Duraweld is feeling green

Founded in 1959, Duraweld is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of customised plastic stationery products. The Directors are committed to environmentally-responsible business practices, and endeavour to achieve sustainable manufacturing throughout its processes. In 2007, the company engaged Equas to formalise their management practices into a system that met the requirements of ISO14001 – the […]

A life – and audit – on the Ocean Wave

Based in the port of Barry in South Wales, GJ Binding & Sons Ltd is a long-established marine contractor Founded in the 1920s by G J Binding, the company originally operated salvage vessels and did occasional work for Trinity House, the organisation that is responsible for the maintenance of lighthouses, buoys and aids to navigation […]

Chamber of Commerce Herefordshire Business Expo 2012

Mark Pendleton will be exhibiting at the Chamber of Commerce Herefordshire Business Expo 2012 at Hereford Leisure Centre on Wednesday 21st March 2012, open between 09:30 and 15:00. Chamber Expos have developed a reputation for showcasing a diverse and exciting array of businesses, giving all attendees an excellent opportunity to develop strong business partnerships. The […]

First European Whole Vehicle Type Approval for a Tanker

Fuller Tankers of Sedbury, Chepstow are specialists in Jetting Tankers, Vacuum Tankers, Jet Vac, Sludge Tankers, Street Washing, Fuller Recycler and Jetting Equipment with more than 50 years, experience.  Their full range of products can be seen at Their customers include many Local Government Authorities and Water Utilities as well private contractor customers in […]

Hafal achieves ISO 9001 certification with ISO in a Box™

Hafal is Wales’ leading charity for people with serious mental illness and their carers. Covering all areas of Wales, Hafal is an organisation managed by the people who it supports: individuals whose lives have been affected by serious mental illness. Funding for the work of Hafal comes from a range of private and public funders and […]

Pollards press on with raising environmental standards

Back in 1781, it was the American Revolution in the news rather than the environmental headlines of today and it was in this year that William Pollard & Co. Ltd. was founded. Thought to be one of the oldest printing companies in the UK and still owned by direct descendants of William Pollard, it is […]

ISO in a Box is a breeze for Jersey Met

Is it true that we’re set for wet weather if cows lie down? “No, cows are unreliable – seaweed is much better,” said Tony Pallot and as Principal Meteorological Officer at the Jersey Meteorological Department, he knows what he’s talking about. He’s joking of course. Forecasting the weather is a highly technical and sophisticated science […]

In safe hands with ISO in a Box

Westminster Group Plc includes in its Mission Statement the following phrase: “Westminster believes all citizens of the world have a right to personal safety, security and freedom from the threat of terrorist attack”. Mission statements are more often than not actually vision statements; ‘this is what we would like to do but we haven’t actually […]

Developing healthy systems

‘ISO in a Box’ was originally launched by Equas as a simple and cost-effective tool to help SMEs achieve ISO 9001 certification. Since then a number of sector-specific versions have been developed for industries including waste management, security – and even concrete repairers. Now ‘ISO in a Box’ has proved to be the right prescription […]