New company launched to improve fire services to waste sector

A new fire detection and suppression system business has been launched for the waste and recycling industry in a bid to improve services offered to the sector. The team at FireShield Systems Ltd say current fire solutions offered to waste…

Felixstowe Port Warehouses Benefit From Patol Aspirating Smoke Detection

A project to protect the largest warehousing and cross-docking facility in one of the UK’s busiest ports has demonstrated the suitability of aspirating smoke detection (ASD) for buildings characterised by large open spaces and high roofs.

PD Portcentric Logistics is based on the 28-acre site near to Dock Gate One in the Port of Felixstowe on the east coast of the UK. Recognised as a prime location for the import and export of goods, the port is the UK’s largest in terms of size and accommodates some of the world’s biggest ships, including deep-draughted vessels through its extensive deepwater complex. As the largest customs approved warehousing facility in the Port, PD is central to the Felixstowe operation. With 3 warehouses containing a wide range of goods – from FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) and general merchandise to retail products and ambient foodstuffs – protecting the contents, as well as the structure of the warehouses themselves, is crucial.

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