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Thursday, 29 June 2017

Twin Arrival!


Last month we told you about Terri from our purchasing team, who was starting her maternity leave in preparation for the arrival of her twins.

Well we are delighted to announce that Terri gave birth to twin boys, Luca and Noah, and they are all doing really well.

Now the fun begins!!!

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Ride for Muscular Dystrophy Complete, as Andrew Lamb completes his 6th Vätternrundan




At 14:51 on Saturday 17th June, our Sales Manager, Andrew Lamb, pedalled over the finish line of Sweden’s largest cycling event after completing almost 16-hours of overnight riding in a bid to raise funds and awareness for Muscular Dystrophy UK.



Andrew, took part in the world’s largest recreational bike ride, the Vätternrundan. This truly challenging experience takes 23,000 cyclists around the 300km circuit of Sweden’s Lake Vättern, testing participants to the furthest extremes of their physical and mental capabilities. This year’s race took place on Friday 16th and Saturday 17th June; starting and ending in the beautiful town of Motala.





Andrew, inspired by the courage of a friend’s son, Peter Dent, who lives with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, the most severe form of the disease, decided to raise funds to help with research into this cruel and life-limiting condition.



Duchenne is serious condition that causes muscles to weaken and waste over time, leading to increasingly severe disability. People living with the condition may struggle with the everyday actions others take for granted, from walking and climbing stairs, to blinking and smiling. For some, their heart and vital breathing muscles will weaken, cutting their lives short.



There are about 2,500 boys and young men known to be living with the condition in the UK at any one time. No cure or effective treatment has yet been discovered, but there is promising research into the condition.



Speaking of Andrew and his challenge Peter’s mother, Diane, was full of praise for his efforts and thankful for the continued donations to help find a cure for her son’s condition.



Diane said:

”It’s brilliant to see how much money has been raised for Muscular Dystrophy UK through Andrew’s challenge. Knowing how active in the community Andrew is, along with many charities he has supported in the past, we are so grateful that he has chosen to support our fight this time around.”



Stuart Murray, Regional Development Manager for the North East and Cumbria at Muscular Dystrophy UK, said:

“We are hugely thankful to have Andrew’s support this year. Life for children and young people living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy could be very different – research is at a critical stage. By raising just £170, people can fund a full day of a scientist’s work developing potential treatments for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Every day counts. Through Andrew’s epic effort on his bike we can continue to grow the Duchenne Research Breakthrough Fund, which will support treatments for Duchenne muscular dystrophy and help build a clear pathway from the lab to those affected.”

Andrew would like to tank all of those companies, friends and colleagues who have supported his efforts this year; there is still time to help this worthwhile cause with a donation to his challenge, visit www.justgiving.com/vatternrundenmsdchallenge

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

New Fire Suppression Stand For Firex International 2017 - Starts Today



IPS Flow Systems, are up and ready to welcome visitors to FIREX International which starts today at The Excel in London.  This is the only event that connects the global fire and security markets giving access to the very latest technology from suppliers across the world.

Over the course of the last 20 years, the UK has witnessed a “quiet revolution” in the uptake and use of Automatic Fire Sprinkler systems to combat fire in Residential buildings.

IPS the UK’s leading supplier of CPVC Fire Sprinkler products will be exhibiting our new range of mist nozzles and there will be demonstrations of the RM Pressfit system.

Our Guys are waiting!



   Register Here and come and see us on Stand C180




Monday, 19 June 2017

Firex 2017 - Focus on New Products


IPS Introduce a range of Mist Nozzles

With only one day to go before the start of Firex International today we want to give you a peek of something new from IPS. 


  
IPS Flow Systems will introduce a range of mist nozzles from Prevent Systems which are designed for protecting lives, buildings and/or specific equipment. The nozzles will form part of our fire suppression range and will be on show at the exhibition.

We will also be featuring our RM Pressfit range which will include demonstrations,






Come along to see us on Stand C180!

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Thursday, 15 June 2017

IPS at Firex 2017 - A Spotlight On CPVC




This year IPS Flow Systems will exhibit at Firex International 2017 showcasing some well known products as well as introducing new ones. 

CPVC fire sprinkler systems offers all of the fire protection and reliability of traditional piping systems.  In addition, because material costs are low and installation is simpler, the total installed costs of this superior system is less expensive than systems made from metallic materials.

CPVC provides a tough, smooth, large internal diameter pipe which has very low friction loss (Hazen-Williams C Factor=150). Unlike metal systems, the material is highly resistant to corrosion, pitting and scale build-up, giving long term reductions in maintenance costs. These exceptional hydraulic characteristics can allow down-sizing to smaller diameters, reducing material and installation costs.

On site, sprinkler contractors can fabricate CPVC systems much more easily than metal systems. Materials can therefore be delivered directly to the job site with no prefabrication - providing a significant cost saving. Also CPVC fire sprinkler pipe and fittings weigh a lot less than metal, making them easier to handle during transport and installation.

CPVC piping is also a very clean product to install. Secure joints are made using a cold solvent cement welding process which requires only a few simple tools. Correct lengths can be cut and prepared on the spot, eliminating saws, threading machines and torches. There is no oil or grease on the pipe - as is often the case with steel - which minimises the risk of damage or mess in the work area. This is especially important in retro-fit applications, where costly damage to decor is always a possibility.

Another key factor for retro-fit installations is that buildings can be occupied while fitting a CPVC system. Hotels, for instance, don't have to lose occupancy - and revenue - because of the speed and ease of the installation process.

No other fire sprinkler system offers all the advantages of CPVC. Unsurpassed fire protection. Simply, sure installation. Proven long-term reliability. All significantly lower cost. CPVC fire sprinkler systems are simply the best choice for cost effective fire protection.


Come along to see us on Stand C180!




Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Vatternrundan 2017 - Raising Funds For Muscular Dystrophy

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This year our Sales Manager Andrew Lamb, will take part in the world’s largest recreational bike ride, the Vätternrundan, www.vatternrundan.se/en/.  This years event takes place on Friday 16th June and takes participants the 300 km around Lake Vättern in Sweden, setting off from the beautiful town of Motala on the shores of the lake, at 22.05 on Friday evening and hoping to be back in Motala sometime on Saturday afternoon.; it tests participants to the furthest extremes of their physical and mental capabilities.



IPS Team 2016

 This year Andrew has decided to raise awareness and money for Muscular Dystrphy, inspired by the courage of a friend’s son, Peter Dent who suffers from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, the most severe form of the disease.  

Andrew will publish his start number so people can follow his progress on line.

We would be grateful if you would consider sponsoring Andrew to help raise as much money for the very worthy cause.


Please help me raise funds and awareness!! Donating is Easy.....

To Donate please click HERE

Or Text DMDC51 with amount to 70070


Sunday, 11 June 2017

IPS Flow Systems to exhibit at Firex 2017




IPS Flow Systems, the UK’s leading supplier of CPVC Fire Sprinkler products will be exhibiting at FIREX International, the only event that connects the global fire and security markets, and gives fire and security professionals access to the very latest technology from suppliers across the world.

Over the course of the last 20 years, the UK has witnessed a “quiet revolution” in the uptake and use of Automatic Fire Sprinkler systems to combat fire in Residential buildings.

IPS will be exhibiting our Range of Fire Suppression Products - Register Here and come and see us on Stand C180