKS philosophy, and we believe that successful partnerships hinge on gaining full trust from our customers. Recently, our willingness to going that extra mile for one customer not only showcased our flexibility and strong ethos, but our extensive supply network which quickly solved an urgent issue.

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Does the cure to ageing assets lie in better planning?

by Richard Ludlam

I think it's fair to say that historically things were built to last. But honestly, i'm not quite sure we can say that with so much confidence today. You'd be surprised how quickly customers report obsolescence issues to us, even in plants under 10 years old.

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Government Releases £30m fund in bid for Smarter UK Manufacturing

by Richard Ludlam

It goes without saying that technology is one of the major drivers in modern UK manufacturing, with the need for continuous advancements vital to ensuring the development of how we live and work.  But as with all new technology comes resource and cost, and that's why the UK Government has introduced the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) in a bid to aid progress.

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£11.8m of Funding Awarded to Support SME Manufacturers

by Richard Ludlam

Small to medium-sized (SME) manufacturers across England have been given £11.8m via the extension of the Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP) until September 2021, to help a further 2,400 companies to grow.

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Fit for Purpose in an Aggressive Environment

by Richard Ludlam

Aggressive operating environments can drastically shorten the life of plant equipment. Humid and corrosive conditions, as well as extremes of temperature can quickly deteriorate assets, which ultimately impact on production. Here, we discuss the importance of specifying component parts that are better suited to harsh environments.

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